E-News July 2016


Money Names SJU to List of Best Colleges

Money Magazine named Saint John's #25 on its list of Best Colleges. Colleges and universities were evaluated on educational quality, affordable price and alumni success. Saint John's was the only school from Minnesota ranked in the top 25.

Bugler '17 Named Division III National Champion

SJU junior Ryan Bugler won the NCAA Division III national championship in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Bugler crossed the finish line in 9:11.98, winning by a two-second interval.

Reunion Classes Recognize Award Winners

This year’s Alumni Achievement Award winners include: Steve Askew '66, Terry Hartman '66, J. Todd Kelly '66, John Lawler '71, Frank Dooley '76, Evan Applequist '81, Shaun McElhatton '81, Paul Nakasone '86, Murray McCartan '91 and Dan Schumacher '96.


CSB/SJU Night at Summertime by George

Catch up with Central Minnesota Johnnies and Bennies at the Summertime by George! concert and festival on Wednesday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lake George Municipal Complex, St. Cloud, Minn.

YAC Twins Game

The young alums have the Budweiser Roof Deck for a Happy Hour and Twins Game on Friday, July 29. The happy hour begins at 5 p.m. and the game starts at 7:10 p.m.

Alum Campus Visit Day

Bring future Johnnies and Bennies to campus for Alum Campus Visit Day on Friday, Aug. 5, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. This will be the perfect chance to share your college experience with your high school-aged children, relatives and neighbors!

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

Jeffrey Bakken '77 was sworn in as the new U.S. Agency for International Development mission director for South Sudan.

James Shaw '91 has been appointed chief financial officer at the St. Cloud-based Coborn's, Inc.

Zack Faber '04 is a postdoctoral fellow in the Pathology Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital working on the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project.