Articles from December 2018


The juggling act: balancing roles of mom, education student

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Going to school and balancing classes, work and social life is a challenge many students face. On top of all those things, this elementary education student balanced being a mother of two. Meet Carrie Borchert, our 2018 December graduation student commencement speaker.

Where Do You Work? Wednesday: Gina Ferrel

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
It’s time for another “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Gina Ferrel (BA ’94, Elementary Education). Gina Ferrel began her career in Iowa City at Weber Elementary School. She worked there for 20 years teaching first and second grade. Ferrel is now in her third-year teaching fourth grade at Archibald Alexander Elementary School in Iowa City. Ferrel says every day she is impressed...

In the news: Answering the call of the classroom

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
From pre-law to the elementary classroom: University of Iowa College of Education graduate Reid Kaalberg found a new calling during college.