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You'll be well-prepared for your first job.
And almost twice as likely to complete a graduate degree as a public university alumna
You'll develop skills employers want
What employers want
- Writing & speaking skills
- Strong leaders
- Problem solving skills
- Team builders who interact successfully with people from diverse backgrounds
How you will excel
- Ability to write effectively
- Self-confidence and leadership skills
- Ability to think critically
- Respect for diverse values and beliefs
...because you’ll be the focus in an academic community that values student-centered learning.
You'll expand your horizons & make lifetime friends
Rhodes ScholarNamed one of the 32 recipients of the 2014 Rhodes Scholarships representing the United States.Clarke Knight '14
First Place in Fashion DesignHolly Hmielewski unveiled her collection of dresses and swimwear at The Night of the Stars Fashion and Lifestyle Awards sponsored by the Dallas Fashion Group International.Holly Hmielewski
Effective Citizenship in ActionAlverno students, faculty and staff work together each election to encourage voting, including holding voter registration drives and providing information to help students with everything from researching candidates to finding their polling place.Lexi Dittrich and Santana Johnson
Pursuing a Passion for PoliticsEmily Hawkins is on a mission to help elect the first female U.S. President. And as a finance assistant for U.S. Senator Kay Hagan’s re-election campaign, she’s well on her way.Emily Hawkins
Truman ScholarSome girls dream about becoming a doctor or a lawyer. Rachel Mullin dreamed about becoming a Truman Scholar.Truman Scholar '13
College of Saint Benedict
White House InternShemiah Curry '14, from Chicago, IL, was selected to participate in the White House Internship Program, a hands-on program designed to mentor young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office, and prepare them for future public service opportunities.Shemiah Curry '14
Pursuing a Career in ScienceKristen Kelley ’20 spent her summer at the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy’s Promoting Academic Excellence with Community Engagement and Reach Multicultural Scholars (PAECERS) program. A biology major and neuroscience minor at Wesleyan College, Kristen’s career goal is to become a physician and conduct research on sickle-cell anemia and cancer.Kristen Kelley
A Born ComedianAn aspiring comedian, Ellie McElvain ’14 applied for the 5C improv comedy group Without a Box as first-year – and didn’t make the cut. But don’t worry, this story has a happy (and funny) ending.Ellie McElvain ’14
Dance – “The Most Freeing Feeling I’ve Ever Had.”Mary-Carmen Webb's original choreography, "I met you in a kitchen", was selected for the Gala Performance at the American College Dance Festival (ACDF) 2014 Mid-Atlantic Conference.Mary-Carmen Webb '15
The Chance to Explore a Range of InterestsLin Rui is taking full advantage of the breadth offered by a liberal arts education.
One For the History BooksIn 1976, Mae Yih (Barnard College ’51) became the first Chinese American elected to a state legislature anywhere in the United States.Mae Yih
Follow Your Dreams, Work Hard and Take Advantage of OpportunitiesEvery story has a moral. Just ask Tracy Magooba. Magooba, a senior political science major at the College of Saint Benedict, listened to her dreams, worked hard and took advantage of opportunities offered through internships, conferences and study abroad to receive a Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State.Tracy Magooba
College of Saint Benedict
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