College of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica Honors Veterans with Music

Let Freedom Ring concert by band and orchestra.

DULUTH, Minn.- With Veterans Day just two days away, the College of St. Scholastica honored those who served our country with some music. On Saturday they hosted their Let Freedom Ring Band and Orchestra Concert. Two of their students weren’t playing tonight, as they have just been deployed themselves. So the concert was a chance to honor them, along with…

Rotary Club Donation Helps Boys and Girls Club Tackle Mental Health

$25,000 helps support the new program.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northland got a big donation from the Rotary of Duluth Club 25 to help support their new mental health access program. The 25 thousand dollar check will help place four CSS social work students at the Boys and Girls Clubs two locations. Those students will help kids identify issues and link…

First Class of CSS Physician Assistants Graduate, Take Jobs in Rural Areas

28 PAs graduate from St. Scholastica's program.

DULUTH, Minn.- As many college students across the country are celebrating the start of a new school year, these 28 College of St. Scholastica students are celebrating the end of their educational journey. After two years the 28 white-coated students are done being students as they transition to become the first physician assistants out of the College of St. Scholastica….

College of St. Scholastic “Snow Team” Attempts to Keep Up with Ongoing Snowfall on Campus

The grounds team is also scheduled to come in early tomorrow .

DULUTH, Minn. – All hands were on deck today at the College of St. Scholastic, as ground crews attempted to clear more than seven inches of snow that has already fallen in Duluth. About 15 campus snow crew members have been working since 5 AM this morning plowing parking lots, shoveling sidewalks and stairs. The building and grounds team incorporated…

Concert at CSS to Showcase Music Unheard for 350 Years

The Concert "Intimate Music for Lute and Voice" is Happening Saturday, January 26 at The College of St. Scholastica

DULUTH, Minn. – A performance combining lute and voice at The College of St. Scholastica will feature recently discovered music that hasn’t been played in 350 years. Intimate Music for Lute and Voice is happening Saturday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on the College’s Duluth campus. Longtime lutenist Edward Martin is set to perform solo baroque lute songs…

St. Scholastica Tree Lighting Rings in Holiday Season

CSS Holds Advent Service, then Lighting

DULUTH, Minn.- A tradition that has carried on for about 15 years yet again brings the community around the College of St. Scholastica together for the holidays. “Round yon virgin, mother and child.” Students, faculty, alumni, and members of the community sing Silent Night, as the College of St. Scholastica Tree is lit, ringing in the holiday season. Organizers said…

Duluth Gets Ready for Hmong New Year

Hmong Community Prepares Food for Celebration

DULUTH, Minn.- A cultural community in Duluth is gearing up for their New Year tomorrow. Hmong students and elders were making food today at the First United Methodist, or Coppertop church to prepare for their New Year’s celebration. The elders say they will be making roughly 960 egg rolls and about 125 lbs of sweet rice, to feed more than…

McNair Scholarship Students Show Off Research at St. Scholastica

Symposium Held in Somers Lounge

DULUTH, Minn.- After completing in-depth research projects over the past summer thanks to the McNair Scholarship, students at St. Scholastica showed off their hard work to the public Wednesday. Students, parents, staff and others could walk through the different projects, while the students behind them presented them. Scholarship recipients say, McNairs can be a great resource to future students, as…

St. Scholastica Welcomes the Class of 2022

Students were advised to join clubs, make new friends and get out of their comfort zones.

DULUTH, Minn. – The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) knows how to welcome the class of 2022. More than 500 freshman and transfer students were at the 2018 Opening School Convocation. Students also walked with alumni from the Heritage Club, which includes those who graduated 50 years ago. The convocation is an introduction to students as they begin a new…

St. Scholastica’s First Class of Physician Assistants

White Coat Ceremony Held In Mitchell Auditorium

DULUTH, Minn.- The College of St. Scholastica has cloaked its first ever class of physician assistants in their white coats. The white coat ceremony included each student reading an oath to the profession, which they struggled, together, through some of the harder parts, giggling all the way. The students say they’re dedicated to the nation’s push for improving healthcare in rural…

Grant for Nurses in Training at St. Scholastica

Federal Grant Announced for Undergraduate Nurses

Duluth, Minn.- The Undergraduate School of Nursing at St. Scholastica was given a big gift. A nearly $3 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The funding is meant to advance the college’s shifting focus to more quality care in rural and under-served areas. School officials say that fostering nurses to have broader, more intimate techniques in…

CSS Students Working To Pass Resolution On Plastic Bags and Straws

The organization, Bag it Duluth is hoping schools like University of Minnesota Duluth, University of Wisconsin–Superior and Lake Superior College will follow suit with this initiative.

DULUTH, Minn. – Students from the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to the use of plastic on its campus. Students are working with school administration to pass a resolution called “Building a Sustainable CSS.” It includes a fee of $0.10 for plastic bags that students would be responsible for paying…

The College of St. Scholistica Receives National Recognition

St. Scholistica is only one of 28 universities in North America to receive an award from the PMI Global Accreditation Center

DULUTH, Minn.- The College of St. Scholastica is being recognized nationally for one of its online masters programs. The Master of Science in Project Management program received an award from the PMI Global Accreditation Center. The Master of Science in Project Management has been at St. Scholastica for four years and allows students to complete the program from anywhere in…

Lake Superior College Has Low-Cost Physical Therapy Clinic

A physical therapy assistant degree can be completed in two years at Lake Superior College.

DULUTH, Minn.- Twice a week, Lake Superior College offers low-cost physical therapy for anyone whose insurance may not cover it. The special clinic is open Monday and Wednesday afternoons during the school year. The clinic is a partnership between Lake Superior College and the College of St. Scholastica. Students from both schools treat the patients. Some patients have come in…