Groundbreaking Move by Faculty for Student Success

Groundbreaking Move by Faculty for Student Success

For her 2013-14 Mentor-Mentee Project, Mary Schneekloth, successfully proposed a project to help Kirkwood become the first community college in the United States to attain membership to the University Partnership Program of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. Mary pursued this project because her department, Business & Information Technology, wanted to build the Financial Service […]

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Interdisciplinary Views on Social Workers and Nurses’ Roles in Patient Care

Interdisciplinary Views on Social Workers and Nurses’ Roles in Patient Care

Nicole Alsaker, Nursing department, worked with Jody Weigel on her Mentor-Mentee Project for the 2013-14 academic year.  Their goal was to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and communication by 1) exploring the roles and responsibilities of nurses and social workers, and 2) examining how they can improve teamwork and professional relationships.  Below are slides from Nicole’s PowerPoint […]

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Building a Garden and Recognizing Neighbors

Building a Garden and Recognizing Neighbors

This is the 2012-13 Mentor-Mentee Project developed by Liz Maas, Math/Science faculty at Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus. In the spring 2011 semester, as an adjunct, I started a small community garden at the Kirkwood Campus in Iowa City.  Since space is limited at this campus I contacted the neighboring facility to the south, Oral B/Proctor […]

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