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An Academic Year Unlike Any Other

Kirkwood President Lori Sundberg speaks with Iowa Public Radio's Ben Keiffer on River to River, discussing the challenges in the past year and the future of higher education in light of the pandemic.

Western Iowa Tech students graduate from Regional Law Enforcement Academy

Program Prepares Students for In Demand Jobs

The Young Adult Program at DMACC prepares eligible candidates between the ages of 18 to 24 for employment in high demand careers.

Hawkeye Community College degree will allow student to work less, be 'more present' for family

Diamond DesRosiers, a recent graduate from Hawkeye Community College, is now able to spend more time taking care of her family by working a single job instead of multiple, thanks to her completion of the medical assistant program.

North Iowa Area Community College joins manufacturing consortium

NIACC is joining with Iowa’s Community Colleges and the Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) to create a new consortium to support the manufacturing sector.

Community Colleges Are Innovators. A New Effort Aims to Share Their Insights

To encourage more scholars to pay attention to open-access colleges, several advocates and experts created The Community College Practice-Research-Policy Exchange. The effort seeks to solicit ideas from the faculty and administrators who run community colleges day to day, convey those insights to higher ed researchers, and then deliver their analyses back to educators.

Street to be named after WITCC construction program

WITCC will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the college’s construction program by unveiling an honorary street name, “WITCC Way,” in recognition of the program’s contributions to the community.

NCC holds in-person commencement

Iowa Western to offset tuition increase with COVID-19 relief funds

The college is using some of its COVID-19 relief money to offset a $7-per-tuition-hour increase.

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