Alumni Corner

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Alumni Calendar – Fall 2019

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

First Thursday Alumni Happy Hour Nov. 7 | 5-7 p.m. Pinstripes 13500 Nall Ave. Overland Park, KS 66223 KC Alumni Council Fall Luncheon Honoring Sister Susan Rieke Nov. 17 Social Hour – 11 a.m. | Lunch – noon Grand Street Café 4740 Grand Ave. Kansas City, MO 64112 First Thursday Alumni [...]

New Memories, Lifelong Friends

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Nine members of the class of 1973 gathered in June for a mini-reunion in Chicago. The laughs and good conversations took them back to 1971 when they gathered in Maria Hall before leaving Saint Mary for the summer. “Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together,” they wrote. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Class Notes – Summer 2019

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

’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 [...]