Entries tagged with ‘education’

Two Young Alumnae Receive Physical Education Teaching Awards

Gustavus grads were named the Minnesota Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year and Minnesota Aquatics Teacher of the Year this fall.

Ann Lydecker, 1987 Faculty Service Award Winner, Education Department

Ann Lydecker was selected as the 1987 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Gustavus Education Department Expands Global Ties

The Global Educators Program connects future Gustie teachers with international experience in Ecuador, Mexico, and Spain.

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen received funding through a University of Minnesota grant from the State of Minnesota Office of Higher Education to continue work on a larger project to train K-12 teachers to bring Citizen Science, or “real world” science, into the classroom.

Andrew Gunsaullus ’97

Andrew Gunsaullus ’97 is starting coursework at Concordia University Chicago for a MS in Exercise Science – Sports Performance and Training.

Adam Langenfeld ’06

Adam D. Langenfeld ’06 completed his dual MD/PhD degrees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on 5/8/16. He will begin residency in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee this summer.

Greg Nix ’03

Greg Nix ’03 is finishing his first year of graduate study in the College of Social Work at Florida State University; he is also a Research Assistant for the Florida Institute of Child Welfare where he investigates the feasibility of child welfare policy proposals and legislation.

Laura Mueller ’92

Laura Mueller ’92 completed her PhD in art history at UW-Madison in December 2015. She am currently living and working as an independent curator and art adviser in New York.

Brit Barkholtz ’12

Brit Barkholtz ’12 is attending graduate school at the University of Minnesota to pursue her Masters in Social Work.

Ruth Robinson-Nelson ’02

Ruth Robinson-Nelson ’02 completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University in June 2015. She and her husband welcomed their first son, Blake Roman Nelson, on August 5th, 2015.