E-News November 2015


Double Your Impact on Give SJU Day

Give SJU Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11, and you can be part of it! Show your support for SJU students by making a gift to the Student Fund. Each donation made on Give SJU Day will be matched dollar for dollar.

SJU Celebrates Homecoming 2015

Saint John's and Saint Ben's welcomed thousands of visitors to the campuses during Homecoming Weekend. Check out the photos to see what you missed and join us next fall for Homecoming 2016!

Johnnie-Tommie Game Sets D3 Record

A record crowd of 17,327 fans packed Clemens Stadium for the Sept. 26 Johnnie-Tommie Football Game. The rivalry garnered national attention this year as ESPN brought "Sportscenter on the Road" to Collegeville the same day.


Vatican Book Reading with John Thavis ’73

Join John Thavis ’73 for a reading of his new book, The Vatican Prophecies, and a social on Friday, Nov. 13, at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Thavis covered Vatican news as a journalist in Rome for nearly 30 years.

Celebrating Jim Smith

Celebrate the legendary career of SJU Basketball Coach Jim Smith on Saturday, Nov. 14, in Guild Hall at SJU. Smith, who retired in June after 51 seasons is he winningest coach in Minnesota college basketball history.

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Read More Class Notes

Jon Theobald ’67 was inducted in the inaugural class of the Order of the Fleur de Lis Hall of Fame at Saint Louis University School of Law.

David Davis ’86 was promoted to vice president and chief quality control officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

David Schulte ’92 has been appointed managing director at McKesson Ventures, the venture capital arm of McKesson Corporation.

Sammy Schmitz ’03 won the U.S. Mid-Amateur Golf Championship, qualifying him to participate in the 2016 Masters Tournament.