Search Results

Searched for: association
Sig Olson's personal gear

Sigurd Olson Legacy

…Sigurd national recognition in conservation circles. 1951 Sigurd becomes vice-president of the National Parks Association (now the National Park Conservation Association). 1953 Sigurd becomes president of the National Parks Association. 1955 The year begins with Sigurd signing his first book contract, with Alfred A. Knopf. In the summer, Sigurd and…

Stephanie Red Cloud Muise

Second at National STEM Conference

…Muise, who grew up outside of Boston, is affiliated with the Mik Maq nation. She is co-president of the Native American Student Association and a member of the newly formed Northland College chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. AISES is a national organization for the promotion of…

Teacher with elementary students

Colleges of Distinction Recognizes Northland Educator Preparation Program

…the program was recognized by the Association of Independent Liberal Arts College for Teacher Education as a Model of Excellence in Partnerships. This national award recognizes the community partnership between Northland College’s Educator Preparation Program and the Future Indian Teachers Program at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOC) through…

Liz White in cap and gown

Liz White: Student Commencement Address

Liz White’s quiet strength has not gone unnoticed. As a sophomore, she was selected by her peers to serve on the board of trustees. Since then she has served as president of the Northland College Student Association, was awarded the Student Life Indelible Mark Award “for her thoughtful leadership and…

Immerse Yourselves

…club, try out for a play at the Chequamegon Theatre Association, vote. Remember, too, that you are part of natural as well as human communities. Follow the twists and turns of Bay City Creek through the Ravine, go paddle boarding with a friend at Solstice Outdoors, go climbing at Bob…

Teachers received education award

Teaching Alums Receive Educator Awards

…the state of Wisconsin. Both were given their awards at the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE) meeting in Madison last month. The WACTE along with the Northland College Educator Preparation Program determined the winners. The WACTE is a professional organization composed of the Wisconsin institutions that prepare…

Ethiopian girl stretches before running (Girls Gotta Run Foundation)

If You Give a Girl a Pair of Sneakers . . . .

Dr. Patricia E. Ortman '71 Creates Girls Gotta Run Foundation

…learned that I was a leader,” she said. “I helped to create the Northland College Student Association, which became known nationally as a model for other schools, and led the organization of our campus’s mobilization against the Vietnam War and other important causes.” After graduation, she moved to Washington DC…

Sunset at Forest Lodge

Changing Climate, Changing Culture

Student-Led Conference at Forest Lodge

…Northland College Student Association vice president to expose as many students as possible to the benefits of becoming involved with the Citizens Climate Lobby. Ideally, Fisher would like to see three-to-five Northland College students active in the local chapter. “This weekend we initiated the steps to really achieve these goals…

Northland College alumnus Tiffany Kirsten stands with fellow activists along the border of Texas and Mexico

Birds and the Border Wall

…steel wall is slated to be built. In October, I traveled to Washington DC with two other board members of the Friends of the Wildlife Corridor, as well as the president of the American Birding Association. We spent three full days in meetings of house and senate offices, discussing the…

City scape of Boston, Mass by photographer Bob Gross

UHA Awards Rector Best Dissertation

The Urban History Association awarded Josiah Rector, Hulings Assistant Professor of US and Environmental History and Culture, the Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History. Rector, who began at Northland College this fall, wrote his dissertation “Accumulating Risk: Environmental Justice and the History of Capitalism in Detroit, 1880-2015,”…