Meet your Transfer Advisors
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Meet your Transfer Advisors

The Transfer Center staff is here to make your transition to and from Saint Paul College as smooth as possible. Please contact us at the Transfer Center or call us at 651.846.1739 with questions.

Emily Batres
Pathway Advisor
Office: Room 1340
E-mail Emily Batres

Emily has been an Advisor at Saint Paul College since January 2013. Prior to this she worked in youth development and adult education in Central America. She is originally from the great state of Minnesota but pursued her studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and a Master’s of Science in Education focused on College Student Development and Administration. Emily loves traveling, hiking, and volunteering in her community!

Tarah Bjorklund
Pathway Advisor
Office: Room 1340
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Tarah has been an Advisor at Saint Paul College since November 2012, and previously worked as an Academic Advisor at an area college. She is originally from Iowa, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology and Master of Science degree in Counseling and Student Personnel; Student Affairs both at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She enjoys working out, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her husband, friends, and family!

Laura Butchko
Pathway Advisor
Office: Room 1340
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Laura has been an Advisor at Saint Paul College since March of 2013, and previously worked as an advisor at an area college. She is originally from San Diego and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from California Lutheran University. After moving to Minnesota in 2008, she earned her Master of Art in Education from Argosy University. Laura loves reading, watching sports and spending time with family and friends!

Bruce Yang
Administrative Support
Office: Room 1340
E-mail Bruce Yang