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Right place, right time, right person

Arrivals can be geographical, temporal or philosophical. Whatever shape they take, they mark the point at which anticipation and “Are we there yet?” give way to promise and possibility.

On the cover: For incoming freshmen, the toll of the Victory Bell at Convocation signals the official start of their lives as Green Knights. They have arrived in a new place within a new community, and at a new stage in life. This issue explores such moments of arrival.

Publication Date

Fall 2011


Jeff Frick, Class of 2015, arrival, Holly Nickerson, Week of Welcome, radical, help, obstetrician, dentist, oral surgery, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Bosnia, Honduras, New Orleans, Katrina, Rev. Bernard Pennings, Norbertine, Berne Abbey, Netherlands, Emily Bilinski, organ, English, Ashley Prange, Brigette Baudhuin, basketball, medical


Media Web Extras:

  • SNC Day - It’s our annual fall open house, and a chance to share our cherished tradition of radical hospitality.
  • Getting in the game - Photographer Evan Siegle says that shooting sports is about preparation, timing – and a little good luck. Embedded.
  • Somewhere in time - A forgotten time capsule, rediscovered, reveals what was top-of-mind at St. Norbert College half a century ago.
  • A warm welcome - Tour the new building that is transforming the arrival experience for our visitors.
  • The move-in - Join Haley Bass ’15 on her very first day of college, as the first-year and her family set up her room in Madelaine/Lorraine.
  • Teach me your ways - Retired educator the Rev. Gery Meehan, O.Praem., ’57 remembers Abbot Bernard Pennings – founder of both abbey and college.
  • Memories you can touch - A First Communion dress, a family drawing and an early biography of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt – all speak to a life full of meaning.
  • Ready for primetime - Sir Norby Knight stars in promo spots for live TV broadcasts of Green Knight athletic events – and more.
  • Alumni Award Winners 2011 - Each year the college is privileged to honor a few among its many outstanding alumni. Meet this year’s winners, recognized at a celebratory dinner in October.

Streaming Media

Fall 2011: Arriving