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Review: A Boy and a Jaguar

SONWA 2015 Children’s Book Award Winner By Eileen Van Pernis, SONWA Children’s Book Committee The Children’s Book Committee of the Sigurd F. Olson Award (SONWA) is proud to announce the 2015 winner, Alan Rabinowitz, author of A Boy and a Jaguar, about a stuttering boy and a caged animal. A…

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Eyes Wide Open Review

SONWA 2015 Young Adult Winner By Jan Penn, SONWA Children’s Committee Paul Fleischman’s Eyes Wide Open approaches the topic of environmental engagement from the angle of an old fashioned “investigative reporter.” It takes matters of who, what, when, where to the depths associated with the process of critical thinking. A…

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Student Athlete Handbook

This guide offers an overview and links to some of the most important policies and rules related to student-athletes. However, it does not replace or supersede the official Northland College Handbook—which provides the complete text of all College policies—or actual UMAC, NCHA, WIAC and NCAA rules and regulations. This handbook…

Gaining Relevant Industry Experience: Virtual Alumni Panel

December 7, 2023, 2:30 pm3:30 pm

Calling those interested in BUSINESS, SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, and SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE careers! The following Northland alumni (who graduated from business and/or sustainable community development programs) will provide an overview of what they do through their current roles, how they gained relevant experience to get there, and advice they’d suggest for…

Careers in Business: St. Croix Rods Presentation

October 24, 2023, 11:00 am12:00 pm

…will be at Northland to present an overview of the company, what his role and others entail, how he gained relevant experience to get there (including a master’s in business administration), and advice for students who are considering careers in similar fields (which may include internship or job suggestions). This…

Ace Your Interview Mixer

February 29, 5:30 pm7:30 pm

…right—a real, in-person, professional networking opportunity! Starting at 6 p.m.—We’ll provide a quick overview of how the mock interviewing portion will work for everyone, and then the fun really starts! Interviewers stay seated while students rotate around the room, meeting for fifteen minutes with each interviewer. The interviewer will ask…

Careers in Business: Memorial Medical Center Presentation

November 7, 2023, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Calling all students interested in learning more about post-grad careers related to business administration/management, human resources, the medical industry, and others! Chad Lipske, human resources manager at Memorial Medical Center, will be at Northland to present an overview of the company, what his role and others entail, how he gained…

Careers in Business: NorthLakes Community Clinic Presentation

November 27, 2023, 9:00 am10:00 am

Calling all students interested in learning more about post-grad careers related to business administration/management, information technology (IT), and more! Two Northland alumni currently working at NorthLakes Community Clinic—Jason Akl ’99 (chief operations officer) and Brodie Dugger ’99 (IT director)—will be at Northland to present an overview of this organization, what…