Edgewood College, rooted in the Dominican tradition, engages students within a community of learners committed to building a just and compassionate world. The College educates students for meaningful personal and professional lives of ethical leadership, service, and a lifelong search for truth.
Edgewood College will be an inclusive model of learning, teaching, and scholarship. Our students, alumni, faculty, and staff will be recognized for their pursuit of purposeful lives, vibrant and sustainable communities, and a just world.
Sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominicans, Edgewood College is a community of learners that affirms both its Catholic heritage and its respect for other religious traditions. The liberal arts are the foundation of all our curricular offerings in the humanities, arts, sciences, and professional programs. Committed to excellence in teaching and learning, we seek to develop intellect, spirit, imagination, and heart. We embrace and aspire to reflect the rich diversity of the world’s cultures and perspectives. We foster open, caring, thoughtful engagement with one another and an enduring commitment to service, all in an educational community that seeks truth, compassion, justice and partnership.
Meet Our Team
Abby Bjerke joined Edgewood College in 2018 and serves as the Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations. She previously served for three years in University Advancement at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She earned her master’s degree in arts leadership from Seattle University and completed her undergraduate degree in art education at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, rooting for the Chicago Cubs, and spending time with her family.