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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Tout Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 13, 2017)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 16 – 20, during the 5th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area manufacturers, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancement and educate participants about the industry’s high-demand occupations. WLC […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Promotes Corridor Job Retention

Food science and biotechnology industries focus of recent event CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 19, 2017)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) recently gave 110 high school students the opportunity to tour and learn about food science and biotechnology occupations available in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. WLC promotes retention in Iowa by exposing area middle and high school students […]

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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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College Partners with Industry to Promote Careers

Food Science and Biotechnology Day attended by 90 area high school students Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 16, 2015)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection teamed up with six area employers to educate students about career fields during the third annual Food Science and Biotechnology Day held on Wednesday, April 1. Juniors and seniors from Alburnett, Center Point-Urbana, Kennedy, […]

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Linn County Regional Center Open House Oct. 10

Linn County Regional Center Kirkwood’s Linn County Regional Center will host an open house from 3 to 6 p.m., Thursday, October 10, at 1770 Boyson Road, Hiawatha. Anyone in the community interested in touring Kirkwood’s newest facility and learning more about the cutting edge programs within its walls should plan to attend. The open house […]

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New Kirkwood Linn County Regional Center Now Open

Full slate of classes began August 19 Kirkwood Community College’s newest innovation opened its doors to more than 950 students this week. The Kirkwood Linn County Regional Center, 1770 Boyson Road, Hiawatha, hosted its first day of fall semester classes Aug. 19. The 99,000-plus square-foot, completely refurbished building houses traditional college credit classes, college-level classes […]

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