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Derek Larson, professor of history and environmental studies, featured in Wednesday, March 4 St. Cloud Times Writers Group column "US needs to raise its minimum wage"

CSB/SJU Chemistry Department featured in Monday, March 2 Chemical & Engineering News article "Revising The Chemistry Curriculum"

Robert Bell, assistant professor of accounting and finance, featured on "The Catholic Guy" podcast with Lino Rulli '93 "Lino at St John's University with Bob Bell!"

Phil Kronebusch, professor of political science and competitive fellowships coordinator, quoted in Sunday, March 1 St. Cloud Times article "In Fulbright and other programs, global studies strong"

Deborah Pembleton, assistant professor of global business leadership, quoted in Saturday, Feb. 28 La Crosse Tribune article "FSPAs to memorialize their 'shooting star,' Sister Thea Bowman"

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Mark Conway, executive director of CSB Literary Arts Institute, has poems in the fall/winter 2014 issues of the Virginia Quarterly Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Field and Water~Stone Review as well as other work forthcoming in the spring 2015 editions of the Southwest Review, Poetry Northwest and Provincetown Arts.

Yvette Piggush, assistant professor of English at CSB/SJU, is one of 27 collegiate faculty members around the country who have been selected to participate in an interdisciplinary seminar on Slave Narratives.  This seminar will be led by David Blight, professor of American history at Yale University, and will be held this June on the Yale campus in New Haven, Connecticut.  The competition for participation was rigorous, with three times as many applicants as there were available spaces.

Kaarin S. Johnston, CSB/SJU professor of theater, presented “Becoming Human: An Exegetical Space for the Development of Liminal Humans"; a paper for the Working Group titled Childhood, Performance, and the Post-Human: Youth as a Human Conduit, at The American Society for Theatre Research Conference held Nov. 20, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Michael Hemmesch, SJU executive director of communications and marketing, was elected to a two-year term on the executive committee of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Counselors to Higher Education section. The executive committee is the governing leadership group of the 465-member professional interest section providing programming, professional development and networking support among PR practitioners serving the higher education sector in the U.S. and abroad.

Troy Fritz, executive director of major giving at SJU, and Raj Chaphalkar, director of annual giving at SJU, co-presented “Using Your Technology,” with Andrew Reeher, president and CEO, Reeher LLC at the 40th annual CASE District V Conference Dec. 15 in Chicago.

The CSB/SJU Department of Chemistry congratulates Emma Bonglack, FoCuS Scholar, CSB '17. She won a presentation award at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. She is one of 20 award winners (out of about 3,000 people) for cancer research work she did last summer at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Nathaniel Dubin, CSB/SJU professor emeritus of modern and classical languages, is the recipient to the Modern Language Association’s 10th Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for an Outstanding Translation of a Literary Work for his translation of The Fabliaux, published by Liveright.

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Featured Image for news storyCSB ranked again in Peace Corps' annual volunteer listing

02/18/15 - For the second time in as many years, CSB earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ annual list of the top 25 volunteer-producing small colleges and universities across the country.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB ranked among the Top Fulbright Producing Institutions

02/13/15 - Saint Ben's is among the top bachelor’s institutions for producing the most Fulbright Students for 2014-15, according to the Institute of International Education for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU featured in Princeton Review book “Colleges That Pay You Back: 2015 Edition”

02/11/15 - Saint Ben's and Saint John's are two of the nation’s best colleges for great academics, outstanding career preparation and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review.
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Featured Image for news storyStickwork structure at Saint John’s to remain for another summer

03/02/15 - Over 50,000 people have visited Stickwork and many more have enjoyed it from the roadside.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU Chamber Choir to perform sacred and secular music

02/26/15 - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University Chamber Choir concludes its spring concert series at 8 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Great Hall on the SJU campus, Collegeville.
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Featured Image for news story'The Francis Effect' comes to SJU

02/27/15 - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University presents a Salt and Light production of “The Francis Effect” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 11 at the Pellegrene Auditorium, SJU.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB Women’s Choir and SJU Men’s Chorus set to perform concert together

02/27/15 - The College of Saint Benedict Women’s Choir and Saint John’s University Men’s Chorus are presenting a concert of sacred and secular music at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, in the Great Hall on the SJU campus, Collegeville.
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Featured Image for news storyArtist Sean Connaughty opens new exhibit

01/09/15 - The CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series presents Sean Connaughty's O2 on Friday, Jan. 23 - Friday, Mar. 20 in the Gorecki Gallery, Benedicta Arts Center, CSB.
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Community update from President Hinton

You are invited to attend a brief presentation and conversation with President Hinton on March 9 from 4-5 p.m. in the President's Dining Room, 2nd floor, Gorecki Center. President Hinton will update the community about the recent Board of Trustees meeting. 

Open office hours for President Hinton

President Hinton will hold open office hours throughout the semester. Please join President Hinton to discuss an issue, chat about the campus or just say hello. 

March 23, noon-1 p.m. President's Office, Main 106

As members of the Annapolis Group, CSB and SJU proudly share stories with Liberal Arts Success, a unique site promoting the value of a liberal arts education.

Upcoming Events

Sean Connaughty - "O2"
Friday, March 6, 2015
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gallery Loun

Sean Connaughty - "O2"
Friday, March 6, 2015
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
BAC Gorecki Gall

CSB/SJU Art Faculty Show
Friday, March 6, 2015
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Target Gallery

CSB/SJU Art Faculty Show
Friday, March 6, 2015
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Art Rogers Glry

GREAT Theater Production: Babe, The Sheep Pig
Friday, March 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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