Jamie Engstrom, vice president and CIO of Caterpillar Inc., told the members of CGA to challenge and believe in themselves. She met with CGA students and The Ron Rubin School of Entrepreneur class to talk about leadership. She emphasized remaining authentic, approachable, and positive with others while taking risks and going easier on yourself.
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Culver Girls Academy senior Asiana Spaw won a $1,000 scholarship in the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest for a four-minute documentary she made about pollution in Lake Michigan called: “Microplastics: Not a Small Problem.”
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Joan Bess, a former head librarian of the Huffington Library, recalled the challenges Mary Frances England faced as the founding dean of Culver Girls Academy and told students about their friendship.
Culver Academies senior French instructor Angela Barton Haynes spent nearly a month in France this summer brushing up not only on the language but also immersing herself in the country’s ever-changing culture.
Mathematics at Culver Academies is much more than finding the right answers. Teachers also encourage students to ask the right questions and try different strategies to find the most efficient ways to solve problems.
Culver Military Academy first classman Dionte Obertein got a taste of what life in the financial world is like while working this summer as an “apprentice” at 1st Source Bank in South Bend.
Culver Academies science instructors Chris Carrillo, Ph.D., and Patrick Mulkerin spent three weeks in Tanzania this summer mentoring teachers and working with students at a charity-funded school that strives to fight poverty through education.
The School of St. Jude provides free, high-quality education to more than 1,800 of the poorest students from the Arusha District in Tanzania in east Africa.
Explorer Alison Levine told Culver Academies students that leaders must be able to make decisions based on ever-changing conditions in an unpredictable environment, not on the conditions they were expecting.