E-News October 2015

Headlines

ESPN Coming to SJU

ESPN’s “Sportscenter on the Road” will visit Saint John’s University’s Clemens Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 26, for a live show airing from 6-8 a.m. CDT, in advance of the Johnnies’ 1 p.m. game against St. Thomas.

Senn ’64 to Receive Reger Award

Fred Senn will receive the Fr. Walter Reger Distinguished Alumnus Award at the Homecoming Banquet Oct. 16. The Reger Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association.

SJU Enrolls 451 First-Year Students

Saint John’s enrolled 451 first-year students this fall for a combined undergraduate enrollment of 1,716. Combined with the College of Saint Benedict, the institutions now enroll 3,640 undergraduate students from 37 states and 27 countries.

Events

Homecoming Weekend 2015

There’s something for everyone during Homecoming weekend, Oct. 16-17! Cheer on the Johnnies vs. Gustavus Adolphus at Saturday’s game, and enjoy a variety of other activities starting Friday evening.

2015 Alumni and Friends Pheasant Hunt

Join us for this annual Outdoor Johnnies gathering on Oct. 23-24 near Aberdeen, S.D. This is world-class pheasant hunting with your fellow Johnnies. Don’t miss it!






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Read More Class Notes

Dr. Stephen Eckrich ’81 received the 2015 Media Award from the South Dakota State Medical Association.

LeRoy Popowski ’97 celebrated his fourth victory at the Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb, a 12.42 miles ride to the summit of Pikes Peak.

Bret Amundson ’05 was named one of the “20 under 40” by the Duluth News Tribune.

Lenny Wilson ’05 graduated with his doctorate from the University of Minnesota and has been hired by NASA to work as a space plasma physicist.