Renee Surdick

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Renee Surdick

Project Manager, Discovery Center

Office: 278B Jarvis Hall- Tech Wing
Phone: 715/232-5023
Email: surdickr@uwstout.edu

Education

  • ACC, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., School of Continuing Studies, Leadership Coaching

  • Ed.D., St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Educational Doctorate in Leadership, Emphasis in Organizational Assessment and Development

  • M.S.E., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
    Education - Emphasis in Transition, Vocational Education and Assessment
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
    Vocational Rehabilitation

Roles and Responsibilities

University of Wisconsin-Stout

  • Facilitate CEO Peer Council with manufacturing sector
  • Conduct Leadership Coaching and Group Coaching within the manufacturing and non-profit sectors and at government agencies
  • Manage faculty/student projects in the area of Food Science, Industrial Design, Packaging and Operations and Management
  • Implement projects that examine and measure organizational change efforts

St. Mary's University of Minnesota

  • Teach Managerial Ethics

Education  

  • ACC, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., School of Continuing Studies, Leadership Coaching
  • EdD, St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • MSE, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
  • BS, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Professional Interests

  • Impact of Effective Leadership
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Quality Teaching Strategies
  • Organizational Change Process
  • Business Development and Success Variables

Professional Organizations

  • International Coaching Federation
  • ICF Minnesota

Publication

Zimmerman, T, Schmidt, L., Becker, J., Peterson, J., Nyland, R. & Surdick, R. (2014) Narrowing the Gap between Students and Instructors: A Study of Expectations.  Journal of Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 7(1), 1-18

Recent Presentations

  • Surdick, R.S., (October, 2014) Authentic Leadership and Empowerment, UW-Stout Manufacturing Advantage Conference, Menomonie, WI
  • Surdick, R.S., (October, 2014) Authentic Leadership and Women Leaders, Women in Manufacturing in the 21t Centry Conference, Madison, WI
  • Surdick, R.S., (November, 2013-December 2014) Effective Leadership in Manufacturing (Series), Antigo, WI

Courses Taught

University of Wisconsin-Stout

  • INMGT 400 Organizational Leadership
  • INMGT 600 Organizational Leadership
  • INMGT 700 Organizational Research Methods
  • INMGT 750 Organizational Development
  • INMGT 799 Independent Study
  • PSYC 770 290 Thesis - Applied Psychology
  • TRHRD 735 270 Field Problem in Training and Development
  • TRDIS 770 270 Thesis Independent Study

St. Mary's University of Minnesota

  • GM675 Managerial Ethics and Issues (Face to Face, Blended and Online)

Personal Interests

Social responsibility (Board of Directors for Oaklawn Harmony Centre
Learning and Personal Development
Travel
Cooking
My grandson who is amazing