Entries tagged with ‘education’

Nhung Le ’08

Nhung Le ’08 is currently studying at Cornell University in the 2-year MBA program.

Gustavus to Renovate A.H. Anderson Hall

The $8 million complete renovation of A.H. Anderson Hall will begin this January. The building will house the Department of Education, Academic Support Center and Writing Center, and a new multifaith center beginning in February 2017.

Amy Hughes ’12

Amy Hughes ’12 (left) graduated this December from University of Minnesota Duluth’s Master of Environmental Education program. Becky (Crosbie) Meyer ’96, of the UM Extension, served as a committee member for her graduate thesis research on educational communities’ beliefs toward students’ cold weather, outdoor play opportunities in Northeast Minnesota.

Laura Dummer ’10

Laura Dummer ’10 received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana in May 2015. She is now in practice with All Pets Clinic in Columbia Heights, MN.

Nick David ’07: Coaching Students to Win On and Off the Field

Nick David '07 is taking the lessons he learned as a student-athlete at Gustavus and passing them on to the next generation as a coach and administrator in the Westonka School District.

Valerie Walker: I’m a Gustie and This is How I Teach

  Valerie Walker Assistant Professor in Education What classes do you regularly teach? Literacy for the K-12 Teacher; Elementary Social Studies Methods; Elementary Language Arts Methods (and a summer gig called “Economics for the Elementary Teacher”) What’s the best advice about teaching you’ve ever received? Don’t just assign students work–take responsibility for teaching them to go […]

Deb Pitton: I’m a Gustie and This is How I Teach

Deb Pitton Professor and Chair in Education What classes do you regularly teach? EDU 399, (Student Teaching Seminar) EDU 368 (AVID tutoring /practicum for secondary ed majors)  and Supervision of Student Teachers What’s the best advice about teaching you’ve ever received?   Students learn more from doing than from hearing. Tell us about your favorite topic or course […]

Lisa Dembouski: I’m a Gustie and This is How I Teach

Lisa Dembouski Assistant Professor in Education What classes do you regularly teach? I teach people who are learning to be teachers. Toward that goal, my courses include EDU 268:Orientation to the Teaching Profession (J-Term class), EDU 350: Reading in the Content Areas: Multiple Literacies in 21st Century Classrooms, EDU 389: Inclusive Classrooms, and I supervise student […]

Emily Allex ’10

Emily Allex ’10 from medical school this spring and started residency in Internal Medicine at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI, in July.

Rachel Craig ’11

Rachel Craig ’11 received her Masters of Library and Information Science in May 2015. She also started a job as an E-Learning Content Specialist at Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation in June 2015.