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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Promote Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 9, 2018)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 15-19, during the 6th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board members, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancements and educate participants about the industry’s in-demand […]

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Kirkwood Named A Top Workplace In Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 4, 2018)—Kirkwood Community College was recently named one of the top workplaces in the state by the Des Moines Register. The college ranked 20th among all large companies in Iowa. Each year, the Des Moines Register, with help from their research partner Energage, surveys Iowa’s workers in search of the top-150 […]

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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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Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

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 […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of December 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for December 2016.

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Kirkwood Seeks Area Tutors to Improve Adult Literacy

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 […]

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