The St. Cloud State wrestling team is the 2016 NCAA Division II national champion for the second consecutive season.
This past winter, Victoria Hall joined a medical mission trip in Nicaragua where she provided care for Nicaraguans in poor communities. The experience opened Hall’s eyes about the lives of those in third-world countries. Hall received the 2015 School of Health and Human Services Dean’s Scholarship. She graduated in December 2015 as a fifth-semester nursing student with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is currently working on the surgical floor of St. Cloud Hospital. She
Kate Bennett and Carly Puch attended the Let’s Talk Poverty Conference at St. Cloud Technical and Community College with the help of gifts from alumni and friends to the St. Cloud State University Foundation in support of the Women’s Center Fund.
The Herberger Business School’s professional selling competition is an opportunity for St. Cloud State students to showcase their selling skills, knowledge and abilities and receive feedback from sales professionals in Central Minnesota and the Twin Cities who serve as judges and “buyers.”
Thanks to a grant from the Hubbard Foundation, faculty from the Department of Mass Communications will participate in externships with companies in Minnesota and across the United States that are innovators in advertising, public relations, journalism and broadcasting.
Award-winning author Margaret Atwood visited St. Cloud State in November 2015 to give a public lecture for students and the community to a packed Ritsche Auditorium on her novel “Oryx and Crake” — the 2015 Common Reading Program book for first-year students.
Hundreds of St. Cloud area eighth graders studying Anne Frank in language arts or communications classes expanded their understanding by spending a day on campus learning about Anne Frank through the “Reading and Writing Anne Frank” traveling exhibit from the Anne Frank Center in New York.
In recognition of the relevancy of her work in promoting peace, Eddah Mbula Mutua, professor of intercultural communication in the Department of Communication Studies, earned a St. Cloud State University Foundation grant to support the expansion of her work. The grant was funded with unrestricted gifts by alumni and friends to the Foundation.