Monday, November 13, 2017

Alumni Update: Lori Dobrzynski '90

Lori graduated from the College in 1990 with degrees in History and Social Sciences. She shares that she is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Supervisor at Nystrom and Associates in Baxter, MN.

Alumni Union: Samantha (Mattson) '14 (MS '15) and Jack Telega

We send love to the Telegas! Samantha (Mattson) and Jack were wed on October 28, 2017. Congratulations from your Alumni Association!

Alumni Update: Sandra (Ripp) Munson '83

A warm and Benedictine congratulations to Sandra Munson, an '83 Nursing alumnae, who was just named School Nurse of the Year by the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota! Sandra currently works in the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley (WHA) school district, and was described as a compassionate, dedicated leader. We are proud to call her one of our very own!


You can access the full press release here.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Alumni Update: Eric Bottolfsen (MA/MBA '12)

Eric earned his dual-degree Master's in Management and Business Administration at our St. Paul Campus in 2012. Today, he is Vice President of Brokerage Sales at MassMutual of Greater Phoenix. Sending congratulations and well-wishes his way!


Alumni Update: Lori (Welding) Jones '78

An exciting update celebrating a truly extraordinary woman. Thanks to Peter Jones for sending it in! He shares,

"Lori W. Jones ('78) met St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson and helped mark the first Gerty and Carl Cori Day at St. Louis City Hall last Monday, October 23rd.  Lori W. Jones helped represent Glendale, Missouri, where Gerty and Carl Cori had their home.

October 23rd is now Gerty and Carl Cori Day in the City of Glendale, the City of St. Louis, and the state of Missouri.  Gerty Cori, Carl Cori, and Bernardo Houssay shared the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.  This past October 23rd was the 70th anniversary Gerty and Carl received the news at their home in Glendale.

Photo by Kathy Hanrahan

From left to right:

Lori W. Jones,  Scholastica 1978 and resident of Glendale
Mayor Lyda Krewson, City of St. Louis
Dr. Colin Nichols,  the Carl F. Cori Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology Washington University in St. Louis
Dr. Phyllis Hanson,  the Gerty T. Cori Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology Washington University in St. Louis
Eliot Cori Tao, granddaughter of Gerty and Carl Cori

Over 1,600 Gerty Cori biography buttons have been distributed in St. Louis City and County to promote the day."


Alumni Union: Stephanie (Olsen) '06 and Robbie Cooper

Congratulations to Stephanie and Robbie on their September 15, 2017 wedding! Your Alumni Association sends happy wishes and lots of love to you both.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017