The mission of the Young Alum Committee of College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University is to foster and strengthen the life-long relationship between the young alums (defined as 10 years or less out of college) and their alma maters; to connect with, energize and promote young Bennies and Johnnies and to support the mission of Saint Ben's and Saint John's as the nationally-leading residential liberal arts experience enlivened by Catholic and Benedictine tradition and values.
The YAC volunteers believe that "the walls of our unique community don't stop in St. Joseph or Collegeville. We strive to help young Bennie and Johnnie alums strengthen their existing friendships and build new ones. We seek to enrich their lives socially and professionally by hosting fun events that help alums and help others."
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The Young Alum Committee is overseen by CSB and SJU staff liaisons from the offices of institutional advancement who together with CSB and SJU alum co-chairs and special projects/secretaries, work with four CSB and four SJU alum volunteers who provide programming opportunities for young alums in the following pillar areas:
To apply to be a Young Alum Committee member, please take a look at the general member position description and complete the online YAC Application Form. Please note that unless an unexpected vacancy occurs, we will wait until March of each year to review all applications.
For more information about the YAC, explore the information on this page or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/csbsjuyac. Questions? Contact the YAC Staff Liaisons directly at firstname.lastname@example.org (Kristin Lyman) or email@example.com (James Kimeu).