E-News August 2015


Vande Hei '89 Slated for Journey to Space

NASA and its International Space Station partners have announced that Mark Vande Hei '89 is among the crew members selected for missions to the orbiting laboratory in in 2017.


Haeg '67 Co-Authors “The Nature of Saint John’s”

Larry Haeg '67 and Jennifer Kutter '03 author "The Nature of Saint John's." It is the first comprehensive field guide to the natural and human history of the Saint John's Abbey Arboretum.


Karger-Gatzow Named New Track and Field Coach

Saint John's University named Jeremy Karger-Gatzow its head track and field coach on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Karger-Gatzow replaces Tim Miles '76, who announced his retirement as head track and field coach May 28 following 36 seasons at SJU.


J-Club Social

Kick off the 2015-16 Johnnie athletic year at the J-Club social on  Thursday, Sept. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of Blake '03 and Noelle '03 Elliott in St. Paul.You'll hear about the positive impact the J-Club makes on our student-athletes participating in varsity, club and intramural sports. Appetizers and beverages will be provided.


This year’s Career EXPO is Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Gorecki Dining and Conference Center on the CSB campus. Opportunities are available for alumni to sit on an EXPO seminar panel or represent their organization at the career fair. Your organization does not need to have open positions or internships to participate. 


Register with JohnniesConnect and connect with Johnnies and Bennies. You'll have access to an online directory, yellow page listings and more. If you haven't already registered, you'll need your constituent ID: ##CID##.

Read More Class Notes

Pete Cheeley '76 and Pat Held '73 were inducted in the Minnesota High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame.

Jeff Fenske '79, of Fenske Law Office,received the Small Business of the Year Award from Midway Chamber of Commerce.

Jim Mueller '89 has been announced as Hertz’s new senior vice president for international sales, marketing and revenue management.

Andrew Aebly '10 received his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Montana.