Holidays 2015

A Habit Worth Keeping

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Campus programs promote spiritual growth & friendships “Remember when …”—a phrase that starts a journey down Memory Lane. Depending on when you were born, your trip will include stops unlike—and sometimes unimaginable to—those of a different generation. Baby Boomers remember Captain [...]

10 Things We Love

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

1. Van the Man. Van Ibsen, director of the University of Saint Mary theatre program and a USM stalwart for 35 years, has been named recipient of the Kansas Independent College Association’s (KICA) Faculty of Distinction award—celebrating excellence and achievement among faculty at the 18 [...]

A Letter from the President — Holidays 2015

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Dear Friends and Alumni, Saint Mary is the founding mission of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. We began as a little one-room school on Kickapoo Street in downtown Leavenworth. Growing and evolving over the years to meet the changing needs of God’s people—today, we are a university 1,500 [...]

Sr. Sue Miller Honored at KC Holiday Luncheon

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Kansas City Alumni Council hosted a holiday luncheon at Grand Street Café on Sunday, Nov. 15 for alumni, friends, and their guests to celebrate the festive season, enjoy great food, and connect with one another. This year was extra special, as the council honored one of Saint Mary’s finest: [...]

CHAIRished Memories

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Orange, yellow, and teal—decades of memories sit in these beloved chairs. As USM renovates and modernizes Saint Joseph Dining Hall, you have the opportunity to bring Saint Mary home. Reserve Your Seat Choose your chair color(s)—dependent on availability. Each chair costs $50 and supports the [...]

Class Notes — Holidays 2015

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

’30s Barbara Chase Clayton, A’35, Port Townsend, Wash., emailed Olivia Robinson, C’96, Seattle, Wash., with regrets unable to attend local reunions. So, her classmates brought reunion to her. Left to right (back): Karen McIver-Wilson, C’87, Olivia Robinson, C’96, Laura [...]

In Memoriam — Holidays 2015

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

’40s Julianne Hughes Nelson, A’45, Montrose, Colo., died Oct. 6. Mary Margaret Ornesby Malley, C’45, Prairie Village, Kan., died Oct. 17. She is the aunt of Cathy Ornesby Bratton, C’71, Camdenton, Mo. Evelyn Dramann Fagan, A’46, Wichita, Kan., died Aug. 17. Sr. Mary Lenore [...]

Nominate an Alum for a Special Honor

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Take a minute to honor an outstanding alum by nominating him/her for an Alumni Award. Each award will be presented at this year’s reunion, June 3-5, 2016. In 500 words or less, explain why your nominee should be recognized. Attach your response and any supporting documentation, like news [...]

Alumni Calendar — Holidays 2015

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

USM Lincoln Event Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 | 7 p.m. Xavier Theatre Lincoln and the Politics of Photography Spring Phonathon April 2016 Donations made by June 30 will be listed in this year’s Honor Roll of Donors. Donations can be mailed to Saint Mary, or made online at stmary.edu/supportUSM. [...]