About Us


  • The Center for Community Work and Learning

    The Center for Community Work and Learning opened in 2000 to support community engagement at St. Kate's through service-learning and student employment. Our students and faculty engage with over 125 nonprofit organizations in the metro area through our service-learning and student employment programs.


  • Honors and Awards

    St. Catherine University has received honors and awards for our community engagement, including:

    • The Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement classification;
    • President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll;
    • Minnesota Campus Compact President’s Awards; and
    • Great Lakes Foundation Career Ready Internship grants.

    For an overview of Center for Community Work and Learning program successes and data for 2014-2015 Academic Year, view our Annual Report.


Carnegie Foundation - Elective Commmunity Engagement Classification

The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Great Lakes 2015-2018 Career Ready Internship Grant Recipient


  • our staff

    Contact Us

    If you have questions about any of our programs, please contact us by phone or email.


D’Ann Urbaniak Lesch
Director
651.690.6922 | dulesch@stkate.edu

Elizabeth Dunens
Assistant Director, Service-Learning
651.690.8706 | eadunens@stkate.edu

Jewelly Lee
Assistant Director, Student Employment and Leadership
651.690.8795 | jewellylee@stkate.edu

Charlene Myers
Career Ready Internship Coordinator
651.690.6909 | careerready@stkate.edu