September, 2017

International eco-fashion expert receives St. Kate’s top faculty honor
Professor Anupama Pasricha received St. Catherine University’s Bonnie Jean Kelly and Joan Kelly Award for faculty excellence for her outstanding accomplishments in teaching and scholarship.

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MCAD celebrates capital campaign completion with community open house
A commemorative mural in honor of the completion of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design's first comprehensive capital campaign was celebrated at a community open house on September 16.

Carleton constructs geothermal well fields
Carleton College launched a new utility master plan with installation of geothermal well fields, transitioning from a steam plant to a low temperature hot water system.

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Saint John’s Vande Hei ready for liftoff as first Johnnie astronaut
The 1989 Saint John’s University alumnus took off for the International Space Station in September.

Saint Ben’s president receives Bicentennial Medal from Williams College
College of Saint Benedict President Mary Dana Hinton one of five individuals to be honored at school’s Convocation ceremony.

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.

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St. Scholastica Peace and Justice series starts Sept. 28
The College of St. Scholastica will launch its 2017-18 Peace and Justice lecture series with a free presentation at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus.

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.

How two Macalester students earned Sierra magazine’s official “bike-friendliness” designation
Macalester College became one of the few liberal arts colleges to achieve Silver status in the official “bike-friendliness” designation, thanks to students Ellie Hohulin '19 and Marlee Yost-Wolff '19.

Augsburg celebrates name change at academic year kickoff event
In September, Augsburg officially became Augsburg University and welcomed the most diverse incoming class in its 148-year history.

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Saint Mary’s University hosts International Symposium on Lasallian Research
Educators and scholars from numerous countries will gathered at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities Campus for the annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research.

Concordia renovated science center opens
Concordia College (Moorhead) opened its new Integrated Science center for the start of the academic year.

Hamline chosen as Minnesota’s First Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center site
Hamline University was selected by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to be one of the nation’s first sites.