2021 Winter/Spring Saint John's Magazine


Examining Black History at Saint John’s
In honor of Black History Month, SJU takes a comprehensive look at the achievements, milestones and cultural contributions of African American Johnnies:
P. 10 An historical Saint John’s timeline covering the 1920s through 1970s
P. 16 SJU/CSB History Professor Ken Jones’s examination of the Black student experience in Collegeville half a century ago
P. 30 Profiles highlighting 12 notable Black Saint John’s alums from the past three decades

Alums Lift Their Voices to Honor Axel Theimer
A 63-year career at Saint John’s University is coming to an end this spring for the beloved SJU/CSB music and choir director, but the legacy and impact of his contributions to his students will resonate in perpetuity.

A Faith-Based Quest for Social Justice
His lifelong passion for helping the poor and underprivileged across the United States and around the globe has led Eric LeCompte ’99 to the helm of Jubilee USA, where his advocacy with world economic leaders is making a profound impact.


My Perspective
View from Collegeville

Service to the Church
In Sight 
Johnnie Sports 
Class Notes

Inspiring Lives