Author and Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to give keynote address at Saint Mary’s 2019 Hendrickson Forum

Author and Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to give keynote address at Saint Mary’s 2019 Hendrickson Forum

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota announced that its 2019 Hendrickson Forum will feature Cokie Roberts, a New York Times bestselling author and renowned journalist and political commentator for ABC News and NPR. The Tuesday, April 16, 2019, event, “Weaving the Social Safety Net at Home and Around the World,” is presented by Saint Mary’s Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership.

Helping others build their best story

Helping others build their best story

Even though Jen Elmquist’s career path has moved through various vocations — including sales, acting, and modeling — she has always felt a strong calling to support others in their mental wellness. In the many roles she currently serves (award-winning author, licensed therapist, wife, mother, consultant, 2007 Saint Mary’s University Master of Arts (M.A.) in Marriage and Family Therapy graduate, and faculty member at Saint Mary’s), Elmquist is ever focused on strengthening relationships and promoting strong mental health.

Connecting in faith at World Youth Day

Connecting in faith at World Youth Day

They were just 15 in a crowd of more than 500,000 gathered in Panama City this past January for World Youth Day. Although relatively small in number, the 15 Saint Mary’s University attendees (comprised of students, staff, and alumni) had an extraordinary emotional and faith-filled experience. Not only did they have the opportunity to see Pope Francis and travel to Panama City, they also had the reaffirming opportunity to encounter their worldwide Catholic community of peers.