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St. Norbert College in the Time of COVID College during COVID: We’re getting it done. Whether in-person, in lockdown or just plain interrupted, SNC students have managed to stay on track; more, they’ve excelled themselves at living and learning responsibly for the good of all.
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In the News

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    Geology Alum Has Front-Row Seat as Perseverance Rover Findings Are Unveiled

    Sara Schreder-Gomes ’19 is finishing a master’s program at the University of West Virginia during which her thesis advisor was selected by NASA as a return-sample selection participating scientist on the Mars exploration project

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    EWTN to Broadcast Mass From National Shrine on Campus

    Viewers around the world will share in worship from St. Norbert College on the feast of St. Joseph.

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    $2.6M Stems From One Kind Gesture

    Two friends of the college never finished their education. Yet their gratitude to a college president continues to power student opportunity at St. Norbert.

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    A Chance From Chicago

    The new Willibrord initiative represents a coming-full-circle of sorts for the Rev. Jim Baraniak ’88. Baraniak’s first ministry as a young seminarian was at St. Willibrord Parish.

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  • Beloved Community: SNC learns together on Martin Luther King Day 2021

    Jan. 18 brought together alumni, students, faculty, staff and the wider community of St. Norbert College to listen, learn, connect and converse on issues that divide us and steps to the solutions that will unite us.

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    Old St. Joe’s Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary This Christmas Season

    St. Norbert College’s award-winning landmark, the spiritual center of the campus, was dedicated in 1870. The church was built on a site where ministry has been offered for nearly 350 years.

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    Change of Plans

    At a time when many of us are feeling that our lives have been derailed, we touch base with four alumni who have already experienced life events that stopped them in their tracks.

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    Listening In

    We tapped SNC profs and others for their favorite sounds, and their answers ranged from amusing to insightful to instructive. Enjoy listening in!

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  • Norbertines Mark 900 Years

    This year marks the 900th anniversary of the church-changing, world-changing order founded by Norbert of Xanten. St. Norbert established his first monastery, in Prémontré, France, in 1121.

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    Putting in the Hard Yards

    “My message to the kids is, whoever wins the COVID period is going to win and dominate when we do get to play,” states Davin Roach, who interacts with a cross-section of athletes in his role as strength and performance coach.

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    Remembering Their Legacies

    In a season of loss, the college community mourns seven educators whose influence will endure far beyond their years.

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    Where the Heart Is

    We’re not sure if it’s the breathtaking riverfront views, the beautiful tree-lined campus or long hours in the computer science lab. But these alumni say an SNC spot was integral to their happily-ever-afters.

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In the News

  • Geology Alum Has Front-Row Seat as Perseverance Rover Findings Are Unveiled

    Sara Schreder-Gomes ’19 is finishing a master’s program at the University of West Virginia during which her thesis advisor was selected by NASA as a return-sample selection participating scientist on the Mars exploration project

    Read More
  • EWTN to Broadcast Mass From National Shrine on Campus

    Viewers around the world will share in worship from St. Norbert College on the feast of St. Joseph.

    Read More
  • $2.6M Stems From One Kind Gesture

    Two friends of the college never finished their education. Yet their gratitude to a college president continues to power student opportunity at St. Norbert.

    Read More
  • A Chance From Chicago

    The new Willibrord initiative represents a coming-full-circle of sorts for the Rev. Jim Baraniak ’88. Baraniak’s first ministry as a young seminarian was at St. Willibrord Parish.

    Read More
  • Beloved Community: SNC learns together on Martin Luther King Day 2021

    Jan. 18 brought together alumni, students, faculty, staff and the wider community of St. Norbert College to listen, learn, connect and converse on issues that divide us and steps to the solutions that will unite us.

    Read More
  • Old St. Joe’s Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary This Christmas Season

    St. Norbert College’s award-winning landmark, the spiritual center of the campus, was dedicated in 1870. The church was built on a site where ministry has been offered for nearly 350 years.

    Read More
  • Change of Plans

    At a time when many of us are feeling that our lives have been derailed, we touch base with four alumni who have already experienced life events that stopped them in their tracks.

    Read More
  • Listening In

    We tapped SNC profs and others for their favorite sounds, and their answers ranged from amusing to insightful to instructive. Enjoy listening in!

    Read More
  • Norbertines Mark 900 Years

    This year marks the 900th anniversary of the church-changing, world-changing order founded by Norbert of Xanten. St. Norbert established his first monastery, in Prémontré, France, in 1121.

    Read More
  • Putting in the Hard Yards

    “My message to the kids is, whoever wins the COVID period is going to win and dominate when we do get to play,” states Davin Roach, who interacts with a cross-section of athletes in his role as strength and performance coach.

    Read More
  • Remembering Their Legacies

    In a season of loss, the college community mourns seven educators whose influence will endure far beyond their years.

    Read More
  • Where the Heart Is

    We’re not sure if it’s the breathtaking riverfront views, the beautiful tree-lined campus or long hours in the computer science lab. But these alumni say an SNC spot was integral to their happily-ever-afters.

    Read More

Regular Features

In My Words

Mission Radiance When It Counts

President Brian Bruess ’90 reflects on a campus year during which two themes emerged: each of them core values that served as light to our paths. One of them was unwavering hope; the other was relentless gratitude.

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Personally Speaking

A Life Pilgrimage to Spain

“My love affair with Spain began when I was 11 years old. The romance has colored my life as scholar, teacher and friend of the Norbertines.” – Rosemary Sands (Center for Norbertine Studies)

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Treasure

The Keefe Armor

“Early 17th-century Flemish close helmet of good form and condition; a breastplate formed from an early 17th-century backplate of European origin; a pair of 19th-century reproduction tassels ...” – Dan Lukes (Athletics)

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Alumni Profile

General Concludes 35-Year Career

She’s the first female SNC graduate to earn the rank of general, but Brig. Gen. Jill Lannan ’85 originally had no intention of joining the military.

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Big Picture

Practicing Patience

Green Knight athletes still hit the fields, courts and tracks this year, despite competition being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Online Exclusives

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In wordly pursuits

Cara Orbell ’21 says studying abroad in Spain during the start of the pandemic wasn’t easy, but it was worth it.

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In 900 years

As the Norbertine order celebrates its 900th anniversary, Norbertine priests across the United States imagine themselves in conversation with our founding saint.

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In the kitchen

The traditional Faculty, Flapjacks & Finals event was forced to take a different form this year. But our faculty still served up healthy portions of encouragement.

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In review

We applaud our 2020 retiring educators, who have yielded a combined 325 years of service to St. Norbert College.

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In playful encouragement

President Brian Bruess ’90 and Carol (Sessler) Bruess ’90 remind us of proper mask etiquette.