Jean van Stratum to appear on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, June 3

From St. Norbert College, May 20, 2011
by Stephen Schumacher, stephen.schumacher@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Author Jean van Stratum will be the guest on the June "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by Kevin Quinn. van Stratum will discuss his new book, "The Man Behind the Image," featuring Abbot Bernard Henry Pennings, founder of St. Norbert College and the Norbertine Order in the United States.

van Stratum's book follows Pennings from his childhood days in Gemert, the Netherlands, to his travels and experiences in Wisconsin when he founded the Norbertine Order in the United States, various secondary schools and a college. van Stratum has also written numerous works about the Norbertine Order, including several books about Berne Abbey in the Netherlands, the mother abbey of St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere, as well as an extended translation of a commemorative book titled "Prepared for Every Good Work."

van Stratum's "Conversations from St. Norbert College" appearance will broadcast every Friday in June, beginning June 3 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities; Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha; and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel (411). It is available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Algoma, Clintonville, Columbus, Delavan, Elkhorn, Fitchburg and surrounding areas, Hortonville, Jefferson County, Lake Mills, Marshfield, Milwaukee, New London, Oconomowoc, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay, Waukesha, Waupaca, Whitewater, Wisconsin Rapids and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

PEG (Public, Education and Government) community television stations can download "Conversations from St. Norbert College" for their own stations by going to the PEGMedia website.

For more information or to watch the program online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.