Articles by University of Saint Mary

Building a Fabric Bridge

June 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

How Quilting Helped Jean Ameduri, C’69, Establish Lasting Cultural Connections As soon as Jean Ameduri crossed the threshold, she could tell how different her life was compared to those of her new friends. She had heard and read about life in Russia in the early 1990s. She even had a brief [...]

Best In The Midwest

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Princeton Review Ranks USM as a Top Regional University for 15 Straight Years For 15 consecutive years, outstanding academic programs, personalized education, and positive student outcomes at the University of Saint Mary have helped it earn recognition as a “Best Midwestern College.” The [...]

In Memoriam – Fall 2019

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

’40s Aimee Beers Vaught, A’44, Fayetteville, Ga., died on April 29. Sr. Mary Denise Sternitzke, C’44, Leavenworth, Kan., died on Sept. 5. Sr. Mary Denise was a professor emerita at Saint Mary and the sibling of Sr. Mary Clarita Sternitzke, C’51, Denver, Colo. Elizabeth Jean [...]

Empowered by a Saint Mary Education

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Rachel Thomas was hard to miss on a warm August morning. With a wide smile, USM lacrosse T-shirt, and light cascading around her from the Keleher Learning Commons windows, she stood out among the selection of students gathered in the space. The senior’s noticeable grin could have been the result [...]

Celebrate Sister Susan Rieke

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

On Nov. 17, the Kansas City Alumni Council will honor Sister Susan Rieke, C’66, at the Kansas City Alumni Council Fall Luncheon. All alumni, family, and friends are invited to the annual event at the Grand Street Café in Kansas City, Mo. In 2017, Sr. Rieke retired after 37 years of teaching in [...]

Stock Talk … and Yes, It’s Easy!

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Donating appreciated stock is one of the most sensible ways to give. Appreciated stock is simply stock increased in value from the date of purchase – e.g., you bought 10 shares in 2015 valued at $25 per share. Today, those 10 shares are valued at $50 per share. You made money! Congrats! And, you [...]

Congratulations to The Alumni Award Recipients

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

June 7-9 was Alumni Reunion Weekend. More than 125 alumni returned to campus for a jam-packed weekend, including a Welcome Home Reception, Mass, Banquet, and many more activities. During the Alumni Banquet, the university honored three outstanding alumni for their work and embodying the Saint Mary [...]

Class Notes

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

’50s Marilyn Trudelle Krueger, C’57, and husband, Jim, Emporia, Kan., became grandparents on April 17 when their daughter gave birth to Elisabeta Krueger Pop. The Pops live in Bucharest, Romania. Marilyn and Jim spent five weeks visiting their new granddaughter. ’60s Janet Buchholz [...]

Honor Roll of Donors

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

As the vice president for university advancement at Saint Mary, I extend my deepest thanks and sincerest gratitude to those who are listed in this year’s Honor Roll of Donors. Your generosity instills pride in all of us as we reflect on such a distinguished community of supporters who are [...]