Posts Tagged ‘Mitchell auditorium’

Dr. Tony Barrett’s Retirement Lecture

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Dr. Tony Barrett gave a retirement lecture yesterday evening in the Mitchell Auditorium. Those in attendance included family, friends, faculty, students, alumni, and a few media members. Dr. Barrett was my freshman Honors Dignitas professor. I still recall a few of the assignments that I had to complete for his class. Dr. Barrett challenged us to create our own personal mission and vision, as well as write our own obituary. These assignments were thought provoking as a freshman in college and really made me think about the legacy/impact/footprint I wanted to leave during my lifetime. We also read, in depth, the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey. It is crazy the little things you can remember from a course over 6 years ago. I think that helps to justify just how meaningful Dr. Barrett’s class was in my education.

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Minnesota Orchestra Concertmaster Performs at CSS

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Violinist Erin Keefe, the concertmaster for the Minnesota Orchestra, gave a recital at the Mitchell Auditorium last week! Keefe was joined by Anna Polonsky, a highly sought-after pianist who is known for her performances with Yo Yo Ma, the Emerson String Quartet, the Moscow Virtuosi and many others. The concert marked the first of three 2017-18 programs which will be presented at the Mitchell by Matinee Musicale, Duluth’s classical music recital series.

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No Class Relaxation

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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The Faith and Doubt of Saint Teresa of Calcutta and Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

‘Dark Night of the Soul’ is the title given to a poem by 16th-century Spanish poet and Roman Catholic mystic Saint John of the Cross. This evening I attended a presentation in the Mitchell Auditorium by Dr. Carol Zaleski, religious scholar and writer and Professor of World Religions at Smith College, MA.

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Cultural Competency Presentation

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

I took time out of my Friday last week to attend the Culturally and Spiritually Responsive Health Care Conference, more specifically the “Reclaiming, Revitalizing, and Reinventing Indigenous Health” presentation in Mitchell Auditorium on the College of St. Scholastica’s main campus.

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