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Four eco-rep students outdoors

Eco-Reps at Northland College

…social, and economic. They are not part of the Northland College Student Association and different than the Environmental Council. The Environmental Council works on bigger issues and pursues ways Northland College can better engage in sustainability, they say. An independent foursome, they are focused on individual actions, small life changes,…

AASHE STAR award

Northland College Receives High Marks for Sustainability Achievements

Northland College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. Northland College ranked as one of…

Ojibwe Coloring Books

Northland Grad Pens, Illustrates Ojibwe Coloring Books

WHSP Publishes Ojibwe Traditions

…in March at Northland College as part of the Indigenous Cultures Awareness Month. Author events are being planned for 2019 in partnership with Northland College and the Apostle Island Booksellers in Bayfield. Check here for event updates in the new year. Find them through your favorite bookseller or by visiting…

Students stand with award

Northland College education program recognized

For the second time in three years, the Northland College Educator Preparation Program has been recognized by the Association of Independent Liberal Arts College for Teacher Education as a Model of Excellence in Partnerships. Annette Nelson, associate professor and education department chair, accepted the award in March at the AILACTE…

Glass of beer sitting next to Cabbie's Tap logo.

Ten-cent Taps, Lasting Romance & Ida's Special Sauce

…Also, an added bonus, I met my husband there. He was not a student at Northland. That was in 1955. We have now been married for fifty-seven years and when we come home for Northland reunions, we also spent time at Cabbie’s. Tom Chvala 1958 As a student from 1955…

Group walking on the beach

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…

Teacher with elementary students

Colleges of Distinction Recognizes Northland Educator Preparation Program

…Distinctions wrote in its recognition notice. “Northland’s liberal arts foundation forms well-rounded, flexible students, and the Education Department’s clinical residency and student teaching programs ensure more than adequate exposure.” This is the third national award in the past four years for the Educator Preparation Program at Northland College. Last year…

Northland College student in class

Scholarships

…awarded to applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to the environment and conservation through academic achievements or extracurricular experiences. Sigurd Olson (1899-1982) was a wilderness advocate, teacher, best-selling nature writer, and Northland College student. To qualify for this scholarship, a scholarship interview is required after admission. Northland Legacy Scholarship $1,000…

Northland College Food Center Director Todd Rothe stands in front of the composting machine.

Northland College Wants Your Leftovers

Community Compost Program

Northland College has a big problem: not enough leftovers. Students at the school have been combining food waste and organic materials like leaves, wood chips, lawn trimmings and cardboard since 1993 and converting what could have become a stinking mess into rich, black, earthy compost. SIGN UP NOW. A state-of-the-art…