President Robbyn Wacker is traveling throughout Central Minnesota this spring to share how St. Cloud State is transforming lives.
The educational journey of Carly Thomsen ’04 that started at St. Cloud State University has led her to becoming the University of California, Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) first doctorate of feminist studies recipient in June 2014.
The world is his classroom, and lifelong learner extraordinaire Brian Hurd ’87 ’01 transports his middle school students to the far-flung places he studies and explores. “All my travels are kind of like a workshop,” said Hurd, who has visited all 50 states and 34 countries, and along with wife, Terry (Rennquist) ’72 ’83, has
From a “St. Cloud family of Huskies” to an associate at an international patent law firm in Boston, Tiffany Reiter’s education and career path has been an upward spiral through auspicious institutions and professional pursuits. Entering St. Cloud State she discovered biotechnology, the perfect major to combine her scientific interests, and an encouraging faculty to give her
Teaching star Annette Lee entered college aiming to pursue art and astronomy, interests so disparate friends would ask if she’d just opened the alphabetical course catalogue and picked the first two majors. She went on to study both — and more — earning Bachelor of Science (mathematic/physics emphasis), Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of
Graduate student Walid Issa has a mighty dream to create economic and social platforms for global coexistence — a dream fueled by challenging life experiences and powerful learning opportunities. Seeking avenues to world peace — particularly in the Middle East — has been an elusive goal for many. Issa just might have the street cred
Sue McLean’s impact on the Twin Cities music scene continues to reverberate in big events launched and musicians championed. The 1973 graduate’s 2011 Pollstar ranking was 97th in the world with 126,000 tickets sold for 130 shows and nearly $3.7 million grossed. She booked acts ranging from Johnny Cash, Al Green, Etta James and Tony
Atwood Memorial Center Director Margaret Vos may have retired this summer, but the energy, warmth and style she invested during her 27-year St. Cloud State career will continue to reverberate in the walls of Atwood and the careers of students who followed in her footsteps. Related links Faculty and staff at St. Cloud State make
At spring semester’s end, students in Mark Voigt’s environmental technology class carried the black walnut grandfather clock they’d crafted across campus and placed it in a niche outside Atwood Memorial Center’s Alumni Room. It was a perfect fit. The handsome piece of furniture and class service learning project was a welcome gift for Atwood, the
The Institute of International Education (IIE) has honored St. Cloud State with the 2013 Heiskell Award for Best Practices in International Partnerships — recognition of the university’s 11-year-old multidimensional partnership with the Universidad de Concepción in Concepción, Chile. “The awards showcase the most innovative and successful models for internationalizing the campus, study abroad and international