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Conduct research for possible future medical applications

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Amy Lyttle wearing one of the masks she's sewing for the healthcare crisis.

Identified a way to support those on the front lines

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Long Vang

Adapted to the new normal and transitioned to online learning

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Megan Schiferl next to the ATLAS experiment

Gained real-world experience at prestigious research facility

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Timothy Jessen, St. Scholastica nursing student

Realizing his dream to help others in crisis

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Israel Glenn

Influenced national political debate

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Future Physician Assistants intently practice suture knot tying

Obtained knowledge and skills virtually to further their education

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Charley Hagen standing near a waterfall while on a study abroad trip in Ireland

Explored opportunities to tell authentic stories

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Jesse Arvidson standing in his classroom

Pursuing a specialty teaching licensure to be an advocate for students

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What's happening at CSS.


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    CANCELED - Prairie Fire Children's Theatre-Alice in Wonderland Read More

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    Welcoming New Nations to our Nation with Tom Gjelten Read More

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    We Are Here Because You Were There with Suketu Mehta Read More

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    College announces COVID-19 Saints Succeed Award Read More

  • JUL

    July 31 Safe Return news center update Read More

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    July 24 Safe Return news center update Read More

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President-elect Barbara McDonald

Coronavirus updates

"The College is coming together — faculty, staff and students — to carry forward our educational mission in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit for more information.”

– President Barbara McDonald, Ed.D

Learn more about President McDonald or follow her on Twitter.


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