Alumni News

Saint Mary Excellence on Display During Day of Giving

June 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

On Feb. 20, University of Saint Mary alumni, friends, faculty, and staff gathered for a common goal – supporting USM students. During the inaugural Day of Giving, Saint Mary raised more than $20,000 within 24 hours. Whether donors gave to the Annual Scholarship Fund, the Athletic Department, or a [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

16th Annual SpireFest

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

You are invited to support student scholarships at the 16th annual gala and charity auction, SpireFest, at 6 p.m. Saturday, April, 13. SpireFest is the single largest annual fundraising event for student scholarships and one of the most important traditions at Saint Mary. This year, the Sheraton [...]

Time To Pay It Forward

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The University of Saint Mary is committed to giving those who never dreamed of going to college the opportunity to do just that. We champion the less fortunate who possess big dreams and an eagerness to realize their full potential. At Saint Mary, students are given the opportunity to excel. They [...]

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 [...]