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Seniors invited to special day just for them

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:37am

High-school seniors who are admitted, applied, or still considering coming to Saint Mary’s are invited to a two-day event designed just for them. The Admission Office is hosting “Simply Seniors” to let students (and their families) experience first-hand what Saint Mary’s has to offer—and to help them see how they might fit in.

Sunday and Monday, Jan. 17-18 – REGISTER TODAY!

This fun and informative event offers outdoor activities, an overnight on campus for students, class observation, auditions for fine arts scholarships, talks with admission counselors and professors, and much more!

Motor coaches are available for registered students and up to two guests from the Chicago and Milwaukee areas. Families are encouraged to attend and special rates are available at local hotels.

There is still time to find out more about the event and register.

Adult learners to commence Jan. 16 on Twin Cities Campus

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:34am

MINNEAPOLIS — More than 350 adult learners will graduate from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs in January. Two commencement convocations are planned for Saturday, Jan. 16, to honor these graduates.

The ceremonies, to be held at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Saint Mary’s University Center on Park Avenue in Minneapolis, will feature two graduates who have been invited to provide reflections as part of the ceremony. Another four graduating students will be honored with Saint Mary’s Outstanding Final Paper Awards, and one graduate will receive an Outstanding Dissertation Award.

The following graduating students will provide reflections:

  • William F. Donohue Jr., B.S. in Business Administration
  • Janey Lyn Blanchard, Ed.D. in Leadership

The following graduates will be honored with Outstanding Final Paper Awards:

  • Pamela Lynn Richie, B.S. in Business Administration
  • Joshua Stanley Cook, M.S. in Geographic Information Science
  • Georgia Ann Stephens, M.A. in Counseling and Psychological Services
  • TaLana Rochelle McGee, M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy.

The following graduate will receive the Outstanding Dissertation Award:

About Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures, and empowers learners to ethical lives of leadership and service. At Saint Mary’s, students find in every classroom—whether in person or online—a relationship-driven, person-centered education. Through intense inquiry, students discover the truths in the world and the character within. Founded in 1912 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota enrolls 5,800 students at its residential undergraduate college in Winona and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, based in Minneapolis but extending worldwide. Saint Mary’s offers respected and affordable programs in a variety of areas leading to bachelor’s, bachelor’s completion, master’s, certificate, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Learn more at