In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with St. Cloud State University Archivist Tom Steman. Located on the top floor of the Miller Learning Resource Center, the University Archives hosts and provides access to an amazing depth of historic material. In today’s conversation, Tom talks about newly digitized video of U.S. President Eisenhower crowning Homecoming Princess Joyce Pearson in 1952, the truth behind rumors of ghost stories around campus, the World War II Oral History Project, and many other historical tidbits as we celebrate National Archive Month in October.
This program was made possible through funding from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.
In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Trail Mix Art Exhibit Project Coordinator Deborah Vander Eyk. With a lively opening reception on November 11 at the Whit Gallery, the Trail Mix Art Exhibit is a juried exhibition with the theme of “Honor the Earth.” Jurors include Karen Goulet, Peter Happel Christian, and Winona LaDuke. For artists wishing to submit their visions of the importance of protecting the environment, there is a call for art with a deadline of Sunday, October 23.
This program was made possible with support from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.
St. Cloud State University has its first named department thanks to a generous $1 million gift from Judy C. Pearson, who was celebrated on campus on September 22, 2022. The Judy C. Pearson Department of Communications Studies gift will help students, faculty and the community with international educational grants and scholarships, academic conference grants and guest speakers. She gave her generous gift because of her love of her experiences as an undergraduate student at SCSU.
In this intimate interview with Judy you’ll learn about her life’s journey from Isle, Minnesota to achieving her academic and professional goals, her successes and failures, and what shaped her to give back to the university. She is a dynamic woman who is living a full life.