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February 1, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
When Krystal Ferrell talks about Lakeland University’s psychology faculty, her voice and smile reveal a genuine excitement for learning.“Jessica Kalmar is an expert on neuropsychology, Elizabeth Stroot is an expert on counseling methods and Anthony Liguori is an expert in the area of drugs and resultant behavior,” says Ferrell, a senior psychology major from Ironwood, Mich. “They all really know what they’re talking about and they have so much knowledge to share.”Kalmar, assistant professor of psychology; Stroot, professor of psychology;…
January 31, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Four accomplished Lakeland alumni returned to campus last week and headlined the first annual Humanities and Fine Arts Colloquium. Musician Fabian Quamar ’14, pastor Sara Rabe ’97, writer Christina Rukavena ’99 and artist Sara Willadsen ’10 led a panel discussion with faculty and students, sharing their Lakeland stories and discussing their paths to success. Later that day, Willadsen, a talented artist, opened an exhibition of her work in the Bradley Gallery with a reception. The exhibit will be on display…
January 30, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Some people are fortunate enough to make a living doing the thing they love most. Karl Elder, Lakeland’s Jacob and Lucile Fessler Professor of Creative Writing and Poet in Residence, has carved out a distinguished career doing two of the things he loves most. “I’m so fortunate to enjoy two arts,” he said. “I get to make pictures with words, and I get to work with young people and help them reach their capacity to think, imagine and learn.”
January 27, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University professors Nate Lowe and Charlie Krebs shared their expertise on memoir writing and self-motivation, respectively, during Wednesday morning's Lifelong Learning event at the Sheboygan Senior Activity Center. About two dozen highly engaged men and women, mostly retirees, took part in the interactive program and eagerly shared their own experiences with Lowe and Krebs. The goal of the Lifelong Learning program is to promote learning across the lifespan by engaging university faculty and the senior population in conversations about…
January 24, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University freshman Karley Campbell discovered through a compatibility questionnaire that her soon-to-be Conversation Partner, German exchange student Yvonne Hess, loved to cook and bake.“But when we met, I learned she’s a vegetarian, like me, so that gave us something else to talk about right away,” said Campbell, from Sheboygan, Wis.Conversation Partners is a Lakeland program that pairs American students with international students so they can build friendships by hanging out and sharing their cultures with each other.Currently, there are…

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