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finance educator

Norma Jean Olson, American finance educator. Member of American Association of University Women, National Education Association, North Hennepin Community College Faculty Association, American Society Training Directors, North Central Business Educators (president 1982-1983), Minnesota Business Education, Minnesota Education Association, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Background

Olson, Norma Jean was born on December 3, 1930 in Des Moines. Daughter of Floyd Robert and Faye (Spears) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1952. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1978.

Career

Member faculty North Hennepin Community College, Minneapolis, 1966—1967, professor business, since 1970. Member faculty Arapahoe Community College, 1967—1969, Normandale Community College, 1969—1970. Consultant St. Benedictine College, General Mills, University Iowa, Minnesota.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women, National Education Association, North Hennepin Community College Faculty Association, American Society Training Directors, North Central Business Educators (president 1982-1983), Minnesota Business Education, Minnesota Education Association, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Alfred Barber Olson, July 21, 1950. Children: Cheri Lynne, Alan Kent.

father:
Floyd Robert Brown

mother:
Faye (Spears) Brown

spouse:
Alfred Barber Olson

child:
Cheri Lynne Olson

child:
Alan Kent Olson