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MCA announces auditions for Summer Dance Intensive

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:31pm
WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Summer Dance Intensive offers comprehensive dance training for intermediate and advanced dancers ages 11 to 22. Auditions are required for acceptance. Boarding and non-boarding camp options are available. Summer Dance Intensive students participate in approximately eight hours of technique and theory classes each day, as well [&hellip

Jazz trio performance to raise money for Misato ambassador program

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:56pm
WINONA, Minn. — The father and sons jazz trio known as “H3O” will be featured at “Jammin’ at the Well” on Sunday, Feb. 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wellington’s Pub & Grill (1429 Service Dr.). Eric Heukeshoven (on piano) is joined by his two sons, Hans on drums, and Max on bass. The [&hellip

We’ll help you succeed!

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:00am
Everybody needs a helping hand at some point. At Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, you’re surrounded by a campus full of people who know you and who want to help you reach your academic potential and fulfill your personal goals. The friendly, professional staff of the Student Success Center help students succeed at every step [&hellip

Chicago alumna athlete lands dream job with White Sox

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:36am
When you work in public relations for the White Sox, you have to be ready for a curve ball. Looking back, Julianne Bartosz ’13 will never forget her first day as an intern with the Sox a year ago because it coincided with the same day Frank Thomas—considered the best hitter in White Sox history—was [&hellip

MCA offers drawing workshops for youth

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:05am
WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Visual Arts Division invites students in grades 4-7 to participate in drawing workshops from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 9, March 9, and April 13. Drawing is a great skill for students to learn observation, memory, and dexterity. Young artists will explore still life imaginative [&hellip

Walz completes meaningful internship with Winona Health pastoral care team

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:32am
Ashley Walz ’15 said her dad warned her that many students end up changing their majors during their college careers. Now Walz said her dad laughs when he tells people, “My daughter is an exception to that rule. She added a major.” The Monticello, Minn., native has always felt a special calling to work in [&hellip

Three short-term study abroad programs planned for spring

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:47pm
This coming May a total of 35 students will be participating in Saint Mary’s short-term study abroad programs. These programs include an in-class experience during the spring semester and two- to three-week faculty led travel abroad in May. Preston Lawing, accompanied by Rob McColl, will leading an art program to Italy, “Introduction to Italy: History, [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Page Series hosts puppet pirates Feb. 5

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:03pm
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University Page Series will present the world’s only puppet, rock, yoga opera for families in search of calm during the Z Puppets Rosenschnoz production of “Monkey Mind Pirates” Thursday, Feb. 5. The epic tale, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Page Theatre, details how a sea captain discovers the [&hellip

Open house at Apple Valley Center Feb. 3

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:14am
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will host an Open House from 5–7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at its Apple Valley Center. All are invited to attend the event but especially individuals who are interested in pursuing bachelor’s degree completion or advanced degrees offered in Apple Valley. Click here to register. Saint Mary’s began offering graduate [&hellip

Endless opportunities at Saint Mary’s

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:03am
Many schools offer a great education. At Saint Mary’s University, you’ll also find countless opportunities outside of class for leadership, scholarship, and fun and rewarding activities. Get involved with 90 clubs and organizations Play a varsity sport or intramurals Jump into the music or theatre scene Grow in faith, volunteer service, and community spirit Study [&hellip

Saint Mary’s University announces December 2014 undergrad graduation list

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:55am
WINONA, Minn. — The following Saint Mary’s University students completed requirements for bachelor of arts degrees in December 2014. Brian Baker, Wykoff, Minn. Daniel Bayer, Middleton, Wis. Julissa Betting-Fuentes, Burnsville, Minn. Jessica Burns, Chanhassen, Minn. Ashley Cermak, Burnsville, Minn. Carli Chadderdon, Chanhassen, Minn. William, DeBruin, Neenah, Wis. Thomas Galvin, Elmhurst, Ill. Anthony Garoutte, Muscoda, Wis. [&hellip

Saloka grateful for chance to earn advanced degree

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 5:45pm
Onenee Gift Saloka D’14 was feeling grateful when he spoke at the Jan. 18 commencement ceremony for the Saint Mary’s University Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs. He emphasized the great opportunity that Saint Mary’s had granted him and how thankful he was for the chance to earn an Ed.D. in Leadership. “Education is a struggle [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Cardinal Plunge to raise money for local woman

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:58pm
WINONA, Minn. — Brave souls and warm hearts are invited to join Saint Mary’s University for the sixth annual “Cardinal Plunge” noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Lake Lodge Recreation Center, in coordination with the Winter Carnival Goose Bump Jump. This year, Cardinal Plunge participants will again be freezin’ for a reason. [&hellip

High School seniors experience a day at Saint Mary’s

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:32pm
The Admission Office recently hosted a two-day immersive “Simply Seniors” event designed for high-school seniors who are admitted, applied, or still considering coming to Saint Mary’s. More than 100 students, plus their family members, visited the Winona Campus Sunday and Monday to get the Saint Mary’s experience inside the classroom and out. On Sunday evening [&hellip

La Crosse Chamber Chorale concerts feature 3 Saint Mary’s music faculty

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:48am
WINONA, Minn. — The La Crosse Chamber Chorale will feature the talents of three Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota music faculty in their upcoming “Prayers and Visions” concerts on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Concerts are 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 and 3 p.m. Feb. 1. Set in the beautiful Mary of the [&hellip

Saint Mary’s announces first semester dean’s list

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 3:00pm
WINONA, Minn. — The following students were named to the first semester 2014-15 dean’s list at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. The list includes undergraduate students who earned a grade point average of 3.60 or better on a 4.0 scale.   Sarah Adams, Mankato, Minn. Emily Ahart, Stewartville, Minn. Marta Aleszewicz, Poland Brenden Amiotte, Rapid [&hellip

Graduate education alumni receive year-end awards

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 1:06pm
The end of every year brings awards season. Movies, music and every other industry take time to recognize people who made a difference—and education is no different. As 2014 came to a close, many alumni of the Saint Mary’s Graduate School of Education (GSOE) were honored by various organizations and committees. The TIES 2014 Education [&hellip

Saint Mary’s invites public to events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 12:13pm
WINONA, Minn. — The public is invited to join the Saint Mary’s University community in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A variety of events are planned for Saturday through Tuesday, Jan. 17-20. Jan. 17 Day of Service: Living Faith and Seeking Justice In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Saint Mary’s student [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Page Series presents concert of Argentinean music Jan. 28

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:50am
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University Page Series will present a concert of Argentinean tango music featuring bandoneon star Héctor Del Curto Wednesday, Jan. 28. The New York Times has praised Del Curto as “a splendid player” with “wistful, piercing solos on the Bandoneon.” Del Curto has captivated audiences around the world as a [&hellip

Lost at first, Aretz finds direction in accounting

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:09pm
The educational path for Jessica Aretz ’13 is similar to many other modern, adult learners. When she was younger, she wasn’t ready for college; but now she’s completed a bachelor’s degree at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and is enrolled in a master’s program. Aretz is on a roll and well on her way to [&hellip