Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus: The heart of Iowa City’s educational community

CONTRIBUTED: Home to roughly 2,500 students, hailing from 82 different countries, taking classes online and in-person, Kirkwood Community College’s Iowa City Campus boasts smaller class sizes, professors who can work with students one on one and extracurricular activities including a robust Student Life department, according to Kirkwood’s Student [Continue Reading »]

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Former student discusses the advantages of a community college education 

CONTRIBUTED: Former criminal justice major at Kirkwood Community College, and now police officer, Austin Whiting, shared the advantages of going to a community college instead of a university. Whiting said he chose a community college over a university due to the cost being more affordable. He also liked the flexibility. With a busy schedule, he said students can go to community college and still [Continue Reading »]

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Travel, meet and learn: A priceless experience

CONTRIBUTED: From an international student who studied science (genetics and genetic counseling) to an exchange students trainer to the International Students Coordinator for the Community College Initiative (CCI) program at Kirkwood Community College, Elizabeth O’Brien has had many experiences. A native of Palatine, Ill., O’Brien shares her experience [Continue Reading »]

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