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Students Offer Free Income Tax Assistance

Volunteers aid with both Federal and Iowa returns CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 17, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College students are volunteering to assist area taxpayers with their 2016 Federal and Iowa tax returns. Accounting students have opened their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to aid students, staff and faculty in preparing the basic levels of tax […]

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Kirkwood Students Celebrate America Reads Day

Kirkwood students read at Prairie Ridge Elementary for America Reads Day CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 21, 2016)-A group of Kirkwood Community College students helped celebrate America Reads Day at Prairie Ridge Elementary in Cedar Rapids on Friday. Students from all across Kirkwood’s campus read various children’s books to attentive and excited elementary students. The group […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Aims to Combat Brain Drain

High school students get rare glance at food science and biotechnology industry Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 19, 2016)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) introduced more than 80 high school students from around Iowa’s Creative Corridor to the world of food science and biotechnology. WLC, a program for middle and high school students, educates them about career […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2016

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

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UI, Kirkwood Create Web Development Boot Camps

Web Development Boot Camp Based on employer feedback and the recommendations from the region’s Strategic Skills Alignment study, Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa have teamed up to offer a series of niche Web Development and Information Technology Workshops. The initiative will start with weekend programming workshops in Python Programming and Introduction to […]

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New Kirkwood Message System Provides Timely Info

“Kirkwood Alert” tool will share timely advisories to cell, pager and e-mail recipients Kirkwood Community College has implemented an emergency notification system for students, faculty, staff and parents. The system can send emergency alerts, notifications and updates to cell phones, Blackberries, PDA’s, and/or e-mail accounts. The new “Kirkwood Alert” message system was activated in early […]

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