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<em>Hamline</em> Magazine
The Spring 2015 issue of Hamline Magazine, the biannual publication for alumni and family and friends of the Hamline community, is now available.
Piper Golf Classic
Join alumni and friends of Hamline University for a round of golf to raise funds for the Piper Athletic Association.
DRI Summer CLEs
Law alumni: see Hamline's Dispute Resolution Institute extensive summer course offerings to satisfy your continuing legal education credits​ and MN Rule 114 continuing education or certification requirements.
Law Class of 1995 Reunion
Join your classmates and favorite professors for a reunion of the law class of 1995.
Alumni Services
From career support to Hamline gear, Hamline offers a wide range of services exclusively to its alumni.
It's about impact.
Our 2014 Annual Report is now available online.

Latest Headlines

Alumna Wins Teacher of the Year
Saint Paul teacher, and two-time Hamline alumna, Amy Hewett-Olatunde was named the 2015 Minnesota Teacher of the Year by Education Minnesota. Hewett-Olatunde teaches writing and English to the all-immigrant student population at LEAP High School in Saint Paul. She is the 51st winner of the prestigious award, and the fourth from the Saint Paul district. Read more.
Hamline University Names Dr. Fayneese Miller as 20th President
Dr. Fayneese Miller, dean of the College of Education and Social Services and professor of leadership and developmental sciences at the University of Vermont, has been named the 20th president of Hamline University, the Hamline University Board of Trustees announced today. She will be the first African American president in the history of Hamline University and the university’s second female president. Dr. Miller will assume office on July 1, 2015. Read more.
Celebrate Piper Baseball’s Opening Day at CHS Field
You’re invited to come out to the ballgame and help celebrate Piper Baseball’s incredible new home field in Lowertown Saint Paul on Saturday, April 11 at 1 p.m. This will be the first-ever game held at the open air CHS Field, which our Pipers share with the Saint Paul Saints in a continuation of a long partnership that began at Midway Stadium.The April 11 game is free and open to all. Read more.

Alumni Spotlight

Shanelle Evens <br>Montana ’06
Shanelle Evens Montana graduated from Hamline University in 2006 with a double major in environmental studies and legal studies. She describes her “day job” as “a project developer for EDF Renewable Energy. I focus on developing utility scale wind and solar projects, as well as driving Minnesota renewable energy policy.” Shanelle, along with her husband, Chris Montana JD ’13, is co-owner of Du Nord Craft Spirits. At Du Nord, Shanelle manages marketing, regulatory requirements, and public relations. “My husband and I also have an 18-month-old who is the center of our world. As you can imagine, we are often running on fumes, but we wouldn't change it for anything!” Read more.
Jennifer Pennington <br>MPA ’15

Jennifer Pennington has come a long way from her first job picking strawberries on her family's fruit and vegetable farm. This spring, she will receive her master of public administration from Hamline University. Jennifer has spent 18 years working with nonprofits and served on a number of nonprofit boards. She is launching the first arts organization to become a public benefit corporation, Can Can Wonderland whose social purpose is to be an economic engine for the arts. She lives in Saint Paul with her husband and their two daughters. Read more.

Jeff Freeland Nelson ’94
Jeff Freeland Nelson is founder and CEO of YOXO, a sustainable toy company based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Jeff has twenty years of leadership experience in creative and executive roles across the for-profit, nonprofit, and government sectors, including the Minnesota Children’s Museum and American Public Media. The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits recently recognized Jeff as a "Catalytic Leader of the Year." The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal also named him as one of the Twin Cities’ most successful professionals under age 40. Jeff holds a BA in theatre arts from Hamline University and an MPA from Harvard University. He is also a part-time carpenter, designer, electrician, musician, sculptor, painter and restorer of old barns, and full-time husband and father of two amazing kids. See who motivated Jeff most while a Hamline student.

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