Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, Room 241 651-696-6215
Associate Director of Residential Life – Learning & Development
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Champlin, Minnesota. Over the last 16 years, I’ve lived up and down the Midwest, from Iowa to North Dakota and now back to St. Paul and the Twin Cities.
What are your main responsibilities?
I get to intentionally support students through the development of our residential curriculum, also known as the Community Learning Model (CLM), which includes collaborating with various offices related to holistic student experience. I also lead the department in student staff selection and training.
What do you love most about Mac?
I most appreciate that Mac is a community of learners, coming together to create positive change.
What is your favorite hobby?
I love everything food! From growing my vegetable garden and cooking and baking, to trying new restaurants. I love that food can be a way to connect with others and demonstrate hospitality.