Posts By: Scott Jacobsen

Scott Jacobsen

Minds We Meet—Meaghan Sullivan

Meaghan Sullivan is the Vice President External for the Athabasca University Students’ Graduate Union.  We talk to her about her background, goals, and more.  What brought you to AU? AU is quite popular in Northern Alberta, has a great reputation, and so I initially learned of AU quite some years ago.  When looking for a Masters’… Read more »

Minds We Meet—AUGSA Councillor Crys Vincent

Crys Vincent is a Councillor in the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association.  Here we get to know some more about one of our fabulous graduate student councillors.  This interview was conducted in mid-May. What brought you to AU and the AUGSA? Well, I guess I am a bit of a nerd,  but I read all the… Read more »

Minds We Meet—AUGSA Councillor, Katie Bradley

Katie Bradley is a Councillor in the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association.  Here we get to know one of our fabulous AUGSA councillors. What brought you to AU? I first took a course with AU in 2009 when I needed one 4th year communication credit to graduate a semester early from my undergrad at the University… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Heather DeBoer

Heather DeBoer, BA, B.Ed, M.Ed, Ed.D Student is the Vice President External of the Athabasca University Students’ Graduate Union.  Here we get to know one of our fabulous AUGSA executives. What brought you to AU? My first introduction to the AU community was through my residency within my Doctoral studies.  My cohort provides a tight-knit… Read more »

Minds We Meet—The AUGSA President

Lindsay McNena, BA, MC Student is the President of the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association.  Here we get to know one of our fabulous graduate councillors and, in fact, its wonderful president. What brought you to AU? In 2013 I graduated from AU with distinction, receiving my BA in Psychology and English.  I wanted to go on… Read more »

Minds We Meet—AUGSA Councillor David Newman

David Albert Newman, Doctoral Student, MBA, MAcc, CPHR Candidate, CertHRM, CPA, CGA, CIA, CPA (IRL), CPA (AU), FCCA (UK), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) with Distinction is a Councillor in the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association.  What brought you to AU? I was researching for a business doctoral program that would not require me to move. … Read more »

Meeting the Minds–Jim Sellers

Jim Sellers is the Project Manager for the Athabasca River Basin Research Institute.  He was born in Edmonton and works at Athabasca University.  Here we get to know about another wonderful member of our online community. To start, what makes you you? Where are you from and what’s your background? I am a native Edmontonian,… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Joshua Ryan

Joshua Ryan is a Councillor in the Athabasca University Students’ Union. He is in the Bachelor of Commerce degree. We first interviewed him back when he was a student in October of 2016.  This time, we focus in on what brings him to AUSU Council. What brought you to AU? I came across AU in… Read more »

Meeting the Minds—Dr. Chris Glover

Dr. Chris Glover is the Athabasca River Basin Research Institute Chair of Hydroecology and Environmental Health.  He as previously at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.  He earned a doctorate in Environmental Science from King’s College, London.  He looked at physiology and its role in the metal uptake and toxicity in fish.  Here… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Amanda Lipinski

Amanda Lipinski is a councillor of Athabasca University Students’ Union.  She lives in Prince George, British Columbia and is studying in the Bachelor of Management Program while completing her Management Studies Certificate and management Diploma.  Amanda is married and has two children. You live in Prince George, British Columbia.  How did you originally find yourself… Read more »