Urban studies alumnus Nathan Johnson, Pine City's city planner, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Small Town and Rural Planner for his leadership in planning, in providing better access to local government, and in providing more opportunities for Pine City and its constituency. Learn more
Back row, L to R: Wayne A. Pederson, Ronald "Ron" J. Leaf, Linda R. Finley, Dr. Lance R. Wilson, Hon. William J. Garvelink, Michael J. Phillips, James "Jim" W. Burke, Jr., William "Billy" J. Golfus, Priscilla Williams, Wendy Williams Blackshaw
Front row, L to R: Robert "Bob" E. Engstrom, Dr. Joe W. Trotter, Judith McCartin Scheide, John Risdall, Gail E. Marks-Jarvis, Roberta J. Berner, Marianna Muellerleile, Kimberly "Kim" L. Olson
Not pictured, Eileen M. Lach and Raymond J. Tarleton
The CLA Alumni of Notable Achievement (ANA) program was created in 1994 as part of CLA's 125th anniversary to celebrate and honor the significant achievements and contributions of college alumni. All ANA honorees have been nominated by CLA alumni, faculty, and staff.
Of the College's 120,000 living graduates, approximately 1,300 have been selected as recipients. By honoring its alumni, CLA recognizes and celebrates not only their singular accomplishments but also the collective depth and breadth of their interests, talents, career paths and achievements in all sectors of society.
See a list of all CLA Alumni of Notable Achievment.
On March 27, 2014, the College honored 15 alumni who have made remarkable contributions or attained significant achievements in their fields. Continue reading…
American Public Media's wildly successful nationally syndicated comedy and music variety show Wits is produced by Department of English alumna Larissa Anderson, who turned to her alma mater when she needed help with the show's production. The result? An exclusive internship program. English majors David Segal and Jillian Jacobs (pictured with Larissa Anderson) are getting hands-on [experience] as they explore their own interests in radio production, live performance, and comedy writing.. Continue reading…
Rejecting patriarchy is the sine qua non for human freedom. English alumna Kate Millett's Sexual Poltics paved the way for later generations of feminists. Continue reading…
As a graduate student in political science at the University of Minnesota, Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg studied obstacles to African women's access to decision-making positions in public life. She now works as a scholar and an activist in the United States and Kenya and was named director of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development. Continue reading…
Scott Litman spends his days on the cutting edge of digital marketing and promotion, creating social media systems and web search optimization.
Litman speaks about his non-profit venture, the Minnesota Military Appreciation Fund, which raises money for troops returning from overseas. Continue reading…
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CLA Development & Alumni Relations
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