Alumni Corner

Class Notes

October 19, 2022 // 0 Comments

Robin Thurston-Ross, C’85, Dimondale, Mich., and her husband, Kevin, celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11 and will celebrate in November with a trip to Hawaii. She has worked for the last five years at Capital Area United Way in Lansing, Mich., as a community investment associate. [...]

In Memoriam

October 19, 2022 // 0 Comments

We strive to bring you the most up-to-date alumni news, especially regarding those Saint Marians who have passed away. Please note that due to publishing deadlines, the obituaries in this edition of the Aspire are through Aug. 8, 2022. Any obituary information received after this date will appear [...]

Alumni Reunion Weekend

October 19, 2022 // 0 Comments

There were lots of memories shared, lots of hugs, laughs and smiles, and LOTS of dancing after the banquet! After the Friday Reception, alumni enjoyed s’mores and refreshments at Oak Kiln. Saturday started with breakfast in the Saint Joseph Dining Hall. Director of Library Services Ashley Creek [...]

Giving Via Stock & IRA

October 19, 2022 // 0 Comments

Giving to USM Via Stock Stock owned for more than a year with increased value is worthy of donating to the University of Saint Mary. Suppose you invest $2,500 in shares, and 10 years later, it is worth $5,000. You might owe $750 to Uncle Sam if your tax bracket has a 15 percent capital gains tax [...]

Honor Roll of Donors

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

Mother Xavier Society$100,000+The Estate of Charles BerkelSisters of Charity of LeavenworthPete & Pat Zink* Saint Vincent De Paul Society$50,000 to $99,999The Goppert FoundationJohn* and Marilyn GordonMary Riordan, A’40, C’44*Frederick and Marilyn Tromans Heritage Society$25,000 to [...]

Class Notes

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

’50sMary Cay Weber Smallwood, C’59, Plano, Texas, had two hip replacements in eight months. She is doing very well. ’60sLily Lee Loh, C’63, Palo Alto, Calif., published a new edition of her book, “Listen to God Daily,” which is available on Amazon. All proceeds will support Eudist [...]

Virtual SpireFest Raises $225,000 for Student Scholarships

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

For the second year in a row, SpireFest transformed into a virtual event. And, as they always do, University of Saint Mary alumni and friends came out in droves – raising more than $225,000 for student scholarships. From April 12-17, alumni and friends gathered online to bid on auction items, [...]