College of Natural and Health Sciences

SPRING UPDATE

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STUDENT SUCCESS:

CHLOE TEAL CALDERON

I started attending the College of Lake County (CLC) at the age of 15.   I earned an associate’s degree in science with an emphasis in biology in the summer of 2017, maintained high honors, won the outstanding scholar award, and graduated as the youngest student that year.  While attending CLC, I was selected to be the first student biology tutor in the school’s history.

FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS


DR. ANN FRIESEMA

Dr. Ann Friesema joined the UW-Parkside community this fall, as an assistant professor in the psychology department. In her faculty role Ann is collaborating with fellow faculty member Drs. Aaron Carlstrom and Michael Gurtman in developing and implementing the new Masters (MS) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. In her role in the new program, Ann will be coordinating the practicum and internship experiences, teaching core counseling courses as well as classes in crisis and trauma counseling, and collaborating with students on qualitative research projects.

 

DR. HOM KANDEL

Dr. Hom Kandel joined the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in the fall of 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics. Prior to coming to the Parkside, Dr. Kandel was a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (the largest and the highest-powered magnet laboratory in the world) where he developed novel electrical insulation materials for high field superconductor magnet technology. Dr. Kandel received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2010 and MS in Physics from Western Illinois University in 2004.

CNHS UPDATES


Medical Laboratory Sciences concentration 

Leading to accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to be accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  Leading to Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensor. Approved by the Board of 
Regents October 2017.

Master’s degree in Health Care Administration was approved by the Board of Regents April 2018.

 

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