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SJU, CSB and School of Theology all represented among top entries for @Art student exhibition

Chenxu Yu, Lauren Reeves, Jacqueline Leiter and Molly McGowan took home cash prizes for their contributions, which will be on display through Jan. 18 at Gorecki Art Gallery.

Two Bennies from different generations combine to bring smiles to patients, including on a dental service trip to the Dominican Republic

Student and professor at Creighton School of Dentistry – Maya Chuppe ’20 and Jenn (Jerabek) Hasslen ’97 – develop mentorship, polish skills and renew purpose during three-week tour to bring basic health care to rural populations.

CSB's Fiona Smith wins NCAA Division III women's cross country national title

The senior standout distance runner finished in a time of 19 minutes, 54.1 seconds at the national meet held at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pennsylvania.

RESCHEDULED: Prime Minister of The Bahamas to deliver 2023 McCarthy Lecture on Dec. 11

The Hon. Philip Davis KC, MP the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is scheduled to speak.

Give CSB Day and Give SJU Day yield record-setting totals

Give CSB Day was held on Oct. 11th and Give SJU Day took place this past Wednesday (Nov. 15). Both institutions had record-breaking campaigns with CSB raising a total of $597,268 and SJU finishing at a total of $846,237.

Report finds study abroad rates at Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s near top of national ranking

CSB and SJU are among the top baccalaureate schools for both mid-length study abroad and the total number of students who studied abroad according to Open Doors 2023.

First dean for student academic success at CSB and SJU wants to make sure all Bennies and Johnnies get the help they need

John Andrick learned the hard way what it’s like to feel like you’re on your own to sink or swim in college. He vows to have lifelines in place at Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s.

The Saint John's Bible 25th Anniversary Dedication Tour concludes with Canterbury presentation

The Cathedral received a rare, full-size Heritage Edition in an Evensong service.

Patty Wetterling and co-author Joy Baker to speak Dec. 5 at CSB's Benedicta Arts Center

Longtime St. Joseph resident will delve into the decades-long struggle to unravel the mystery of the disappearance of her son, Jacob Wetterling. She and Baker, a local investigative blogger, will participate in an enlightening discussion with the public at an open event.

Only a few years removed from SJU, Keith Sweet’s career in Hollywood is already among the stars

SoCal native has worked his way up from intern and production assistant to writer, with hopes of directing. And Saint John’s and Central Minnesota played a crucial role in his development.

Gretchen Trkay digs into new role as director of libraries at Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s

After nearly 19 years of experience in a large-school system at the University of Texas at Arlington, she returns to Midwestern roots with goal of making Alcuin, Clemens central to CSB and SJU experience.

CSB and SJU among national finalists for Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments

Council on Undergraduate Research annually recognizes programs that provide high-quality research experiences for undergraduates, and Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s aim to be the first in Minnesota to attain the honor.

Students past and present laud more than two decades of study abroad program in South Africa

After 25 years in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), CSB and SJU students will gain new experiences beginning this spring at Stellenbosch University just outside Cape Town.

Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s to celebrate First-Generation College Celebration Day on Nov. 8

Edwin Torres DeSantiago ’16, a first-generation graduate who is now on the schools’ common boards of trustees, will highlight an event free and open to the public from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Upper Gorecki 204.

20 Bennies and Johnnies will be on hand for the world’s annual climate change debate

Two groups of students and faculty from Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s plan to make the most of formal observer access at this year’s United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change annual Conference of the Parties, Nov. 30-Dec. 12 in Dubai.

Jessica (Scheerle) Johnson ’06 traces belief that dreams can come true to Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s

Despite working-class small-town upbringing, she refused to believe she couldn’t find her future at the school of her choice. And her education has paid off with a long career in marketing – including co-ownership of a thriving new ad agency.

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