Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Dr. Denise Starkey, Associate Professor and Director, Women’s and Gender Studies, delivered a paper entitled "Pilgrimage as Homemaking” at the Imperial College in London, England in April 2017. She also presented "Sexism, Social Location & Intersectionality” on July 23rd at a local training on Understanding Systems of Oppression for the Feminist Action Collective in Duluth.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Project Management MS accredited



Dr. Brandon Olson, associate professor of CIS, reports that the Global Accreditation Center of the Project Management Institute has conferred accreditation status to the College's Master of Science in Project Management program. Our program is now fully accredited by the GAC through May 2020. There are only 28 other GAC accredited institutions in North America and 57 world-wide. Also, we one of only 12 institutions to offer fully online programs across the world with this accreditation.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Nursing faculty headed to Ireland



Three members of the Nursing faculty will give poster presentations at Sigma Theta Tau International's 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland on July 27-31. 

Gina Diaz, assistant professor and Paula Byrne, assistant professor, are presenting on "Prelicensure International Immersion Illuminates Shared Professional Values and Discovery of Nursing Voice in Cultural Humility.”
Susan B. Connor, associate professor and Paula Byrne, assistant professor, will present on "Improving Care for the Veteran Population Through Respectful Interpersonal Collaboration: One College's Experience."

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vine's latest to appear in '18

"To Keep Him Hidden," a manuscript by Ryan Vine, associate professor of English, was a finalist in 2016 for the New Issues Poetry Prize, the Crab Orchard Series, the MVP Prize from New Rivers Press, and — selected by Robert Pinsky — the Dorset Prize. Salmon Poetry plans to publish it in the spring of 2018.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Jesse Hinrichs, Assistant Professor and Amy Bergstrom, Associate Professor; School of Education



Jesse Hinrichs, Assistant Professor and Amy Bergstrom, AssociateProfessor recently had their research paper published in the SITE 2016 Proceedings and the paper was internationally distributed via LearnTechLib--The Learning and Technology Library.  Dr. Hinrichs and Dr. Bergstrom also presented the paper at the SITE conference in Savannah, Georgia.

The title of the paper is: Perceptions of Technology Needs of Pre Service Teach Education Candidates.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Pam Bjorklund, Professor, School of Nursing

Pam Bjorklund, Professor, School of Nursing recently had an article published in Advances in Nursing Science: Bjorklund, P. (2016). Gossamer threads: Commentary on the impact of digital technology on the developing brain and the capacity for empathyANS, 39(1), 71-84.   

The article will also be featured on the ANS blog site, starting on March 25, 2016.  ANS Blog: http://ANSjournalblog.com/

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Ryan Vine, Associate Professor, School of Arts and Letters

Ryan Vine, Associate Professor, School of Arts and Letters has new work forthcoming in Poetry Ireland and the Backwaters Press's twentieth anniversary anthology. Last semester, the Minnesota State Arts Board invited him to serve as a grant application review panelist and to read his poems at the Loft Literary Center. This semester, the English Department of St. Olaf invited him to serve as judge for their annual student writing competition and to give a public reading of his work on the St. Olaf campus in April.