Dr Iversen was my advisor and the reason I became a history teacher. She is to this day, 20 years later, the “gold standard” to which I hold myself. Her passion, dedication and love of history and teaching were an inspiration and motivator. She gave me such a kick in the pants when I needed one. She had the audacity to retire before my senior year and pretty much instructed me to get over myself and not embarrass her! I took every class she offered.
~ Michele Agulla-Streck
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