Alumni Corner

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 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 [...]

Alumni Calendar – Fall 2016

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Homecoming & Family Weekend Saturday, Oct. 8 Find more info about all of the homecoming events at 5K Run – 8 a.m. Football Tailgate – 11 a.m. Football Game – 1:30 p.m. Soccer Tailgate – 5 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game – 6 p.m. Men’s [...]

In Memoriam – Fall 2016

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

’30s Zita Lauerman Kaiser, A’38, Shoreline, Wash., diedAug. 20, 2015. Gladys Weisz Duncan, A’39, C’43, Salinas, Calif.,died July 9. ’40s Sr. Virginia Flanick, C’42, Leavenworth, Kan., died July 18. At age 97, Sr. Virginia had the distinction of being both the oldest and [...]

Making a Great Investment: Donate Appreciated Stock

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Giving doesn’t always involve a checkbook. Consider donating appreciated stock to Saint Mary. You can deduct the value of thestock on your taxes. Example: You purchased stock valued at $2,500 and 10 years later it is valued at $5,000. If you fall in the tax bracket where you pay 15 [...]

Class Notes – Fall 2016

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

’40s Aimee Beers Vaught, A’44, Fayetteville, Ga., celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends. Clara Brogan, A’45, Concord, N.H., retired 25 yearsago from the Concord and Merrimack Valley School Districts as a music teacher—but in her retirement, she’s continued as a [...]

Nominate a Jubilee Scholar!

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Saint Mary is calling for 2017 Jubilee Scholar nominations. Each year, this full-tuition award is presented to the most promising incoming freshmen. Nominees must meet 2 of the 3 following criteria: Have 3.7 cumulative high school GPA Earned a minimum ACT score of 26 Ranked in the top 10 percent of [...]