Dr. Ting Ni retires from Saint Mary’s

Dr. Ting Ni retires from Saint Mary’s

Dr. Ting Ni’s remarkable story has inspired countless students throughout her tenure. (And it’s even suppressed a bit of whining by students who could otherwise be tempted to take their education for granted.) Ni, a native of Tianjin, China, grew up during the...
Graduates see bright future

Graduates see bright future

Earning a college degree is never easy, but the reward is lifelong. The student speakers at the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs Commencement Ceremony on June 1 would attest to that. PHOTO: Braulio Carrasco M’14...
Aspiring police officer spent semester with Interpol

Aspiring police officer spent semester with Interpol

Junior Colin Hennessy’s desire to help people started in grade school. Back then, he would play pretend fireman, chasing his dog with a water hose and spraying water into the open windows of his house. His parents put a kink in the hose. “Needless to say, my...
Degree helps alum land fire chief post

Degree helps alum land fire chief post

Tim Butler M’08 didn’t think that graduate school was for him. After all, it had been 25 years since he had earned his bachelor’s degree, and he had a fine job as Emergency Control Chief for the Saint Paul Fire Department. But he soon realized that if he was going to...
Memories of the hydrobiology station

Memories of the hydrobiology station

Part of a college education includes real-world preparation and hands-on learning experiences. This has been the hallmark of a Saint Mary’s education. Countless science students in the 1960s and ’70s benefited from a practical education that only the Mississippi River...
Jamaican M.Ed. graduates attend Winona ceremony

Jamaican M.Ed. graduates attend Winona ceremony

The Saint Mary’s University “global footprint” includes the M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning program offered at the Catholic College of Mandeville, Jamaica. The program attracts working teachers from across the island nation who strive to become better...