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The College of St. Scholastica was founded to prepare students from all walks of life to follow their purpose. More than 100 years later, we're still empowering CSS Saints with degrees that balance the career preparation and invaluable life skills needed to make a difference in the world.

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Nick Aspin performing in Sense and Sensibility

Explored his passion in the arts and found community

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Kaitlin Box providing health coaching to to a St. Scholastica employee, Madonna LeBlanc.

Advanced her career to focus on corporate wellness

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Timothy Jessen, St. Scholastica nursing student

Realizing his dream to help others in crisis

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DyAnna Grondahl

Challenged her worldview and discovered a path toward meaningful work

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Wade Petrich in the classroom

Returned to the classroom to teach and inspire others

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Andrea Simek DNP, RN, Assistant Professor and Sue Mattson RN, MSN, Assistant Professor with students at the Alaska Native Medical Center. (2016)

Immersed in cultural experiences to shape their moral perspective

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Malvern Madondo standing near the Golden Gate Bridge

Pursued math and computer science to improve others’ lives

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Financial Advisor, Kailee Soderlund standing in her office

Utilizes her expertise to bring hope to domestic violence survivors

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Jack Lee and Nova, his certified therapy dog

Brought healing to others through his research

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Performances and lectures about big ideas, finding our place in the world and celebrating art in all it's forms. Speakers explore global concerns and ideas, while our performances feature local and national favorites.

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CSS graduates enter the world with more than a degree and go on to pursue a life of meaningful work. That's why 98% of our undergrad students are employed or in a grad program.

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We welcome Dr. Barbara McDonald as St. Scholastica's 13th president. Please visit css.edu/transition for more details.


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