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Corridor Community Approves Kirkwood Bond Issue

A rendering of Iowa Hall where the new student center will be located $60 million measure passes with super majority following September 12 vote CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 15, 2017)-On September 12, 69 percent of voters in Kirkwood Community College’s service area approved a 25-cent per $1,000 valuation bond issue which will generate $60 million to […]

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Becicka Appointed to State Workforce Challenges Council

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Vice President of Continuing Education and Outreach Services Kim Becicka has been appointed to Iowa’s new Sector Partnership Leadership Council. Kirkwood is at the forefront convening sector partnerships designed to overcome workforce challenges. The college currently convenes six sector partnerships engaging more than 90 businesses in Iowa’s […]

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Exchange Students at Kirkwood for State Department Program

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 21, 2016)-Exchange participants are arriving at Kirkwood Community College, one of 14 campuses across 11 states, to begin the 2016-2017 Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program is a program of the U.S. State Department that provides participants with quality educational study at U.S. community colleges and is designed to […]

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Regional Workforce Needs Detailed in New Study

A Kirkwood Welding student Planning underway to support future industry growth Economic development leaders in Iowa’s Creative Corridor will combine information in a new study released today with upcoming focus groups to help create the tools needed to boost workforce development throughout the region. The study, “Clusters Employment and Staffing Pattern Summary,” conducted collaboratively by […]

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Theresa Phillips Named to Regional Workforce Board

Iowa County resident appointed for area business leadership guidance The manager of a major retail site in eastern Iowa has been named to the Iowa Regional Workforce Investment Board. Gov. Culver appointed Theresa Phillips of Williamsburg to the employment leadership group this month. Phillips is a long-time resident of Williamsburg, active in both the public […]

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