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Careers in Business: Virtual Alumni Panel

October 3, 2023, 11:00 am12:00 pm

…Current Employer: Evans Transportation Services Responsibilities: Currently tasked with the development and progression of the procurement side of truckload brokerage while mentoring and leading carrier procurement representatives to become successful contributors within the logistics industry Direction and leadership of the carrier side of the Evans Transportation Strategic initiatives, market analysis,…

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Lake Superior is the Classroom

…due to more than espresso. They’ve just finished their freshman year in Superior Connections, a unique interdisciplinary course of study focused on the Lake Superior watershed. Founded in 1892, Northland College is located in northern Wisconsin near Lake Superior and the Chequamegon National Forest with its resident wildlife. Northland’s 500…

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Northland College to Host Lake Superior Youth Symposium

Northland College will host a four-day Lake Superior Youth Symposium, April 27-30, offering a dynamic menu of field experiences, programs, presentations, and entertainment. The Symposium is a biennial event—this is the 12th—open to teachers and students in grades 8-12 throughout the Lake Superior watershed——Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the province of…

Northland College Graphic of Lake Superior

7 Lake Superior Circumnavigations

Around the Largest Lake in the World by Kayak, Bike, and Foot

Circumnavigating Lake Superior is such a uniquely Northland College student experience. In addition to the Superior Connections program that includes a May trip around the lake, there are Northlanders who go on their own by kayak, bike, and even on foot. There’s no official ledger of Northlanders who have traveled…

Liz Downey on bike May Term

Pedaling Around Lake Superior for May Term

Northland College student Liz Downey biked 1,287 miles through wind, rain, sleet and snow around Lake Superior in May—and earned six credits for her efforts, a fitting finale to her college career. Downey first circled Lake Superior in a van with sixteen classmates during May term her freshman and sophomore…

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Greening the Face of Public Education

…Nelson, associate professor of teacher education. “She will soon set classrooms on fire with her intelligence and creativity in bringing the outdoors inside to her pupils.” The people who make up the Northland community, the tight-knit learning environment of the Superior Connections program, and Lake Superior were the most influential…