Name: Ivan Gaikowski
Area of Study: Geology
Graduation Date: 2014
Hometown: Elcho, WI
Campus Involvement: Native Landscaping, Choir, Growing Connections
When I'm not in class, you might find me: Biking, walking, talking with folks
What was the biggest surprise when you came to Northland? The strong community - everyone from students, professors, alumni, are all holding prominent roles in the school.
Who is your favorite faculty member and why? Tom Fitz, for his passion in the field of Geology and his teaching
What is the best advice you could give to a prospective student? You will find a home here.
Why did you choose Northland? It is a wonderful region with wonderful people and gorgeous nature
What do you love most about living in Ashland, WI? There is so much that the Chequamegon Bay has to offer. Festivals, National Forests, Lake Superior, orchards and farms, and smiling faces are everywhere. Everything is great!
What do you love about Northland? The strong, close-knit community.
What are your plans after graduation? To keep learning.
How have scholarships and financial aid affected your educational experience? I cannot believe how lucky I am to be receiving such a valuable education.