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CSB launched the public phase of the $100 million Illuminating Lives campaign on Thursday, Nov. 15. This campaign is the largest in the college’s history, and the college celebrated the launch with two events on campus, which included students, faculty, staff, donors and friends of the college.

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Colman Barry Creativity Center promoting media literacy among students.

  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
    Location: BAC Gorecki Gall
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Calendars: Visual Arts
    Contact: BAC Box Office
    [email protected]
    Sponsored By: Fine Arts Programming
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
  • Mary Bruno "Carving Time" Exhibit
See the full Events Calendar.

CSB featured in Friday, Dec. 7 St. Cloud Times article "$100M goal in sight for scholarships and more at College of St. Benedict"

Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Sunday, Dec. 2 St. Cloud Times column "It's time to embrace a Green New Deal"

HMML and Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, HMML executive director, featured in December National Geographic article "Inside the cloak-and-dagger search for sacred texts"

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Theodor Gordon, professor of sociology, is author of the book Cahuilla Nation Activism and the Tribal Casino Movement.

Jason Schlude, associate professor of classics, published an article "Global Engagement at the United Nations: Lessons from Ancient Greece for Our Modern Times" in The Activist History Review

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, is author of a new book chapter, "The Representation of Women," in The Routledge Handbook of Brazilian Politics

Jessica Reiter, associate director of CSB events and catering, was honored at the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce’s Star Celebration for service as chair of the Waite Park Chamber Planning Committee. 

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, was part of a webinar "Will Women Decide the Brazilian Election? The Potential Impact of Female Voters and Candidates" sponored by the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. 

The 2nd volume of The Journal of Social Encounters is available. It is published by the Center for Social Justice and Ethics at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, in collaboration with the CSB/SJU Peace Studies Department. Ron Pagnucco is co-editor, Jon Armajani and Kelly Kraemer are on the editorial board, and Sheila Hellermann is the editorial assistant and production manager. This issue includes contributions by several at CSB/SJU including an essay by Mary Dana Hinton, and book reviews by Jon Armajani, Ellen Block and Charles Wright.

Jon McGee, vice president for planning and strategy, is author of the book Dear Parents: A Field Guide for College Preparation.

Chris Bolin, instructor in English and FYS, is author of the poetry book Form from Form.  

Jason Schlude, associate professor of classics, and classics majors publish “The Politics of Consumption: From Trimalchio and Gatsby to Trump and Beyond” in The Activist History Review.

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