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Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Ten, 20 years from now, I want people to be looking up at these skyscrapers; I want them to be filled with Tommies, but I want the demographics of those Tommies to represent the demographics of the state,” said Julie Sullivan, University of St. Thomas president.

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10 tips for keeping Catholic in college

10 tips for keeping Catholic in college

| Anthony Gockowski for The Catholic Spirit | May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Campus ministers offer 10 tips for college-bound Catholics

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AP classes give students jump start on college

AP classes give students jump start on college

| Jennifer Janikula | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Students taking Advanced Placement classes during high school at Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield earn credits for college and learn valuable skills.

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Quilts are ‘labor of love’ that graduates will take to college

Quilts are ‘labor of love’ that graduates will take to college

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

There is an old superstition among quilters that the first person who sleeps under a new quilt will have his or her dreams come true. Members of the quilting group at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie hope this proves true for the recipients of a project they have worked on since last September and recently completed.

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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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Msgr. Lavin — AKA ‘Scooter’ — lives in the hearts of St. Thomas alums

Msgr. Lavin — AKA ‘Scooter’ — lives in the hearts of St. Thomas alums

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

When The Catholic Spirit put out a call for anecdotes about the late Father James M. “Scooter” Lavin, graduates of St. Thomas recalled fondly the priest who was a fixture in the Ireland Hall dormitory, on the St. Paul campus and across the Twin Cities.

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‘Hookup’ culture mentality creates social indifference

‘Hookup’ culture mentality creates social indifference

| Angela Deeney | July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students need to get involved in movements that work at resisting the combined heft of moral relativism, social apathy and promiscuity on campuses.

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Focusing on the journey, not the destination

Focusing on the journey, not the destination

| Sara Schewe | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Why some high-school grads choose to serve, work or travel before college

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