CATEGORIES: Alumni News Campus Clips Sir Jimmie Blog Six Word Memoir Video

CAMPUS CLIPS
UJ Professor Receives State Literacy Award

Dina Laskowski, Associate Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Jamestown, was awarded the North Dakota State Literacy Award for 2018 at the North Dakota Reading Association Spring Conference on Friday, April 27 in Bismarck.

In addition to her award, Laskowski also received recognition for being past president of the association for two terms.

“Dina has a tremendous passion for education, particularly reading education, which has been shown over the course of her career,” said Dr. Paul Olson, University of Jamestown Provost. “During her time with UJ, she helped prepare almost 900 future teachers, and her work can be seen daily in the hundreds of her former students who are now teaching across our state. This is a great and well-deserved honor for Dina to receive.”

Laskowski began her teaching career in 1971 in the Chicago Public Schools where she taught at the elementary level, planned staff development activities, and was a testing coordinator, until she moved to Jamestown in 1991. She joined UJ’s Teacher Education Department faculty that fall. Since then, Laskowski has taught myriad courses, including children’s literature, reading and language arts, curriculum development, and junior and student teaching seminars. Laskowski has also served on numerous committees, provided a great deal of service to the Jamestown community, state organizations, and her church, and was the University’s Faculty Marshal for seven years. She retired at the end of the 2017-2018 academic year after serving 27 years as a UJ faculty member.

Would you like to be notified when articles like this are posted?
Choose subscription options for your phone or email.


Posted:May 18, 2018


Popular This Month
Dr. Polly Peterson Named UJ President-ElectUniversity of Jamestown Board of Trustees Chairman Jim Unruh announced today that Dr. Polly Peterson will succeed President Robert Badal…
Ulland(’01) named as VP of Enrollment ManagementPresident Polly Peterson announced the naming of Greg Ulland as the Vice President of Enrollment Management. Ulland, a 2001 University…
Jeremy Wells(’00): Top 40 Under 40Jeremy Wells was recently recognized for his work with The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations where he and his…
Harold Newman Arena Kickoff EventOn April 21, over 400 University of Jamestown students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the Harold Newman Arena…
University of Jamestown Honors Dr. Robert BadalOn Thursday, May 10, University of Jamestown appointed Dr. Robert Badal President Emeritus and dedicated a campus building in his…
Photo Gallery: Dine & Bid 2016Left click for a larger image. Right click to save the image. If you are having any issues with this…
Landon Uetz(’17): Academic All-AmericanLandon Uetz (SR/West Fargo, ND) was named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America® College Division Baseball Team first team, as…
In memoriam: Dr. James StoneDr. James Stone, former UJ professor, passed away Wednesday, March 29 after battling cancer. Dr. Stone influenced countless lives in…
Recent

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
99%
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1

Utility