Sigma Tau Delta to host book drive
Nov29

Sigma Tau Delta to host book drive

Have textbooks or other books that you’re looking to get off your hands? Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, is holding a book drive that continues until the end of the semester. The annual drive is organized in partnership with Better World Books, an organization that donates most of the proceeds from resales to charities associated with reading and literacy. Sigma Tau Delta also receives a small portion of the profits....

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Entrepreneur emphasizes finding excitement in a career
Nov07

Entrepreneur emphasizes finding excitement in a career

Be comfortable with trying new things, take chances, it might not be right the first time, were the pieces of advice a business owner and entrepreneur gave to students for finding the right career path at a October 27 presentation. Meredith Speier, founder of market research company called InSpeier, expressed her passion for the business world and how different entrepreneurs have helped shape her career, “My story is a story of...

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Winona launches ‘1 Million Cups’ to educate, connect local entrepreneurs
Oct30

Winona launches ‘1 Million Cups’ to educate, connect local entrepreneurs

Winona soon will be the newest home of a national program to engage, educate, and connect local entrepreneurs. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, monthly gatherings help build startup communities on a grassroots level. Beginning November 8, 2017, entrepreneurs, innovators, funders, and other interested...

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Saint Mary’s to celebrate Hall-oween
Oct22

Saint Mary’s to celebrate Hall-oween

Students, this is your warning: campus is about to be invaded by pirates, vampires, and zombies. That’s right, Halloween Fun Night is right around the corner. For those who are new to Saint Mary’s, this event is when local children are invited to dress in their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat through some Saint Mary’s residence halls. Nathan Wagar, director of Residence Life, said this year the children, led by the resident...

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Pastor speaks on interfaith at Saint Mary’s Lasallian Peace Week
Oct16

Pastor speaks on interfaith at Saint Mary’s Lasallian Peace Week

“The question is: given that is who we are, what are we going to do about it?” was the first question an Illinois pastor posed about religious diversity at an October 5 presentation. Hannah Kardon spoke at Saint Mary’s University as part of Lasallian Peace Week lasting from Sunday, October 1 to Friday, October 6. Currently, Kardon is a staff member of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC). It is an international nonprofit organization,...

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Mayo Clinic communications consultant tells students simple is better
Oct07

Mayo Clinic communications consultant tells students simple is better

“If you’re going to do anything in communication, you need to know your audience; even if they have PhD’s, that might not be their reading level,” said a communications consultant from the Mayo Clinic at a September 29 presentation. Margaret Mester has been a writer and editor in patient education at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for the last 20 years. Mester has come to realize that her words are just as important to...

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