E-News December 2015


Electronic Military Honor Roll Installed at SJU

The former Military Wall of Honor at SJU has become electronic. The new Military Honor Roll was installed in November and is located in the corridor to the west of the Great Hall in the Quadrangle.

Christmas Liturgies at Saint John's

All are welcome to attend Christmas liturgies at Saint John's Abbey and University Church. For those who cannot attend, select services will be streamed online.

CSB/SJU Delegation Attends Climate Summit in Paris

Two faculty members and a dozen students attended the United Nations COP21 Climate Summit from Nov. 30-Dec. 7 in Paris. The group was granted non-governmental organization status, giving them access to areas that were closed to the general public.


Pre-launch with Astronaut Mark Vande Hei '89

Lt. Col. Mark Vande Hei '89, a NASA astronaut, will spend six months in space orbiting Earth—launching in March 2017. Join President Michael Hemesath '81 for a social to wish Mark well on Tuesday, Jan. 12, from 6-8 p.m., at Boondoggle's Pub in El Largo, Texas.

Twin Cities Bo Diddley Classic Cribbage Tournament

John "Bo Diddley" Forsythe '74 will host his annual cribbage tournament on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 9:45 a.m., at Jax Café in Minneapolis. This event sells out each year, so get your team together and sign up early!

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Jon McGee '84 has been appointed to the board of trustees for the College Board.

Jim Scheibel '69 received the President's Lifetime Achievement Award from Hamline University .

Jim Hennig '92 and Dr. Steven King '92 received the Design Award for Most Creative Application of Advanced Composite Materials from the American Composite Manufacturing Association at the annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in Dallas, TX.