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Illuminating the future

Phi Theta Kappa holds induction ceremony

Kirkwood Community College hosted a formal induction ceremony for new chapter members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and awarded active chapter members with outstanding member awards Wednesday, March 12. Full story

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Grad facts

Graduate with ease

Graduation Fair offers assistance to spring graduates

Graduation is quickly approaching and students may be wondering what they should do first to help them get on the right path. For students unsure about what needs to be done or students looking for more guidance through the graduation process, a Graduation Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at the Bookstore on the main campus from 9:30 a.m - 1 p.m.  Full story

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Weather no match for baseball team's confidence

The Kirkwood Community College baseball team has had to face a much tougher opponent than it expected to start the season this year — the weather. The abnormal weather led to four game cancelations to start the season.  Full story

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golf team

Back into the swing of things

After a long winter the Kirkwood Community College men’s golf team is ready to get back into the swing of things.  Full story

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EagleTech is student-centered

For students who are having computer troubles or are just looking for new technology, the EagleTech store on the main campus in Cedar Rapids offers a wide variety of hardware, accessories and services.  Full story

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Horse show

Students gallop to equine clinic

Kirkwood Community College students loaded their horses and saddled up for an equine clinic Sunday, March 8, in Parnell.   Full story

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play practice

The star-crossed lovers' story

What: “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare   Where: Ballantyne Auditorium   When: April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 13 at 2 p.m.   Price: Students and staff get in free with an EagleCard, otherwise  $10 general admission and $5 for children. Full story

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Ballantyne Auditorium ready for spring play

Following a $3.3 million renovation, Ballantyne Auditorium is ready to host the Kirkwood Community College spring play “Romeo and Juliet”. Renovations include a new audio/video system, new seating, a refinished stage, new air conditioning and heating systems, new curtains and new lighting. The auditorium is also now ADA compliant.  Full story

Spring awards banquet

Student Life is taking nominations for Kirkwood Community College’s Awards Banquet. Students, faculty and staff can nominate individuals as well as clubs and organizations for titles including athletic MVPs and outstanding community service. Nominations can be entered online at and are due Friday, April 4.

FAFSA Fridays

One Stop will be hosting FAFSA Fridays every Friday in April in Cedar hall room 1036. Students who attend will be assisted by One Stop staff to complete their FAFSA applications.

Annual Ag Day

The Agricultural Sciences Department at Kirkwood Community College will host their annual Kirkwood Ag Day on Thursday, May 15. Perspective students are invited to tour the Agricultural Sciences facilities and learn more about the program.