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Campaign gift brings world closer to St. Olaf students

Starting in the fall of 2017, St. Olaf College students will be able to participate in the faculty-led Global Semester — which takes 20 students to six countries ar ...

 

New Scholarship Celebrates Opportunity, Talent, and Gratitude

Gerald (Jerry) Williams, who attended St. Olaf College with the class of 1950 and founded Williams Sound Corporation, has generously established a $1 million endowed ...

 

Alumni establish critical scholarship fund to support student leaders

Two alumni have given St. Olaf College $2.5 million to support its participation in the nationally recognized Posse Foundation leadership program. The anonymous gi ...

 

Manitou Field to switch to synthetic turf thanks to anonymous gift

Thanks to an $800,000 anonymous gift, St. Olaf College will soon install synthetic turf at Manitou Field. The college will break ground on the installation of the turf ...

 

Tomsons provide gift to establish endowed professorship

St. Olaf College Senior Regent O. Jay Tomson '58 and his wife, Patricia McCarthy Tomson '59, have provided $1.6 million that will be used to endow the Tomson Family P ...

 

Steen Fellowship Fund supports independent undergraduate research

In the 44 years he taught mathematics at St. Olaf College, Lynn Steen was deeply committed to developing research experiences for undergraduates. That commitment, ...

 

Two new funds will support St. Olaf organ and church music students

Two funds established in honor of the Rev. John Rodland are now providing additional support and opportunities for students studying organ and church music at St. Ola ...

 

Alumna gives $1 million to new Institute for Freedom and Community

St. Olaf College alumna Karen Buchwald Wright '74 has provided a $1 million gift to support the new Institute for Freedom and Community. The cross-disciplinary ins ...

 

Alumnus provides $2.5 million gift to support theater, off-campus studies

A $2.5 million gift from St. Olaf College alumnus Steven Fox '77 will provide significant support for the theater program and students interested in studying abroad. ...

 

Gift from alumnus helps establish endowed chair in honor of Quade

A gift from St. Olaf College alumnus Steven Fox '77 will establish the Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater. Quade, a 1965 St. Olaf graduate, served on the co ...

 

Johnson family gift will increase opportunities for students

A major gift from the family of St. Olaf College Board of Regents Chair B. Kristine Olson Johnson '73 will give more St. Olaf students the opportunity to take part in h ...

 

Gift from alumnus helps establish endowed chair in honor of Scholz

A gift from St. Olaf College alumnus Steven Fox '77 will establish the Robert Scholz Endowed Chair in Music. Scholz, a 1961 St. Olaf graduate, served on the college's ...