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Kirkwood Secondary Program Promotes Corridor Job Retention

Food science and biotechnology industries focus of recent event CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 19, 2017)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) recently gave 110 high school students the opportunity to tour and learn about food science and biotechnology occupations available in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. WLC promotes retention in Iowa by exposing area middle and high school students […]

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State Prison Inmates to Receive Diplomas, Special Recognition

ANAMOSA, IOWA (June 15, 2016)-Anamosa State Penitentiary and Kirkwood Community College will honor high school and apprenticeship graduates at a special ceremony beginning at 1:15 p.m. on June 22 in the visiting room at the prison located at 406 North High Street in Anamosa. Nineteen students have earned their high school education by either completing […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Aims to Combat Brain Drain

High school students get rare glance at food science and biotechnology industry Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 19, 2016)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) introduced more than 80 high school students from around Iowa’s Creative Corridor to the world of food science and biotechnology. WLC, a program for middle and high school students, educates them about career […]

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Kirkwood Employees to Fill New Regional Center Positions

The Jones Regional Education Center Kirkwood Community College promoted three staff members to new positions within the college, associated with the creation of new regional education centers. Kirkwood is creating regional centers as a way to better prepare high school and college students for their future, especially with high-demand, local careers. These centers will offer […]

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