E-News November 2016


Double Your Impact on Give SJU Day 

Give SJU Day is the year’s biggest donor day at Saint John's University. Every Student Fund gift on 11.16.16 is matched dollar for dollar, up to $100,000! Alumni, parents, staff and students can all count toward the goal of 1,000 donors for scholarships.

Johnnies host UW-Platteville in First Round NCAA Playoffs

No. 9 Saint John's football (9-1, 7-1 MIAC) will host No. 12/15 Wisconsin-Platteville (8-2, 5-2 WIAC) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs this Saturday, Nov. 19. Kickoff is scheduled for noon at Clemens Stadium in Collegeville.

Nakasone '86 Named Leader of U.S. Army Cyber Command

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone '86 recently took command of U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army, and became a three-star general.


YAC Feed My Starving Children

Join young alumni to pack food for children in need on Saturday, Dec. 3. Gather at Lone Oak Market in Eagan for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. before packing food at Feed My Starving Children from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Christmas Concerts

Join us for Christmas at Saint John's with The Amadeus Chamber Symphony, CSB Women's Choir, CSB/SJU Brass Choir, CSB/SJU Chamber Choir, SJU Boys Choir and the SJU Men's Chorus on Friday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. in the Great Hall at SJU.

You can also Celebrate the Season with these ensembles on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. at the Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis. 

Chicago Standup

Gather for an open house social as we toast the Christmas season on Monday, Dec. 12, from 4:30-7 p.m. at The Berghoff in Chicago. 

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Read More Class Notes

Bob Lietzke '71 completed the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage from St. Jean Pied de Port, France, to Cathedral Santiago de Compostela in Santiago, Spain.

William Mattes '14 joined the postulancy program of the Capuchin Franciscan Friars.

Gabe Karstrom '15 is now the director of alumni relations at St. Pius X/St. Leo School in Omaha, Neb.