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Office of Mission and Identity Launching 'Mission Matters' Podcast on February 26

by Maggie Rotermund on 02/21/2020
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Saint Louis University's Office of Mission and Identity will launch its podcast, 'Mission Matters' on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The podcast will highlight people and initiatives which embody Jesuit traditions at Saint Louis University. 

Mission Podcast

The Office of Mission and Identity is launching the 'Mission Matters' podcast on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Pictured are seniors Jordan Glassman and Megan Tartell talking to Virginia Herbers, ASCJ for an upcoming episode. Photo by Maggie Rotermund

Three episodes of the podcast will be available at launch. The first episodes will include an introduction to the podcast from host Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, director of spiritual formation, and Christopher Collins, S.J., assistant to the president for Mission and Identity.

Other launch episodes will feature Kevin Cloninger and Lara Pennington of Anthropedia and Cristina McGroarty, MSN, assistant professor in the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing. 

Episodes are available on SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.  A new episode will be available every other week. 

Upcoming topics include an interview with seniors Jordan Glassman and Megan Tartell on their experience of mission during their time at SLU; Paul Lynch and the prison education program; and an interview with Brooks Goedeker of the St. Louis Midtown Redevelopment Corporation about upcoming changes to Saint Louis University’s neighborhood.

To suggest topics or interview subjects for the Mission Matters podcast, email or text 314-441-3007. 

Saint Louis University’s Office of Mission and Identity ensures that the principles and traditions of Catholic, Jesuit higher education, and the mission and core values of SLU are integrated into operations, structures, programs and practices, and the formation of its students, faculty, staff, administration and board members.