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In the News

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    Green Knight Returns for Fourth Quarter

    Jack Becker ’18 talks about why he would rather throw a touchdown pass than run for a score, and about what brings a standout prep athlete to St. Norbert from Massachusetts.

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    ‘My Voice is More Powerful Than My Face’ – Mariah Idrissi

    The Muslim model, visiting campus last month, is taking on the fashion industry as she campaigns for greater representation of hijab-wearing women.

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    Fundraising Champion Dances to the Music of His Heart

    Dance Marathon’s Joey Rubin ’18 leads the nation in individual fundraising for children’s hospitals. Now, his student org joins him in stepping up for a new Miracle Day challenge.

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    Food for Thought

    Student researchers are playing key roles in one grad’s creative effort to provide urban residents with improved access to healthy food.

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  • One for the Ages

    Every living alum has taken at least one class in Boyle Hall. As the venerable building turns 100, we take a look back at some of its stories.

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    Leading Edge

    Acceptance to a highly competitive program at Bryn Mawr College brought with it the chance to introduce St. Norbert College women to an institute that helps women faculty members and administrators prepare for leadership roles.

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    Unprecedented Gift Funds New Possibilities at St. Norbert

    The St. Norbert College endowment has received an unprecedented gift honoring the legacy of Donald J. Schneider ’57 in serving the community and advancing Catholic education.

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    Hockey Legacy Lives On

    Luke Karakas ’19 has played hockey most of his life, a good portion of it on teams coached by his father, Kipp Karakas ’88. The younger Karakas is thoroughly enjoying his time on a St. Norbert College men’s hockey team that features his dad – former SNC player – as one of the assistant coaches. 

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  • Shared Journey Draws the Faithful

    The National Gathering of Norbertine Associates, hosted at St. Norbert in July, drew together a group of like-minded people who have elected to share a spiritual road-map on their common journey. It’s all in support of the Norbertine order and its charisms.

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    Room for the Family

    Sensenbrenner Hall Room 110 has been home to more than 100 students since the hall was built in 1956, but only two of them share another bond. This year, Sara Allaire ’21 moved into the same room her mother, Beth (Pankratz) Allaire ’91, occupied 30 years ago.

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    Student Days Under Pennings

    The last class of students to have known the college’s founder when he was still an active presence, reconnected on campus this summer for its 60th reunion and the chance to share memories.

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In the News

  • Green Knight Returns for Fourth Quarter

    Jack Becker ’18 talks about why he would rather throw a touchdown pass than run for a score, and about what brings a standout prep athlete to St. Norbert from Massachusetts.

    Read More
  • ‘My Voice is More Powerful Than My Face’ – Mariah Idrissi

    The Muslim model, visiting campus last month, is taking on the fashion industry as she campaigns for greater representation of hijab-wearing women.

    Read More
  • Fundraising Champion Dances to the Music of His Heart

    Dance Marathon’s Joey Rubin ’18 leads the nation in individual fundraising for children’s hospitals. Now, his student org joins him in stepping up for a new Miracle Day challenge.

    Read More
  • Food for Thought

    Student researchers are playing key roles in one grad’s creative effort to provide urban residents with improved access to healthy food.

    Read More
  • One for the Ages

    Every living alum has taken at least one class in Boyle Hall. As the venerable building turns 100, we take a look back at some of its stories.

    Read More
  • Leading Edge

    Acceptance to a highly competitive program at Bryn Mawr College brought with it the chance to introduce St. Norbert College women to an institute that helps women faculty members and administrators prepare for leadership roles.

    Read More
  • Unprecedented Gift Funds New Possibilities at St. Norbert

    The St. Norbert College endowment has received an unprecedented gift honoring the legacy of Donald J. Schneider ’57 in serving the community and advancing Catholic education.

    Read More
  • Hockey Legacy Lives On

    Luke Karakas ’19 has played hockey most of his life, a good portion of it on teams coached by his father, Kipp Karakas ’88. The younger Karakas is thoroughly enjoying his time on a St. Norbert College men’s hockey team that features his dad – former SNC player – as one of the assistant coaches. 

    Read More
  • Shared Journey Draws the Faithful

    The National Gathering of Norbertine Associates, hosted at St. Norbert in July, drew together a group of like-minded people who have elected to share a spiritual road-map on their common journey. It’s all in support of the Norbertine order and its charisms.

    Read More
  • Room for the Family

    Sensenbrenner Hall Room 110 has been home to more than 100 students since the hall was built in 1956, but only two of them share another bond. This year, Sara Allaire ’21 moved into the same room her mother, Beth (Pankratz) Allaire ’91, occupied 30 years ago.

    Read More
  • Student Days Under Pennings

    The last class of students to have known the college’s founder when he was still an active presence, reconnected on campus this summer for its 60th reunion and the chance to share memories.

    Read More

Regular Features

In My Words

An Abbot, a Crypt, and a Third Space

There is no doubt, says the Rev. Jay Fostner ’84, that, like the men who preceded him, the new president of St. Norbert College will stand by the vision of founder the Rev. Bernard Pennings, and will look to his legacy for guidance and support.

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Personally Speaking

Let Me Leave You With These Thoughts

Marcie Paul (MFL&L) is getting ready to “graduate” – to retire – and the advice she’s been receiving is nothing if not contradictory: “Stay deeply involved in the college (Bob Boyer). Make a clean break (Bob Vanden Burgt). Move away (Jim Benton).”

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Treasure

Banded Iron Formation

“The red is hematite. The shiny black is magnetite. Then, some of the real bright red is jasper. Even though I’ve been studying rocks for 40 years, I still say, some of them are just doggone beautiful.” – Tim Flood (Geology)

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Alumni Profile

Race Car Biz Picks Up Speed

The first order of business for Bart Wolf ’94 upon earning his business degree was buying a race car. Now his new condominium project caters to car enthusiasts and racers who “have a car habit they’re trying to house.”

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President’s Report 2016-17

A Year of Significance

It’s a curious thing for a new president to report on the financial year (2016-17) that concluded before he had moved into the office assigned to him. Yet, reviewing the accomplishments of that year made me feel proud as an alumnus of this great college.

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Big Picture

Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You!

Every summer, the GLAD and BOLD leadership camps for girls and boys draw hundreds of children to campus where they learn courage, strength, determination – and how to best their leaders at all kinds of fun and games!

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Online Exclusives

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In funds

Nick Surprise ’20 looked far beyond financial aid to pay for college and will graduate with strikingly little student debt. He explains his scholarship search tactics.

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In bronze

The sculpture, a gift to the college from Jim and Miriam (Brozyna ’69) Mulva was cast at a foundry in Utah and assembled on site.

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Inauguration

Highlights from a week to remember as the campus celebrated Heritage Week and Homecoming along with the installation of its eighth president.

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In the beginning

The new president took the first words of Genesis – fiat lux, Let there be light! – as the theme for his installation. His inaugural speech sets the tone for the start of a new presidency.

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In its first century

Boyle Hall has seen its share of larks, love affairs and learning. We share readers’ Boyle Hall memories, and invite you to contribute your own.

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In recognition

Each year, we are impressed all over again by the character and achievements of our alumni. Our Alumni Awards give us the chance to express our admiration to this year’s honorees.