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Faculty & Seniors

September 2012

Enrollment Update


Graduate course enrollment for fall is 70. There are a total of 104 graduate students enrolled in MLC's master's program. Nine students are working on their capstone projects!

New Bulletin


The 2012-2014 Graduate Studies Bulletin is now available. You can access it online here.
Newsletter Schedule:


The Graduate Studies e-newsletter will be published every other month, instead of every month. The next newsletter will be sent in November.

A Word from the Director . . . meyer 
Being a Leader


One word describes Martin Luther College master's degree students - leaders. They embody the kind of servant-leadership that Jesus modeled and encouraged (see Matthew 20: 25-28). MLC graduate students serve as leaders by modeling professionalism, by serving their students through continual growth, and by inspiring others to do the same. As I talk with MLC graduate students, they describe how they model, serve, and inspire.

Read what they say.

Meet the MS Ed Graduate    Alan J. Nolte


Alan Nolte - A Passion for Lutheran Educational Leadership


It's not often that a person's vocation and avocation - occupation and hobby - are the same. But according to Alan Nolte, his career in Lutheran education is balanced by his outside interest in, well, Lutheran education.

Read more.

Director Takes On New Duties  


As of August 1, the Office of Graduate Studies became the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. Program director John Meyer now coordinates all of MLC's continuing education programs and courses, including graduate studies, synod certification, and all other courses, workshops, and seminars offered to teachers in the field. Read more.

Getting Ready For Your Capstone Project 


For graduate students, completing their program with a capstone project can be exciting yet scary. The capstone project is exciting because it allows the student a chance to address a problem of practical, personal interest and importance. It can be scary because the ownership for learning lies completely in the student's hands and not an instructor's. In consultation with an advisor, the student sets the parameters and timeframe for the project. Here are some tips that students find helpful:

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