Faculty in the School of Social Work and Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice collaborate with a west coast colleague on evaluative research

Drs. Nandita Bezbaruah and Shawn Ginther of the School of Social Work, and Sue Humphers-Ginther of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, along with Janet Hollander of Eugene, Oregon, are collaborating on an evaluation of the effectiveness of Nia 52 Moves in enhancing aspects of physical performance and subjective well-being among older adults. Based on findings of this mixed-methods […]

Gerontology students attend the Minnesota Gerontological Society Conference

Gerontology students Paul Baymler, Kaleena Briceno, Katherine Johanson, and Hillary Johnson along with Gerontology Program Coordinator Sue Humphers-Ginther attended the annual meeting of the Minnesota Gerontological Society in Brooklyn Center, Minn., on April 25, 2014. This year’s conference theme was “Recruiting, Retaining, and Retraining – Preparing the Workforce for an Aging Society”. Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jacquelyn James of the Sloan […]

Spotlight on Service-Learning

This is the first of what will become monthly segments entitled Spotlight on Service-Learning. Each monthly Spotlight will highlight the endeavors of one of the many MSUM service-learning practitioners. This Month’s Spotlight on Service-Learning recognizes Dr. Sue Humphers-Ginther. Humphers-Ginther was recently interviewed regarding her service-learning work. Humphers-Ginther is a Professor of Sociology and the Gerontology Program Coordinator here at MSUM. […]

Sue Humphers-Ginther elected co-president of Minnesota Gerontological Society

Sue Humphers-Ginther, Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Gerontology Program, was recently elected Co-President of the Minnesota Gerontological Society along with Phyllis Greenberg, Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Gerontology at St. Cloud State University. The Minnesota Gerontological Society is a statewide professional membership organization consisting of social and health services providers, housing experts, research scientists, policy analysts, program administrators, […]