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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 [...]

Teaching With an Impact

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Justin Bode, U’05 teaches a lesson on dissection … and life to Leavenworth High’s Honors Anatomy students. Used to standing in front a classroom of students, two alumni, Justin Bode, U’05, and Brenden (BJ) Olesen, U’16, proved to be an inspiration to not just high schoolers, [...]

Preserving The Past With Digitization

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Preparing for Our Centennial Celebration One hundred years of academic excellence—an achievement the University of Saint Mary is already planning to celebrate in a big way. Many of you know the university’s storied history traces all the way back to 1858 when Mother Xavier Ross, foundress and [...]

Building The Campus For Tomorrow

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The University of Saint Mary launched the $30 million Campus for Tomorrow capital campaign in Summer 2014 to provide our students with the learning and living environment they need to maximize their success. Twenty-first Century job readiness begins here at USM—and for our students to continue to [...]

The Greatest Gift You Can Give

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Though Marilyn (Sterling) Hail, C’56, attributes her first job to the connections she made at Saint Mary, this school was so much more than that. To this day, the friendships and memories she made at Saint Mary are the friendships she still holds dear and memories she still cherishes. “Coming [...]

Faking Symptoms – It’s What She Does Best

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Sarah DaMetz, U’16, Puts Her Theatre Degree to Work Sarah DaMetz, U’16, spent her days at the University of Saint Mary gracing the stage in Xavier Theatre. From day one on campus, she was destined to be a star—embracing every opportunity to not just be a lead, but to build sets, piece [...]