Biology & Health:
Faculty & Staff

Biology and Health

Sister Rosine Sobczak, OSF, M.S.

Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Health Sciences
Director: Lourdes Life Lab

Education

  • M.S. University of Detroit (Biology)
  • B.S. Mary Manse College (General Science)

Areas of Expertise

  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Ecology
  • Eco-Spirituality

Recent presentations

  • Science Educational Council of Ohio - Cincinnati (1992), Cleveland (1993), Columbus (1994); NSTA Boston, MA (1992)
  • American Biology Laboratory Education Conference, Cornell University (1986), Las Vegas, NV (1991)
  • 50 presentations on Environmental Literacy in OH, MI, MN, WI

Grants

  • Responsible for 36 grants for the Lourdes Life Lab totaling $1.2 million (2 U.S. Department of Education, 10 Eisenhower; 3 each of OEEF and Toledo Community Foundation, 11 of Christ Child Society; 2 each of General Mills and Envirosafe; 1 of Tandy, College Board, Ohio Campus Compact and 16 other groups.

Recent awards and/or recognition

  • Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, Lourdes College, 2009
  • Conservation Organization Award, League of Ohio Sportsman, 2008
  • Ohio Environmental Education Fund - Outstanding Project, 2008

Service to Community

  • Collaborator with over 20 environmental groups as a part of the Life Lab concept.
  • Committee on the Earth Summit, 2008
  • Co-Chair, National Earth Conference, 1998
  • Judge, National Earth Conference, 1965 - present
  • Founded the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E., Inc.); an educational consortium in Northwestern Ohio (1989). President (1990–1992, 1994–1995).
  • Catalyzed ecological video between City of Sylvania and S.A.V.E., Inc., 1994–1995
  • Initiated meetings between Sylvania City Officials, College & Community administration to develop an environmental forum, 1993–1994.
  • Reviewed and judged scientific papers, Junior High Science & Humanities Symposium

Contact


Sr. Rosine Sobczak
Office: LCH 166
419-824-3691
Email