E-News August 2016


Hergott '57 to Receive Fr. Walter Reger Award

Wayne Hergott will receive the Fr. Walter Reger Distinguished Alumnus Award at the Homecoming Banquet on Sept. 16.

Kueppers '89 and Richards '78 to Receive Entrepreneur Awards

Brian Kueppers and Br. Paul Richards, OSB, will be honored at the Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 15, at Windows on Minnesota in Minneapolis.


Alumni Association Homecoming Banquet

The Homecoming Banquet will be an evening of celebration and fellowship on Friday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m., in Guild Hall at Saint John's. The Fr. Walter Reger Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to Wayne Hergott '57 and the 1976 NCAA National Championship football team will be recognized as they celebrate their 40th reunion.


No matter how long you've been away, we're ready to welcome you home, Sept. 16-17. Make the most of this chance to reconnect with our campuses, our communities and Johnnie and Bennie friends.

SJU Alumni & Friends Baseball Day

SJU baseball alumni, parents and fans are invited back to campus on Homecoming Saturday, Sept. 17, for an exceptional day of fun and to help raise money for the team. Activities include the Over The Line alumni baseball tournament, day-long tailgate food and beverages, a ticket to the SJU Homecoming football game with reserved seating, and a post-game live band performance.

Soccer Reunion

Soccer alumni, parents and friends are invited to a Soccer Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9:30 a.m., at Haws Field at Saint John's. A pre-game social will be followed by the SJU vs. Concordia soccer game. The championship teams of '76, '86 and '06 will be recognized during the halftime program.

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Read More Class Notes

Boz Bostrom '95 wrote A Legacy Unrivaled: The Story of John Gagliardi which was recently published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Casey Vangsness '14 is the new assistant golf coach at Saint John's University.

Connor Franta '15 will appear on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine's September issue. Franta is a YouTube star and entrepreneur.