Category: Meet our Alumni

Dan Romano

Alumnus Dan Romano: Weatherman

Dan Romano, weatherman for WDIO TV, did not start his career in typical fashion. In 2010, he was living in New Jersey, thirty years old, bartending, and taking a second stab at college when he happened to catch Reed Timmer on Storm Chasers one night after a long shift. “Just watching Reed Timmer on TV…  Read More

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Discovery Southeast Honors Teacher Allie Smith

BY Lisa Phu, KTOO At least once a month, Smith takes her second grade class outside to walk on the trail behind the school. “You have eight minutes to do some observations,” Smith tells the class. “Go. Make sure you can see an adult the whole time.” Each time Smith takes her students outside, she…  Read More

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Fed Jobs Just Got Easier

The federal government has named Northland College in Ashland, Wis. as a partner in activating the next generation of conservation stewards. The new 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC), a national effort to place thousands of young people and veterans in conservation work, selected Northland College in December as one of its partners to facilitate…  Read More