Institutes & Centers

Institutes and Centers provide nimble, cutting-edge support for specialized academic programs, administrative functions and scholarly research.


Decisions through Data Collection
INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH, PLANNING & ACCREDITATION

Decisions through Data Collection

As the central administrative unit for supporting University policies, planning and decisions through data collection and sharing, The Institutional Research, Planning & Accreditation (IRPA) provides data and writes reports on major institutional research.

Investigators, Scholars, Innovators
SPONSORED PROGRAMS, RESEARCH AND EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT

Investigators, Scholars, Innovators

As the central administrative unit charged with advancing University research, scholarship, and innovation, SPREE oversees University grant making, grant submission, sponsored programs administration, research compliance and Institutional Review Board administration.

Connecting Classroom & Community
The Center for Community Work and Learning

Connecting Classroom & Community

Choose from courses with a service-learning component or find meaningful student employment. In addition to building your academic skills, your service will benefit St. Kate’s community partners and help carry out St. Kate’s commitment to social justice.

Growing STEM Educators
NATIONAL CENTER FOR STEM ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Growing STEM Educators

Improve your effectiveness as a teacher, advance student performance and strengthen your STEM literacy. NCSEE programs help practicing elementary teachers and teacher candidates become confident, competent and comfortable in teaching STEM subjects.

Enabling Older Adults
CAREFORCE INNOVATION

Enabling Older Adults

Unprecedented growth of the older adult population, along with their care and living needs, presents one of today’s brightly burning platforms. CareForce Innovation harnesses the collective assets of its partners to benefit older adults and those who care for them.

Supporting Tech Systems
MCGLYNN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Supporting Tech Systems

The McGlynn Information Technology Center manages the information technology infrastructure — network, hardware, and software — on which St. Catherine runs. It also provides comprehensive IT services to all students, faculty and staff.

Future Sales Leaders
THE CENTER FOR SALES INNOVATION

Future Sales Leaders

Pursue a major or minor in business-to-business or healthcare sales, or access the Center’s professional development programs. Our experienced faculty love mentoring future sales leaders and and honing their skills through national sales competitions.

Women's Justice & Equality
Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women

Women's Justice & Equality

Join students, activists and faculty who work on issues of race, class, gender and other differences by gathering and sharing information. The Center actively supports the mission of St. Kate’s by affirming the dignity of women and fostering their intellectual and leadership potential.

Teaching Interpreting Excellence
The CATIE Center

Teaching Interpreting Excellence

Learn interpreting skills to support Deaf and Deaf-Blind populations in healthcare settings, or earn continuing education units. Collaborative for the Advancement of Teaching Interpreting Excellence, we offer ASL immersion experiences, deaf mentor training, webinars and more.

Studying Healthy Living
WOMEN’S HEALTH INTEGRATIVE RESEARCH CENTER

Studying Healthy Living

Gain valuable, practical experience at the Women’s Health Integrative Research Center (WHIR). Achieve interpersonal and analytical skills by conducting hands-on assessments and designing research studies that address modern-day challenges to healthy living.

Empowering Young Women
ENCUENTRO: ST. CATHERINE THEOLOGY INSTITUTE

Empowering Young Women

Encuentro brings together high school young women, their adult mentors, and St. Kate's students and faculty to engage in dialogue and discernment with others from diverse backgrounds while drawing from the wisdom of spiritual and Roman Catholic theological traditions.