July 2011 campus news
- A workout video posted by St. Olaf College student Adam Starr '12, was picked up by CBS and HuffPost, and featured on KARE 11 and Good Morning America. The video shows Starr, who lost a leg to cancer in 2009, doing back flips during his first visit to a gym since the operation.
- Dr. William Craft began his duties as the 11th president of Concordia College, Moorhead, July 11. He succeeds Interim President Paul Dovre, who led the college for a year after the unexpected death of President Pamela Jolicoeur. Previously, Craft served as vice president for academic affairs and dean at Luther College.
- St. Catherine University is one of four institutions receiving the 2011 Lee Noel — Randi Levitz Retention Excellence Award, a national award recognizing innovative campus retention programs. The award will be presented to the university's Office of Multicultural and International Programs and Services for the Peer Mentor Program.