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Take a look at Saint Mary’s!

45 min 21 sec ago
Real-World Experience When it comes to getting experience that will help you get a great job, you can do it at Saint Mary’s. Our students and faculty work very closely together to develop research projects or find internships that give you knowledge you can only gain by EXPERIENCE. The Winona area has many opportunities for

Giving real voice to computers

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:00am
Taniya Mishra ’01 knew she wanted to study computer science in college. Yet the native of India admits with a quiet laugh that she had never touched a computer before she arrived on campus. While in high school, she read computer books and tediously wrote out programming language in a notebook. When she started school

MCA presents 2014 Summer Dance Intensive Showcase

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:08am
WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will present the Summer Dance Intensive showcase at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Valéncia Arts Center Academy Theatre, 1164 West 10th St. The showcase, which is free and open to the public, features works that the students participating in the Summer Dance Intensive have

Taking gaming to a new level

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:00am
John “J.J.” Williams ’00 can tell you that the mouse has clout. After 10 years in the video game design industry, Williams can drop lots of respected and recognizable names in the gaming world; he’s worked on Mortal Kombat and Rockband, titles that resonate with more than a few avid players. “I have to say

Twin Cities Campus Turns 30

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:57pm
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Twin Cities Campus has come a long way since Professor Emeritus Marilyn Frost, Ph.D., first arrived in 1985. Sharing her perspective from the inaugural days of the campus on Park Avenue in Minneapolis, Frost spoke to faculty and staff about the evolution of Saint Mary’s Schools of Graduate

Open House at Oakdale Center

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:38pm
Whether you’re looking to advance your career or you’d like to complete that bachelor’s degree, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs can help you reach your goals. Saint Mary’s University offers a variety of programs that are affordable and at convenient locations throughout Minnesota. Visit the bachelor completion

Saint Mary’s string camp students to perform public concerts July 18-20

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 2:50pm
WINONA, Minn. — Through Saint Mary’s University’s String Camp — held on campus July 13-20 — students ages 12-18 will work on developing their skills and musicianship to master many important aspects of string playing in the contemporary era. Throughout this eight-day camp, participants will have the opportunity to work closely and intensively with Saint

News from Nairobi

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:00am
By James Chege Librarian Maryknoll Institute of African Studies Editor: Father Michael C. Kirwen, Director Second Three-Week Immersion Program On Tuesday, June 17, the second and final immersion program of the academic year began. The session welcomed a host of returning students as well as six new students. Of the new students, three are U.S.

Twin Cities Campus to host open house July 15

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 6:12am
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will host an Open House from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15 at its Twin Cities Campus. All are invited to attend the event, but especially individuals who are interested in pursuing bachelor’s degree completion or advanced degrees offered in Minneapolis. “We have offered

A heart for non-profit work

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 8:00am
In working for a non-profit, Kelly Anne Ohde ’06 says she often wears many diverse hats. In the scope of her position as micro enterprise and marketing manager for Easter Seals, she works hands-on with individuals with autism and other disabilities — helping clients with job skills and vocational training and helping them to foster

Apple Valley center open house set for July 10

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:15pm
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will host an Open House from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 10 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. Saint

It’s time to start planning for Move-In Day!

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:17pm
The Residential Halls… Not only will your new home away from home be a place to sleep at night, but it will also be a place to meet and hang out with friends, join groups and activities, sing, dance, pray, play, laugh, and study. Our residence hall  rooms are furnished with beds, dressers, a closet

Countdown to College to welcome 86 students

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:00am
Countdown to College (C2C) students will be on campus July 5-Aug 2. The first two weeks (July 5-18), Saint Mary’s will welcome cohorts 3 and 4 on campus. A graduation ceremony will be July 18. Parents of the seniors are invited to join the celebration. CAPTION: The first graduating class of Countdown to College. On

Reunion weekend draws 450

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:00am
A full weekend of activities drew 450 alumni and family during Reunion Weekend June 20-22. The energy from the weekend was high, and alumni were thankful for the opportunity to connect with each other and with the university. Attendees came from across the United States as far as Alaska and California. Honored were: Outstanding Young

Three alumni honored at Saint Mary’s Reunion Weekend

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:18pm
WINONA, Minn. — Each year during summer Reunion Weekend festivities, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota honors outstanding alumni. This year’s Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient was Paul J. Meyer ’64, J.D. of Phoenix, Ariz.; the Alumni Appreciation Award was given to Thomas J. Baryl ’58 of Oak Brook, Ill.; and the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award was

Schmidt gains research experience at Gundersen

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:43pm
Senior biology major Bethany Schmidt spent her summer working on potentially breakthrough cancer research at Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Kabara Cancer Research Institute in La Crosse, Wis. In what will become a yearly academic collaboration between the two institutions, Schmidt served as the first Saint Mary’s University Fellow at Gundersen. Schmidt’s summer research involved studying a

A bright future in lighting

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:00am
John “J.M.” Montecalvo ’09 always knew he wanted to be in the movies. There was just one problem: getting up the nerve to audition. “In high school, I was too scared to audition for plays so I told my dad I auditioned and didn’t get in,” he said. “I was lying, and my dad found