October 2017

Fall 2017

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Letter from the President Saint Mary Story Building Small-School Comradery in the Big City University News Dr. Metzinger Begins her Tenure Your Development Office Staff STEM @ USM in Review Transforming an Aging Warehouse A New Center of Excellence A Look Inside the Learning Alumni Corner Class [...]

Making a Great Investment

October 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Big Impact with Donating Long-Term Appreciated Stock Giving doesn’t always involve a checkbook. Consider donating appreciated stock to Saint Mary. Why? This strategy provides not just one but two tax benefits: 1. You can claim a charitable deduction equal to the stock’s fair market value. 2. [...]

Alumni Calendar

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Homecoming & Family Weekend Oct. 6-7, 2017 Fall Luncheon Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 Saint Mary Christmas Vespers Sunday, Dec. 10  |  7 p.m. Lincoln Event Monday, Feb. 20, 2018 SpireFest 2018 Saturday, April 14, 2018 Alumni Reunion 2018 Friday, June 1 – Sunday, 3, 2018 More Event Info Visit [...]

Class Notes – Fall 2017

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30’s Mary Ellen Holligan, A’39, La Grange Park, Ill., works as an executive assistant at Connamara Systems in Chicago, and celebrates her 100th birthday. 70’s Sue Horn Wachtel, C’72, Kansas City, Mo., is retiring from teaching after 28 years in the classroom. 90’s [...]

Keeping Saint Mary Strong

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The achievements of the University of Saint Mary are a testament to all those who believe in our students and the liberating power of a Saint Mary education. We are here to create the leaders of tomorrow, and it is your commitment to our mission and the magnitude of your giving that keep Saint Mary [...]

Honoring the Support of Archbishop Keleher

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The Learning Commons will honor a life-long supporter of Catholic higher education, Archbishop James Keleher. He has been a great friend to our region’s Catholic high schools, elementary schools, and institutions of higher learning, while he also helped nurture the vision of the Catholic [...]

In Memoriam – Fall 2017

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30’s Betty Lou Aaron Phillips, A’36, Leavenworth, Kan. died June 10,2017 40’s Sister Ann Louise Eble, A’42, Leavenworth, Kan., died on Apr. 18, 2017. She is the sister of Jean Eble Hayes,* A’40, C’44, and Sister Mary Joan Eble,* A’50, C’57. Kathryn [...]

All-American Eclipse Celebration

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Depending on where you live and how closely you follow the news, the first total solar eclipse in 99 years crossed the entire continental U.S. on Aug. 21—and we couldn’t think of a better thing to do than celebrate! Approximately 650 students, faculty, alumni, and friends came to enjoy our [...]

A Look Inside the Learning Commons

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First Floor Plans Designed to meet visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles, the Learning Commons redesign will center on instructor-to-student engagement, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, student success, metaliteracy, community, and multiple teaching modes. Along with student-centric [...]

A New Center of Excellence

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Focused on Instructor-to-Student Engagement and Peer-to-Peer Learning For decades, university libraries have served as a centerpiece to campuses across the nation. These buildings withstood the test of time, providing abundant up-to-date resources along with quiet environments conducive to [...]