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Kaarin Johnston, CSB/SJU director of "The Cherry Orchard," featured in Wednesday, Nov. 19 St. Cloud Times article "CSB/SJU teases humor out of dark 'Cherry Orchard'"

Tom Stock, athletic director and Anthony Gruenhagen, SJU student/football player, featured in Monday, Nov. 17 WJON radio article "Volunteers Help Shovel Out Clemens Stadium"

Gary Fasching, SJU coach, and Tom Stock, SJU athletic director,  featured in Monday, Nov. 17 St. Cloud Times article "Clearing snow from SJU stadium, despite low temps"

Collegeville Community Credit Union branch at Sexton Commons featured in Sunday, Nov. 16 St. Cloud Times article "Student-run credit union branch adds access, experience"

Saint John's Abbey Solar Farm featured in Saturday, Nov. 15 St. Cloud Times article "Expanded solar farm at St. John's offers science lesson"

Saint John's Abbey Solar Farm featured in Friday, Nov. 14 WJON radio story "St. John's Expands Their Solar Farm"

Saint John's Abbey Solar Farm featured in Friday, Nov. 14 KNSI radio story "St. John's Abbey harnesses solar energy"

Glenda Burgeson, editorial services director, published a Friday, Nov. 14 St. Cloud Times article "TWG: Politicians, take a lesson from WNBA leader"

Heidi Hurrle, CSB student, featured in Thursday, Nov. 13 WJON radio article "Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" Hits The Stage"

Louis Johnston, associate professor of economics, featured in Wednesday, Nov. 12 Twin Cities Daily Planet article "New data demonstrates struggles without higher-ed credentials"

Bob Bell, assistant professor of accounting, featured in Wednesday, Nov. 12 WJON radio article "News @ Noon: St. John's Professor Writes Book About Life As A Quadriplegic"

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Saint John's Magazine and Saint Benedict's/Saint John's Magazine both received recognition at the Minnesota Magazine and Publishing Association Excellence Awards Gala Nov. 13 in Minneapolis.

Saint John's Magazine, edited by Jean Scoon, received a gold award for a feature article, "White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough '92," and a bronze award for a profile article, "Acting on Faith - Mathew Ahmann '52," written by Brendon Duffy. Lori Gnahn was the designer for both articles. Saint John's Magazine is published by the SJU Office of Institutional Advancement.

Saint Benedict's/Saint John's Magazine, edited by Glenda Burgeson, received a silver award for editor's or publisher's editorial or letter to the readers. "The Liberal Arts: What are we thinking?" was written by Burgeson and designed by Karen Hoffbeck. The magazine is published by the CSB/SJU Office of Communications and Marketing.

Ganard Orionzi, director of environmental health and safety at CSB and SJU, coached the St. Cloud Apollo boys soccer team to the Minnesota State High School League Class A state championship with a 1-0 win over Minneapolis DeLaSalle Oct. 30 at Husky Stadium, St. Cloud State University. It was the first state soccer title for the Eagles, who finished the season 21-0-2 overall. One of Orionzi's assistant coaches with the Eagles was Mani Campos, professor of biology at CSB and SJU.

A film short, "home.not home.," by Andrea Shaker, professor and chair of art at CSB and SJU, was screened Saturday, Oct. 18, as part of a Walker Art Center 75th anniversary program. The program comprised film shorts by Minnesota filmmakers. It, along with interviews, will be shown at a later date on Twin Cities Public Television and on the Best Buy Film/Video bay at the Walker in the spring. Home.not home. is a seven-minute film that premiered at the Twin Cities Arab Film Festival in 2013 and also was part of the CSB/SJU Faculty Show in 2013. 

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Featured Image for news storyEducation professor receives $2,500 CEE Research Initiative Grant

11/19/14 - College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University education professor Terri Rodriguez has been chosen as one of four recipients of the 2014-15 Conference on English Education (CEE) Research Initiative Grant for $2,500.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB and SJU highly ranked in Open Doors 2014 report

11/17/14 - CSB and SJU are ranked among the top baccalaureate schools nationally for total number of study abroad students, as well as international students studying in the U.S.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB and SJU exceed goals in 24-hour fundraising challenge

11/18/14 - Both CSB and SJU held their largest 24-hour fundraisers in school history on Wednesday, Nov. 12, with 1,653 donors contributing to the two schools.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU Nursing Department moves forward with renovation plans

10/29/14 - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University Nursing Department is moving forward with a major renovation to their nursing facility.
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Featured Image for news storyChekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' will leave you laughing

10/31/14 - The play, which opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Gorecki Theater, Benedicta Arts Center, CSB, will be staged as a comedy. The production continues at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16; and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 21 and 22, all at the Gorecki Theater.
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Featured Image for news storyThe CSB and SJU Opera Workshop presents ‘The Four Note Opera’

11/17/14 - The CSB/SJU Opera Workshop will be performing Tom Johnson's minimalist work "The Four Note Opera" beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Colman Black Box Theater.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU art professor’s pottery featured in New York Art Gallery

10/28/14 - Samuel Johnson was chosen as one of three artists to exhibit his work at the Jane Hartsook Gallery in New York, New York. The gallery opened on Friday, Oct. 24.
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Featured Image for news storyWinner of the Sister Mariella Gable Book Award is finalist for National Book Award

10/21/14 - This year's winner of the Sister Mariella Gable Award, "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine, has been named a finalist for the 2014 National Book Award in poetry.
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Featured Image for news storyFine Arts Programming executive director observes Spanish festival up close

10/23/14 - Brian Jose saw a variety of acts at the festival; some may end up performing here on campus. Jose attended the festival for the first time as an invitee of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters while also representing CSB and SJU.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU to Compete in National Outdoor Challenge

09/17/14 - Get outdoors. Win awesome gear. Help the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University be the National Outdoor Champion. The competition runs from Saturday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Nov. 22.
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Help ring in the holidays

Students, staff, faculty and Sisters of St. Benedict's Monastery are invited to join together to welcome the holiday season with the Saint Ben's Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, on the CSB Mall.

Upcoming Events

Martin Lam Ngyuen, C.S.C. - "Portraits"
Friday, November 21, 2014
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gorecki Gall

Nancy Randall - "Eschelon"
Friday, November 21, 2014
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Art Rogers Glry

Opera Workshop: The Four-Note Opera by Tom Johnson
Friday, November 21, 2014
7:30 PM
Colman Black Box, BAC

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