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Kirkwood Instructor Named National Educator of the Year

Betty Mitchell A successful college program leader is getting national recognition for her contributions to her field. Betty Mitchell, Kirkwood’s Dental Technology program director, was named the National Association of Dental Laboratories Educator of the Year at a ceremony in January. The NADL annually recognizes individuals and companies who have made contributions to NADL and […]

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U.S. Embassy Launches Tunisia-Kirkwood Partnership

Ambassador Walles with the team of ISET-Sfax administrators and teachers traveling to Cedar Rapids, Iowa next week to launch the new educational partnership. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Tunis)   This Press Release is from the Embassy of the United States Tunis, Tunisa http://tunisia.usembassy.gov/ In a visit to Sfax on January 31, the American Ambassador […]

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February Student of the Month: Shelby Crist

Hometown: Ely, Iowa High School: Prairie High School What did you do before Kirkwood?: I was a four sport athlete and was also very involved in extracurricular activities at Prairie High School. Why did you come to Kirkwood?: I initially looked at Kirkwood because of their successful softball program. That is the biggest reason why […]

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Old School meets New Tech at Kirkwood Library

The first book ever put in Kirkwood’s library At the Kirkwood libraries, rare vintage volumes share availability with modern e-resources Working in a multi-floor resource for students at Kirkwood Community College, the Library staff juggles a host of learning tools and a vault full of information. More than 52 thousand traditional books and periodicals share […]

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Former Student Wins American Idol Golden Ticket, Heads to Hollywood

Von Presely singing in Kirkwood’s Jazz Transit in November of 2011 On day two of the hit TV show American Idol’s 12th season, Kirkwood Community College presented one of its top voices to the world, albeit for just a brief moment. Former student Alisabeth von Presley was only shown on TV for a short time, […]

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Kirkwood’s Wagemester Earns 400th Win

Coach Wagemester shouts instructions to his team Kirkwood Men’s Basketball Coach Enjoying Successful Career with the Eagles The Kirkwood Men’s basketball team won it’s 10th game of the season over the weekend and in the process earned their head coach his 400th win at the school. The Eagles (10-7) beat Clinton Community College 75-52 on […]

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