Describe the mission and history of community colleges and the structure and scope of Kirkwood Community College.

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My Thoughts on the History of the Community College

This post was composed by Jacalyn McCarville, faculty and counselor at the Iowa City Campus.  The original document was written as a reflection on the Fall 2013 section of the History of the Community College. Kirkwood Community College, for over 45 years now, has held true to its original mission to train people for jobs. […]

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What inspires Kirkwood faculty?

This post was composed by Steve Hanisch, instructor in the ACE Academy in the Industrial Technology department.  The original document was written as a reflection in the Fall 2013 section of the History of the Community College. This paper will answer the question, “Since you started this semester, what has inspired you as a faculty […]

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My Top 10 Ways to Support Kirkwood

This post was composed by Sondra Smith Gates, English instructor in the Distance Learning department.  The original document was written as a reflection in the History of the Community College. About Sondra Gates   Sondra earned her PhD in English from the University of Michigan and joined the Kirkwood faculty full-time in the fall of […]

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Top 10 Actions

This post was composed by Brian Kalata, chef instructor in the Hospitality Arts department.  The original document was written as a reflection in the History of the Community College course. About Brian Kalata Originally from Buffalo, New York, Chef Kalata began working in the restaurant industry at age 13. He began washing dishes, sweeping and […]

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Top 10 Actions to Move Kirkwood Community College from Great to Greater

This post was composed by Darek Benesh, assistant professor of English.  The original document was written as a reflection in the History of the Community College course. About Darek Benesh Darek Benesh, an assistant professor of English, holds degrees in English Language and Literature and TESOL, with additional graduate work in Language, Literacy and Culture. […]

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