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College Positioned for Computer Science Legislation

The Tippie Business Education Center at Nielsen Hall CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 30, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College is ahead of the curve training area educators and students about information technology (IT). Recent changes in Iowa’s legislation on computer science education integration for grades K-12 will increase the need for training among teachers. On April 28, 2017, […]

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All Stars Event Brings High Demand Jobs to the Forefront

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the first workforce All Stars of the Creative Corridor celebration on Thursday, May 25. The event honoring young people making an impact in Eastern Iowa’s key industries, brings occupations with shortages to the forefront in an effort to grow talent pipelines. Since 2011 the college […]

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Becicka Appointed to State Workforce Challenges Council

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Vice President of Continuing Education and Outreach Services Kim Becicka has been appointed to Iowa’s new Sector Partnership Leadership Council. Kirkwood is at the forefront convening sector partnerships designed to overcome workforce challenges. The college currently convenes six sector partnerships engaging more than 90 businesses in Iowa’s […]

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Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $1 Million Dollar Federal Grant

Funds part of $15 million grant applied for by consortium of community colleges Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 8, 2014)-Kirkwood Community College will receive nearly $1 million in federal grant money as part of a larger $15 million grant awarded to all 15 of Iowa’s community colleges. The funds will be used to by Kirkwood to […]

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UI, Kirkwood Create Web Development Boot Camps

Web Development Boot Camp Based on employer feedback and the recommendations from the region’s Strategic Skills Alignment study, Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa have teamed up to offer a series of niche Web Development and Information Technology Workshops. The initiative will start with weekend programming workshops in Python Programming and Introduction to […]

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High Tech Girlz Day Spotlights Careers for High School Girls

High Tech Girlz Register for the October 21 event As the demand for jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields continue to grow, Kirkwood Community College continues introducing these careers to area high school girls. The third annual High Tech Girlz Day, on Friday, October 21, shows these students these promising career […]

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