Feature Stories

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Making a Great Investment

October 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Big Impact with Donating Long-Term Appreciated Stock Giving doesn’t always involve a checkbook. Consider donating appreciated stock to Saint Mary. Why? This strategy provides not just one but two tax benefits: 1. You can claim a charitable deduction equal to the stock’s fair market value. 2. [...]

Keeping Saint Mary Strong

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

The achievements of the University of Saint Mary are a testament to all those who believe in our students and the liberating power of a Saint Mary education. We are here to create the leaders of tomorrow, and it is your commitment to our mission and the magnitude of your giving that keep Saint Mary [...]

Honoring the Support of Archbishop Keleher

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Learning Commons will honor a life-long supporter of Catholic higher education, Archbishop James Keleher. He has been a great friend to our region’s Catholic high schools, elementary schools, and institutions of higher learning, while he also helped nurture the vision of the Catholic [...]

All-American Eclipse Celebration

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Depending on where you live and how closely you follow the news, the first total solar eclipse in 99 years crossed the entire continental U.S. on Aug. 21—and we couldn’t think of a better thing to do than celebrate! Approximately 650 students, faculty, alumni, and friends came to enjoy our [...]

A Look Inside the Learning Commons

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

First Floor Plans Designed to meet visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles, the Learning Commons redesign will center on instructor-to-student engagement, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, student success, metaliteracy, community, and multiple teaching modes. Along with student-centric [...]

Dr. Metzinger Begins Her Tenure as Provost

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Saint Mary named Dr. Michelle Metzinger as the university’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs and student life, following the retirement of Dr. Bryan Le Beau. Dr. Metzinger brings nearly 20 years of higher-education experience to USM— most recently serving as vice president [...]

A Year In Review

December 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

What a year it has been. Students have achieved more than anyone could have ever imagined; faculty have left their footprint on hearts and fueled dreams; and alumni have supported their alma mater through all the ups and downs. This year brought some of the greatest triumphs in our school’s [...]