Donna Ruzicka Altepeter, BA in Theology (St. Louis University) and MSW (St. Louis University), CICSW (Certified Independent Clinical Social Worker-Wisconsin), member of NASW and ACSW (Academy of Certified Social workers).
Since Fall 1991, Donna has taught classes on both a full-time and part-time basis. She holds an academic instructional staff position.
She has taught Introduction to Social Work, Interpersonal Skills, Family Life Cycles and Transitions, Research, Human Behavior, Practice and Practice Lab, Group Work, Policy, and Social Welfare Institutions courses.
Donna also serves as an adviser to the students in the major. Her interests in the field include spiritual development, health and social work, and severe mental illness. In 2005, Donna was selected for the Distinguished Teaching Award.
Her current community service interests include participating on the Hiwela Grants Committee for the Oshkosh Community Foundation. She has previously served as Chair of the Health/Wellness Committee at St. Peter's Parish, the Committee on Aging, and the board for Siena Apartments, transitional housing for families affected by domestic abuse. She remains active as a volunteer for the Unified Catholic Schools and St. Peter's Parish of Oshkosh.
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Phone: (920) 424-1081
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