As a positive step towards making Kirkwood Community College a more diverse and inclusive environment, a diversity track was added to Collaborative Learning Days, featuring 16 sessions that addressed issues of diversity and inclusion.  This was a great first step towards bringing diversity issues to the forefront, prompting us all to be more reflective educators. […]

This post was composed by Juanita Limas, instructor in the Math/Science Department.  The original presentation was composed as a reflection in the History of the Community College course. Click on the image to view the whole presentation. About Juanita Limas Juanita Limas is an instructor in the Math/Science department, teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology and […]

Within the time span of a month, the Eastern Iowa region has had several conferences dedicated to diversity in higher education institutions, acknowledging the continuously changing demographics of our community.  In fact, recently the Pew Research Center, published an engaging website about the Next America.  I recommend that you take a quick glance at this […]

This post is an adaptation of slides from a keynote presentation for the 27th Annual Conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities given by Dr. Jimmy Reyes, Dean of Nursing, and Juanita Limas, Assistant Professor in the Math/Science Department. Session Objectives Demographics of US changing Latinos and STEM fields How are we addressing […]

This is the 2012-13 Mentor-Mentee Project developed by Juanita Limas, Math/Science Faculty. Introduction  The Livescribe pen technology has been rapidly evolving.  According to the Livescribe website (www.livescribe.com), there are two pens that are available for purchase: the Echo smartpen and the Sky wifi smartpen.  Both of these pens employ technology that enable the user to […]