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Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College is a two-year Liberal Arts college serving seven counties in Iowa. Kirkwood's main campus is in Cedar Rapids, with additional campuses in Marion, Iowa City, Belle Plaine, Monticello, Tipton, Vinton, Washington and Williamsburg.

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Thank you Kirkwood Community College. Heading to Richmond, Virginia now. Join me live in Reno, Nevada on Wednesday at 11:30am!
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Juniors and Seniors​: Would you like visit Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids?. We are taking students on Tu…
At the new student orientation today @ Kirkwood Community College Libraries
Excited to announce that I will be committing to Kirkwood Community College 🔵⚪️
🚨Happening now:. President just finished touring Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - now spea…
Trump heads to heartland for tech push - Jonathan Easley, The Hill: Trump will visit Kirkwood Community College...
Game over. Oakland Community College - 3, Kirkwood Community College - 12. Go to to see results or watch
Oakland Community College at Kirkwood Community College has started. Go to to watch the game live.
The Kirkwood Eagles will compete at the national tournament today against Sauk Valley Community College. Go...
Kirkwood Community College - Kirkwood volleyball set to advance in National Tournament
Look what I did! Welding 101 with Kirkwood Community College at ! 🌟
Join us for the Iowa GCSA Winter Seminar on Nov. 30 at Kirkwood Community College. Sign up at
Gettin warm at Kirkwood Community College...count down to Game Time is on!!!
Kirkwood Community College - Miner honored with NJCAA National Player of the Week
The Iowa Department of Transportation has launched a new park and ride location in Cedar Rapids at Kirkwood...
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I am very excited to announce that I have committed to continue my academic and baseball career at Kirkwood Community Co…
Iowa DOT pilots new park and ride location at Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood Community College transferring to Upper Iowa University in the fall
Had a good day visiting with students at Kirkwood Community College's Linn County and Washington County Regional Centers.
Catch your boys down under this summer! 🇦🇺 @ Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood Community College will be in the Counseling Center today (the 8th) during Husky time.
to a fun night with these hooligans 😜🍻💕 @ Kirkwood Community College
Brown potatoes are modified stems -- tubers, not roots. Photo: Kirkwood Community College
I was stationed at Johnson Hall at Kirkwood Community College. At least 1,500 people in attendance. First caucus.
Things are now under way at Johnson Hall at Kirkwood Community College.
And so it begins! The doors are shut at kirkwood community college! is running wild!
The theme of tonight at Johnson Hall at Kirkwood Community College is more people than expected. More chairs brought out.
Lots of people in line registering at Kirkwood Community College.
At Kirkwood Community College's Johnson Hall covering the Republican caucus here. People are starting to trickle in.
Don't fight traffic. We're centrally located at Community College in Kirkwood. Basketball to fight cancer.
Watch our conversation on entitlement reform LIVE from Kirkwood Community College here:
.speaking abut entitlement reform at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids
I still get text alerts from Kirkwood Community College...where I attended from 2008-10...? apperantly there is a tornado warning, stay safe
Huge congrats to Jasmine Ragusi of Kirkwood Community College! Can't wait to see this All American in a Coo uniform!
Chris Christie is coming to Cedar Rapids on Thursday
Kirkwood Community College philosophy for all. via
Shout out 11/4-Pray for Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA & for collegiate leader Luke Hettinger
Kirkwood Community College - Volleyball gets seed takes on Southwestern to open Region...
Well there is that. Umpqua shooting - a tragedy, not a trend
It has been a great pleasure to experienced schooling in America and even Graduated from Kirkwood Community College!🎓✨
Hillary talking education and college affordability with students at Kirkwood Community College:
Seniors, the admissions counselors from Kirkwood Community College and the University of Dubuque will visit CHS...
Oregon cops respond to report of shooter at community college via the Android app so sad. At least nut down
I'm excited to be teaching the Social Media Workshop again at Kirkwood Community College in Marion.
Great start to the PAS conference here at Kirkwood Community College with Carolyn Sheridan with AgriSafe!
Lineup for today's game against Kirkwood Community College. First pitch in 10 minutes!
Game Day for the Cougs as they take on Kirkwood Community College at 2 pm at Cougar Stadium. Family and friends are welcome!
