Former student discusses the advantages of a community college education 

CONTRIBUTED: Former criminal justice major at Kirkwood Community College, and now police officer, Austin Whiting, shared the advantages of going to a community college instead of a university. Whiting said he chose a community college over a university due to the cost being more affordable. He also liked the flexibility. With a busy schedule, he said students can go to community college and still [Continue Reading »]

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Elizabeth O'Brien

Travel, meet and learn: A priceless experience

CONTRIBUTED: From an international student who studied science (genetics and genetic counseling) to an exchange students trainer to the International Students Coordinator for the Community College Initiative (CCI) program at Kirkwood Community College, Elizabeth O’Brien has had many experiences. A native of Palatine, Ill., O’Brien shares her experience [Continue Reading »]

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