Voices

  • Visum Monachae…On Welcoming the New

    - Sep 23, 2016
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu The start of this school year overflows with the energy of fresh beginnings. Whether we are a new or returning member of our St Scholastica family, many emotional aromas greet us as...
  • HOOAH!: Memorial Day

    - Apr 22, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I understand that it is not Memorial Day, and trust me when I say I know exactly when that day is. The reason I want to talk about this holiday, now, is because...
  • Visum Monachae … On Earth Day

    - Apr 22, 2016
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu My memories of the first Earth Day in 1970 are vague. I was consumed with the task of choosing a major, required of sophomores at my small southern Minnesota college. The world...
  • Words of Wisdom: What to do When Someone is Crying in a Meeting, Literally

    - Apr 22, 2016
    Breanne Tepler btepler@css.edu We all have different experiences with emotion in our personal and professional lives. Typically, in a professional setting, we do not see a high level of emotion such as crying. This might be...
  • HOOAH!: Bad Stereotypes

    - Apr 15, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I hate it when people say that Veterans are racists or that they hate whatever ethnicity they had to fight or protect against. This doesn’t make sense to me and shouldn’t make sense...
  • InterNational – Post-Graduation Possibilities

    - Apr 15, 2016
    Maria Olivares molivaresbosc@css.edu As the final weeks of the semester roll around, graduation gains a place in people’s minds. Caps and gowns are ordered, family is invited, and students try to keep their cool all the...
  • Visum Monachae…On Making Change

    - Apr 15, 2016
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Hundreds of people heard Rosalie Riegle’s talk, “Crossing Lines,” last week. A vibrant woman with decades of lived experience in the Catholic Worker and anti-war resistance movements, Rosalie highlighted resistance as a...
  • Words of Wisdom: If You’re on Time You’re Late

    - Apr 15, 2016
    Breanne Tepler btepler@css.edu Several years ago, I worked with my friend Bob Hartl on a presentation for Chamber members. Our topic was Generational Differences. We knew that employees face miscommunication frequently in the workplace due to...
  • Words of Wisdom: Serving on a Board or Committee

    - Apr 8, 2016
    Breanne Tepler btepler@css.edu When I was a college student earning a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, I started applying for jobs the end of my senior year. If you are a senior at St. Scholastica you are...
  • HOOAH!: Healthcare

    - Apr 8, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I think we all have heard about how awful the health care for our Veterans can be. Some people may argue that our vets are at least getting a fair deal because they...