E-News May 2015


Dumonceaux '61 Delivers Commencement Address

SJU celebrated commencement on May 10 in Saint John’s Abbey and University Church. The graduating class included 409 undergraduate men and 23 School of Theology and Seminary graduates.


Alumni Achievement Award Winners

The Saint John's Alumni Achievement Award will be presented to Peter Conzemius '65, Michael Howlett '70 (posthumous), Fr. Michael Tegeder '70, Dr. Thomas Gelhaus '75, Steve Wolfe '75, Mark Poepping '80, Eric Olson '85, John Boucher '90, Craig Junker '90 and Mark Morrey ’95 during Reunion Weekend June 26-28.

Thanks a Million, Fr. Don Talafous

Congratulations to Fr. Don Talafous on receiving the Saint John’s University President’s Medal and Citation! You can help by creating a video tribute or making a gift to the Fr. Don Talafous Endowed Scholarship Fund.


Innovative Office Tour Series - Launch Event

Join Krista Cleary Carroll '00, co-founder of Latitude Prints, LLC, for the first in a series of office tours on Tuesday, Jun 2, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Latitude Prints, LLC in Minneapolis. Cost is $15 and includes appetizers and beverages.

Reunion Weekend

June 26-28 is the first-ever SJU class reunion to take place in the summertime. The classes of 2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, 1990, 1985, 1980, 1975, 1970, 1965 and Beyond the 50th Reunion are invited to come back to Collegeville and make some history!

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

Tim Stelzer '88 received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jeff Macalena '01 and Aaron Krych '01 have been selected by the Minnesota Orthopedic Society to co-chair the 2016 Annual Meeting.

Aaron Langan '12 recently worked with friends to create an online startup company called Kicksize LLC. www.kicksize.com