Kirkwood President Dr. Lori Sundberg

Reflections on leadership: Kirkwood President Dr. Lori Sundberg announces upcoming retirement

Amidst her journey toward leadership, Kirkwood Community College President Dr. Lori Sundberg has always found herself thrust into the role of “firsts.”    As the college’s first female president and a former first generation college student, the strategic planner has bravely navigated these roles by solidly establishing relationships, [Continue Reading »]

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Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Director Nathan Bellinger

Preparing for take off : The force behind the Aviation Maintenance Program

As administrators in Kirkwood Community College’s Industrial Technologies department anticipate the start of the new Aviation Maintenance Technology program next fall, they have their hands full. Through a series of ongoing-  student recruitment efforts and tenuous days laying the foundation for the program’s academic components,  there is still [Continue Reading »]

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Work Study student Kuleni Wakweya

Fighting the invisible affliction: College works to battle food insecurity among students

As many students manage the rigors of their academic careers, they often find themselves enamored with a myriad of course assignments, experiential learning projects, balancing student workloads, and engaging socially.   Therefore, “a full plate” for some might be considered a generous description of their lives.  However, there [Continue Reading »]

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