To Our Friends

A Letter from the President – Holiday 2016

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends and Alumni, As I continue to bask in Christmas joy and ponder the mystery of God among us, my heart overflows with gratitude for all the blessings the Saint Mary family has enjoyed this past year. We continue to build and remodel to accommodate our growing student body, so we can [...]

A Letter from the President — Fall 2016

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends and Alumni, As we welcome another class of young Saint Marians, a deep sense of gratitude wells up within me. Because of friends and alumni like you, these young students will experience a new food court and eat in a renovated Saint Joseph Dining Hall. They will study in refurbished [...]

A Letter from the President — Spring 2016

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends and Alumni, Another school year has passed. They go faster each year. Yet, each is unique because of the students who are with us. While we do our best to instill in them a love for life-long learning and care of their brothers and sisters in need, we also learn from them. I learn anew [...]

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 [...]

Why I Give

September 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

Karyn Wyrick Moore, C’95 “I can draw a direct connection between my Saint Mary experience and some of the most important accomplishments of my adult life. Saint Mary is where I honed critical thinking skills, experienced caring, committed, personalized instruction on a variety of [...]

Homecoming & Family Weekend

September 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Save the date for Homecoming 2015 — Oct. 31. Stay for the weekend, or just one event! Activities include: “Spires Got Talent” Haunted Hustle 5K Tailgate & Homecoming football game For a full schedule and to RSVP (before Oct. 21), visit [...]

Upcoming Events @ USM

September 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

For the latest on Spires Athletics, including schedules, rosters, and more, visit And stay up-to-date on Fine Arts events with the Fine Arts calendar [...]

A Letter from the President — Fall 2015

September 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Dear Friends and Alumni, Kansas has had one of the wettest springs and summers on record. The wet weather has slowed the construction of our stadium and softball field. Perhaps the Lord is trying to teach me patience—and I seem to be a remedial student when it comes to patience. Or, perhaps the [...]