Can you tell I'm the only one that's not Hispanic? 🙈⚽️ @ Kirkwood Community College
Newest member of the family, big bad Ricky! @ Kirkwood Community College
Proud to say that I have verbally committed to further my education and baseball career at Kirkwood Community College.
First week super powers from students at Kirkwood Community College in (1 of 2)
Kirkwood is actually the Harvard of community college 😏😉
Started my art classes at Kirkwood Community College: design, art History, drawing and Painting and I LOVE IT! I...
What is a day at college like with out a selfie?🙈 @ Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood Community College has a wind turbine. They seem to be more serious about alternative energy than the U of Iowa
Yay for making new friends in college💙 @ Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood Community College, I plan on transfering to the University of Iowa to get my BAS
How excited I am about college vs. how excited Taylor is about college @ Kirkwood Community College
Copying Summer cuz we did college today @ Kirkwood Community College
Had a gud first day at colidge mom. @ Kirkwood Community College
Bring on the hardest semester im going to have in college 😂☺ @ Kirkwood Community College
T Marie Photo Booth will be at Kirkwood Community College during their Cookout with the President on Sunday and...
It's time starting Monday class being at Kirkwood Community College I'm so excited !!!
Kirkwood Community College to celebrate 50th Anniversary this year! Proud to teach here!
Kirkwood Community College will feature an all-Wisconsin backcourt next winter in Al'Tavius Jackson and Lawrenzo Byers.
Senior Al'Tavius Jackson of Port Washington has committed to Kirkwood Community College.
.in Iowa: Kirkwood Community College in Monticello on Tuesday, Wednesday stop in Norwalk.
I think a flag football team consisting of the Kirkwood Community College baseball team could beat the Bears
Elementary Chinese I - Kirkwood Community College: Develops functional abilities in the Chinese (M...
Ready to find a great career in Iowa's Creative Corridor? Join Kirkwood Community College for the Advancing the...
Join Kirkwood Community College today through Oct 23 as manufacturers in Iowa's Creative Corridor will open their...
Even though I left Anamosa High School in January, I walked across the stage with the rest of the Class of 2014 today! Not only am I pleased to announce I am a high school graduate, but also that I received my EMT license from Kirkwood Community College and am now a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician! Thank you to everyone who has supported me and celebrated my achievements! :)
Kirkwood Community College graduates - Congrats from Study in the USA!
are they talking about Kirkwood Community College?
Kirkwood community college is the biggest joke on the world! I hate this place!
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Are you in the Cedar Rapids area? Be our guest at the Hawkeye 617 meeting tomorrow at 6:30pm at Kirkwood Community College
Kirkwood to offer new course option this fall: Cedar Rapids — Kirkwood Community College this fall will pilot...
Why you gotta be so good at cooking, Rob? @ Kirkwood Community College
To have your iPad or Mac serviced, or to attend a workshop, visit EagleTech in Kirkwood Community College’s Cedar...
Metro Sports Report - Complete Sports Coverage of all Cedar Rapids and Marion High Schools, Kirkwood Community College and Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball
This Saturday, approximately 5,200 University of Iowa students will be receiving their diplomas, becoming University of Iowa alumni and starting the next chapter of their lives. For one College of Liberal Arts & Sciences student, this graduation day is very special. Tessa Poppe interrupted her college education twice to serve two tours of duty with the Iowa National Guard in Iraq and Afghanistan and will now finally become a UI alumna.   In 2005, before her senior year at Marion High School and Kirkwood Community College, Tessa enlisted in the Iowa National Guard. She knew it was just something she had to do. “Both my parents didn’t want me to go,” she says, “but they supported me.”   As a result of the relationship that the UI has with not only Kirkwood Community College, but all of Iowa’s community colleges, Tessa was able to successfully transfer to the UI. In 2008, in the midst of Tessa’s college career, the UI was named a Military Friendly School and has continued to be awarded this h ...
Kirkwood Community College board to consider budget Thursday: The Kirkwood Community College board of Trustees on...
