Meet Our NSR Student Editors — Jodi Moran, Social Media Editor. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports
Hello, my name is Jodi Moran and I am from St. Michael- Albertivlle, MN. Since I am a transfer student I am currently a sophomore at Saint Scholastica but I am “supposed” to be a senior. I transferred to St.Scholastica to pursue a nursing degree with a minor in psychology. My expected graduation date is May 2018. The 3 out of my 4 brothers have/will graduate from St. Scholastica, so my family really likes this college.
I am originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin but moved to Minnesota in 2005, however green and gold runs through my blood. Growing up with all boys and living very close to Lambeau field, sports have been a very important role in my family and to me. I have participated in various sports like soccer, competitive dance, track, and basketball. Getting this opportunity to be involved with NSR will help broaden my connections with people other than from sports. Also, after exploring many fascinating stories that have peaked my interest in reading, I want to be able to help peak interest in fellow readers.
On my free time I enjoy exercising and being very active outdoors. I also love being around my energized family because there is never a dull moment with them. I hope to be able to travel in the future, but traveling through the North Star Reports will have to work for now, until I can write a story of my own.
Please contact Professor Liang if you wish to write for The North Star Reports — HLIANG (at) css.edu
See also, our Facebook page with curated news articles at http://www.facebook.com/NorthStarReports
The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy (http://NorthStarReports.org) is a student edited and student authored open access publication centered around the themes of global and historical connections. Our abiding philosophy is that those of us who are fortunate enough to receive an education and to travel our planet are ethically bound to share our knowledge with those who cannot afford to do so. Therefore, creating virtual and actual communities of learning between college and K-12 classes are integral to our mission. In five semesters we have published 200 articles covering all habitable continents and a variety of topics ranging from history and politics, food and popular culture, to global inequities to complex identities. These articles are read by K-12 and college students. Our student editors and writers come from all parts of the campus, from Nursing to Biology, Physical Therapy to Business, and remarkably, many of our student editors and writers have long graduated from college. We also have writers and editors from other colleges and universities. In addition to our main site, we also curate a Facebook page dedicated to annotated news articles selected by our student editors (http://www.facebook.com/NorthStarReports). This is done by an all volunteer staff. We have a frugal cash budget, and we donate much of our time and talent to this project. We are sponsored by St. Scholastica’s Department of History and Politics and by the scholarly Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies (http://theMiddleGroundJournal.org).
For a brief summary, please see the American Historical Association’s Perspectives on History, at: http://www.historians.org/perspectives/issues/2013/1305/Opening-The-Middle-Ground-Journal.cfm
Hong-Ming Liang, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, The North Star Reports; Chief Editor, The Middle Ground Journal; Associate Professor of History and Politics, The College of St. Scholastica.
Kathryn Marquis Hirsch, Managing Editor, The North Star Reports.
(c) 2012-present The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy http://NorthStarReports.org ISSN: 2377-908X The NSR is sponsored and published by Professor Hong-Ming Liang, NSR Student Editors and Writers, The Department of History and Politics of The College of St. Scholastica, and the scholarly Middle Ground Journal. See Masthead for our not-for-profit educational open- access policy. K-12 teachers, if you are using these reports for your classes, please contact editor-in-chief Professor Liang at HLIANG (at) css.edu