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10 Things We Love +1

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

1. Celebrating Sisterhood! USM and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth celebrated National Catholic Sisters Week March 14-18. Focused on the religious community’s legacy of social justice, De Paul Library exhibited a display capturing the SCL history and their ministries of social justice [...]

10 Things We Love

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

1. Van the Man. Van Ibsen, director of the University of Saint Mary theatre program and a USM stalwart for 35 years, has been named recipient of the Kansas Independent College Association’s (KICA) Faculty of Distinction award—celebrating excellence and achievement among faculty at the 18 [...]

Sr. Sue Miller Honored at KC Holiday Luncheon

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Kansas City Alumni Council hosted a holiday luncheon at Grand Street Café on Sunday, Nov. 15 for alumni, friends, and their guests to celebrate the festive season, enjoy great food, and connect with one another. This year was extra special, as the council honored one of Saint Mary’s finest: [...]

CHAIRished Memories

December 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Orange, yellow, and teal—decades of memories sit in these beloved chairs. As USM renovates and modernizes Saint Joseph Dining Hall, you have the opportunity to bring Saint Mary home. Reserve Your Seat Choose your chair color(s)—dependent on availability. Each chair costs $50 and supports the [...]

Join the Mabee Challenge

December 1, 2015 // 2 Comments

The University of Saint Mary received a $400,000 Challenge Grant from the Mabee Foundation supporting the Campus for Tomorrow Capital Campaign. The challenge grant will help fund USM’s new space—the Campus Commons. The Commons, a $2 million renovation, includes a revitalized Saint Joseph Dining [...]

A Journey Through Ireland with Sister Rieke

September 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

The natural wonders of Ireland are captured in Sister Susan Rieke’s new fine arts chapbook, “Ireland’s Weather.” Readers are reminded of the land’s timeless beauty and abundant life, and are taken on a journey to meet the old and appreciate the new. To order a copy of her book, visit [...]

Pave the Way

September 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

You will always be a part of our Saint Mary family whether you graduated last year or 60 years ago. As our university continues to grow, we invite you to become a permanent part of our campus in the revitalized Alumni Brick Courtyard outside of Xavier Hall. Your personalized brick will be a lasting [...]

‘Best in Show’ for Prindaville

September 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

Congratulations to Shelby Prindaville, art program director and assistant professor of art at Saint Mary. She was recently chosen by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to be one of only three featured tour artists within Art Works for Change’s new exhibition for her extraordinary work capturing the [...]