• ‘Opening of a new dawn’: College unveils new student center for social involvement and academic success
    After more than five years of strategic planning efforts aimed at reshaping the student experience, Kirkwood Community College administrators recently achieved this goal following the completion of a new $32 million student center – a move they believe will significantly lead to increased student involvement, improve retention rates [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • College continues support for student transportation
    In response to student needs for access to technical programs at Kirkwood Community College’s main campus, last fall administrators in Student Services initiated a pilot transportation program designed to help defray costs.   The service, which transports students between the college’s main campus, its Iowa city location, the [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Hitting a landmark 1000th blog post LibBlog, the Kirkwood Community College Library Blog, has just published its 1000th post.  The library started blogging back in September of 2008. Since then we publish: reports on library news, lists of new books, lists of books by topic, tech tips, research/study [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • KCC Library Contributed Column As the semester starts ramping up, know that librarians are ready to help you with tools and support to ensure your success.  Enter through our newly …Read More »
  • Iowa Hall remodel gives new life to student spaces
    After two and a half years, partly delayed due to the pandemic and shipment crisis, Iowa Hall is fully open to students and with much to offer.   Built in …Read More »
  • Seeing the world through global education
    Navigating the world in search of meaning and understanding of cultures beyond her native Tokyo, Hiromi Narita traveled across the globe to unexpected places – a journey she said has …Read More »
  • KCCK brings smooth jazz to local community
    On the second floor of Linn Hall, students may hear jazz music in the halls as they walk to class.  Kirkwood Community College is home to the jazz radio station …Read More »
  • Kirkwood Community College’s band program offers several opportunities including performances, practices, traveling and many different classes and groups open to the public.   Director Joe Perea said, “Playing music has so many benefits across academic disciplines. It’s not nearly as much of a time commitment as …Read More »
  • Free food, competitive games and hilarious commentary were all present at Iowa Hall on Friday, Sept. 2, for the Burgers and Bingo event, hosted by Student Life.  With more than 100 students in attendance, Iowa Hall buzzed with excitement as students participated in the event.    …Read More »
  • Students are filled with anticipation at the start of each school term, questioning what possibilities the school year will bring.  As a result, it is often  easy to wonder if everything will work out the way it’s supposed to. But …
  • Here we are on campus, some of us for the first time, others returning after a well-deserved summer break. The semester is well on its way, and students are settling into a schedule, daily and weekly routines are being solidified …
  • There are still young girls who miss school because they do not have menstrual pads and cannot afford to buy them. Period poverty is a major problem to young girls and in our society.   Many young girls are unable …
  • “The cafe, the multicultural lounge and how spacious it is.” “The Global Learning space.” “The quiet places and the nice aesthetic.” “The nice seating areas.” “The study spaces.”
The Weather
September 25, 2022, 4:15 PM
real feel: 73°F
current pressure: 30 in
humidity: 36%
wind speed: 13 mph NW
wind gusts: 20 mph
UV-Index: 3
sunrise: 6:57 AM
sunset: 7:00 PM

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