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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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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, Tunisia  In a visit to Sfax on January 31, the American Ambassador to […]

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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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