It’s All Hands on Deck again. Your generosity could set a new record this year – plus, you can help get the president wet!
More than half a century ago, John F. Kennedy became the first – and so far the only – Catholic president in American history. This landmark election, says Larry McAndrews (History, Emeritus), introduced a whole new era of influence.
Student Research Impacts Region
Student-led research through the new Center for Business & Economic Analysis is already having a regional impact. “We don’t need to hold hands with these students because they’re that good,” says Jamie O’Brien (Business Administration).
News of St. Norbert
Two benches thoughtfully placed across from one another at the gateway to campus honor the memory of a loving couple.
When the college acceded to a late-breaking request from the Donald Trump campaign to host a town-hall meeting, responses to the decision were immediate and plentiful.
Maggie Hogan ’15 is the happy product of the Catholic education system in which she now teaches – and where she is on track to become the first beneficiary of a $5,000 incentive program for new teachers.
When students in the Contemporary Photographic Strategies course taught by Brandon Bauer (Art) were drawn to recreations of historic photos, it prompted a search in the college archives for an image that they themselves could recreate.
None of the Green Knights on the men’s basketball team were out of high school the last time St. Norbert lost a game in conference play. The team’s extraordinary 64-win streak toppled the national Div. III record and remained broken as they headed into the NCAA tournament.
An influx of new vocations is enriching the communities of the St. Norbert Abbey and its independent daughter abbeys in Pennsylvania and New Mexico – and many of those joining the order are alumni of the college.
Leaders of a medical service trip returning to Nicaragua knew just how poorly supplied the local clinics there were. This time around, they took vital medical equipment with them along with their willing hands.
There’s a special kinship that exists among St. Norbert alumni, even if they’re from different generations, professions or regions. Those eager to connect are finding it simpler than ever to make memories at events they create themselves.
“We are in the Great Shaking,” says President Tom Kunkel, “[and] higher education is not immune. Study a college president these days and you may well detect some disorientation there, too, as our own industry pitches and rolls.”
“I offer two types of office hours: the traditional kind, where I leave my door open … And a very different kind, where students or I can be anywhere and use any device.” – Ty Meidl (Teacher Education)
This copper and cast-iron beauty from 1901 is just one among the college’s extraordinary collection of vintage cash registers.
By day, he teaches English at Luxemburg-Casco High School. Nights, weekends and any other time he can manage, he’s tapping away on his laptop. Scott Winkler ’93 is addicted to words.
No one relishes the promise of spring more than those who have endured a Wisconsin winter. And no better a place to soak in all the loveliness of our campus than the Shakespeare Garden at the heart of it all.