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Alumni Calendar

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Athletic Department Golf Classic Sunday, Aug. 27 Registration and underwriting opportunities available. stmary.edu/GolfClassic KC Alumni Council Street Car Scavenger Hunt Sunday, Sept. 17 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet at Hardwick Law Office: 2405 Grand Avenue, Suite 800, Kansas City, MO [...]

Changes to the Endowed Scholarship Program

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Board of Trustees voted in February to change the minimum amount required to establish an endowed scholarship from $10,000 to $20,000 (one-time gift) or $25,000 (a period of five years or less). All endowed scholarships created prior to Feb. 28, 2017 are automatically grandfathered and will [...]

A Record-Setting night to Remember

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Another amazing night goes down in history! This year marked the 14th anniversary of SpireFest, the largest and only scholarship fundraiser at the University of Saint Mary. SpireFest 2017 brought over 500 guests together, raising nearly $260,000 (a record high) for USM student scholarships. Guests [...]

In Memoriam

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

’30’s Sr. Mary Cecilia Carig, A’38, C’51, Leavenworth, Kan., died Nov. 1, 2016. Sr. Mary Cecilia served the SCL community for 78 years. ’40s Janice Spence McMahan, A’41, San Carlos, Calif., lost her husband, Bob, on April 5, 2014. Helen Zeugin Bristow, [...]

Spring 2017 – Class Notes

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

’40s Annabel Crawford Willcott, A’46, C’50, Leavenworth, Kan., was honored in November 2016 for 15 years of service to the Sisters of Charity. Annabel answers the main telephone/switchboard at the Mother House. She is the mother of Sr. Amy Willcott, C’83, Leavenworth, Kan. [...]

Alumni Calendar – Holidays 2016

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

USM Lincoln Event Monday, Jan. 20  |  7 p.m. Xavier Theatre Lincoln, the 13th Amendment, and the struggle for American Peace & Freedom stmary.edu/Lincoln Spring Textathon April We are excited to launch our first-ever Textathon. We are reaching out via your mobile devices—asking for your [...]

Petite & Mighty: Sr. Vickie Perkins Honored

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sr. Vickie Perkins, a long-time educator, was born in Dodge City, Kan. She attended St. Mary School (renamed Immaculate Heart of Mary). Following her graduation from Archbishop Hogan High School— formerly an SCL-run school—she entered the SCL community. After teaching one year in a Chicago [...]

An Incredible Saint Mary Tradition: SpireFest 2017

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

This year marks the 14th anniversary of SpireFest, the largest scholarship fundraiser at the University of Saint Mary. Each year, SpireFest brings hundreds together to raise money for USM student scholarships. More than 40 percent of our student body represent the first generation of their families [...]

In Memoriam

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

’40s Anna Mae Mahoney Turnipseed, C’41, Fesno, Calif., died Sept. 6. Sr. Kathryn O’Neill, C’44, Leavenworth, Kan., died Oct. 6. She served the SCL community for 75 years. Margie Russo Burras, A’46, Overland Park, Kan., died Oct. 11. Gladys Ranney Sullivan, C’47, [...]

Holidays 2016 – Class Notes

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

’40s Clara Lemm Brogran, C’45, Concord, N.H., was named, “The Most Fascinating Individual” by Concord TV, and she is the recipient of the “Citizen of the Year” award for the State of New Hampshire by the State Grange. Clara turned 93 in December, and remains [...]