KSTP — Economic experts in Minnesota are eyeing the turbulence on Wall Street this week, after all three major stock indices entered bear market territory. Robin Chen, Assistant Professor of Economics at St. Cloud State University, said the bear market we are seeing right now is related to recent interest rate hikes enacted by the Federal Reserve, in an attempt to help curb inflation.
UW OSHKOSH — St. Cloud State alumnus Aaron Konitzer has been named the new head wrestling coach at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Aaron earned his master’s in sports administration at SCSU.
THE RINK LIVE — St. Cloud State men’s hockey fans can get their first look at the 2022-23 Huskies and some improvements made to the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Sunday.
KVSC — St. Cloud State University has been re-designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense through the academic year of 2027.
The National Security Agency says they launched the Center of Academic Excellence to help reduce threats to U.S. infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense by providing the nation with qualified cybersecurity professionals. The designation at St. Cloud State University has earned 12 grants related to cybersecurity from the NSA, Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation totaling more than $4.7 million since 2009.
KNSI — As the midterm election cycle heats up, polling firms are trying to get an accurate read on the races. That isn’t always easy to do. St. Cloud State University Political Science Department Chair Jim Cottrill says 2016, in particular, provided some valuable lessons about meticulously ensuring that the sample a pollster obtains is truly representative of the overall population, including historically “shy” voters.
WJON — St. Cloud State University gathered Sept. 22 to dedicate the Judy C. Pearson Department of Communication Studies. The university’s first named department honors teacher, author, and speaker Judy Pearson.
ST. CLOUD TIMES — College is where we can turn our passion into reality, and St. Cloud State University’s HuskiesAdvance program is built to support that journey. St. Cloud State leaders, faculty and staff remain focused on reimagining higher education and creating a new University, and HuskiesAdvance is one avenue of fulfilling that goal while connecting students to resources that are important to them and their personal goals.
KVSC – In recognition of National Recovery Month this September, the Recovery Community Network (RCN) is recognizing four individuals from Central Minnesota for their contributions to the recovery field at their annual banquet on Sept. 21. Among the four individuals is St. Cloud State University’s Dean of Students Jennifer Matzke.
KNSI — St. Cloud State University will celebrate a million-dollar donation and name the department after its donor. The Judy C. Pearson Department of Communication Studies will hold a ceremony at noon on Thursday, September 22 in the Riverview lobby on the University campus.
THE RINK LIVE — Since being introduced as the new St. Cloud State women’s hockey coach, Brian Idalski has been busy with moving, getting to know his players, hiring an assistant coach and getting back on the recruiting trail. He admits that some things have changed since he last worked in the college game and for him as a coach.