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Be yourself by being someone else [video]

Be yourself by being someone else [video]

Angie Mazzuca ’13 used to get physically ill at the thought of public speaking. “But then I joined high school speech and never shut up,” she said. The once-shy student is now a junior high English teacher coaxing other shy students to come out of their boxes—through...

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Studying abroad changes lives [video]

Studying abroad changes lives [video]

Erin Doyle ’17 left for her London study abroad trip in 2015 as a quiet introvert. “I didn’t think I could ever travel by myself,” she said. “I’d never been on a plane, never left the country other than Canada, and hadn’t even seen the sea. But I did so successfully,...

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Game plan for success

Their paths may not have crossed during their collegiate days, but Tom Rice ’82, Josh Takagishi ’98, Amanda Weinmann ’07 and a host of others share a common bond—or two. Not only were they successful athletes during their time at Saint Mary’s, but they also excelled...

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An educational journey to improve healthcare

As a child in Kenya, Gideon Nyakundi learned his ABCs by scrawling the letters in the sand using sticks. Pencils and books, he said, were luxuries only available to teachers. Never stifled by this humble beginning, Nyakundi will graduate Saturday, Jan. 14 with a B.S....

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Making a difference at Mayo

The Mayo Clinic is the ultimate dream destination for those practicing medicine. Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers at Mayo are quick to mention the benefits of having access to the world’s best doctors and healthcare providers; of working for a clinic...

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Alumna has a gift for giving

As a shy, 4-year-old curly-haired blonde, Ania McNamara’s life was changed forever. She and her three older sisters were adopted by Bill ’76 (now deceased) and Grace McNamara ’77 who brought their new daughters back to the United States from Poland in 1993. In 2009,...

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