Ken Colwell, PhD

Professor | KALA General Manager

Ken oversees KALA-FM and SAUtv.

Teaches desktop publishing, website development, advanced audio production & editing, and broadcast media management.

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Education and Training

  • EdS, PhD, The University of Iowa
  • MA, Catholic University of America
  • BA, St. Ambrose College

Professional Certifications

  • Senior Radio Engineer
  • Broadcast Technologist
  • Digital Radio Broadcast Specialist

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Chi Delta Epsilon Sigma - National Scholastic Honor Societies
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology
  • Audio Engineering Society
  • Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals
  • Society of Broadcast Engineers

Courses Taught

COMM 225 - Desktop Communication
COMM 335 - Techniques in Audio Production
COMM 435 - Media Programming & Management


Ken Colwell

Galvin Fine Arts Center 221B
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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