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The Eagle5 for the Month of May 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for May 2017.

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Free Training for Area Workers Affected by Layoffs

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 8, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College has allocated special funding to expand free training options in Iowa City, supplementing their partnership with IowaWORKS. Workforce funds enable the college to offer free skills courses and design training pathways for in-demand jobs. “Despite Iowa’s low unemployment rate, layoffs are happening throughout eastern Iowa,” said Kirkwood […]

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Kirkwood to Celebrate International Week Nov. 14-18

A display from the 2015 International Showcase CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 9, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will be celebrating International Week from Nov. 14-18 on Kirkwood’s campuses in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Various events are scheduled during the annual weeklong celebration to promote the importance of international education. According to Dawn Wood, director of International […]

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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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Latino American History Promoted with Free Series

Iowa City Campus involves community partners and citizens in cultural programs Iowa City, Iowa (September 15, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College, along with the Iowa City Public Library and the University of Iowa Libraries, will present Latino Americans: 500 Years of History through a grant-funded series of programs. The $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the […]

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“KICK”ing Kids into Gear All Summer

Future pastry chefs Kirkwood Offers Variety of Summer Camp Opportunities for Area Youth Camps are filling fast for what’s become the areas preeminent summer camp for middle-school aged students. Although registrations are filling almost twice as fast as last year, there are still many opportunities for youth to enroll in Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids […]

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