Outlook

3/10/2009

Bridging the Campus & Community

Outlook - Bridging the Campus & Community

Twenty-three banners along University Drive (formerly 10th Street) in St. Cloud boldly reinforce feelings of pride in the community’s public university. Seventy smaller banners throughout campus demonstrate the same pride on the part of St. Cloud State’s 17,000 students and 1,780 faculty and staff. Pictured, left to right, are senior history major Shan Sharif of Eau Claire, Wis.; sophomore Kayla Magnan, Brainerd, who is planning a career in the medical field; and junior Jessica Smith, Stillwater, who is working toward degrees in journalism and theater.

From the President

University welcomes challenge to prepare students for changing world

Since St. Cloud State University opened in 1869 as a one-building campus, we have been responding to the needs of our state and anticipating the demands of the future preparing graduates who go out and change our communities for the better.

University News

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University to prepare air traffic controllers


Student-produced TV show continues to win Emmys

Student radio station lands $65,000 grant

Young choral director recognized


Accountability: www.collegeportraits.org

Collaboration bringing biosciences center to Central Minnesota

Building a vision


Faculty/Staff News

Linda Butenhoff

Scott Miller


Ross Morin

Abbas Mehdi

Feature Story

A Common Goal

Earl H. Potter III was inaugurated as the 22nd president of St. Cloud State University Sept. 19. Centered on the theme “A Common Goal,” the inauguration focused on University-community partnerships, relationships and impact.

Educational Leaders: Empowered by emphasis on practical experience

The St. Cloud State educational leadership program prepares educators for licensure as K-12 principals, K-12 superintendents, special education directors and community education directors.

Business students profit from IBM internships

Adam Fuchsteiner ’05 ’07 squeezed a lot of opportunity out of his six years at St. Cloud State. Besides earning bachelor’s degrees in international business and German and a master’s in business, he explored a world of career options through internships with global companies in Germany and Minnesota.

Criminal Justice online program offers flexibility

Criminal justice graduate student Crystal Kass ’08 is typical of St. Cloud State University’s growing online student population. Her multifaceted life – wife and mom, commuter student and graduate assistant – is eased by the flexibility offered by online courses.

Here comes the sun: Meteorology student wants to clear up cloudy forcast

Junior meteorology major Matt Taraldsen believes a severe weather forecast should be more than accurate. It also should leave potential victims with a clear picture of the practical impact it might have on their lives and property.

All the write moves: Prolific English faculty author produces first novel

The publication of English Professor Bill Meissner’s first novel, “Spirits in the Grass,” this fall was the culmination of a seven-year writing and editing process the author called daunting, sometimes overwhelming, but always exhilarating.

Sinclair Lewis remembered

Complex and critically acclaimed 20th century novelist Sinclair Lewis was noted for his biting satire about small-town America. But when it came to Sauk Centre, the hometown he famously laid bare as dull and provincial in “Main Street,” and his Central Minnesota family, Lewis maintained lifelong ties.

Husky Sports

Celebrating 10 years of women's hockey

Two Husky football players gain national spotlight for community services and academics

Annual Report

At one with the community: Message from the chair

Sharing wealth creates a lasting legacy

An enduring part of St. Cloud State fabric

Then and now: students first

The meaning of success

Building on a strong foundation

A passionate man

Alumni News

Alumni events and happenings

Baseball amature

Mover and shaker

Actress, filmmaker

MPR vice president

Young executive

Birding enthusiast

Marathon runner

Unimax head

Assistant coach

Brain magnets

Hockey commissioner

Gophers coach

Air quality engineer

Brand planner

Military historian

Classnotes

Husky Pupsters

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