Buffy Smith, dean at Dougherty Family College, recently was quoted in Inside Higher Ed about what benefits the two-year college provides and the seamless transition for the students who want to go on to get a four-year degree. From the story: Buffy Smith, dean of Dougherty Family College, said 90 percent of students at her institution… The post In the News: Buffy Smith on the Benefits of Dougherty Family College appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
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Dougherty Family College offers a two-year associate degree designed to propel students towards success and provide a smooth transition to a four-year college.
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Dougherty Family College provides students with the academic, personal and financial support to earn an associate degree and a clear pathway to achieve a four-year college degree. Dougherty Family College provides you the support you need to achieve your college dreams and become extraordinary leaders. You do not have to walk this college journey alone, we are family.
Dougherty Family College News
November 8, 2023
Amber Mueller is on track to be the first in her family to graduate from college. Obtaining a degree holds an important meaning for this second-year scholar at the University of St. Thomas’ Dougherty Family College. “I want to be the role model for my 6-year-old daughter that I never had growing up,” Mueller said.… The post First-Gen College Students Inspire Peers, Family appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
October 25, 2023
Widely considered one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, Larry Fitzgerald Jr. has some particularly impressive career stats. In 17 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, Fitzgerald racked up 121 touchdowns, 17,492 receiving yards, was selected for the Pro Bowl 11 times, and the list goes on. But doing great things doesn’t necessarily make… The post Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Shares Message of Greatness Beyond the Game appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
October 2, 2023
A diverse group of students comes along with diverse experiences that many will never understand. This is exactly what makes Dougherty Family College so special; the people teaching the students and helping them grow are diverse themselves, and they do understand. Located at the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus is a two-year college to… The post How Diversity in Staff Impacts Scholars at Dougherty Family College appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.
September 26, 2023
Scholars at Dougherty Family College in Minneapolis were inspired recently when philanthropist Marilyn Carlson Nelson spoke to them about her career journey, leadership and courage. “You have the courage to step out of your comfort zone,” she said. “The courage to take a very big step and go to college. You did this despite the… The post Marilyn Carlson Nelson Inspires Students at Inaugural DFC Speaker Series appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.