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 […]
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]
A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for December 2016.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 4, 2016)—Kirkwood Community College seeks volunteer tutors to meet the rising demands of adult basic education in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. The U.S. Census Bureau reports there are approximately 23,000 residents in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, Johnson, Linn and Washington counties who are over the age of 18 without a high school […]
Results of commissioned study point to significant influence of college Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich announced in a speech given Thursday that the college’s statewide economic impact was nearly $1 billion annually. The number is part of a larger study that focused on Kirkwood’s overall economic impact as it […]