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‘We need you,’ cardinal tells Catholic studies program

‘We need you,’ cardinal tells Catholic studies program

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The Catholic studies program at the University of St. Thomas was the first one. And, they started something big.” – Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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Colleges & Careers briefs

Colleges & Careers briefs

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Benedictine University offers minor in Chinese language
– Loyola Marymount’s film school among top 10 in country
– College to foster entrepreneurship in urban schools
– University, company partner to increase diversity in science

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Catholic college satellite campuses cater to non-traditional students

Catholic college satellite campuses cater to non-traditional students

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over the last 40 years, the demand for non-traditional higher education has increased dramatically. Many people don’t want to or can’t quit their day jobs in order to attend college or pursue advanced degrees.

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Q&A with president of Catholic University of America

Q&A with president of Catholic University of America

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

John Garvey is the 15th president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a nationally renowned expert in constitutional law, religious liberty and the First Amendment. He spoke earlier this summer at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul on “The Challenges of Mission-focused Leadership at a Catholic University.”

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FOCUS Equip provides an instant faith connection

FOCUS Equip provides an instant faith connection

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students, a fast-growing college campus outreach with a presence at nearly 60 universities in the U.S. has announced that it has launched a new mobile application, FOCUS Equip.

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Grant to help students ‘Use Their Voice’ to stop harassment

Grant to help students ‘Use Their Voice’ to stop harassment

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Mary’s College senior heeds words of her St. Paul pastor about Christian compassion

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Catholic students strive to be ‘strong men of God’

Catholic students strive to be ‘strong men of God’

| Julie Pfitzinger | November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The life of a college student can be a busy one, but for a group of young men at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, making time every Thursday night to gather together and talk about their Catholic faith is a top priority.

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St. Kate’s presents summer education program for adults

St. Kate’s presents summer education program for adults

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Catherine University will present its first summer Chautauqua, which is an adult education program rooted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and presented in rural areas, where access to arts and culture was limited.

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Freshman students clicking into valuable faith connection

Freshman students clicking into valuable faith connection

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mara Morley, soon to be a sophomore at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, is glad she discovered a program called College Connection for Catholics. More accurately, the program found her.

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Summer job now $13 million business

Summer job now $13 million business

| Susan Klemond | November 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

In 2001, Joe Keeley and his college roommates came home tired each night from their summer jobs — the roommates from digging swimming pools and Keeley from swimming in a pool with kids he was caring for.

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FOCUS provides a blueprint to a stronger faith for university students

FOCUS provides a blueprint to a stronger faith for university students

| Gina Dolski | September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Conferences sponsored by the Fel­low­ship of Cath­olic University Stu­dents provide young adults with an opportunity to explore the Catholic Church and walk away with a stron­ger involvement in their faith. Young adults will have an opportunity to attend a FOCUS conference Jan. 7-9 in St. Paul. The organization presents conferences nationwide and provides faith programs […]

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