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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 Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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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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The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for July 2016.

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Kirkwood Hosts Transportation Academy Competition

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 30, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College’s Automotive Technology program is hosting a Transportation Academy Competition on Friday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local Transportation Academy high school students will be competing in various competitions for scholarships and other prizes. The students will be competing against each other in various hands-on […]

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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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