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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. [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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. [...]