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All Stars Event Brings High Demand Jobs to the Forefront

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the first workforce All Stars of the Creative Corridor celebration on Thursday, May 25. The event honoring young people making an impact in Eastern Iowa’s key industries, brings occupations with shortages to the forefront in an effort to grow talent pipelines. Since 2011 the college […]

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Chest Trauma Key Topic at Kirkwood’s EMS Conference

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 26, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College will be hosting its annual CODE 1 Emergency Care Conference March 7 – 8. First responders and other emergency healthcare providers will focus on chest trauma management among other topics. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health heart disease is the number one killer of men […]

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Kristin McVay: Paying the Kirkwood family spirit forward

Kristin McVay Kristin McVay was always a self-proclaimed social butterfly who didn’t aim for leadership. And yet, at just 30 years old, she is an accomplished leader: she’s the Peri-Anesthesia Manager for St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, holding a dual master’s in Science in Nursing and Health Administration. Still, when asked what her current […]

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Heritage Agency Offers Medicare Part D Programs

To better inform area seniors of their options with Medicare prescription drug coverage, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program for Iowa (SHIIP) will present a series of free information sessions to help residents make informed choices. About 7,700 Iowans who are Medicare beneficiaries received letters from the Medicare Advantage plans in which they are enrolled, […]

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Workplace Learning Connection Marks 10 Years

Eastern Iowa partnership now a model for Iowa and the nation, teaching “real-life work knowledge” When Brad Kurtz was attending Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School about seven years ago, he had some decidedly mature ideas about what he wanted to do with his life. “I wanted a good job with a chance for a strong […]

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