•  Ellie Favel 09

    Ellie Favell '09 

    Fulbright Scholar

     

    Maternal influence
    My mother was an amazing example of a strong woman and taught me that I can do almost anything as long as I work hard enough.

    Best Hamline memory
    From serving as a resident assistant to my study abroad experience to my friends and professors, it's impossible to pick just one.

    Favorite professors
    The religion department is amazing. Deanne Thompson, Timothy Polk, and Mark Berkson are Hamline treasures who contribute so much to the Hamline community. Also, Meg Hobday, Kari Richtsmeier, Sonja Matthews, and Jeanne Kosieradzki are phenomenal. What makes all of these people so special is their constant commitment to the students and their unwavering standards for our education.

    Fulbright plans
    I will be an assistant English teacher at a secondary school in Germany. I am so excited to be able to teach again. Hamline's wonderful TEFL program in the School of Education gave me hands-on experience in an ESL classroom.

    Future plans
    After the Fulbright, I hope to attend graduate school and obtain a master of education degree and licensure in ESL and possibly German.

    Advice from a winner
    Explore as much as you can and use the resources available to you. Your experience at Hamline can be so much more than a piece of paper after four years. Study abroad, even if only for a J- or May-term.

  • News

    Hamline will celebrate International Women's Day with an event on Saturday, March 11 from 8:30-11 a.m. Anderson Center 112. Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, will offer the morning keynote, with workshops and opportunities to engage with organizations to follow. The day is designed to catalyze activism and highlight advancements and challenges in women's rights and equality.

    Jack Serier '90 is the new sheriff of Ramsey County, Minnesota. Sheriff Serier replaces another Hamline alumnus, Sheriff Matt Bostrom DPA '03, who recently announced he would retire in order to continue his research about police hiring practices at the University of Oxford.

    All members of the university community are invited to join the Hamline University NCORE Team for a day-long exploration of implicit bias featuring presentations from alumnus Dr. Robert W. Simmons III, EdD '07, on Friday, January 20. Although the event is scheduled for the entire day, in recognition of the United States Presidential Inauguration at noon, the NCORE Mini-Conference is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. and from 1:45-4:45 p.m.