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Saint Mary’s University chosen for ‘March Millions’ matching gift program

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:53pm
WINONA, Minn. — Financial gifts made to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota during the month of March are being matched dollar for dollar by a Minnesota charitable foundation. Saint Mary’s is one of 100 southeastern Minnesota organizations chosen by the Otto Bremer Foundation to be a part of their “March Millions for Southeastern Minnesota” program. [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Jazz Combo to tour Ireland

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:41pm
Local performance is March 11 WINONA, Minn. — The octet sounds of Saint Mary’s Jazz Combo 1 will be heard in a series of performances across Ireland during the university’s spring break week. Tour selections include an exciting set of new arrangements in the West Coast “Cool” style as well as favorite jazz standards from [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Chamber Singers to tour Ireland

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:03pm
Local performance is March 12 WINONA, Minn. — The Chamber Singers of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will perform in Ireland as part of their 2015 concert tour. The 26-voice select ensemble is directed by Dr. Patrick O’Shea, associate professor of music. Tour performances will include the following liturgies and concerts: St. Francis Xavier Parish, [&hellip

Slaggie Family Foundation gift enhances Conservatory

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:05am
WINONA, Minn. — Thanks to the generous donation by the Slaggie Family Foundation, the Music Division at Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will be able to update and purchase new equipment. The purchase of a new keyboard, amp, keyboard stand, and travel case that are easy to transport will allow the thriving Jazz Combo program [&hellip

Vaughn focuses internship on empowering victims

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:23am
Manire Vaughn ’15 is managing his days to the minute. He has learned to always carry his electronic calendar, to keep good notes, and to “have a legal pad for everything.” The senior Human Services and Criminal Justice major is juggling his last semester of coursework, a full set of extracurricular activities and events, as [&hellip

Alumnus publishes leadership book

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:01pm
Reinvention is something that executive coach Chuck Bolton ’80 knows about firsthand, and it is the topic of his latest book. In 2000, Bolton transitioned from a 20-year career as a senior executive at one of the world’s largest medical device companies to found The Bolton Group, LLC, an executive assessment and development firm. The [&hellip

An exciting time for Cardinal athletics

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:39am
Saint Mary’s qualifies three teams for MIAC playoffs When a Saint Mary’s sports team qualifies for postseason play, the entire Saint Mary’s community rallies around that group and the atmosphere on campus turns electric. Imagine that excitement times three and you’ll get a feel for what the Saint Mary’s campus is like this week. Can’t [&hellip

Cardinals’ Brown is making a name for herself

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:35pm
When Octavia Brown stepped on the Winona Campus as a freshman in the fall of 2011, the First Generation Initiative was in its second year at Saint Mary’s and the Cardinal women’s basketball team was coming off a losing season. Fast-forward almost four years and Brown has seen—and helped—both of those programs flourish tremendously. Since [&hellip

THIS IS YOUR TIME… to start your college search!

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:31am
It’s time to think about life after high school. Sophomores and juniors — get your college search going at Spring Preview Day (March 28 and May 16) at Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minn. Tour campus, learn about academics, and meet staff and students. We’ll explain the college search timeline, review scholarships and financial aid, [&hellip

THIS IS YOUR TIME… to consider Living Learning Communities

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:57am
Saint Mary’s University is a great place to learn and live. As a first-year student you will live in comfortable, social, and safe residence halls. In your later years you have a variety of apartment-style options. One special coed hall for freshmen is the St. Edward’s Living Learning Center, which hosts four Living Learning Communities. [&hellip

MCA offers a capella vocal workshops March 1

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:18pm
WINONA, Minn. — Cory Meier and Camie Schneider, members of the local a capella group Hear and Now, are holding a vocal workshop at Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Sunday, March 1. Students enrolled in this workshop will be taken through the process of creating and rehearsing a pop a cappella cover song. Additionally the [&hellip

Missing Voices promotes equity in education

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 5:38pm
The annual Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit is one way Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota helps people, through intense inquiry, discover the truths in the world around them and the character within. “I’m going to leave with a brain full of things to think about. It’s definitely more than a one-day experience. It’s about [&hellip

MCA’s jazz combos to present local gigs

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:26am
WINONA, Minn. — Led by local band director extraordinaire Dave Gudmastad, Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts’ three jazz combos will perform all over town. These unique combos, comprised of students ages 12 to 16, will bring the sweet sounds of jazz music to life on Sunday, March 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Wellington’s Pub [&hellip

Saint Mary’s hosts TU Dance performance Feb. 25

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:15am
WINONA, Minn. — The Twin Cities-based TU Dance Company culminates a three-day residency at Saint Mary’s with a full evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25. Led by Alvin Ailey veterans Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, TU Dance has quickly become a leading voice in the Minnesota dance scene. Founded in 2004, TU Dance [&hellip

Saint Mary’s welcomes guest musician Norman Lee

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 9:55am
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University’s Department of Music will welcome guest musician Norman Lee, a Steinway artist, for a special performance Sunday, Feb. 22. Lee is a performer, piano teacher, and music educator who currently teaches at the Baptist University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Kingston University of London, [&hellip

Saint Mary’s women’s basketball team hosts Play 4Kay fundraiser

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 9:46am
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University women’s basketball team will be wearing pink Wednesday, Feb. 18, as part of the “Play 4Kay” initiative for women’s cancer awareness and support. The Saint Mary’s Cardinal team will face off against the Carlton Knights at 7 p.m. Play 4Kay is a non-profit organization that was started after [&hellip

Graduate student defies odds and authors children’s book

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:32pm
Every graduate student needs perseverance to make it through their studies. Wendy Muhlhauser’s drive is fueled by more than 20 years of defying the odds. In 1992, Muhlhauser was a pedestrian in New York City when she was hit by a car. The accident resulted in a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Muhlhauser has endured [&hellip

Students learn from international reporting veterans

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 5:41pm
This week Saint Mary’s University students on the Winona Campus have the unique opportunity to learn from award-winning international reporting veterans Fred de Sam Lazaro and Nikki See from the Under-Told Stories Project. De Sam Lazaro and See are speaking to students in the Department of Communication on various journalism, storytelling, and public relations topics. The duo [&hellip

THIS IS YOUR TIME — to live Lasallian

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:42am
As you explore college options, do you ask, “Do their values match my own?” Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is a multicultural, Lasallian Catholic university that welcomes students of all faiths and cultures. This rich diversity brings depth to classroom discussions and promotes understanding. What is Lasallian education? Inclusive Inviting Faithful Person-centered Service-oriented At Saint [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Cardinal Plunge raises more than $5,000

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:15am
WINONA, Minn. — Approximately 60 Saint Mary’s University students, staff, and alumni braved the icy water during the sixth annual “Cardinal Plunge,” held Feb. 7 in coordination with the Winter Carnival Goose Bump Jump in Lake Winona. More than $5,000 was raised from the plunge and the silent auction. Proceeds will be given to Juliana [&hellip