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.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Ms. SueAnne Mattson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

SueAnne Mattson, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing took and passed the national certification exam by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SHS) and has earned the credential of Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Dr. Allen Chaparadza, Assistant Professor Chemistry, School of Sciences

Dr. Allen Chaparadza, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, School of Sciences, was awarded a $9,025 grant from the Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Program (2016) to purchase a Time-resolved Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance to equip the chemistry labs and support a number of existing electrochemistry experiments, as well as new, interesting experiments that are currently not part of the curriculum.