2019

In Memoriam – Summer 201

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

’40s Marjorie Ellen Donahue Wortham, A’42, Aurora, Colo., died Feb. 9, 2019. Patricia A. Ryan Gillispie, A’48, Cheyenne, Wyo., died on Dec. 24, 2018. Virginia Anne Welling Krpan, A’48, Leawood, Kan., died on July 8, 2018. Rosa Abbott Krissek, C’44, Dublin, Ohio, died on [...]

The Voice of Marshallese Women

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mona Levy-Strauss, C’80, Following Her Call Empowered by her Saint Mary education, Ramona “Mona” Levy-Strauss (C’80) has dedicated her life to the advancement of women in the Marshall Islands—a sprawling chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls located in the central Pacific Ocean, [...]

Alumni Calendar – Summer 2019

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

KC Alumni Council – “The Buddy Holly Story” Saturday, June 22 11 a.m. The New Theatre stmary.edu/Buddy Golf Classic Sunday, Aug. 25 Registration and sponsorships available stmary.edu/GolfClassic Homecoming & Family Weekend Saturday, Oct. 5 Activities all weekend [...]

SpireFest 2019: A Record-Setting Night

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Another amazing night goes down in history! This year marked the 16th anniversary of SpireFest, the largest scholarship fundraiser at the University of Saint Mary. SpireFest 2019 brought more than 400 guests together, raising more than $285,000 (a record high) for USM student scholarships. Guests [...]

Class Notes – Summer 2019

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’40s Joanne EganKnowles, A’43, Houston, Texas, recently celebrated her 92nd birthday. Clara Mae Brogan, C’45, Concord, N.H., was recently the recipient of the annual Elizabeth Yates Award from Concord Public Library Foundation for her work in inspiring young people to read. Clara goes [...]

Adeline Pagan-Sanchez

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USM Student Selected for Summer Curatorial Academy at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art   The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art chose USM sophomore art student Adeline Pagan-Sanchez for the competitive Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Summer Academy. The academy is a weeklong immersive [...]

Strength: A Reflection of Your Commitment

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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 [...]

Living Legacies – Dr. William Krusemark

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A dedicated maestro behind the Saint Mary Music Programs since 1978, Dr. Krusemark (affectionately called “Dr. K”) served as the mastermind behind our university’s soundtrack. Beyond teaching a full load of music courses and serving as the Sister Mary Janet McGilley Chair, Dr. K conducted the [...]