• Collaborative Mini-Grants

    2005-2006 Mini-Grants

    Applicants

     

    Project Description

     

    Funding Provided

    Dori Adams, Hamline Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance and Hancock 5th grade teachers

     

    Body Image, the Media &

    Health Issues

     

     

    Start-up materials:
    books, art supplies, etc.

    Shannon McParland, Hancock Curriculum Coordinator

       

    Hamline Art Students

    Family Art Fair

     

       

    Art Materials.

    Mary Hedenstrom, Hancock Science Specialist and Peggy Knapp, HU Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE)

     

     

    Nurturing Scientists,

    Nurturing Soil

     

    Organic fertilizer,


    100 science journals.

    Amee Xiong, HU Hmong Student Association and Hancock 5th Grade teachers

     

    Building Bridges

    Across Communities

     

     

    Start-up materials & food.

    Carol Schjei and Hancock Kindergarten Team; Barb Brokopp, HU Bush Library

     

    College Begins in Kindergarten

    Hamline campus tours

     

     

    First day at college certificates,
    cookies & lemonade.

    Nina Churchward, HU student tutor; Mary Hedenstrom,

    Hancock Science Specialist

     

     

    A World of Science

     

    Materials for experiment.

    Michael Pesko, HU student and Hancock 5th grade teachers

     

     

    Build a Novel

     

    Books, publishing party.

    Katey Lee, HU student with Mamadada Student Art League and Hancock 3rd grade teachers

     

    Public Art on Campus

    /Snelling Ave

     

     

    Materials.

    Emily Lesnak, HU student tutor and Hancock 4th grade teachers

     

    Continental Connections

     

    Postage for letter writing with

    S. African classroom 

     


     

    Megan Ehrreich, HU student; Dan Bergthold,
    5th grade teacher

     

    Letters to Iraq

     

    Postage, letter-writing
    supplies

     

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    Six different groups of Hamline students are traveling across the country during spring break for the Wesley Center's signature Catalyst Alternative Spring Break Trips. The Hamline community can follow along on the Catalyst blog. Catalyst is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about social justice, reflect on their roles in the community, and contribute via service over spring break.

    Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life Programs Nur Mood was recently part of the panel on The Feast of St. Scholastica, reflecting on its Benedictine values. Also on the panel were Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, Board of Trustees Chair Chris Dolan, and Religion Department Professor Gary Boelhower. Nur Mood is an alumnus of the College of Scholastica and serves on their Board of Directors' Alumni Relations.   

    Jean Strait, professor of teacher education, was featured on My Daily She, a website that shares stories of successful women in hopes of inspiring other women and girls. The feature story spotlights Strait's dedication to service-learning and her related accomplishments, including an award for research and leadership, the publishing of several books, and the creation of Each One, Teach One, a distance service-learning project that focused on rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.