They made it! 17-year-old high school senior Bethany Catlin and her father Dan biked 780 miles, from Franklin, Ind., to St. Paul, Minn., to visit Macalester College and raise money for arthritis. They arrived Aug. 4 to a rousing group of Mac supporters and the rest of the Catlin family.
St. Olaf College student Rebecca Frank ’14 recently received a $250,000 Jefferson Scholars Foundation award to pursue a Ph.D. in classics at the University of Virginia. The Jefferson Fellowship is one of the most highly selective merit graduate fellowships in the nation.
Hamline University undergraduate Kevin Yang’s inspirational commencement speech brought tears to the eyes of the class of 2014 and much of the audience.
Saint Mary's University received its largest-ever gift, $8 million from Jack and Mary Ann Remick of Rochester to benefit the First Generation Initiative scholarship fund. The first class of nine FGI Scholars graduated May 10 in Winona.
The College of Saint Benedict now has a passive solar greenhouse on its campus. The Full Circle Greenhouse will grow spinach, carrots, radishes, lettuce, sprouts and possibly kale, with the produce being sold to McGlynn's, a sports-themed eatery on CSB’s campus.
A major gift from the family of St. Olaf College Board of Regents Chair B.
The College of Saint Benedict recently launched a Community Kitchen Program with a primary goal of distributing high-quality, nutritious food in a dignified manner to those who may not have enough food. Student volunteers reheat or repackage CSB’s surplus food and deliver it to nonprofit organizations in Central Minnesota.
Gustavus Adolphus College recently announced that Dr.
A lot happened at our 17 campuses in 2013. As the year draws to a close, here is a sampling of top campus news items from the year.
A lot happened at our 17 campuses in 2013 – from a new president to a centennial to new academic programs to prestigious grant and fellowship awards. As the year draws to a close, here is a sampling of top campus news items from the year.