December 2017 recent campus news
Learn what’s happening at our colleges with a quick rundown of recent news.
Augsburg hosts 29th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum
Nobel Peace Prize laureates and world leaders convened at Augsburg University with students and local peacemakers for this international event focused on building dialogue in divided societies.
Bethel physics and engineering space expanded and renovated
A renovation and expansion of Bethel University’s physics and engineering space puts science on display and highlights one of Bethel’s largest and most renowned departments.
From liberal arts to making a living
The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Carleton College’s scholars career center program, which helped Tianna Avery ’19 rethink her plans for medical school.
Saint Benedict graduate wants to change narrative of how city, state describe themselves to others
Brenda Kyle, College of Saint Benedict class of 1986, began new job as president and CEO of Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 1.
St. Scholastica graduate social work program awarded $1.3 million grant
The College of St. Scholastica has been awarded $1.33 million by the federal government to offer stipends to graduate clinical social work students committed to working in behavioral health in rural settings.
CSP recognized as a top college for adult learners
Concordia University, St. Paul is ranked third nationally by Washington Monthly in the 2017 Best Colleges for Adult Learners category.
Individuals, communities transformed through Gustavus public discourse class
Gustavus Adolphus College's communication studies program celebrates 10 years of Public Discourse, a course that connects students with hands-on projects in the community.
Career-ready science at Hamline
Through Hamline University’s Initiative for Professional and Academic Liaisons (HIPAL), students prepare for professional careers throughout their time as undergraduates with specialized career development resources.
Macalester gets a shout-out for creating entrepreneurs
Kate Ryan Reiling ’00 heads Macalester College’s entrepreneurship program with real-world experience building a business and empathy for the needs of an entrepreneur.
Permanent gallery for The Saint John’s Bible opens at Saint John’s
Gallery in the lower level of Alcuin Library at Saint John’s University will exhibit original folios from the seven volumes.
Saint Mary's partners with Sanneh Foundation
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Graduate School of Education is partnering with the Sanneh Foundation to provide licensure pathways for Dreamline coaches in the areas of special education and ESL.
St. Kate's project to reduce stigma for children with disabilities
St. Catherine University professors Mary Hearst and Paula Rabaey are working to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities in Kanyama, Zambia.
St. Olaf chef showcases award-winning food
Executive Chef Matthew Fogarty stopped by WCCO-TV to provide a taste of why St. Olaf College regularly makes national 'Best Campus Food' lists.
New veteran’s resource center opens at St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas aspires to become the most veteran-friendly campus in the upper Midwest.
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