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Life in the City

Minneapolis and St. Paul not only have big-city amenities like museums and sports stadiums, but also have an approachable Midwestern feel. Separated by the Mississippi River, the Twin Cities are considered one metropolitan area but actually include two unique cities, featuring downtown cosmopolitan cores surrounded by distinctive neighborhoods and suburban communities.

ACE Twin Cities

Peter Doran

Hometown

Omaha, NE

Undergraduate Institution

Saint Louis University

Undergraduate Studies

Major: English, Theology, Catholic Studies

Minor: Philosophy

If you had to pick just one word to describe your ACE experience so far, what would it be (and why)?

Transformative because I have a new view of the world and myself.

Alyssa Doyle

Hometown

Tampa, FL

Undergraduate Institution

Florida State University

Undergraduate Studies

Majors: Mathematics and Secondary STEM Education

Why did you say "yes" to serving children in Catholic schools through ACE?

I said yes to ACE because I wanted to give back to the education I received and to grow in my faith with my students.

Matthew O'Keefe

Hometown

Deep River, CT

Undergraduate Institution

Boston College

Undergraduate Studies

Major: Philosophy

Why did you say "yes" to serving children in Catholic schools through ACE?

I've loved education my whole life, and have had so many great teachers!

Kayleigh Purcell

Hometown

Winnetka, IL

Undergraduate Institution

Villanova University

Undergraduate Studies

Major: Psychology

Minors: Education and Spanish

If you had to pick just one word to describe your ACE experience so far, what would it be?

Joyful!!! My kids bring endless joy to my life. That’s the only word for it.

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