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September 2013

Political commentator Cokie Roberts to deliver Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture

Cokie Roberts, political commentator for ABC News, will deliver the seventh annual Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture titled "Conscience and Courage in Public Life" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater on the SJU campus. The lecture is open to the public.

Donald McNeely Center presents entrepreneur awards to outstanding graduates

The Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University will present its third Entrepreneur of the Year awards to outstanding graduates at a luncheon from 11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel. Receiving this year's awards are Lisa Spoden '83, Michael J. Wethington '79 and Bill Kling '64.

Where are CSB/SJU graduates now?

Career Services looks forward to the year ahead and partnering with you to let you know about events and resources in Career Services that your son or daughter should know about. One new resource we are excited about is the Graduate Outcomes Database where you can search records to find out what opportunities CSB/SJU graduates have landed after graduation.

This reminder might save you money

All CSB and SJU students are required to have medical insurance while attending college. Failure to provide proof of medical insurance coverage information will result in an automatic, non-refundable enrollment in the Student Assurance Services and Sickness Policy, and the annual premium either has been or will be billed to your son or daughter's tuition account. Make sure that you fill out the insurance waiver on the Forms Portal at

Welcome to the library

Alcuin and Clemens Library staff are excited to help your daughters and sons. Students can come to the library for one-on-one research assistance; check out books, DVDs and media equipment; work on group projects; use a computer; or just relax in our comfortable chairs. Our welcoming staff is available to answer any and all of their questions.

CSB/SJU nursing students attend summer program at Mayo Clinic


Two CSB and one SJU nursing students participated in the "2013 Summer III Nursing Externship at the Mayo Clinic" in Rochester, Minn. These students - Kelsey McQuillan, Tyler Greguson and Marit Fraune - were three of 111 students nationwide selected from more than 900 applicants.

Students can share the ride to and from CSB and SJU


CSB/SJU has launched our own private network for ride sharing. The site is powered by Zimride, the largest ride-sharing network in the U.S. CSB and SJU students can access the site by going to Students simply use their school email address to gain access, and can enter a ride, as a passenger or driver, to see how the system works. This site will save students many dollars in transportation costs, when they share the ride. Encourage your daughter or son to share the ride with other students at CSB and SJU.

CSB All-School Reunion draws record number of attendees


More than 1,450 guests attended the All-School Reunion at CSB June 28-30. The reunion was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate 100 years of women's education and the sisterhood of Saint Ben's. The event attracted Bennies from 38 states and seven countries and ages ranging from 18 to 97. The weekend included a concert, special kickoff event and a gala awards ceremony and dinner which featured four reunion award recipients and 14 centennial award recipients.

Show you care with a Care Package


SJU Dining Services has a variety of snack options available for you to treat your student. Our online order form makes it easy.