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Kirkwood Marks Earth Day with Two Major Honors

The Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 18, 2018)-Kirkwood Community College recently received two major awards for promoting sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices across its campuses. The college has been given a Tree Campus USA designation for the seventh year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. The recognition […]

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Kirkwood named State of Iowa Green Ribbon School

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 21, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College was selected as a State of Iowa Higher Education Institute Green Ribbon School by the Iowa Department of Education. This advances Kirkwood as a nominee to the federal level for the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon School designation that will be announced on April 22. The […]

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Every Day is Earth Day at Kirkwood

A look at www.kirkwood.edu/kirkwoodgreen Kirkwood Green website highlights Kirkwood’s sustainability practices Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 20, 2015)–To showcase the sustainability practices on Kirkwood’s main campus and at all of its county and regional centers, a Kirkwood Green website has been developed. The website can be found at www.kirkwood.edu/kirkwoodgreen and is segmented into waste, energy, water […]

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Kirkwood Community College Thinks Green

The wind turbine on campus stands as a beacon of Kirkwood’s environmental thinking Energy efficiency and environmental stewardship are standard operating procedures at Kirkwood Community College. Now the state of Iowa has recognized the college for its hard work and green thinking. Kirkwood is one of just 12 organizations and businesses to win an Environmental […]

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