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Black History Month Games

Test your knowledge of Black History across several different categories, there will be prizes.

Tuesday, Feb. 15
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Cedar Hall

International Dance Class

Join Kirkwood’s International Students in Linn Hall 1152 to learn dances from other cultures.

Tuesday, Feb. 15
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Linn Hall

Tuesday Tune-Up: Green Bandana Training

Learn signs and symptoms of depression and/or suicide.

Tuesday, Feb. 15
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Coffee and Crafts

Join us in Linn Hall lobby for Coffee and Crafts

Tuesday, Feb. 22

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Linn Hall


Go to May City for free bowling.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Black Professional from Iowa

Join us for a panel discussion with Black professionals across several industries including agriculture, public service, healthcare and more

Thursday, Feb. 24

11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Cedar Hall

Free Popcorn

Free popcorn in Cedar Hall

Wednesday, Feb. 23
11 a.m.

First Generation Thursday

Thursday, Feb. 10
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cedar Hall 2057 (and on Zoom)

Tuesday Tune-Up: What Makes Relationships Work

Attend today’s Tuesday Tune-Up to learn how to make relationships successful.

Tuesday, Feb. 22
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Anxiety: How to Help Yourself and Others

Did you know anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults ages 18 and older? Anxiety disorders are highly treatable. Unfortunately, only 1/3 of individuals with anxiety receive treatment.

Wednesday, March 2

2:30 p.m.

Annual Humanities Speaker: Caleb Rainey “The Negro Artist”

Join us in Ballantyne Auditorium to hear Caleb Rainey, known as “The Negro Artist.”

Thursday, March 3

11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Ballantyne Auditorium

Faculty Lecture: Hispanics/Latinos/Latinx in Iowa: History and Analysis

Faculty Lecture Presentation

Thursday, March 10
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Cedar Hall

Writing Center Help

The Writing Centers on the main and Iowa City campuses are open. Students can register and schedule 30-minute appointments on MyHub (Student Links, Support, Writing Center Main Campus/Iowa City Campus). Appointments can be scheduled up to 10 days ahead of time.

Open Monday – Friday, the main campus Writing Center is in 2080 Cedar Hall, and the Iowa City location is in Room 134 of the Credit Center. Students who are unable to use the Writing Center are welcome to submit their writing to the Kirkwood Center for Online Writing at

Inaugural Kirkwood Athletics Hall Of Fame Ceremony set For Feb. 18

The first Kirkwood Athletics Hall of Fame class has been announced and three inductees will be honored at the inaugural Kirkwood Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony on Feb. 18. The class features three highly-decorated individuals in Kirkwood athletic history, two former Kirkwood student athletes, and a prominent head coach. The inductees are: Lu Ann Campbell Schlafke (Softball & Women’s Basketball, 1983-85); Desiree Francis Walker (Women’s Basketball, 1996- 98); John M. Lewis (Baseball, 1979-2011).

The inductees will be recognized with a formal social, dinner, and induction on Friday, Feb. 18, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. The 2022 class will also be recognized in between the Kirkwood women’s and men’s basketball games vs. Northeast Community College on Saturday, Feb. 19. The women’s game begins at 1 p.m. and the men’s game at 3:30 p.m.

Tickets for the induction ceremony can be purchased at www. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Feb. 11.

Free Roller Skating

Students can go to Super Skate for free roller skating. Just show your EagleCard.

Thursday, Feb. 17

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Failure: A Love Story

A magical musical comedy fable about the power of love, set in a 1920s Chicago clock shop. The story of the Fail sisters and the men that loved them.

Feb. 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 20 at 2 p.m.

Ballantyne Auditorium


Join an intramural team at Kirkwood to meet new friends and have fun! Intramurals provide competitive, recreational activities for participants of any skill level.

Structured leagues and tournaments are offered in a variety of team and individual events, including:

  • Flagfootball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Fantasy football
  • Esports

Experience team building and camaraderie with students and employees on campus. With so many choices, there’s something for everyone!


Students Can Study Abroad

Application Deadlines Extended for Summer 2022.

Get started by doing a program search for available study abroad opportunities.

Global Learning is located in Linn Hall, Room 1154, Cedar Rapids Main Campus. Staff members are available to help students in-person or over Zoom.

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