Kirkwood's Mentor Program is available to all full-time faculty and staff. Upon hire, you will be assigned a mentor who will support you during your first year of employment. Your mentor will serve as a resource as you begin to learn about the college's culture, standards, processes and procedures. 

This program features:
  • Monthly networking lunch.
  • Guest speakers from throughout the college.

FY2019 Schedule:
Lunch sessions are from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Networking and eating begin at 11:30 a.m. Presentation begins at Noon.
Date Speaker Topic Location Notes
Wed. 7/11/18 Kris Riley and Team Kirkwood Finance 101 Iowa Hall AB Wednesday
Tue. 8/7/18 John Fletcher Student Engagement Iowa Hall AB 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Tue. 9/11/18 Hannah Dunlap Greenhouse and Garden Tour Horticulture Room 141 Meet at HORT building
Tue. 10/9/18 Cort Iverson and Team Institutional Research Iowa Hall AB  
Thu. 11/15/18 Cathy Finch, Kim Prevo, Maggie Thomas Strengths-Based Teaching Iowa Hall AB Thursday
Tue. 12/18/18 CANCELED      
Tue. 1/18/19 CANCELED      
Tue. 2/12/19 Lori Sundberg The Future of Kirkwood Iowa Hall AB  
Tue. 3/12/19 Jacolyn Bohr The Hotel at Kirkwood Center - Front of House Operations The Hotel, Ballroom A&F  
Tue. 4/9/19 Doug Wagemester Kirkwood Athletics Iowa Hall AB  
Tue. 5/14/19 No Speaker Activity Day Iowa Hall AB  
Tue. 6/11/19 Troy McQuillen Kirkwood's Future Buildings Iowa Hall AB