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Kirkwood Recognized as National Work-Based Learning Leader by Department of Ed

College’s Workplace Learning Connection named semi-finalist in Career Z Challenge Kirkwood Community College’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has been named a semi-finalist in the U.S. Department of Education’s Career Z Challenge. The initiative is an open innovation prize competition that seeks creative solutions to expand student access to high-quality, work-based learning (WBL) opportunities in order to prepare them for successful careers in today’s workforce.

Kirkwood, SkyWest Airlines Share Aviation Maintenance Career Opportunities

Largest U.S. regional airline to tour facility, speak to aviation students on Sept. 25 Kirkwood Community College and SkyWest Airlines are excited to give Aviation Maintenance Technology students an opportunity for employment after graduation. Representatives from the airline will visit campus on Monday, Sept. 25, to tour the facilities and speak to students about the company’s Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Pathway Program.

Mount Mercy University congratulates 2023 white coat recipients

The following nursing student(s) received their white coats in a ceremony on September 8, marking their acceptance into the nursing program and approval to move on to clinical study. Atkins Emily Miller Abigail RinderknechtBelle Plaine Nikkia SpinelliBlairstown Lori AndersonNewhall Kiah CoffinUrbana Gretchen Jones Zoe WitteWalford Zoey Baustian Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and live their values.

Mount Mercy University congratulates August 2023 graduates

The following students graduated from Mount Mercy in August. Atkins, Melissa Finn, Master of Business AdministrationNewhall, Madison Harman, Master of ArtsVinton, Shoshannah Guerrero, Doctor of Philosophy Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and live their values.

Lake Land College’s Livestock Judging Team was named the Overall Reserve Team

Gabe Hanson, a LaPorte City resident, along with 14 others was among those recognized as part of the Lake Land College’s Livestock Judging Team.  The team was named the Overall Reserve Team at the 2023 National Barrow Show in Austin, Minnesota. The team finished the competition tied for the best score and ultimately placed second with a tiebreaker.

PRIVATE FARM AUCTION LOCATED IN BENTON COUNTY

PRIVATE FARM AUCTION LOCATED IN BENTON COUNTYALBERTA J. SMITH & THE ESTATE OF LEONARD O. MULLNIX 80 ACRES M/L Average Unadjusted CSR2 72.62LOCATION: 5335 22nd Avenue, Mt. Auburn, Iowa LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Benton County, Cedar Township: The South One-half (S½) of the Northeast Quarter (NE¼) of Section Twenty-four (24), Township Eighty-six (86) North, Range Eleven (11), West of the 5th P.

Hawkeye Community College Announces Summer 2023 Graduates

The following are Hawkyey Community College Summer 2023 Graduates:Ruth Hildahl, Emergency Medical Services, Associate of Applied Science, graduated with Honors (3.5-3.74), Belle PlaineAlesha Brunssen, Veterinary Assisting, Diploma, GarrisonMaya Douglas, Transfer Major: Criminal Justice, Associate of Arts, of La Porte CityChase Hoy, Liberal Arts, Associate of Arts, of La Porte CityRiley Rosauer, Physical Therapist Assistant, Assoc, iate of Applied Science, graduated with High Honors (GPA 3.

4 Student Loan Repayment Questions to Answer Now

By Dr. John HartungAspire Resources Inc. board member (September 6, 2023) - If you stopped making student loan payments due to COVID-19, answer these four questions before October, when payments resume for federal student loans that were eligible for the federal emergency relief.1. What types of student loans do you have?Not all student loans were eligible for COVID-19 relief, so it's important to know what types of loans you have and what assistance has been used.

The Open Book

The last book I read was "Tom Lake" by Ann Patchett.  I was introduced to this author through my book club years ago and have loved her ever since.  In "Tom Lake" we meet a mother and her three grown daughters, brought back together on their family cherry farm due to the pandemic.  Throughout the story she recounts a time in her early 20's when she was an actress and dated a man who went on to become a Hollywood celebrity.

New Scholarship Offers $1,000 for College

Program Provides Education on College Financing and PlanningA new program for the 2023-2024 school year offering $1,000 scholarships is now open to Iowa residents.Iowa high school students and undergraduate college students, as well as their parents or guardians, may register for the ISL Education Lending Scholarship at www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Savings between now and Nov.
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