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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 [...]

Cali to Kansas: Welcome, Kathleen!

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Development Office and the entire Saint Mary family welcomes Kathleen Brady as the new vice president for development. Kathleen comes to USM with nearly two decades of experience in higher education—most recently serving as associate vice president for development and campaign director at Cal [...]

A Farewell to Some of Our Best Faculty

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sister Susan Rieke, Ph.D., Professor of English 37 years of service On retiring: Though Sr. Susan always thought she’d know it was time to retire when she no longer enjoyed the classroom and students … that never happened for her. She still got a kick out of her students as much today as she [...]

Best Wishes, Karolyn!

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Development and Alumni Office was saddened to say goodbye to one of their own, Karolyn Dreiling, this May. Karolyn started as a development officer at Saint Mary in August 2011. With her successful track record as a development officer, she quickly moved into the role of vice president for [...]

Cyber Security Comes to Saint Mary

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Track Added to Computer Information Systems Computer viruses, network outages, and hacking affect thousands every day—and its impact can range from inconvenient to threatening. As the number of software applications, data networks, and end-users multiply, so do opportunities for exploitation. [...]

USM Adds Master of Science in Athletic Training

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The University of Saint Mary will welcome its first class of Master of Science in Athletic Training students this June. The program is an entry-level professional graduate program preparing students for a career as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the [...]

Dr. Krusemark Honored as the New McGilley Chair

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

This fall marked the start of Dr. William “Bill” Krusemark serving as the new Sister Mary Janet McGilley Endowed Chair in Liberal Studies (McGilley Chair). The chair position was established in 1990 to honor Sr. Mary Janet, SCL, president of Saint Mary College from 1964 to 1989. Consistent with [...]

Sister Diane Steele Celebrates 15 Years as President

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

“We are blessed to have such an incredible leader to learn from and be inspired by, and we look forward to all that’s to come.” Since 2001, Sister Diane Steele has led USM as president—providing exemplary leadership to the ever-growing and nationally-recognized university. Under her [...]