Tag Archives: Monticello

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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Jones County Students Sweep Auto Tech Competition

The winners of the 2015 competition Jayson Blunt, a student at Monticello High School, was this year’s $1,000 scholarship winner for Kirkwood’s Career Academy automotive technology competition, held Friday, April 3, at Kirkwood’s campus in Cedar Rapids. For the past six years, Kirkwood has sponsored this competition to not only showcase student talents, but to acquaint […]

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Jones County Regional Center Studied as Wisconsin Model

Jones County Regional Center Key legislators from two states, the head of Wisconsin’s technical college system and several other local and state dignitaries will gather at Kirkwood Community College’s Jones County Regional Center in Monticello, Friday, May 9, to tour the facility and learn more about Iowa’s innovative Senior Year Plus program. Senior Year Plus […]

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Free College Information Sessions Planned

Advising a Student Undecided students in Benton, Jones and Washington counties can get started Kirkwood’s locations are planning free summer information sessions aimed at helping undecided students. Sessions are planned in Benton, Jones and Washington counties, and are targeted at students who need help with career and college planning, completing college financial aid forms, academic […]

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Kirkwood, Community Dedicate Jones Regional Center

Crowd of many hundreds flocks to see new multi-purpose building at west edge of Monticello It was standing room only Thursday afternoon, Oct. 15 as educators, donors, parents and others came to see the new Kirkwood Community College Jones Regional Education Center. The grand opening event formally dedicated the new 32,000 square foot facility in […]

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Kirkwood Appoints New College Trustee

Keith Stamp to represent Jones County area Kirkwood Community College has appointed Dr. Keith Stamp of Monticello, Iowa as the newest member of the college’s board of trustees. The long-time educator will serve out the remaining term of Stacey Iben, also of Monticello. Iben recently gave up her Kirkwood board position to devote more time […]

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