The academic journey of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota student Carla Guillen ’20 has been full of letters and documents, especially since her sophomore year when she began translating items from English to Spanish. The letter that will always stand out to her the most, though, was the one announcing her acceptance into the First Generation Initiative (FGI).
Jimmy Cumbe-Paucar ’21 is a student of few words, but others in the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota community will be glad to tell you about the positive impact he has made on both the Twin Cities and Winona Campuses.
Saint Mary’s University has partnered with Chartwells for more than a decade to provide student food and catering services on the Winona Campus. Over the past year, Chartwells has worked with the university to develop plans for renovations and expanded meal plan options.
To Margarita Lopez ’22, pursuing a career as a physician assistant is more than having a good job. It’s about paying it forward as a First Generation Initiative Scholar.
On the court, Kareem Anthony-Bello ’21 played a key role in the Saint Mary’s men’s basketball team making the conference tournament this past season for the first time in 35 years. Off the court, the junior is an FGI Scholar who is thankful to be part of another successful team.