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Kirkwood a Play 4Kay Divisional Winner

Students help raise money for the Play 4Kay initiative This is the second time Kirkwood has won the award The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, announced the divisional winners of the 2013 Play 4Kay initiative. Kirkwood was the Junior College/Community […]

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April Student of the Month: Zac Risley

Tell us about your family and growing up: I grew up in the little town of Esmond, Illinois, just south of Rockford. My mom is from Iowa and my dad comes from Indiana. They met at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa. I’m the oldest of four. My sisters are 15 and seven, and I have […]

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Final Four Coaches have Kirkwood Ties

Chris Jans Wichita State associate head coach and assistant coach were once Eagles Two current members of the Final Four-bound Wichita State Shockers coaching staff were once Kirkwood Community College Eagles. Shockers Associate Head Coach Chris Jans is the former head men’s basketball coach at Kirkwood. He is joined on the staff by one of […]

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Wagemester to Concentrate on Athletic Director Role

Wagemester (center) directs his players on the court this past season Assistant Coach Bryan Petersen to become interim head basketball coach Kirkwood Athletic Director and Men’s Head Basketball Coach Doug Wagemester has decided to step away from coaching the men’s basketball team to focus on the Athletic Director duties. Current Assistant Coach Bryan Petersen will […]

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Kirkwood English Professor Published in Forthcoming Book

The English department is housed in Cedar Hall A Kirkwood Community College professor is lending her expertise to a book about support given to the poor in the 19th century. The book, “Victorians and the Case for Charity: Essays on Responses to English Poverty by the State, the Church and the Literati,” (McFarland & Co., […]

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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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