Entries tagged with ‘education’


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.

John R Nord ’72

John R Nord ’72 started Adler Graduate School in Feb ’15 to earn a MA in Marriage, and Family Therapy. He married Sally Beck on July 11, 2015.

Ashley Gibbs Paul ’09

Ashley Gibbs married Ian Paul on July 31, 2015. Ashley teaches kindergarten at Plymouth Creek Elementary, having received an M.A. in Education from Saint Mary’s University in April 2015.

Laura Russell ’11

Laura Russell ’11 completed her program requirements at Saint Mary’s University in August and now has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Psychological Services. She is beginning the two-year process of becoming a licensed mental health professional. In June, she started working at Fraser as an Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) Mental Health Practitioner. 

Andrew Bennett ’05

Andrew Bennett ’05 writes, “I received a M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University in 2012. I interned with the Department of Defense Educational Activity in Alexandria, Virginia last summer.”

Shawna Weaver ’05

Shawna Weaver ’05 wrote: “After completing my doctorate in Sustainability Education in May, I will now be teaching both ethics and psychology courses at the College of St. Scholastica in the fall. I am also the founder and executive director of Deep Rock Ecotherapy and Wellness, a nonprofit counseling center located in Duluth.”

Alli Linn ’09

Alli Linn ’09 writes, “After four intense years, I graduated from veterinary school and have finally received my DVM! I have accepted a one year internship at a large ambulatory horse practice outside of Albany, NY. The included photo was taken after the graduation ceremony where one of my greatest Gustie friends surprised me by attending!” […]


Erik Bryz-Gornia ’13

Erik Bryz-Gornia ’13 (below, left) is finishing up his Master’s of Public Health degree with a concentration in Global Environmental Health while assisting with an inaugural Paramedic Education Program in the western region of the Dominican Republic during the summer of 2015. During a medical mission trip in August of 2014 a need was recognized […]