The 2018 St. Cloud State University Foundation Gala hosted over 150 guests on Oct. 18 in the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom on campus. The annual Foundation Gala celebrates philanthropy, the greater Foundation donor community and their contributions to advancing St. Cloud State.
The guests enjoyed a social hour, listened to a performance by the St. Cloud State Chamber Singers Choir, which was conducted by Dr. Matthew Ferrell, and an elegant dinner provided by Chartwells.
Dr. Lowell Hellervik ’56 was honored as the Foundation’s 2018 Visionary Award Honoree for his commitment to St. Cloud State faculty. Hellervik, whose philanthropy established the coveted Hellervik Prize for faculty research, has sought to elevate pride and celebrate faculty accomplishments within the SCSU’s faculty community.
For more, please watch this tribute video to Dr. Hellervik.
The St. Cloud State University Alumni Association announced its annual award winners at the Gala as well. Jan Bergquist Hansen ’79, Annie Deckert ’05, Enanga Fale, Jeff Hegle ’93 and Matt Roisum ’10 are the honored alumni award winners for 2017-2018.