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Meet Bridget

School of Nursing

“I hope to be [nurse practitioner] that provides affirming care and fosters trust with patients.” See Bridget’s story.

Meet Sabrina


“Our mission talks about compassion. You find this in Spalding students everywhere you look.”

Meet Abe


”At Spalding I gained the skill set to make a living and the understanding of what it truly means to be compassionate.”

Meet Shelby

Occupational Therapy

“I am so grateful to attend a school that is so passionate about their students.”

Meet Chad

Liberal Studies

“Spalding was the right choice for me. I pursued a quality education and maintained every day responsibilities.”

Meet Tori

Creative Writing

“I went to Smith, Harvard and U of L. The best academic experience was the MFA in writing program at Spalding.”

Meet Adella

School of Business

“This is a big dream for me to graduate with my daughters and with my master’s degree from Spalding.”