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September 24, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Editor’s note: This school year, senior AJ Zickuhr is working in the communications office. One of her primary assignments will be writing for the Lakeland Blog. Hey y'all! It’s me, AJ, and I want to take a minute to introduce myself. I’m from small-town Bettendorf, Iowa. (Corn rocks). I’m a huge family gal; I have three younger brothers and the world’s best parents. Also, this summer, I rescued my first pup. His name is Duke and I love him like…
September 18, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Five Lakeland students spent a portion of their summer in Belize, Central America, where they traveled for the bi-annual BIO 421 Tropical Ecology course. The students who took the 15-day excursion were: Lauren Bruggink (Oostburg, Wis., biochemistry), Amber Knutson (Waldo, Wis., biology), Mario Rafe (Bourbonnais, Ill., communication), Grace Schumacher (Plymouth, Wis., biology) and Chacone (Ben) Vue (Sheboygan, Wis., biology). This was the sixth time since 2008 that Associate Professor of Biology Paul Pickhardt has led a May trip to Belize. Jered McGivern, assistant…
September 17, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
KJ Odom is all about things that are old school. The Lakeland University senior finds fascination in the past. And by past, we are talking Mayan ruins and ancient Greece. A history major from Milwaukee, Odom served as an exhibitions and collections intern this past summer at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, the latest experience in a series of hands-on roles preparing him for a future working in history. The internship is continuing this fall. JMKAC presented…
September 13, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Jess Luecke works in paradise. Since June, Luecke, a 2016 Lakeland graduate, has been serving as chief financial officer for the Peace Lodge Hotel in Vara Blanca, Costa Rica, and The Springs Resort & Spa in Arenal, Costa Rica. Peace Lodge is a boutique luxury mountain lodge located on the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a local nature park, and is 20 minutes from the Poás Volcano. The Springs, located about two hours away, is a luxury resort perched…
September 7, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
When Rikki Vela arrived at Lakeland as a freshmen, she was set on a career in law enforcement and a retirement job as a mortician. This summer, an internship experience near home introduced her to a career that’s the best of both worlds – the coroner’s office. Vela, a senior criminal justice major from Waukegan, Ill., interned in the Lake County Coroner’s office from early May through early August. She assumed the experience would include lots of paperwork and office-related…

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