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What I Like About SMU

VIDEOS: Why students & professors like Saint Mary's

Meet students and professors who attend or teach at Saint Mary's. Listen to them explain, in their own words, what attracted them to SMU and why they continue to be satisfied with their college decision.

Active campus
You want a college with an active campus, where you can explore your passions, make new friends and help others. Listen as students and a professor talk about the clubs and activities available at Saint Mary's University.
Student Life
You can be part of something bigger than yourself. Michele, Dylan, Linda and Chris Kendall (vice president for student life) talk about how service learning and volunteering enrich the student experience at Saint Mary's — a Lasallian Catholic university.
Student Success Center
Carlie Ness and John Duerst, Student Success Center advisors, talk about how this "1-stop shop" has resources to help students succeed, in the classroom and beyond — for all four years of their Saint Mary's career.
Dr. Scott Sorvaag – Dean of Education
Dr. Scott Sorvaag, dean of Education, talks about why he chooses to teach at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
Molly – Education major
Molly talks about how experiences inside and outside the classroom at Saint Mary's contribute to the learning atmosphere, and how Saint Mary's size means leadership opportunities she wouldn't have anywhere else.
Pam – Marketing major
Pam says her classes, professors and a real-world internship have made her confident and ready for a business career as she is about to graduate from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
Tim – Theatre Arts & Math major
Tim, a double-major in theatre arts and math says he knows his professors and it's easy to get involved in campus activities at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
Karina – Journalism major
Karina, a journalism major from Minneapolis, Minn., likes the small class sizes that let her take control of her education. And she says the out-of-class leadership opportunities are endless.