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St. Scholastica moves to standardized tests optional admissions policy

The College of St. Scholastica is instituting a test-optional admissions policy for its undergraduate applicants. The 107-year-old private college, which is on US News & World Report’s list of top regional universities, will no longer require the ACT or SAT standardized tests as part of its application for admission. The change was made Thursday, Oct. 11, by a vote of St. Scholastica’s Faculty Assembly. The Undergraduate Admission Committee and the College’s Enrollment Management and Academic…

St. Scholastica speaker discusses America’s mission in the Middle East

DULUTH, Minn. — The College of St. Scholastica’s free lecture series on the current state of the Middle East continues with a discussion on America’s role in that region. Phyllis Bennis, an American writer, activist, and political commentator, will speak on the topic “What is America Doing in the Mideast?” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Mitchell Auditorium on the St. Scholastica campus. The event is free and open to the public. A…

Expert on post-traumatic stress to give free talk at St. Scholastica

DULUTH, Minn. — An internationally recognized expert on post-traumatic stress (PTS) will speak at The College of St. Scholastica at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 in the Science Center Auditorium (Science Center Room 2122) on campus. Dr. Stevan Hobfoll will discuss human stress response as well as PTS. He will highlight his research and treatment successes of PTS in the veteran population, and he will discuss how combat, experience and social factors affect PTS among…

St. Scholastica celebrates Homecoming 2018 with a week of activities

DULUTH, Minn. — The College of St. Scholastica will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with a week’s worth of activities from Oct. 8-14. The homecoming theme this year, “We Duluth it Better: Saints for Life,” is a celebration of both the St. Scholastica and Duluth communities. Here is a full schedule of activities: Monday, Oct. 8 5 – 8 p.m. — on the Science Front Lawn (rain location: Benedictine Commons in the Science Center): Old-Fashioned Minnesota Potluck.…

St. Scholastica sponsors interfaith discussion on immigration and sanctuary

DULUTH, Minn. — The College of St. Scholastica will bring together speakers from different religious backgrounds for “Sacred Responsibility: An Interfaith Conversation About Immigration and Sanctuary,” a free public discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 E. First St. in Duluth. Child care will be provided and refreshments will be served. “Sacred Responsibility: An Interfaith Conversation about Immigration and Sanctuary,” will examine the spiritual and religious aspects…

St. Scholastica’s musical ensembles host free showcase

DULUTH, Minn. — The College of St. Scholastica’s 2018 Homecoming celebration will include a musical component, as instrumental and choral ensembles present a free concert at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Mitchell Auditorium. The Prism Concert: St. Scholastica Musical Ensembles offers an upbeat spectrum of music to celebrate homecoming. Attendees will experience the College’s wide variety of musical offerings in a fast-paced sonic kaleidoscope. Admission is free. The 2018-19 Spotlight season will also…