April 2018
St. Thomas students Meghan Sharkus and Jackie Page with Dick Schulze

Sophomores from the University of St. Thomas win Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge
University of St. Thomas students Meghan Sharkus and Jackie Page won the largest undergraduate national business pitch competition and $75,000 in funding for their business ExpressionMed.

Andrea Duarte awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship
Andrea Duarte, a junior at St. Catherine University, was selected this week as a 2018 Truman Scholar, which is a national award for those pursuing a career in public service.

Bethel University team places 2nd in CFA global research competition
A team of four Bethel University finance students tied for 2nd place at the 8th annual Upper Midwest Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge, which was hosted by the CFA Society of Minnesota.

Carleton students practicing handshakes & greetings

Scholars trips can give students their big break — over spring break
Carleton College's career center visits provide access to valuable resources, most notably: Carleton alumni.

S.A.M. Case Study team makes it five straight national titles
Team from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University wins Undergraduate Division at 34th annual Society for the Advancement of Management (S.A.M.) Case Study Research Competition.

Augsburg's Board of Regents honored for leadership
Augsburg University's Board of Regents was awarded the 2017 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership for initiating a five-year strategic planning effort and leading the institution’s largest-ever capital campaign.

Macalester alumnae spoke about living with stage 4 colon cancer on the Today Show
Macalester College alumnae and Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler is the author of the best-selling book Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved.

Concordia Language Villages receives $5 million gift for Korean site
Concordia Language Villages, a program of Concordia College, received a $5 million gift to build an authentic location for the Korean Language Village.

St. Olaf to present world premiere of 'The Path' at Orchestra Hall
More than 300 St. Olaf College student musicians performed the world premiere of The Path, a concert-length Buddhist cantata composed by St. Olaf Professor of Music Justin Merritt, April 22.

Hope springs geothermal for Gustavus student Kenzie Perry
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Kenzie Perry is researching water quality across the Midwest.

St. Scholastica hosts “Social Work Day in Duluth” event
The College of St. Scholastica organized and hosted a ceremony featuring alum and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson in honor of the profession of social work on April 16.

Saint Mary’s forms online cybersecurity degree
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is launching an online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program in response to an industry need.

CSP reads during National Library Week and beyond
Posters of students, staff and faculty posing with their favorite books are displayed as part of the Concordia University, St. Paul CSP Reads campaign.