St. Kate's students are actively involved in the Twin Cities community. Whether it's engaging in the community through service-learning, or an off-campus job through the Community Leadership Program or America Reads, community involvement is a cornerstone of a St. Kate's education.
The Center for Community Work and Learning:
- Coordinates opportunities for St. Kate's students to engage in the community through service-learning
- Develops, maintains, and deepens community partnerships
- Facilitates off-campus student employment
- Assists faculty in integrating community work and learning components into their curriculum
Students receive as much as they give
Students who participate in community work and learning programs develop a deep understanding of social change and interact in rich, multicultural environments. They build leadership and professional skills as they work with community organizations to make a positive impact.
Awards President's Honor Roll
St. Kate's was awarded the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes higher education institutions that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of best practices in campus community partnerships.
Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents Award Winners
The Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards provide an opportunity for member presidents to give statewide recognition to effective leaders in the develop-ment of campus-community partnerships. Honorees were recognized at Minnesota Campus Compact Annual Summit, Awards Ceremony on April 1, 2013.
Civic Engagement Steward Award: Louise Edwards-Simpson, History (left)
Student Leadership Award: Mysee Chang, Community Leadership Program participant with Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (middle)
Community Partner Award: Alley Shoppe, Pam Wiehe (right)