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Kirkwood Receives 2016 Tree Campus USA Recognition

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)–Kirkwood Community College has been recognized with 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the sixth time the college has received the honor. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of April 2016

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

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Kirkwood Receives Honor from Arbor Day Foundation

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 31, 2016)–Kirkwood Community College has been given a 2015 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the fifth year in a row that Kirkwood has received the designation. Kirkwood Associate Vice President of Facilities and Security Tom Kaldenberg regards […]

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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 is Once Again a Tree Campus USA Recipient

L to R – Chuck Gipp, Iowa DNR; Brett Eilers, Kirkwood; Mike Martin, Kirkwood; Paul Tauke, State Forester Going green is something Kirkwood Community College takes very literally. For the second year in a row, the college received the Tree Campus USA award, presented by the National Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of […]

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New Trees Help Offset Carbon Footprint

College will plant 28 trees in Arbor Day Celebration In two separate plantings, students and staff at Kirkwood Community College will plant trees in two different areas of the Cedar Rapids campus on Arbor Day, April 29. Thirteen trees will be planted at The Kirkwood Center at 10 a.m., with 15 more trees being planted […]

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