Posts Tagged ‘Saints’

Humans of CSS

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

As I wind up my reflection series (and my time at CSS!), I wanted to save the best aspect of CSS for last – its people! I have met many Saints, as all members of the College of St. Scholastica are affectionately called, from all walks of life during my tenure in Duluth. If I was to gather all of them in one room, here’s what I’d say, to quote Bilbo Baggins from one of Tolkien’s masterpiece, the Lord of the Rings Trilogy: (more…)

Rescheduling Finals

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Have you ever been caught in a situation where a significant life event clashed with your Finals Week?

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FOOD Insecurities

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Most of us are aware with what ‘Food Insecurity’ stands for.

Some of us have even experienced it at some point in our lives.

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Week Four Love!

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Yes, indeed! I know it seems like school just got started and you finally were getting used to the routine. Waking up…rushing to class…getting to work…doing homework…and always whining about not getting enough time to relax…Yeah, we have all been there. However, time being relative, this leaves us with only 12 weeks of school to look forward to.

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How I organized a lecture series on campus

Monday, December 5th, 2016

About a month or two ago, I thought of having a panel/discussion featuring members from the CSS community with different perspectives on common themes. I started working on a draft and decided to have a series of events instead and feature faculty and staff as guest speakers. I am glad that last week, the first presentation – titledĀ Lord of the Rings & the Modern Age: Of Compassion and Companionship. I invited the speakers, namely Dr. Kevin Vaughan, Dr. Tom Buck, and David Vosen (aka DVo), and worked with Campus Ministry staff to publicize the event. It was a great learning experience. I enjoyed having a variety of perspectives and approaches to Tolkien’s work and its meaning in this age. After the event, I talked to several students, all of whom were happy to have attended and one even developed an interest in Tolkien’s work and the movies based off from it.

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