• Marisa Hutterer

    Marisa Hutterer

    Class of 2017
    Prior Lake, MN
    Social Work

    Marisa's Bio:
    I was in the Social Work program at Scholastica. I’m originally from Prior Lake, Minnesota. On campus I was involved in Social Work Club and Campus Activity Board (C.A.B.). Some of my hobbies include watching too much Netflix and writing.

  • Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

  • Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Halle Nystrom

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

    Jason Chavez

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

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

  • Jin Baek

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

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Katelyn Gehling

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

  • Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

To the End of 2016

Good-bye, 2016. As far as years go, I think most people are in agreement that it’s been a long, hard year.

To the last year that I will be fully immersed in my undergraduate career, good-bye. To the last year of Obama’s presidency, good-bye. To the year that Prince died, and so many more beloved celebrities, good-bye.

There are many things that happened this year that will have effects in the next year, and many more to come. And while I’d like to say good-bye to the crisis in Aleppo, the Flint water poisoning, and to many more horrifying things in the world, they are major issues that will continue in 2017. So as terrible as 2016 is for the world, 2017 is our chance to right some of those wrongs.

And with myself, going on into a career or to grad school, I hope I can be on the right side of history. I don’t want to be another generation that turns a blind eye to the world. Scholastica has helped to solidify a lot of those values in me.

With the last few days in the year, I am spending time with friends, family, and my personal statement for graduate school. Hopefully, the year will end on a quiet note. It was a heavy year, and before change can happen, I think I personally need to take a moment to step back and reflect on all that has happened.

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