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Jenny Kutter, Saint John's Outdoor University department coordinator and assistant to the chair, featured in Monday, Nov. 24 St. Cloud Times article "CSB/SJU wins Outdoor Nation challenge"

Louis Johnston, associate professor of economics, featured in Monday, Nov. 24 column "Stagnation or exponential growth - considering two economic futures"

Carol Howe-Veenstra, CSB athletic director, featured in Friday, Nov. 21 Newsleaders article titled "Howe-Veenstra Retiring From CSB After 30 Years"

Jeffrey Kaster, youth theology & ministry director, featured in a Friday, Nov. 21 The Visitor article "Lessons from the young church"

Fr. Michael Kwatera, OSB, faculty resident and Abbey director of liturgy, featured in Friday, Nov. 21 The Visitor column "God invites us to turn Thanksgiving Day into a way of life" 

Ann Jonas, general book buyer, featured in Thursday, Nov. 20 The Visitor book review "Books for Advent and Christmas seek to inspire faith, guide prayer"

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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 storyGender Summit to feature keynote speaker, research

11/24/14 - Sumaya Farooq Samie will speak at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 on how the media misrepresented Muslim women athletes who competed at 2012 Summer Olympics.
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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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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 28, 2014
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gorecki Gall

Nancy Randall - "Eschelon"
Friday, November 28, 2014
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Martin Lam Ngyuen, C.S.C. - "Portraits"
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gorecki Gall

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