Change. It’s a word we hear quite often when dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a way, change also loosely defines stories of College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University students, faculty, staff and graduates who have battled the virus on the front lines of medicine and science, who have had to alter classroom plans or completely changed their business plans to produce needed items.
Here’s a list of stories on how the CSB/SJU community has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. The date listed indicates when the story was published on the CSB/SJU homepage or other CSB/SJU online platforms.
SJU graduate sees enormous rise in virtual doctor visits because of COVID-19 through digital health platforms offered by his company.
Most group races have been canceled this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so the CSB cross country and track and field teams came up with a solution to give runners a goal to work toward while still being able to run on their own.
Micro-internships are becoming the new norm for students as CSB/SJU as faculty and staff have successfully found opportunities for students who lost internships due to COVID-19.
Blee ’11 and his fellow co-founders of Sky People Consulting changed their business model and are providing face masks to those fighting the pandemic, including a donation of around 500 masks to the CSB/SJU community.
See how some CSB/SJU education graduates and professors are helping students adapt to online learning around the state.
- May 9, SJU graduate Gen. Paul Nakasone gives virtual address to ROTC grads
- May 8, Senior art exhibits goes online because of COVID-19
- May 6, Dr. Kurt Schwieters using social media to deal out COVID-19 facts
- April 30, SJU athletics remain positive amid COVID-19 challenges
- April 27, Faculty member Amy Grinsteiner holds online concert during COVID-19
- April 21, CSB graduates fighting COVID-19 around the country
- April 17, CSB/SJU departments and areas donate needed items to health organizations
- April 14, CSB/SJU faculty and students make adjustments to online learning
- April 6, Three SJU graduates are fighting COVID-19 in New York City
- April 3, Former SJU swimming star Phil Steger puts his company to work fighting pandemic
- April 2, Award-winning musician John McCutcheon ’74 talks about dealing with COVID-19