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2022 Colloquy

The 2022 Colloquy will be held at Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota June 10-17, 2022.

Founded in 1857 by Benedictine monks, Saint John's is located on 2,400 acres of woodlands and lakes 70 minutes north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. While on campus, participants will have access to the Alcuin and Hill Monastic Manuscript Libraries, the computer labs with telnet and internet access and all recreational facilities. 

Faculty fellowship nominees must complete the online registration no later than April 1, 2022.


2022 Visionary Award: Christina Carlson

On April 8, Tom Landy awarded the 2022 Visionary Award to Christina Carlson (G’00, F’17), Associate Professor of English at Iona College.  A gathering of Iona students, Collegium alumni/ae and other faculty were there to celebrate the occasion, offer commendations and enjoy a lovely reception.  The Collegium Board voted in the fall to honor Carlson with the award based on a nomination from her colleague Kim Paffenroth (F’18).

Collegium Executive Director Elect Chosen

An announcement was shared with Collegium alums on Monday, November 2nd that Dr. Karen Eifler, University of Portland will be the new Executive Director of Collegium. The appointment is for a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2022. Please join us in our congratulations to Karen, and read the letter from Board Chair,  Norah Martin, PhD.

STEM Initiative

Collegium’s board has made it a strategic priority to develop useful resources to encourage and support the professional development and vocational discernment of STEM faculty on our campuses, and to ensure that conversations about mission reflect the work and interests of these disciplines.

Collegium Catalyst Grants

Collegium is pleased to announce it will fund three “catalyst” grants–now up to $5000 each for projects that advance Collegium's mission on member campuses and in broader forums. The grants can fund course development, scholarship, and workshops that advance Catholic intellectual life and bring it into dialogue with other ways of knowing.  Collegium alumni/ae at Collegium member institutions are eligible to apply for the grants, and other faculty may be included in proposals as co-applicants. 

Dr. Esteban del Rio, Collegium Board Chair and Sr. Eva Hooker, CSC

2019 Thomas M. Landy Award: Sr. Eva Hooker, CSC

At the closing banquet for Collegium 2019, in the Great Hall on the campus she called home for many years, Esteban del Rio, Collegium’s Board Chair, awarded Sr. Eva Hooker, C.S.C. the 2019 Landy Award.  The award, established by the Collegium Board in 2018, recognizes people who have contributed significantly to shaping Collegium over the years.

Photos from 2019 Colloquy

Group photos from the 2019 Colloquy at Saint John's University are now available for viewing and download on our Flickr page. We invite our faculty fellows and mentors to visit the site and take a look back at the colleagues they met and memories they made. To locate fellow Collegium alumni, use our Alumni Finder tool. 

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Becoming Beholders: Cultivating Sacramental Imagination and Actions in College Classrooms

Winner of the 2015 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award!
In Becoming Beholders (Liturgical Press, 2014), Collegium's Karen E. Eifler and Thomas M. Landy bring together 20 faculty — from many religious backgrounds and diverse disciplines — to share pedagogical strategies for cultivating sacramental imagination and actions.

Alumni Reflections

Learn how alumni are keeping the Collegium spirit alive on their university and college campuses.

Collegium is a joint effort by Collegium member Catholic colleges and universities to help their faculty think creatively about ways to articulate and enrich the spiritual and intellectual life of their institutions. Learn about our Annual Colloquy for faculty, tap online resources and opportunities for scholarship, and discover how our Colloquy alumni are continuing the conversation at home.