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Encyclopedia > College of St. Catherine

The College of St. Catherine is a private women's Catholic college located in both St. Paul, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Enrollment is currently around 4,700 students. It is the largest Catholic college for women in the country. In higher education, particularly in the United States, a womens college is a college (that is, a primarily undergraduate, bachelors degree-granting institution) whose students are exclusively women. ... The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... Nickname: City of Lakes Motto: En Avant Official website: http://www. ...


The St. Paul campus of the College of St. Catherine was founded in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. It was named for Saint Catherine of Alexandria. The Minneapolis campus was founded in 1887 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet as St. Mary's School of Nursing. It was renamed St. Mary's Junior College and then merged with the College of St. Catherine in 1986. State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Saint Catherine of Alexandria, known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine (Greek ) is a figure claimed to have been a noted scholar in the early 4th Century who, at the age of only 18, is said to have visited the Emperor Maxentius and to... Nickname: City of Lakes Motto: En Avant Official website: http://www. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... The Sisters of St. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The College of St. Catherine is a NCAA Division III school that is part of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The sport teams nickname is Wildcats. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) is an College Athletic Conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. As the name implies, member teams are located in the state of Minnesota. ...

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Vision

To be the world's pre-eminent Catholic college educating women to lead and influence.


Mission

The College of St. Catherine educates women to lead and influence. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the College integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, the College engages students from diverse backgrounds in a learning environment uniquely suited to women. Education at the College of St. Catherine prepares graduates to demonstrate ethical leadership grounded in social responsibility.


Presidents

Antonia McHugh, CSJ (1919-1937)


Eucharista Galvin, CSJ, Ph.D. (1937-1943)


Antonius Kennelly, CSJ, Ph.D. (1943-1949)


Antonine O'Brien, CSJ (1949-1955)


Mary William Brady, CSJ, Ph.D. (1955-1961)


Mary Edward Healy, CSJ, Ph.D. (1961-1964)


Alberta M. Huber, CSJ, Ph.D. (1964-1979)


Catherine T. McNamee, CSJ, Ph.D. (1979-1984)


Anita M. Pampusch, Ph.D. (1984-1997)


Andrea J. Lee, IHM, Ph.D. (1998-present)


Notable alumnae

Betty McCollum (born July 12, 1954) is an American politician from the state of Minnesota. ...

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