My Ridgewater Story – Justin Rademacher

The following post is Justin Rademacher’s Ridgewater Story.  Justin is a student in the Marketing and Sales Management program and authored the post. In 2008 I was working at a hardware store as an assistant department manager making a little over $20,000 a year. I had moved up the ranks fairly quickly and was on…
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Excellent Employees Make An Excellent College!

Several Ridgewater staff and faculty have recently been recognized by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (MnSCU) Board of Trustees for excelling in their job duties. Two Faculty Honored as Outstanding Educators Two members of Ridgewater’s faculty have been named by the Board of Trustees as Outstanding Educators for 2012. Dr. Allen Balay, chair…
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WWII Educational Tour: Final Days

Inconsistent Internet access slowed Mr. Nelson’s posts for a few days in the middle of the WWII Educational Tour, but we’re re-posting his last two posts from the trip.  It sounds like it was an unforgettable experience for all 28 participants! A big THANK YOU to Ridgewater History instructor Sam Nelson for taking time to…
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WWII Educational Tour: Day 1 – Munich

Here are some of the latest posts from Sam Nelson as he accopanies his group on Ridgewater’s WWII Educational Tour to Europe. March 3, 2012 Bonjour! We are now in Paris after our overnight train excursion from Munich, an experience no one will ever forget!  To bring readers up-to-date, however, I’ll back up to yesterday…
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Ridgewater Goes To Europe

Over the course of the next 10 days or so, we will be sharing some posts from Sam Nelson, Ridgewater history instructor, as he accompanies a group on a World War II: Victory in Europe educational tour. The group is spending 10 days at the beginning of March on the tour, where they will be…
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