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MBA students advise company in Spain

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:16pm
Imagine visiting a friend’s home and sitting on a couch that would look great in your own living room. You take a photo of the couch with your phone, and an app brings you to an online store where you can view a 3-D model of how the couch would fit into your space, order [&hellip

Saint Mary’s student jazz ‘final’ is Sunday on campus

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:17am
WINONA, Minn. — Take a study break this Sunday afternoon as the Saint Mary’s Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo 1, and special guests the World Drum Ensemble present their semi-annual jazz final. Music kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, in the Saint Mary’s Cardinal Club, located in the Toner Student Center. The three [&hellip

Alumna appointed to state counseling board

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:18pm
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota graduate Rebecca Lund M’11 was recently appointed to the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health. In this role, Lund will work to maintain counseling standards across the state. Of the 13 appointed board members, Lund is one of six who are professionals working in the field. Member duties include discussing legislative [&hellip

Ed.D. student distinguished North American teacher

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 6:06pm
Tony Behan, a current Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota student in the Ed.D. in Leadership program, was recently named a 2014 Distinguished Lasallian Educator. He was one of seven educators in North America to receive the honor, which was presented at the 2014 Huether Lasallian Conference Nov. 22 in Chicago. Behan, the lead religion teacher [&hellip

Students energized by solar panel project

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:28pm
Saint Mary’s University students Conner Ellinghuysen, Peter Hegland, and Reikel Biechler were excited to shed some light on the topic of solar panel installation. After more than a year of researching, presenting, and fundraising, student organizers of the solar panel initiative at Saint Mary’s felt a mixture of excitement and relief on Nov. 25, as [&hellip

Project Management program PMI re-accredited

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:47pm
The Master of Science in Project Management at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has again been approved for accreditation with the Project Management Institute (PMI), the leading professional membership association for the project, program, and portfolio management profession. PMI’s Global Accreditation Center board of directors renewal indicates that Saint Mary’s project management program is top-notch. [&hellip

600 students attend ‘Mugsgiving’ giveaway

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:01am
On Nov. 23, 600 students raised their newly acquired mugs of hot cocoa in a warm toast to each other and to Saint Mary’s University during the first “Mugsgiving” celebration. Through the event, hosted by the Future Alumni Committee and Office of Alumni Relations, all undergrad students were invited to receive special commemorative mugs, as well [&hellip

Saint Mary’s ‘Lessons and Carols’ Christmas service is Dec. 6

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:04pm
WINONA, Minn. —The joyous and uplifting Christmas service of “Lessons and Carols” will be presented by the Saint Mary’s University Department of Music at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. The beautiful service, held in the majestic Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels, features the Saint Mary’s Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, directed by [&hellip

Saint Mary’s basketball team invites community to bring toys for Gifts for Winona program

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:58pm
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University’s women’s basketball team is partnering with the Saint Mary’s University Gifts for Winona program to collect toys on Saturday, Dec. 6. On Dec. 6, the women’s team will play Augsburg at 1 p.m. in the Saint Mary’s gymnasium. Attendees are encouraged to bring along a variety of new toys [&hellip

Students pitch businesses in 90-second contest

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:52am
Aspiring young entrepreneurs walked to the front of the room and excitedly acknowledged a small roomful of faculty members, pens poised on score sheets. With a quick head nod and a deep breath, they were given 90 seconds to “sell” the room their business, non-profit, or event ideas—making sure to include their contact information, as [&hellip

Dance Repertory Company presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:10pm
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University Department of Theatre and Dance and the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) will present the Dance Repertory Company in “The Nutcracker” Wednesday through Sunday, Dec. 3-7, at the Saint Mary’s Page Theatre. Heralding the message of peace on earth, “The Nutcracker” is performed around the globe during [&hellip

John Paulson Big Band reunites for Nov. 23 event

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:08pm
WINONA, Minn. — John Paulson’s 17-piece contemporary jazz big band returns to Winona Sunday, Nov. 23, at 6:30 p.m. They will be performing two sets of all-original music at Wellington’s Pub & Grill. The concert will feature exciting contemporary big band music composed and arranged by Paulson, who taught jazz and woodwinds at Saint Mary’s [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Chamber Orchestra concert planned for Sunday

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:00am
WINONA, Minn. —The Saint Mary’s University Chamber Orchestra will perform “The Magical French Horn” 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Figliulo Recital Hall, located in Saint Mary’s Performance Center. Under the direction of Dr. David Leung, the orchestra will perform works by Felix Mendelssohn and contemporary Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The event features Saint Mary’s [&hellip

Saint Mary’s takes 3rd on education leaderboard for Give to the Max Day

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:15pm
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University was one of the top three higher education institutions to receive donations Nov. 13 through Give to the Max Day, a statewide giving blitz designed to increase giving to Minnesota-based nonprofits. According to early estimations, in just 24 hours, Saint Mary’s raised $45,242 with 227 gifts. Gifts ranged from [&hellip

Application deadline is Nov. 17 for Saint Mary’s University Gifts for Winona

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:15pm
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University Gifts for Winona giving trees will be going up before Thanksgiving. This communitywide program—in its 13th year—is providing gifts to area children and seniors in need this holiday season. Families looking for help obtaining gifts this year must apply by Monday, Nov. 17. Families may pick up an application [&hellip

Support Saint Mary’s at Give to the Max Day Nov. 13

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:18pm
What if you could turn a $10 minimum donation into an additional $2,000 donation for Saint Mary’s? Participate Nov. 13 in Give to the Max Day, and you could help make that happen! Make your donation on and help the Office of Development and Alumni Relations continue to change lives here at the university. [&hellip