What Will You Become?
Iowa Western Community College
Cara Trede
Contact Me: Admissions

Office: Welcome Center
Phone: (712) 388-6878
Fax: (712)388-6803
Ask me a question.

Cara Trede

Director of Admissions

Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa


  •   Master’s Degree in Managerial Communication, Bellevue University
  •   Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, University of Iowa
  •   Associate’s Degree in General Studies, Iowa Western Community College         

What I do at Iowa Western: As the Director of Admissions, I oversee the admission process college-wide, including acceptance to programs with additional admission requirements. I work a lot with the communication process for applicants and new students.

IWCC Insider Tip: ROC has it all. Get to know ROC as best as possible – the resources ROC contains are countless. If you have questions, ask!

Favorite IWCC moment: I always enjoy graduation season and the commencement ceremony. It’s exciting to see students work so hard and accomplish their goal.

Hobbies and Interests: Hanging out with my family. My husband and I have two little kiddos that keep us busy and entertained. We spend as much time outside as possible. I also love running, photography, reading, traveling, and watching football. Go Hawks!