Summer 2021

Luke Skinner’s Leadership Reflects on Program Success

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

University of Saint Mary student-athlete Luke Skinner has been a consistent standout on the cross country course and track for the Spires. The 2021 biology graduate has earned several national accolades based off dominant performances during his career. In 2020, Skinner was the National Association [...]

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, [...]

USM Launches New Doctor of Education in Leadership Program

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

During a time marked by uncertainty and change, the University of Saint Mary is helping to develop forward-thinking educational leaders. One of USM’s newest programs, the Doctor of Education in Leadership, has a unique focus on innovation. The terminal degree program, which welcomed its first [...]

Honor Roll of Donors

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

Mother Xavier Society$100,000+The Estate of Charles BerkelSisters of Charity of LeavenworthPete & Pat Zink* Saint Vincent De Paul Society$50,000 to $99,999The Goppert FoundationJohn* and Marilyn GordonMary Riordan, A’40, C’44*Frederick and Marilyn Tromans Heritage Society$25,000 to [...]

Spires Recognized as NAIA Champions of Character

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

COVID-19 testing, multiple quarantines, and canceled competitions will be noted in the record books of University of Saint Mary Athletics for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Despite the many challenges of the past year, Spires persevered – earning conference championships, academic awards, and [...]

Class Notes

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

’50sMary Cay Weber Smallwood, C’59, Plano, Texas, had two hip replacements in eight months. She is doing very well. ’60sLily Lee Loh, C’63, Palo Alto, Calif., published a new edition of her book, “Listen to God Daily,” which is available on Amazon. All proceeds will support Eudist [...]

In Memoriam

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

We are always saddened to hear about the passing of Saint Mary alumni and friends. This year especially, we had several families ask about making memorial contributions to Saint Mary. We are incredibly honored to help remember and celebrate the lives of our beloved Saint Marians. If you would like [...]