• Jesse Heaton

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Jesse's Bio:
    I graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and am now in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program here at CSS. I played on the baseball team at CSS for four years. I was also a statistics tutor and currently work as personal care assistant in Duluth. I love the outdoors, hunting fishing, hiking, etc. While being at St. Scholastica I have noticed the “family” atmosphere and I am truly enjoying every second of it.

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    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Katelyn Gehling

    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

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    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

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    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

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    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

  • Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

A True Saint

The other evening the RA’s held an event called “An Evening with Rudy”. A little background info: Rudy Tinoco is a janitor/custodian here at the College of St. Scholastica. He is one of the greatest employees at CSS.  I see him everyday on my way to class and everyday he has a huge smile, asks how my day is going and wishes me a great day. He is the most positive, caring, and generous guy I know. The perfect image of a true Saint.

Anyways this event was held because we view Rudy as someone we can look up to as people and it was an opportunity for us to sit around and ask any question we had for Rudy and listen to a few life lessons he had to tell us. He told us his life story, which was extremely touching and shared his contagious enthusiasm. Qu3estions that were asked were ones like, “What’s your favorite sport?” “`Do you ever get upset with us on the messes we make”, “If you could travel anywhere, where would it be”. It was just a great experience to get to know the person that makes your day every morning with a smile.

I took away from this event a quote from Rudy that I’ll never forget, “You are who you believe you are. As long as you stay young at heart the world is yours.”

Trust me if you are ever around the apartments, you’ll know exactly who Rudy by his radiant positivity. Once again I will say Rudy is the perfect image of a true Saint. I hope each and every student gets the privilege of running into Rudy atleast once each year.

Here’s a photo I took during the event. Rudy’s in the center a little to the left.

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