Entries by Leah Matzke

Award Winning Financial Educator

Financial Literacy Coordinator JoElyn Krohn earned Honorable Mention in a national Financial Educator of the Year Contest. This year Mrs. Krohn met with 279 first-years, transfers, and seniors, assisting them with budgeting, loans, credit cards, and debt management. One senior wrote: “The budget plan JoElyn created was a great tool. Although I know I have […]

2017 Thalassa Winner

Congratulations to Rebecca Wendland for  her winning essay and image entitled “A Place of Honor” Rebecca Wendland ’96 helps her husband, Pastor Robert Wendland WLS ’98, serve the Lutheran Church of Central Africa (LCCA) in Malawi. Rebecca designated half of her $1000 prize to the LCCA. This is the eleventh annual Thalassa Prize. Click here […]

2017 WELS Call Service

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the WELS Call Service at Martin Luther College, 117 teacher candidates were assigned to every level, from preschool to high school. Some of these assignments were one-year assignments; others were previous one-year assignments made permanent. From the pool of candidates who could be assigned anywhere, 56 of those assigned […]

Now Live-Streaming Evening Chapel

We’ve been streaming morning chapel (10:15 Monday-Friday) for several years. Now we are also live-streaming evening chapel, where young men like senior education major Benjamin Olson (Beautiful Savior-Spooner WI, pictured) lead worship for the student body. Worship with the students, and pray for these young men as they share the gospel and improve their speaking […]

MLC Blogs

MLC’s online blog presents provocative issues in education. Read. Be inspired. Add to the discussion. Here’s a sample of recent blogs. Read the full articles and the discussions that ensue at blogs.mlc-wels.edu. Lutheran Principals Can Strengthen Schools by Listening by Eric Ziel The Principal’s Critical Role with New School Families by Allen Labitzky Words Printed […]

Professor Jim Unke Retires from Coaching After 34 Years

By Sports Information Director Mike Gibbons This winter, change came to the Martin Luther College men’s basketball program, as Greg Holzhueter ’10 took over for Jim Unke DMLC ’83, who had served in that role for 19 seasons.   It marked the end of a 34-year coaching career for Unke that started at East Fork […]

ALHS Online and the MLC Connection

By Dr. James Grunwald DMLC ’76 MLC Director of Academic Computing & Online Learning Imagine high school and middle school students being able to attend a course taught from a Christian perspective no matter where they live. With ALHS Online, students can do just that. ALHS Online is an online course service provider that allows […]