Please update your web browser or disable Compatibility View.
Community Newsroom
Strategic Directions 2020

Strategic Directions 2020 addresses two key imperatives: defining our distinction in higher education and assuring that our curricular and co-curricular experience and practice adapts to the needs, expectations, and aspirations of a 21st century student body.

Analysis shows high employment placement rate for both schools.

It’s the third time in four years that SJU has led the state nonprofit and public schools in Minnesota in salary after attending in various rankings.


CSB launched the public phase of the $100 million Illuminating Lives campaign on Thursday, Nov. 15. This campaign is the largest in the college’s history, and the college celebrated the launch with two events on campus, which included students, faculty, staff, donors and friends of the college.

  • POLITICS & A PINT: Scapegoating and Stigma
    Location: Brother Willie’s Pub, SJU
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Calendars: Lectures, Panels, Conferences, Symposia, Colloquia
    Contact: McCarthy Center for Public Policy McCarthy Center
    [email protected]
    More Info
  • Public Reading Nick Hayes
  • The U-Turn (2016), a documentary on Guatemalan immigration
  • Tensegrity Tower Colloquium
  • Guest Artist Ann DuHamel
  • Dr. Leider Valencia: "Eradicating Peace: The Other Side of the Colombian War on Drugs" LLAS Fall Series
  • Pastiche
  • Visiting author Ed Block
See the full Events Calendar.

CSB featured in Thursday, Sept. 19 St. Cloud Times article "Modern trappings update historic Main Building, others at the College of St. Benedict"

Fine Arts Series event "Black Violin" featured in Thursday, Sept. 19 St. Cloud Times article "Black Violin pushes its art form to 'Take the Stairs' to next level"

CSB and SJU featured on Wednesday, Sept. 18 KSTP-TV story "Minnesota colleges with strong connection to the Bahamas chipping in after Hurricane Dorian"

2013 Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture by Cokie Roberts featured on Wednesday, Sept. 18 MPR News Presents program "Highlights of two Minnesota speeches by Cokie Roberts"

Corrie Grosse, assistant professor of environmental studies, featured in Tuesday, Sept. 17 St. Cloud Timesarticle "Young, 'superstar' CSB/SJU professor wins international award in environmental education"

More In the News


Sheila Nelson, associate professor of sociology, was named recipient of the Mother Benedicta Riepp Award from Saint Benedict's Monastery

Pedro dos Santos, associate professor of political science, published an article "Extreme non-viable candidates and quota maneuvering in Brazilian legislative elections" in OPINIÃO PÚBLICA, Campinas, vol. 25, n 1, p. 1-28, 2019

Shannon Smith, assistant professor of history, was selected to participate in CIC’s 2019 American History Seminar on “The Civil War and American Memory”

Ellen Blockassistant professor of anthropology, is co-author of the book "Infected Kin: Orphan Care and AIDS in Lesotho."

Colin Hannigan, assistant professor of political science, published an article "Toward a holistic networks approach to strategic third-party intervention: A literature review" in the International Area Studies Review

Emily Heying, assistant professor of nutrition, published an article "Food Insecurity Among College Students" in the Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals newsletter.

Jason Schlude, associate professor of classics, published an article "The Problem of White People, with Insight from St. Paul" in The Activist History Review

Read more noteworthy items.

Submit a noteworthy item.

Related Links