Elissa (Martinson) Schley (MSUM, B.S. Health Services Administration, 2001) was one of four panelists who presented a recent webinar hosted by the Minnesota Gerontological Society titled “Assisted Living Licensure: What to do if you Work with Older Adults.” Elissa is an Options Counseling Policy Analyst with the Senior Linkage Line at the MN Board on Aging where she oversees housing […]
Minnesota State University Moorhead has been identified by Affordable Schools as having one of the most affordable bachelor’s in gerontology degree programs in its recent ranking. MSUM was ranked 11th of the 15 Best Affordable Gerontology Bachelor Degree Programs in 2019. The ranking considered average cost of attendance, student-to-faculty ratio, and university accreditation. https://affordableschools.net/15-affordable-bachelors-degrees-gerontology/
The 18th Annual Gerontology Colloquium took place on April 3. This year’s colloquium featured MSUM graduate Paul Baymler (B.A. Gerontology, 2014). Baymler is a Senior Linkage Line Phone Specialist with the Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging, one of Minnesota’s seven area agencies on aging that are administered by the Minnesota Board on Aging. Students gained valuable […]
Gerontology majors Abbie Breidenbach, Allyson Grimley, Kailey Jenks, Solveig Mundis, Alesha Petermann, and Andrea Rezac, along with Life Science Education major Jonathan Verdon and Gerontology Program Coordinator Sue Humphers-Ginther attended the 42nd annual meeting of the Minnesota Gerontological Society in Brooklyn Center, MN on April 27, 2018. This year’s conference theme was “Wellness Agenda: Healthy Communities. Healthy You.” Keynote speaker, […]
On Thursday, May 4, the faculty in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice inducted nine students into one of three national honor societies. The faculty also announced the winners of the department’s annual awards.