MSUM service-learning practitioners to speak in the Faculty Development Center

Learn more about service-learning and incorporating service-learning into the courses that you teach. There will be two mini-sessions held on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 8 a.m. and again on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center. A panel of 3-4 experienced service-learning professors will share their knowledge of and the benefits service-learning has had on the […]

Northern Plains Conference group receives grant

The Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability through Valley Senior Services in Fargo N.D. received a $10,000 grant from the Office of Women’s Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the 2011 conference. The Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability is coordinated by a committee of 15 health and social service professionals in the […]

Sue Humphers-Ginther, students attend Minnesota gerontological meeting

Sue Humphers-Ginther, Sociology and Criminal Justice, and four senior gerontology students (Marissa Maiers, Alison Nash-Gerlach, Jennifer Pippin-Anderson, and Muna Shrestha) attended the annual meeting of the Minnesota Gerontological Society in Brooklyn Center April 30. This year’s conference theme was “Be the Change: Innovative Models for an Aging Population”. Keynote Speaker, Dr. Rick Moody, Director of Academic Affairs for AARP, spoke on “Reminiscences of the 21st Century”, which offered pessimistic as well as optimistic scenarios for America as an aging society. In several breakout sessions, students learned about current research and how it translates into practice in our rapidly changing world of aging services.