May 2020


Valerie Doze

CSB junior earns prestigious 2020 Truman Scholar award
Valerie Doze, a College of Saint Benedict junior from Grand Forks, North Dakota, was one of 62 students who were named 2020 Truman Scholars.

St. Olaf senior, alumna awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship to St. Olaf College student Bashir Ali ’20 and to alumna Gretchen Burke ’18.

Concordia College student awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Kenny David, a Concordia College junior, received a Goldwater Scholarship. David is planning to pursue neuroscience as a career and has worked on multiple sclerosis and autism spectrum disorder research.

Macalester senior awarded prestigious Watson Fellowship
Macalester College graduating senior Michael Khuth has been awarded a Watson Fellowship to pursue an original project that explores queer photography in China, South Africa, Brazil and elsewhere.  

Saint John’s Ben Bartch drafted by Jacksonville
Oregon native is the 10th Saint John’s University football player selected in the NFL Draft and the first since 1974.

HLC gives Concordia St. Paul’s Ed.D. in kinesiology program recommendation for approval
The Higher Learning Commission review team has given its recommendation for the approval for Concordia University, St. Paul to add a doctorate in education in kinesiology.

St. Scholastica expands St. Cloud presence
A $1 million expansion of The College of St. Scholastica's presence in the St. Cloud area is under way, and it will strengthen the region's nursing workforce.

Pipers can access career counseling online
Hamline University Career Development Center continues to offer personal job search assistance to graduating seniors and recent graduates online.

Augsburg announces undergraduate tuition freeze and new programming
Augsburg University launches Augsburg Bold, including an undergrad tuition freeze and new programming for incoming students.

Bethel adds four affordable online concentrations to MBA program
By adding concentrations in expanding fields through the MITx MicroMasters programs, Bethel University is broadening its strong MBA program and adding more affordable choices for students.

Saint Mary's debuts vlog series
Check out Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's YouTube Channel for a growing number of vlogs, narrated by students sharing useful tips about taking online courses.