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Retiring St. Scholastica professor to give talk on “Lessons Learned”

The College of St. Scholastica will host a special retirement lecture for longtime professor Dr. Tony Barrett next week. The College’s Alumni Association and School of Business and Technology are hosting a retirement lecture for Barrett at 5 p.m. April 13 in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The lecture, “Lessons Learned,” will be followed by a reception. Economics professor Barrett is frequently quoted by media across the region as an expert source on everything from…

St. Scholastica hosts Scholarship and Creative Arts Week

The College of St. Scholastica will host a variety of events to showcase academic and artistic achievements of students and faculty during Scholarship and Creative Arts week, April 16-21. The week’s activities will include the dedication of a colorful new mural in the Science Center, a college-wide poster presentation featuring original student research, and a keynote address about indigenous water governance. Monday, April 16 4:30 p.m. in Science Center room 3217 on the St. Scholastica…

Saints percussion ensembles to host collaborative show

By Bob Ashenmacher The College of St. Scholastica’s percussion ensembles and a few friends will host a spring concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The concert, “So Happy Together,” celebrates collaborative music-making and community. It will feature St. Scholastica’s three distinctive percussion ensembles: the drum line, steel band, and world drumming ensemble. “It should be a festive afternoon with a lot of energetic and enthusiastic music making,” said…

St. Scholastica event will explore connections between arts and environmental justice

The College of St. Scholastica will host an innovative forum on Sunday, April 15 exploring the relationships between art, community and environmental justice and featuring a diverse array of speakers and performers. The event, called Harmony, will focus on cross-cultural collaborations within and among community organizations. It will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The afternoon will include interwoven speakers, performances and reflection from 2 p.m. to 5…

St. Scholastica to host Still I Rise benefit concert

The College of St. Scholastica will host the 5th annual “Still I Rise” concert to benefit victims of domestic violence on Saturday, April 7. “Still I Rise: Songs of Struggle and Strength” is a collaborative concert featuring the collegiate women’s choirs of St. Scholastica, the College of St. Benedict, University of Northwestern–St. Paul, St. Cloud State University, and the University of St. Thomas. The choirs will highlight the link between the arts, education, and social…

St. Scholastica to host 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

The College of St. Scholastica will host its 5th annual Teaching Matters Symposium next week. “Teaching Matters: Current Issues in Education” will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5 in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The event will feature keynote speaker Corey Bulman, 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Bulman will share his own story as it relates to the impact of education, tracing his high school experience through to his role…