When the weather gets rough in Central Minnesota, Erin Hausauer ’02 has a plan. She also has detailed plans of action for potential disasters ranging from a train derailment to a health pandemic. As emergency management director for Stearns County and the city of St. Cloud, Hausauer’s job is to prepare for a multitude of worst-case
On a snowy March morning in the tall grass prairie of North Dakota, Luke “Strider” Jordan ’12 woke up at 4:30 a.m. and prepared for a long journey on foot. His goal was simple and rather stupendous: hike the 4,600 miles of the North Country Trail. More than twice the length of the better known
St. Cloud State students networked with peers and participated in a day of action and a commitments challenge at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) 2014 meeting at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., in March. The seventh annual conference drew more than 1,000 college students from 50 states and more than 80 countries.
St. Cloud State has long served as a cultural and entertainment hub for St. Cloud and Central Minnesota. Grand spaces, intimate stages and outdoor venues are among the settings for entertaining evenings. Many departments add unique programming to a campus calendar filled with concerts, interactive entertainment and sporting events. Related links » Explore the events
Can decorating a room be as simple as following a recipe? St. Cloud State alumna Tonya (Skubic) Olsen ’94 shows readers how to create tasteful interior spaces in her book “Room Recipes: A Creative and Stylish Guide to Interior Design.” The full-color guide to home décor is styled like a cookbook. Olsen offers simple-to-follow instructions
Thanks to HOM Furniture, nursing mothers and parents in need of a quiet spot to feed their babies will have more convenient, comfortable options at their disposal at St. Cloud State. Each of the rooms, designed to be cozy and private, is outfitted with HOM Furniture. Ellyn Bartges, St. Cloud State’s equity and affirmative action
Most kids don’t look forward to summer school. And being hungry doesn’t help. To bolster summer learners, St. Cloud State, Sodexo and the Schwan Food Co. once again partnered in providing free meals to local K-8 students over the summer. “We all know the need is growing. Fortunately we have more resources and great partners,”
“Fiber Matzke,” a book by Carol Olig ’84 ’89, showcases the artwork of the late Jean Matzke ’84, a notable fiber artist who graduated from St. Cloud State with a master’s degree in fine arts. A St. Cloud area resident from 1972-2002, Matzke lived and worked in the 702 Gallery, a Northside neighborhood gathering place
St. Cloud State University celebrated Halloween with “Trunk or Treat,” a tailgate party for children with pumpkins, prizes and plenty of candy. Open to the community, the event was held Oct. 31 as an alternative to traditional trick-or-treating. Draped and decorated vehicle tailgates competed for prizes for most creative, most silly, and SCSU spirit awards.
Classmates and faculty gathered to reminisce about cultural and educational experiences shared during their 1975-76 Education Abroad studies in Aalborg, Denmark. The reunion on Aug. 17 in Bloomington drew nearly 40 including a few guests from Aalborg. The gathering was held at the home of Joel and Terri (Larson) Simon and co-hosted by Jim and