Saturday's Winter Gardening Fair, hosted by the ISU Extension Linn County Master Gardeners, attracted more than 500 people to Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Here are some of the classes and people I saw at the event. I'll…
Parnell, Marengo Iowa Roy Dale Moffit died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Parnell, at the age of 51 years. He was born Feb. 13, 1962, in Grinnell, Iowa, the son of Harold and Judith Jo (Knipfer) Moffit. He attended school in the Cedar Rapids area. He recently attended Kirkwood Community College, where he received his CDL; Roy was so proud of this accomplishment. He was a truck driver for L.L. Pelling in North Liberty. Roy enjoyed spending time with his son hunting, fishing, boating, camping and horseback riding. He is survived by his partner, Annette Van Thournout of Parnell; a son, Brayden Moffit of Sigourney; his father, Harold (Delilah) Moffit of Central City; a brother, William Moffit of Fairfax; a nephew, Mac Moffit of Fairfax; his best friend, Dave (Lori) Shepard of Ladora; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother, Judith Stewart. Celebration of Life Service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Powell Funeral Home, Williamsburg. Elder Alan Trumpold will officiat ...
Excited to 2013 will be doing a speakers series for a college in Iowa: fellow speaker includes Bill Rancic- 1st Apprentice on the Bill & Julianna show on the Style channel See details below: Series: Creative Speaker Series: Spark Innovation in the Creative Corridor Tuition: $179.00 Materials Cost: $0.00 Description: This three-part series will feature nationally renowned, high-profile speakers from across the country sharing inspiring stories and information to spark innovation in both the professional and personal lives of the audience. Kirkwood Community College is pleased to host Jeff Tobe, international speaker and author; Bill Ransic, entrepreneur and winner of the first season of NBC’s The Apprentice; and JoAnn Corley, speaker, coach and author. Learn the tools and techniques you need to assert your creative and innovative thinking in each of these dynamic and interactive sessions. Classes include: Coloring Outside the lines!™ Innovation and Creative Problem Solving, How ...
Our PC Bears finished their season placing 10th in the nation with a 3-0 loss to Kirkwood Community College. Please join me in congratulating Coach Amanda Lieberman and our PC Bears on a great season! GO BEARS!
We're at Kirkwood Community College learning about wind power!
prepping for my class this week: Digital Cameras and Picasa for 50+ - Kirkwood Community College Continuing Education:
Just want to say congratulations to my daughter... She has done so well during her internship at Briarwood Healthcare Center that they offered her a permanent position today! She also works part-time at Hy-Vee, and is in her first year at Kirkwood Community College. She's a very dedicated and conscientious employee, and deserves everything that is coming her way. I'm proud of you, Stacy!
Attention: If you live, work, or plan on visiting the local area the month of November. Please come in to Hardees on Miller Ave, located by Kirkwood Community College, and donate for a worthy cause we are taking donates for helping support our local Military men and women and there families, All money goes straight to help the men and women and there families. When you donate, you will recieve a coupon for a free soft drink. As well as another perk you can come and see me LOL. The Hardees located on Miller Ave would like to be the top store to get as many donations as we can So please come and help us make a difference and support our troops. Thank You.
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A Graceland Admissions Counselor will be attending a college fair today at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar...
going to con ed at Kirkwood community college how exciting
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Get educated! Check out this Kirkwood Community College edition of The Smartest Iowan.
Kirkwood Community College students will team up with students from the Ivy League's Cornell University. Story soon to come.
Are you looking for a job? Do you know someone who is? Come to Kirkwood's Fall Career Fair, where 60 companies want to meet - and potentially hire -you!Check out the list below to be prepared for who you want to meet.
The breadsticks may be unlimited for Olive Garden customers but the Italian restaurant chain's owner is not so generous towards its employees.
Come and see our Emily as "Kitty" in The Drowsy Chaperone this weekend! Drowsy Chaperone at Kirkwood Five-time Tony winner makes its college debut Nov. 1-4 Posted on: October 18th, 2012 Mayhem, mix-ups and a lighthearted wedding mark the boisterous fun of The Drowsy Chaperone, winner of five 2006 Tony Awards. The musical makes its Kirkwood Community College debut the first weekend of November. The Drowsy Chaperone is set for four performances, Nov. 1-4, in Ballantyne Auditorium. Show times Thursday, Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The fun in the performance begins when a die-hard, middle-aged musical fan plays his favorite record, a 1928 smash hit, "The Drowsy Chaperone," and the show magically bursts to life. Suddenly the man finds himself immersed in the glamorous, hilarious tale of a celebrity bride and her uproarious wedding day. The Drowsy Chaperone was nominated for 13 Tony Awards in 2006, winning five, including Best Musical Score, Best Scenic Design ...
