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$72 million reasons to celebrate

by Carissa Andrews

June 25, 2018

Campus Connection News

The 2018 Celebration of Excellence was held May 19 on Saint Mary’s Twin Cities Campus. Student showcased some of their research before the evening dinner and program began. Among many reasons to celebrate, Brother William Mann was honored with a heartfelt tribute for his decade of inspiring leadership as president. In his honor, the Brother William Mann, FSC First Generation Endowed Scholarship was announced by Mary Ann Remick, chair of the Board of Trustees. With more than $500,000 already raised, this endowment helps ensure that Brother William’s inaugural vision of making Saint Mary’s accessible and affordable to all — regardless of their background or financial status — will continue to reach deserving young students. Terry Russell, chair of the “Discover Inspire Lead” capital campaign, also announced that the campaign surpassed its $57 million goal and reached an astounding $72 million, a historic moment for Saint Mary’s. Many academic and facility accomplishments were also celebrated.