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Why graduate study at the STM?

Reid Linden

Reid Linden

degree program: m.t.s.


Hometown: Whiting, Iowa
Most recent position: Undergraduate, Briar Cliff University

"Community has been an undercurrent present throughout my life. Growing up in a small rural town, everyone knew each other. During my undergraduate studies I recognized every face around campus. When I was applying to graduate programs, I knew that this characteristic was vital. From the moment I applied to the first day of classes, I have felt the warm and welcoming presence of the STM community, and I am grateful for the impactful relationships that I have formed with the staff, faculty, and other students. While I continue discerning my future, I know that I have the support I need to help me recognize the next step to which God is calling me."

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