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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.

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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.

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MCA to host classical piano benefit concert

MCA to host classical piano benefit concert

Winona native Dr. Christopher Mechell will present a classical piano benefit concert for the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) on Saturday, March 9, at 6 p.m. inside the Academy Theatre at the Valéncia Arts Center. The event, free and open to the public, will feature works of Grieg, Liszt, and Brahms. Freewill donations will be used to help establish a piano lab at MCA.

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Saint Mary’s annual benefit to assist Winona boy battling leukemia

Saint Mary’s annual benefit to assist Winona boy battling leukemia

Saint Mary’s will present the 19th annual Taylor Richmond Benefit Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 9. The beneficiary of this year’s formal dance — open to the public — is Joseph Row of Winona. Joseph is the 11-year-old son of Darren Row who teaches in the Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Department of Saint Mary’s.

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Saint Mary’s Concert Band to perform commissioned piece

The Saint Mary’s University Concert Band will present the world-premiere performance of the composition “Nigun Prophecy” at their upcoming spring concert on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. in the Page Theatre. “Nigun Prophecy” was written by award-winning American composer David Avshalomov as part of the Kaplan Commission Project at Saint Mary’s.

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