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Name: Steven Edwards Program of Study at Iowa Lakes:  Substance Abuse Year Graduated: 2012 Current Occupation/Employer: Substance Abuse Therapist (Jackson Recovery Centers 9/23/12-3/18/16). Current- Substance Abuse Therapist (Seasons Center for Behavioral Health). Additional degrees and education achieved: BA-Human Services (Buena Vista University). International Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC). Current- Capella...

Troy Larson rarely took academics seriously. That is, until he attended Iowa Lakes in 1991.  “For the first time, I took academics serious. Iowa Lakes gave me the confidence to know that academically I could get it done,” said Larson.  Larson grew up in Mallard, Iowa, and decided to attend...

Alumni Uses Iowa Lakes Experiences to Further Education and Pursue Talents Jeremy Johnson took many of his experiences at Iowa Lakes with him after graduation in the spring of 1997.  The person he attributes many of those positive college experiences to is instrumental and humanities professor Carol Ayres Stueven.  “Carol...

My current job is Wind Turbine Manager at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. I work for the company Centerra as a civilian contractor for the Navy. I operate and maintain the 4 wind turbines on the base. Since all power must be made on the base it is very...

Talia Patton is a 2010 graduate of the Hotel & Restaurant Management Program. Upon graduation, she transferred to Iowa State University to complete her bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management.

Laura is on a mission. As an Iowa Lakes student serving in the National Guard, she isn't wasting any time!

Steph will graduate early from Iowa Lakes, thanks to the dual credit courses she took while in high school.

Jim is a non-traditional student who returned to Iowa Lakes for Legal Studies so he can help his daughter in her law firm.

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