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Kirkwood Camps Introduce Area Kids to STEM Career Fields

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 9, 2018)—Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) are back this summer with 100 new camp offerings for youth ages 8-15. More than 200 camps are available and are designed to introduce area children to STEM careers. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, employment in STEM occupations are expected to see an […]

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Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $800,000 for STEM Education

Kirkwood chemistry students Funds from National Science Foundation to be used to support STEM programs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded funds from five programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $781,470. The money will be used to support programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. All […]

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Summer STEM Camps Inspire Tomorrow’s Innovators

Two KICK Camp participants look over their work Early introduction an approach to meeting workforce demands Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 29, 2016)—Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) is expanding offerings in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to children ages 9 – 15 this summer in an effort to meet future workforce demands. According to […]

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Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids Offer Career Exploration

Participants enjoying a K.I.C.K. photography camp Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2015)-Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (K.I.C.K.) offers kids, ages 9 – 15, career exploration with hands-on activities, throughout the summer beginning June 15. K.I.C.K. camp formats are designed to engage kids with activities they enjoy, while introducing them to different career fields. Subjects covered […]

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Programs Relocate at Kirkwood Community College

New facility will help support students, employers and community learners Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 16, 2015)—Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Services (CE&TS), High School Completion and its training pathway (KPACE) programs are now under one roof at the Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning in the former RuffaloCODY building on Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids. […]

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Kids Explore Careers through Kirkwood Summer Camps

A KICK camp participant Area kids, ages 9 – 15, can spend weeks this summer having fun, while exploring careers through Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids (K.I.C.K.). The camps run June through August and are designed to fit into busy family schedules. This year Kirkwood is offering 109 classes. Courses run the gamut of topics, […]

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