Kirkwood Community College students will create a fall tasting event with local pork, squash, apples and a secret ingredient. Four Culinary Arts student chefs will compete against each other in an Iron Chef-like competition, called “Chop!”
Spent this morning with Kylie at Kirkwood Community College for Family Day.
I graduated Washington High School in 2005 and decided to enlist in the Army full time for three and a half years. Learning an array of diverse skills, while working with adept professionals in the military is an experience that has shaped me to become a stronger person; physically and mentally. After two deployments to Iraq, my initial three year contract was up. Afterwards, I opted to join the Army Reserves which is allowing me to continue to grow physically, mentally and spiritually as a soldier and an active member of the community, my profession has taught me that philanthropy is paramount. Personally I would like to see if other people feel the same way by creating an organization that cosists of stakeholders. In contrast to shareholders, stakeholders are on a voluntary basis and thus compensated according to a 'volunteer' status. After my degree from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, I decided to attend the University of Phoenix. Thus, providing me the flexibility in my life to purs ...
Wondering which college to attend? Here's a few reasons why Kirkwood Community College is the best choice.
Talia has decided to pursue her RN degree in Nursing at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Cost per credit hour is $128 which would make her 81 hour credit program total around $12k.(Under 2k per semester) What a value! And the best part.Kirkwood is only 25 minutes away from The University of Iowa!
Mark was born on December 10, 1977, the son of Tom and Donna Patterson, Hiawatha. Mark graduated in 1996 from Regis High School in Cedar Rapids. Mark graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an Associates Degree and continued his education at the University of Northern Iowa where he purs...
Monday morning I meet with the instructor from Kirkwood Community College at 8 am.
I'm going to Kirkwood Community College, they gave me a very good deal!
After the Team Picnic, we will be attending the Doug Wick Benefit at Johnson Hall, Kirkwood Community College
More great work by our friends at Kirkwood - Kirkwood Community College - Business Resources Newsletter
Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids IA should really be on this
Thank you Kirkwood Community College for making it impossible to hear my A&P teacher because of all the construction.
Kirkwood Community College has three new deans in place for the fall 2012 semester. Milford Muskett, Jimmy Reyes and Lori Woeste were hired after three national searches.Muskett is the new Social Sciences and Career Options dean at Kirkwood. He comes from Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA, ...
Before President Obama delivered remarks at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, he visited the home of Jason and Ali McLaughlin.
President Obama visited Cedar Rapids yesterday I’d heard that President Obama would be visiting Cedar Rapids this week, and I had never seen him (or any other US President) in real life, so I decided to drop by the local Democratic Party headquarters on Saturday and pick up a couple of tickets. I rode out to the event with my friend Mike, who had the mid-day shift off of work today. (I took vacation time.) It seemed like a couple of thousand other people also decided to go. The speech was scheduled to happen in the basketball arena at Kirkwood Community College. It was supposed to start around 1:00, and we got there before 10, but we were still in a long, long line to get in. After a couple of hours of moving really slowly, I looked at my ticket and saw that it said “Tickets are required but do not guarantee admission.” I started asking some of the line attendants whether they thought we’d get in, and they said things like “Maybe” and “I hope so.” Finally, when there were around 50 p ...
Press Release: Remarks by the President to Overflow Crowd at Kirkwood Community College
Video on LIVE VIDEO — President Obama speaks at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Proud to be a Kirkwood Community College student today. The President (of the United States, not of the college) is visiting the Cedar Rapids campus!
to speak at grassroots event Tuesday, July 10, at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids,
President Obama will be speaking at Kirkwood Community College next Tuesday. More details to come on
Companies hiring today on are Infinity Contact, Kirkwood Community College and UNI.
Director of Finance position - Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is open.
Free Deep Chocolate VitaMuffins on $79
Great night working for ! Awesome Patriotic Pops concert and @ Kirkwood Community College
Come celebrate my birthday with me at the Freedom Fest from 6-7:30 down Kirkwood Community College. My buddy...
The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival and Hy-Vee Food and Drug Stores present country music singer JoDee Messina at Kirkwood Community College on Saturday, June 30th. Messina has sold over five million albums and had nine singles including Heads Carolina, Tails California, Bye Bye, Bring on the Rain,...
