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This and That
from the Fall 2006 Times magazine

Peace Doors Since their creation by Sister Mary Charles McGough in the 1980s, the Peace Doors have become one of the best-loved landmarks on the Duluth campus. But weather had taken its toll on the mahogany plywood facing, which was handcarved with a dove and tree design and the words Peace To All Who Enter Here. Over the summer the College had the originals replaced with exact replicas, also made of mahogany. The new versions were carved with lasers, then detailed by hand. The original doors are in safe keeping and will eventually be displayed.


Sister Beverly Raway ’67, ’83 will lead the Tanzania trip.

Sister Beverly Raway ’67, ’83 will lead the Tanzania trip. It’s alumni travel time
Service Experience in Tanzania, July 2007
Immerse yourself in an authentic, once-in-a-lifetime experience. This trip is designed to provide a variety of volunteer experiences at Benedictine monasteries, as well as safari and cultural experiences including the Nogorongoro Crater and the Olduvai Gorge.
Deposit due by Oct. 16, 2006.

Northern Italian Lakes and Alps,
Sept. 28, 2007 - Oct. 6, 2007
The legendary beauty of the Italian lakes is combined with the glorious landscapes of the French Alps on this remarkable holiday. More information on this trip will be available in early 2007. For more information contact Alumni Relations at alumni@css.edu or call (218) 723-6016.


Cinco de Mayo Social

St. Cloud Alum Group Alums from the St. Cloud campus got together with alums from the Duluth campus to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in St. Cloud on May 5. Mary Jo (Rouleau) Robak ’85, Steve Robak ’85 and Doug Randolph ’05 organized the networking social at O’Hara’s Brew Pub and Restaurant.


Leaders of Benedictine education on Duluth campus

Benedictine Leaders

Over the summer President Larry Goodwin hosted a gathering of American and Canadian Benedictine college presidents and abbots and prioresses. The group meets annually to discuss mutual concerns and opportunities. This year’s talks centered on the distinctiveness of Benedictine higher education (see President Goodwin’s column on the inside front cover of this magazine). President Goodwin is third from the right in the back row. St. Scholasica Monastery Prioress Sister Lois Eckes is second from right in the second row.


Annual pinning ceremony

Nursing Pining Ceremony 112 nursing seniors were honored at the annual pinning ceremony in May. Senior Liz Mead receives her pin from her maternal grandmother, Pearl (Silverberg) Alaspa ’48, as her other grandmother, Audrey Mead, looks on. After the ceremony Alaspa, who also was a nurse, gave Liz her own nursing pin. Audrey Mead was a nurse as well, receiving her training at St. Luke’s Hospital.

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