David Surges, M.B.A.
What is your field of expertise, and what makes you interested in this field?
The first one is management because the skills developed can be applied to any profit or non-profit industry. The second area is finance which is a vital part of information for managers to make decisions.
Can you briefly introduce the academic program (or department) you are in to our prospective students?
Management is part of the School of Buisness and Technology. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to apply the theoretical skills that they learn. This prepares them for meaningful work after graduation.
What distinguishes St. Scholastica/your program from other colleges and universities?
In addition to small class size, and impact with faculty, the Benedictine values and traditions, many of the faculty practice set examples of ling them.
What do you like best about St. Scholastica?
As a Catholic college I am able to share my faith openly with students when it applies to critical thinking and ethical dilemmas.
What's your advice for prospective students?
Be prepared to work to achieve your educational goals. Get immersed in the many activities in order to become a member of the community. And, develop time management skills.