Hockey player’s goal is dental defense

Hockey player’s goal is dental defense

Bob Marx ’15 isn’t just trying to keep from losing his teeth, he’s trying to help others keep their pearly whites as well. Marx, captain of the Cardinals men’s hockey team, has his eye on the goal of becoming a family dentist. The biology major from Sioux City, Iowa,...
Using education to make an impact

Using education to make an impact

Jamal Akubar wasn’t sure he’d be able to juggle everything if he went back to school. He was working two jobs and was newly married. But once he began pursuing his bachelor’s degree completion program in accounting at Saint Mary’s, he realized work and school could...
Salgado ready to help youth in crisis

Salgado ready to help youth in crisis

Armando Salgado ’15 will be the first to admit that, at first, he struggled in college. As a First Generation Scholar (FGI) at Saint Mary’s University, he wasn’t meeting his grade-point-average requirements and was close to losing his scholarship. But, Salgado said,...
Studying effects of collaboration on philanthropy

Studying effects of collaboration on philanthropy

Cathy Mann listened as a panel of accomplished fundraisers answered questions from the audience. Someone asked, “Why were you drawn to fundraising?” And one by one, each panelist answered, “Because we get to make a difference.” Mann nodded in agreement. It was her own...
Saint Mary’s welcomes guest cellist Ka-Wai Yu April 22

Saint Mary’s welcomes guest cellist Ka-Wai Yu April 22

Winona, Minn. – Saint Mary’s University welcomes guest artist and cellist Ka-Wai Yu for a special performance Wednesday, April 22, in Saint Mary’s Figliulo Recital Hall. Originally from Hong Kong, Yu is active as a recitalist, chamber musician, and music educator. He...