April President’s Pen: We all have an invisible string that connects us, even when we’re far apart.

“Consult not your fears, but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” The words of Pope John XXIII ring truer today than ever before.  We have hope; we have a future.  For now, … Read More

March President’s Pen: Our vulnerability is asking us, “What is truly important?”

A short video note from Preston “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”  Our Campus Minister and I were debating who said it – the quote is attributed to both St. Augustine and St. Ignatius.  Of course, that’s not the point.  The point is that we find ourselves in a unique, unprecedented, extraordinary … Read More

January President’s Pen:

We are building more than a building together.  That statement is now our theme for our upcoming Founders’ Dinner on April 18, 2020 but it is more than one event’s byline – it cuts to the heart of our mission at CRSM.  We are on a journey with our students to create real and lasting change in our world. Several … Read More

September President’s Pen: When our students get opportunities, they make the most of them.

Make hay while the sun shines!  With autumn already here, this old adage reminds us to make the most of any opportunity while it exists.  Our students are certainly making the most of their opportunities.  Every week, they are out in the workplace with our job partners in the Corporate Work Study Program earning their education, expanding their professional network, … Read More