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SpireFest 2019: A Record-Setting Night

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Another amazing night goes down in history! This year marked the 16th anniversary of SpireFest, the largest scholarship fundraiser at the University of Saint Mary. SpireFest 2019 brought more than 400 guests together, raising more than $285,000 (a record high) for USM student scholarships. Guests [...]

Adeline Pagan-Sanchez

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

USM Student Selected for Summer Curatorial Academy at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art   The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art chose USM sophomore art student Adeline Pagan-Sanchez for the competitive Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Summer Academy. The academy is a weeklong immersive [...]

Living Legacies – Dr. William Krusemark

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

A dedicated maestro behind the Saint Mary Music Programs since 1978, Dr. Krusemark (affectionately called “Dr. K”) served as the mastermind behind our university’s soundtrack. Beyond teaching a full load of music courses and serving as the Sister Mary Janet McGilley Chair, Dr. K conducted the [...]

Living Legacies – Dr. Nancy King

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

In 1991, Dr. Nancy King joined the Saint Mary family—and what an impact she’s made over her 28 year tenure. Initially, she served as a counselor and drug education coordinator, before accepting her dream job: psychology faculty. “I came from a place where the philosophy was ‘we teach, you [...]

Empowered by a Saint Mary Education

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Free spirits, super planners, sports fanatics, trailblazers, Olympians, scientists, and singers. Every graduating class is unique, and the class of 2019 is no exception. The University of Saint Mary bid farewell to 426 graduates this May—each one now empowered with the mission and values Saint [...]

Educating Tomorrow’s Media Today

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Administered by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media Program funds an incredible summer immersion opportunity for a select six academic professors (one being our very own Dr. Laveda Peterlin, digital [...]

Assistant Professor Delivers Keynote at STEMMY Awards

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

University of Saint Mary Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Health Information Management (HIM) April Boyd-Noronha delivered the keynote at the Central Exchange (CX) fifth annual STEMMy Awards. The event celebrates Kansas City’s 24 percent of women contributing every [...]

Teaching the Teachers of Tomorrow

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Being in a military family inevitably means moves. And for Cheryl (Stein) Reding, C’89, that meant moving away from Leavenworth after just one year at Saint Mary. As with any change, comes a little discomfort—especially when leaving a place that feels like home. Leavenworth was where Cheryl’s [...]

Success in the Sciences

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Saint Mary is an anomaly to right- or left- brain dominance theory—we’re strong in every subject, from history to accounting, art to biology. And though the strength of the humanities will always be important (as our commitment to the liberal arts is very much alive), our strength in the [...]

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 [...]