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September 3, 2020


Saint Mary’s alumna Marcie Rendon M’95 has been selected by the McKnight Foundation as the 2020 Distinguished Artist Award recipient. The $50,000 award honors a Minnesota artist who has made significant contributions to the state’s cultural life. Rendon received her M.A. in Human Development from Saint Mary’s in 1995.

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The St. Paul Pioneer Press featured alumna Julie Nielsen in a recent article about her school district’s plans during the pandemic. Nielsen earned her M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from Saint Mary’s in 1998, her Educational Administration licensure in 2000, and a graduate certificate in Education Administration-Superintendant in 2014. She is the superintendent of South Washington County Schools.

Read the article.