Iowa Board of Regents

Looking Forward For the First Time

Kyla Ford’s academic journey started pretty hastily. At just 17 years old, she had moved out of her mother’s house, was just diagnosed with chronic regional pain syndrome and was recovering from surgery. She knew she wanted to go to school, so she enrolled in Kirkwood Community College and started studying human services. Ford transferred to UNI and started studying social work and became actively involved on campus. 

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