Student Activities

Sheldon Smith

Sheldon Smith ('16) Connects His Love for Sports with Social Work

Social Work Major Sheldon Smith ('16) loved being part of the wrestling team at Luther, even working summers at Luther's wrestling camps for middle and high school students. It was his involvement in camps like these that made Smith decide to pursue a career working with teenagers.

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JD Davis '15

JD Davis ('15) Studies the Norwegian Philosophy of Incarceration

Social Work Major JD Davis ('15) got the opportunity to travel to Norway through the Imagine Fellowship program in June 2014. Greatly interested by the U.S. prison system, he used his month to travel abroad to Norway to compare Norway's incarceration system to that of the United States. 

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Emily Holm

Luther's Holm and Kovacovich named Peace Scholars

Luther College juniors Emily Holm and Katie Kovacovich have been selected as Peace Scholars for the 2015-16 academic year. The pair will spend seven weeks this summer studying peace and conflict resolution in Lillehammer and Oslo, Norway.

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Statehouse Visit 2014

Visit to Iowa Statehouse 2014

Representative Roger Thomas welcomed social work majors from Luther College with advisor, Dr. Craig Mosher, to the Statehouse on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014.

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Students listen carefully.

"Minimal Facts" Training

Fifteen social work students attended the "Minimal Facts" Training with staff from the St. Luke's Child Protection Center.

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“We were able to meet while I was in Cambodia and talk about the work of the agency and my future goals,” says Ea.

Meeting with Summers ’67 Sparks Ea ’12 Trip to Cambodia

Sally Ea ’12, a social work major from Maplewood, Minn., and her father, Houkling Ea, toured the ancient temple Angkor Wat during a nearly month-long trip to Cambodia last summer. It was Ea’s first trip to the Asian nation—and her father’s first return trip since immigrating to the United States from Cambodia 30 years ago.

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