Last year, Russell Bush shared his interest in Competency Based Education in his¬†poster presentation at the Master Teacher Program Year 3 Poster Fair.¬† Competency Based Education is an approach to teaching and learning that is making changes to many school systems around the nation, and may soon be affecting how we teach at Kirkwood Community […]

“When we graduate from our two-year program, we’re actually coming out with the same types of projects that Iowa State [University] is doing, which makes our portfolios…just as good as a four-year colleges’,” states Kara Scherbring, one of Kirkwood’s interior design students in the video below, in which she and other students share their love […]

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 […]