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Mary Dana Hinton, president of CSB, and Michael Hemesath, president of SJU, were featured in The Nassau Guardian article "Presidents of Saint John's University and the College of St. Benedict to visit Bahamas"

CSB student Laura Schmitt and SJU student Alex Schmitt, featured in Monday, Dec. 15 St. Cloud Times article "Schmitts were meant to stay together"

CSB students Tyla Wilder and KeAvae Taylor, featured in Sunday, Dec. 14 St. Cloud Times article "Denver duo making a new home at CSB"

Rev. Columba Stewart, HMML executive director and theology professor, featured in Saturday, Dec. 13 Watertown Public Opinion article "St. John's launches quest to save ancient texts"

Pearce Jensen, SJU student, featured in Saturday, Dec. 13 Crow River Media article "Pearce Jensen wins Outdoor Nation Challenge"

Rev. Columba Stewart, HMML executive director and theology professor, featured in Saturday, Dec. 13 Washington Times article "St. John's launches quest to save ancient texts"

Louis Johnston, associate professor of economics, featured in Friday, Dec. 12 MinnPost.com article titled "Kocherlakota to step down: three ways he changed the Minneapolis Fed"

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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 story2014 - The year in review

12/15/14 - Although 2014 wasn't a presidential election year, it was a big year for items associated with presidents at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB, SJU both named to service honor roll

12/17/14 - The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes CSB and SJU for fourth consecutive year.
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Featured Image for news storyHill Museum & Manuscript Library awarded $500,000 grant from Henry Luce Foundation

12/02/14 - The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John's University has been awarded a $500,000 three-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to support HMML's development of an online Reading Room.
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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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The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University will be closed for Christmas and New Year's on the following dates: Dec. 24-25, 2014; and Dec. 31, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015.

In addition, the College of Saint Benedict will be closed Dec. 26, 29 and 30, 2014. Saint John's University is open on those dates. 

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