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Matt Astleford Named Vice President for Advancement

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Throughout his career, Matt Astleford has been mission driven. From his work aiding constituents as a U.S. Senate staff member to raising funds as a development officer for Catholic health care organizations, he’s always aimed to make an impact. He now brings that goal to the University of Saint [...]

New Agreement with JCCC Eases Transfer Experience

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

In recent years, a significant number of University of Saint Mary students have shared one thing in common – they started their educational journeys at Johnson County Community College. These talented students have made up as much as 10 percent of the USM transfer class and matriculate on to [...]

SpireFest 2019: A Record-Setting Night

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Another amazing night goes down in history! This year marked the 16th anniversary of SpireFest, the largest scholarship fundraiser at the University of Saint Mary. SpireFest 2019 brought more than 400 guests together, raising more than $285,000 (a record high) for USM student scholarships. Guests [...]

Adeline Pagan-Sanchez

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

USM Student Selected for Summer Curatorial Academy at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art   The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art chose USM sophomore art student Adeline Pagan-Sanchez for the competitive Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Summer Academy. The academy is a weeklong immersive [...]

Strength: A Reflection of Your Commitment

June 20, 2019 // 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 [...]

Hello Boston!

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Rodney Smith, U’19, is headed for Boston after earning a seat in the prestigious Beasley Radio Talent Institute. This is a dream come true for the new grad, as the institute is known as “the campus-to-career connection needed to begin a broadcast career.” He’ll have the opportunity to learn [...]