On Tuesday, May 1, students, parents and administrators gathered in the Sun Room for the 2006-2007 St. Olaf Leadership Recognition Awards. Sponsored by the Peer Leadership Consultants, the awards honor outstanding leaders of the student body.
Months of hard work and planning on the part of the Registrar's Office and weeks of preparation on the part of students finally paid off last week with the completion of St. Olaf's first web registration for semester-long courses.
On Friday, members of the St. Olaf and Northfield communities will join together on Manitou field from 5:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. to participate in Relay for Life. Relay for Life is a nation-wide event that raises money for cancer research, remembers cancer victims and celebrates cancer survivors. Teams of eight to 15 participants will join to walk the track, symbolizing support for the fight against cancer.
From May 25-27, St. Olaf will hold its annual Celebration Weekend to honor this year's graduates and returning alumni. In a span of two days, St. Olaf will host approximately 5,000 students, alumni, parents and friends. Over the weekend, the college will entertain guests with over 84 events, each commemorating and highlighting the accomplishments of Oles past and present.