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Strategic Directions 2020

Strategic Directions 2020 addresses two key imperatives: defining our distinction in higher education and assuring that our curricular and co-curricular experience and practice adapts to the needs, expectations, and aspirations of a 21st century student body.

On his last day on the job, he took a hike – through his office in the woods

Tom Kroll managed Abbey Arboretum and Saint John’s Outdoor University for 16 years before retirement May 1

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University is collaborating with the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, to provide open access to approximately 15,000 digitized Zaydi manuscripts from Yemen and neighboring countries.

CSB/SJU ranked highly in several national reviews

Money Magazine, U.S. News, and Washington Monthly all ranked CSB and SJU highly during 2016 in a number of different categories. Additionally, for the 12th consecutive year, the schools were named among the leaders for study abroad.

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Michael Hemesath, SJU president, featured in Sunday, June 25 St. Cloud Times column "Colleges help teach about social mixing"

Sarah Gainey, Saint John's Outdoor University assistant director of environmental education, featured on Sunday, June 25 WJON radio story "Scenic Trails and Incredible History At St. Johns Abbey Arboretum"

Saint John's featured on Thursday, June 22 Classical MPR segment "Highlights from Bring the Sing in Collegeville"

Gary Prevost, professor emeritus of political science, featured on Tuesday, June 20 Radio Sputnik story "'Absolutely No Chance' of Cuba Making Concessions in Face of Trump Sanctions" 

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Sanford Moskowitz, professor of global business leadership and department chair, is author of the book Cybercrime and Business: Strategies for Global Corporate Security

Kathleen Cahalan, professor of theology in Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary, and Bonnie Miller-McLemore are editors of the book Calling All Years Good: Christian Vocation Throughout Life's Seasons.

Terri Rodriguez, associate professor of education, Laura Mahalingappa and Nihat Polat are authors of the book Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today's Classrooms.

Kathleen Cahalan, professor of theology in Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary, Edward Foley and Gordon Mikoski are editors of the book Integrating Work in Theological Education.

CSB Culinary Services won a bronze award for the NACUFS Sustainability Award in the category of Outreach and Education. Myder Yang, CSB '17, created and submitted the entry.

Jason Schlude, assistant professor of classics, and Benjamin Rubin edited the book Arsacids, Romans, and Local Elites: Cross-Cultural Interactions of the Parthian Empire.

Bruce Campbell, professor of Hispanic studies, translated the book On The Graphic Novel by Santiago García.

The Order of Saint Benedict received a 2016 Wastewater Treatment Facility Operational Award.

Kathleen Cahalan, professor of theology in Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary, is author of the book The Stories We Live: Finding God's Calling All Around Us.

Mark Conway, executive director of CSB Literary Arts Institute, featured in Harvard Review project titled "Renga for Obama."

Thomas Kroll, director of Saint John's Outdoor University and land manager at Saint John's Abbey Arboretum, was recognized as a Fellow of the Society of American Foresters.

Wendy Sterba, professor of German, is author of the book J.J. Abrams vs. Joss Whedon: Duel for Media Master of the Universe.

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