Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Brandon Olson, Associate Professor, School of Business & Technology

Brandon Olson, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Project Management, qualified for and passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination. Brandon is the director of the Master of Science in Project Management program and the PMP certification provides evidence of professional qualification to the governing agency for the project management field. The certification will be used to support the program as it is reviewed for professional accreditation during the fall of 2015.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Denise Starkey, Associate Professor, School of Arts & Letters

Denise Starkey, Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, presented a paper entitled “The Quest for Home: Pilgrimage and Multiple Religious BeLonging” at the Fourth International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society at the Universidad Nacional Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica. Denise also explored a Costa Rican fair trade coffee plantation which she will use as a case study for the upcoming course Theologies of Peace and Justice. 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Dalerie Lieberz, Assistant Professor, School of Health Sciences

Dalerie Lieberz, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy,  passed Advances in Vestibular Rehabilitation certification examinations at Duke University.  Dalerie provides vestibular rehabilitation instruction for DPT students at The College of St. Scholastica and is a practicing clinician in a multidisciplinary balance and dizziness clinic at Polinsky in Duluth providing care for patients with dizziness, vertigo and balance impairments.  She is included, in a list published by the American Physical Therapy Association, as one of sixteen physical therapists with vestibular expertise  in Minnesota which can be found at 

Monday, May 12, 2014

Bill Hodapp, Professor, School of Arts and Letters

Bill Hodapp, Professor of English, presented a paper entitled “Lydgate’s Early Poetics of Translatio: Reading and Reson and Sensuallyte” at the 49th International Congress in Medieval Studies, held May 8-11 on the campus of Western Michigan University. Bill also chaired a session entitled “Beyond World’s End: Scotland and Europe in the Middle Ages.” 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Guanshen Ren, Professor, School of Sciences

Guanshen Ren, Professor of Math, has two manuscripts  titled "Proof Without Words: Pythagoras for a Clipped Rectangle" and "Pythagoras for a Right Trapezoid" published in the COLLEGE MATHEMATICS JOURNAL, Vol. 45, No. 3, May 2014.  CMJ is an official publication of the Mathematical Association of America.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Betty Preus, Associate Professor

Betty Preus, Associate Professor in the School of Education, gave a presentation entitled Building a Foundation for Civic Engagement at the National Network for Educational Renewal annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Brandon Olson, Associate Professor, School of Business & Technology

Brandon Olson, Associate Professor in the School of Business and Technology, was named the new leader of the Northeast Outreach program for the Minnesota chapter of the Project Management Institute. Brandon was also recognized with the Volunteer Team Award at the April chapter meeting for his work on the Community Outreach team.