October 2017

Cali to Kansas: Welcome, Kathleen!

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Development Office and the entire Saint Mary family welcomes Kathleen Brady as the new vice president for development. Kathleen comes to USM with nearly two decades of experience in higher education—most recently serving as associate vice president for development and campaign director at Cal [...]

STEM @ USM in Review

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Scholars Program at USM, funded by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, empowers students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, or math. Participants can receive scholarships worth up to $10,000 per year, along [...]

Dr. Metzinger Begins Her Tenure as Provost

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Saint Mary named Dr. Michelle Metzinger as the university’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs and student life, following the retirement of Dr. Bryan Le Beau. Dr. Metzinger brings nearly 20 years of higher-education experience to USM— most recently serving as vice president [...]

Building Small-School Comradery in the Big City

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thomas Grossman, U’14, Initiates Spire Alumni Chapter Born and raised in Southern California, Thomas Grossman, U’14, would have never thought “home” would be Kansas City. Not that he didn’t love his four years in the Midwest as a Spire, but he had his sights set on coaching college [...]

A Letter from the President – Fall 2017

October 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends and Alumni, One of the great joys of education is we get to start anew each year. Each year, we welcome a new class of fresh-faced freshmen and a growing number of transfer students to Saint Mary. This year, we welcomed the largest class in recent history. The day the students arrive [...]