At the Jo Dee Messina concert with my mom (@ Kirkwood Community College w/ 2 others)
Show tonight in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with (w/ Wes, & 2 others at Kirkwood Community College) —
Now I know Kirkwood was just a community college, but it was big as *** and live as *** no lie. Better than my first year at ISU.
This one is for all you Mihmivites out there! I just got this from a Mr. Dennis Lynch (lynch.dennisafter I sent out feelers to see if his event, ICON 37 (in Iowa), would be interested in possibly having me as a guest. I know you'll enjoy it JUST AS MUCH as I did. It's long, but has a great payoff! - Dear Christopher, I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I wanted to look at some of your films before giving you an answer about attending ICON. I had to wait until the school year ended, and then I was gone all last week to Disney World. I've finally had a chance to watch three of them, and I'm afraid I don't have a clue about how to respond. This has me completely buffaloed. First, let me explain where I am coming from, and that might help you understand my reaction to your films. I was a film major at the University of Iowa in the early 1970s, then worked in film and educational media for 18 years in a variety of capacities. I was on the Iowa State Film Commission for a couple of years. I traveled ...
For high school dropouts trying to complete their education, the GED test may seem like the final step. The reality is it’s probably closer to the middle, said Marcel Kielkucki, who directs high school completion programs at Kirkwood Community College. “If you look both at Iowa and nationally, you s...
people try to understand that I'm taking summer classes at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa City, so I'll get to all the games as soon as I can. Not that I don't appreciate it. This writing class is kicking me in the *** I can't wait for the fall semester to start so I can weld.
This horse show will take place at the Iowa Equestrian Center, which is located on the south side of Kirkwood Community College. The show will start at 8:00 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Refreshments and food are available on the grounds to purchase and admission into the show is free. Please vi...
I-Renew Expo June 8-10 Kirkwood Community College. Be sure to stop by the I-Renew Shop, mention the following Whisper Code: Expo2012 and get 20% of I-Renew Legacy Organic T-shirts and Tote Bags and any membership level 'Family' or Above! Please share!
Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Milio's Sandwiches said it plans to more than double its locations in the area.Joe Sipich of Cedar Rapids recently signed an area development agreement to develop one Milio’s store in downtown Cedar Rapids, one in the Kirkwood Community College area of Cedar Rapids, and one in M...
Take the time to get informed on the candidates running for congress!!! DEBATE TONIGHT! A debate between two Republican candidates for Iowa's 1st Congressional District will be televised live. Rod Blum and Ben Lange have accepted an invitation to participate in a debate at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. KCRG-TV will broadcast the event live on cable channel 9 and online at and The event also will be replayed; those times are yet to be determined.
The hotel at Kirkwood Center at Kirkwood Community College: learning by doing.(SENSE OF PLACE): An article from:...
“Najeal McMillian of West Allis Central and Jalen Currie of Milw. Riverside will attend Kirkwood Community College in Iowa.”
Hello Everyone, I am delighted to tell you that i will be attending Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Any links?
A celebration of life for Dennis “Boone” Novy, 63 of Kalona will be held Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 10:30AM at the Kalona Mennonite Church. Visitation will be held Friday, May 11 from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for the Kalona Cub Scout Pack 234. Boone Novy died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City following a sudden illness. Dennis “Boone” Novy was born August 16, 1948 in Iowa City, Iowa the son of Dale and Phyllis (Bowman) Novy. He graduated from Highland High School and attained his Associates Degree from Kirkwood Community College. On February 4, 1972 he was united in marriage to Janet “Lani” DeVore in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Boone worked as a systems analyst at Pearson Education Measurement in Iowa City for 39 years. He was very involved in Kalona Boy Scout Pack 234 and had served as den leader and pack leader. He was a member of the Richmond AMVET Post 107, the Kalona Optimist Club and was a social member of t ...
Kirkwood Community College, in Iowa's Creative Corridor, is 1 of 6 STEM hubs in the state.
Cedar Rapids Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex near Kirkwood Community College. Police say the shooting happened early Friday afternoon in the Kirkwood Court Apartments, and
I have said it before and I'll say it again. The housing around Kirkwood Community College is unsafe. It is basically dorn housing without any controls and oversight. Putting that many very young adults together is causing problems.
My prayers go out to the families and victims of the shooting today at Kirkwood Community College. How tragic and unfortunate...
Got accepted into the electronics engineering program at Kirkwood Community College
headed to Cedar Rapids for my program conference at Kirkwood Community College
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