Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Lester coaching.

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Golf as Life: Coaching During a Pandemic

In this article, David Lester, Head Women's Golf Coach, describes what it's like to coach during the pandemic. Even though his team can't play right now, he knows they're going to be just fine through all of this and make a big impact in their world after college.

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Senior Women 2020: (left to right) Alix Sharp, Ellen Harvey, Coach Aaron, Paige Hanssen, Shannon Lunn.

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Luther: 10 Years Later

In this article, Head Men's Swimming and Diving Coach, Aaron Zander, shares what he's learned in his relationship with Luther College as a former student and in his current role.

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Ross (at right) recently served on a panel discussion for the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement (CEPE).

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Grit, Grace, and Gratitude

In this two-part series, two seniors share about their experiences and last few months at Luther. In this article, Madeleine Ross '20 acknowledges the loss of her last few months at Luther and how she's focused on gratitude to get her through.

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Senior Jefferson housemates from right to left: Lauren, Bailey, Maddie, Emma, Kristen, Asha, and Laura.

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The Luther Community

In this two-part series of posts, two seniors reflect on their experiences during COVID-19 and their last few months at Luther. In this article, Ashalul Aden '20 shares her thoughts on her experience as part of the Luther community.

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