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Saint Mary’s in the news

by Carissa Andrews

June 11, 2020

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Father James P. Burns, president of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, recently authored an opinion piece with Larry Lundblad, interim president of Minnesota State College Southeast, and Scott R. Olson, president of Winona State University, that was featured in the Winona Post.

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Saint Mary’s alumnus Ashley Russell ’03 is quoted in the New York Times because of his work as an instructor with Year Up, a nonprofit job-training and life-changing program in cities across the country. The organization has found that much more of its training can be done effectively online than they expected. Russell is quoted as saying, “We don’t teach a subject. We teach people.”

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