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A Kirtland Vet’s Journey: Julie Lavender

Julie Lavender, Vice President of Instructional Services at Kirtland Community College, enlisted in the Army after high school because of a desire to serve her country.  Following three years as combat medic, she went through nursing school/ROTC and three more years of active duty as a nurse serving on bases including Ft. Sam Houston (TX) and Ft. Hood … [Read more...]

Getting Help. Giving Help.

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The end of a semester, juggling family and work, and the hustle and bustle of the pending holiday season can present real challenges.  Unfortunately, this stress can hit pretty hard.  This Week @ Kirtland, Coordinator of Student Support Services and Academic Advisor Caryn Schutte provides some important information about the serious topic of depression … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks. Making Cool Stuff. Seeing Stars.

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They say education opens doors and creates opportunities.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re finding this to be true in some special, fun – and way out there – ways! Kirtland kicked off a great week by recognizing veterans.  On Monday, several veterans from our local communities recognized and honored the sacrifices of America’s veterans – past and present – … [Read more...]