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Director, International Programs

Dawn Wood
1154 Linn Hall

Master in Intercultural Management, School for International Training

B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dawn is committed to international education and enjoys helping students experience the world and its diversity. She has traveled and visited many countries and recognizes the value of learning about other cultures.

International Student Advisor

Gayle Glick
1154 Linn Hall

B.A., Western Illinois University

Gayle has worked at Kirkwood for many years and enjoys the opportunity of meeting students from all over the world. She helps students adjusted to their new culture and is a good student resource and she works diligently to ensure that our international students feel welcomed at Kirkwood.

International Admissions Specialist

Cyrus Mudanya
1154 Linn Hall

B.S., Mount Mercy University
A.A., Kirkwood Community College

Start Here Go Anywhere! is our motto at Kirkwood Community College that we truly believe in. If you are an international student looking for a college in the U.S. to further your education, you too can start here at Kirkwood. I look forward to assisting you with your admissions questions.
Study Abroad Advisor

Ken Nesbett
1154 Linn Hall

M.A.E., University of Northern Iowa
B.A., University of Toledo

Ken advises students on Kirkwood short-term, semester and other study aboard programs. He is committed to international education and enthusiastically supports students who wish to pursue part of their education overseas. Ken has traveled throughout Europe, and to parts of Africa and Asia. He continues to travel in his spare time. Kenís biggest professional joy is to watch students discover their passion and chase their dreams!

Program Coordinator

Jane Ann Rix
1154 Linn Hall

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University

Jane Ann is responsible for the variety of programming needs of our international students visiting Kirkwood on grant programs. She welcomes students to Kirkwood and enjoys helping students get involved in campus and community activities.
Office Coordinator  
Maria Moore
1154 Linn Hall