Entries by Brigitte Parenteau

Dr. Carmel Tinnes Chosen for Director of Educational Ministries

Westminster is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Carmel Tinnes as the new Director of Educational Ministries. “Carmel is uniquely qualified for this new position,” said Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn. “She has shown a strong commitment to telling God’s story to all God’s people, children and adults, and will help us share the story with one another in new ways.”

Meisel Scholar Reflections: Phillip Engh

How did your time in Cuba this summer inform your college coursework and other learning experiences?  As a Spanish minor at Colorado College, the experience I’ve gained from the multiple trips abroad to Cuba has been unparalleled. I’ve often heard comments referring to the importance of out-of-the-classroom learning experiences with respect to foreign languages. Never […]

Meisel Scholar Reflections: Tyler Larson

How did your time in Cuba this summer inform your understanding college coursework, study abroad semester, and other learning experiences?  Throughout my time in Cuba I was able to apply all that I have learned from my professors here at winona and apply a new lense and gain more in depth and personal understaning of […]

Meisel Scholar Reflections: Mary Thomas

What links, if any, are you making between your summer internship and your college courses and other extracurricular learning experiences? As a pre-medical student, I was able to use a lot of my knowledge from science classes I’ve taken to understand the range of conditions and treatments I saw in my work at the hospital. […]

Meisel Scholar Reflections: Michaela Tucker

How did your time in Cuba this summer inform your understanding college coursework, study abroad semester, and other learning experiences? I think the main way Cuba impacted my learning was giving a local perspective to the larger story of globalization. In school, I’ve taken multiple courses about globalization’s role in the change of local cultures […]

Meisel Scholar Reflections: Aly Beveridge

What links, if any, are you making between your Thailand experience and your college courses and other extracurricular learning experiences? In Thailand I have been spending lots of time both appreciating and rejecting things I absorbed in college. I was so fortunate to have had two opportunities to live and teach abroad while a Princeton […]

Meisel Scholar Reflections: Taylor Crouch

What links, if any, are you making between your summer internship and graduate level courses and other learning experiences?  The Program Evaluation Internship with Ramsey County, for which the Meisel Scholars program provided my support, examined the intersectionality of one’s race and criminal background within the welfare state.  My main responsibility involved the development of […]

We Shall Overcome

“When we sing ‘We Shall Overcome,’ I want you to think about the Hmong community, about the Somali, and the black community. When we think about ‘we’ in 2017, it needs to be a lot bigger.” —Tesfa Wondemagegnehu