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Giving to the Next Generation of Scientists

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Science, Saint Mary, and Cindy Kane, C’84—the perfect trifecta! From experimenting alongside Sr. Susan Chase to questioning concepts and outcomes with Sr. Mary O’Rourke, Cindy has always been fascinated with science, and ever-so grateful to Saint Mary faculty for inspiring her to search for [...]

Teaching With an Impact

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Justin Bode, U’05 teaches a lesson on dissection … and life to Leavenworth High’s Honors Anatomy students. Used to standing in front a classroom of students, two alumni, Justin Bode, U’05, and Brenden (BJ) Olesen, U’16, proved to be an inspiration to not just high schoolers, [...]

Preserving The Past With Digitization

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Preparing for Our Centennial Celebration One hundred years of academic excellence—an achievement the University of Saint Mary is already planning to celebrate in a big way. Many of you know the university’s storied history traces all the way back to 1858 when Mother Xavier Ross, foundress and [...]

Building The Campus For Tomorrow

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The University of Saint Mary launched the $30 million Campus for Tomorrow capital campaign in Summer 2014 to provide our students with the learning and living environment they need to maximize their success. Twenty-first Century job readiness begins here at USM—and for our students to continue to [...]

The Greatest Gift You Can Give

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Though Marilyn (Sterling) Hail, C’56, attributes her first job to the connections she made at Saint Mary, this school was so much more than that. To this day, the friendships and memories she made at Saint Mary are the friendships she still holds dear and memories she still cherishes. “Coming [...]

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. [...]