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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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Haley Carlson

Analyzed compounds to improve patient outcomes

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Wade Petrich in the classroom

Returned to the classroom to teach and inspire others

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Bria Schurke working in the medical community in Somalia

World travel leads to a focus in rural healthcare

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Jack Lee and Nova, his certified therapy dog

Brought healing to others through his research

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Malyssa Brady gains real-world experience in the nursing skills lab.

Gained real-world experience to provide critical care

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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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DyAnna Grondahl

Challenged her worldview and discovered a path toward meaningful work

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Chavez family standing in front of Tower Hall on the Duluth campus.

Took a leap to become leaders

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Alicia Cyr sitting on an overlook above Duluth

Advanced her education to lead change

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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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Presidential Transition

The College of St. Scholastica's 12th president, Dr. Colette Geary, plans to depart by the end of 2019. The College is embarking on a thorough and thoughtful process to select its next leader.

Visit our Presidential Search page for details and updates.


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