Tag: Learning Communities

Staff, students from engineering recognized for commitment to learning communities

ISU’s learning communities program recently recognized faculty and staff who supervised peer mentors in this year’s program, as well as students for their efforts to be positive models for  learning community members and support the university’s academic goals. Lisa Rueschhoff, senior in materials science and engineering, was named a 2012-2013 Exemplary Peer Mentor. 2012-2013 Exemplary … Continue reading Staff, students from engineering recognized for commitment to learning communities

The engineering experience

Recently, a colleague and I were speaking about the “Iowa State experience” and why practical knowledge and leadership opportunities are such an important part of our institutional identity. What he said about Iowa State’s tradition of student engagement reflects what I see every day: that with more than 800 student clubs and organizations, a strong … Continue reading The engineering experience