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The 2016 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report

The 2016 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report has been released. To read it, click here.

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A Major Gift with Lasting Results

Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie in front of the Henry B. Tippie Business Event Room – Photo courtesy of Joe Photo Tippies make $1 Million gift to Kirkwood, establish endowed business scholarships fund After a stellar business career spanning more than six decades and wide acclaim, Henry Tippie continues to hold eastern Iowa high […]

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A Note From President Starcevich

President Starcevich The following editorial from President Starcevich ran in The Gazette: There’s been a lot of talk lately about how deeply the state needs middle skill workers. According to a recent study by Iowa Workforce Development, 66 percent of Iowa’s unemployed or underemployed have no recognized educational credentials past high school. The same study […]

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Kirkwood: Growing for the Future

At Kirkwood, we’re not afraid to get our hands dirty. We’re growing for the future. Sometimes we’re high-rollers. We’re one of the big dogs. We like to horse around, and we don’t necessarily run with the pack. We’re plotting our course to the future. Innovative learning for our K-12 partners. One-of-a-kind training in a one-of-a-kind […]

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“50-Plus” Event Draws 120+ in Coralville

Standing-room-only crowd hears ideas and encouragement in current jobs climate A near-overflow throng of people crowded into the Coralville Public Library on June 30 to learn more about finding work and exploring careers later in life. The “50-Plus Workers” gathering drew more than 120 people to find out about job prospects in a challenging economic […]

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Older Workers Employment Workshop, June 30

Program aims to aid mature workers in job search; event at Coralville Public Library A tight economy and low unemployment are factors making job searches for laid-off Corridor workers more difficult than ever before. A new partnership of community organizations aims to help those ages 50 or more with a job search. New insight is […]

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