Catherine Olson ’92 opens rural counseling practice

logoCatherine Olson ’92 was featured in an article by the New Richmond News about her newly opened counseling practice.

Olson, who has worked in the behavioral and mental health industry for more than 20 years, chose to open her practice in Hammond, Wis., to fill the unmet needs of such a rural locale.

Olson received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Augsburg College and her master’s in social work from St. Thomas and St. Catherine universities.

To learn more about Olson’s counseling practice, visit the New Richmond News site.

Teamwork leads to equivalent of 47 trips around Earth

HealthChallengeIt’s hard to imagine walking around the globe, let alone doing that 47 times in only six weeks. But that’s just how much participants exercised last year as part of the statewide BizicallyFit 2012 Health Challenge.

Last year, nearly 150 Auggies took part in the challenge and won, for a second time, a good-natured competition against St. Thomas.

Please join your Auggie faculty and staff colleagues as they take on the Tommies for a third year. This year might be shaping up to be a bigger challenge, though, since the Tommies already have more than 150 people on their teams. Continue reading “Teamwork leads to equivalent of 47 trips around Earth”