In her role as an IT program manager, Kris Schoen M’20 oversees multiple, simultaneous projects. She says she utilizes skills she learned in Saint Mary’s University’s M.S. in Project Management program on a day-to-day basis, including sharing current best practices with her team in areas like time management, communication, risk management, and more. Schoen has […]
Andy Traetow M’07, C’13, Alex Schmidt C’13, Jake Tietje C’13, C’16, Kim Niss C’13, and Michelle Rosen M’96, C’05 have more than one thing in common. Besides their passion for educating others, they also share a bond established by their connections to the Fairmont School District and strengthened by their Saint Mary’s education.
Soon potential business and technology students at Saint Mary’s will be able to design new pathways to graduate degrees, take advantage of new opportunities for career advancement, and be able to build their own customized educational experiences. Saint Mary’s School of Business and Technology is thinking outside of the box with a new customizable and […]
In the child care setting, do social skills rate differently between 4-year-olds enrolled in play-based preschools when compared to those in academic-based preschools? One Ed.D. in Leadership student is determined to find out.
Okash Haybe ’19 arrived in the U.S. as a wide-eyed 18-year-old. Now, 15 years later, he is working among his Somali community members as a case investigator in the fight against COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given new perspectives to alumni of the M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology online program as they navigate the new normal of remote teaching.
Karen Spencer M’19 has always been interested in international affairs, having done several study abroad trips during her undergraduate studies. A trip to a Liberian refugee camp in Ghana in 2004, though, helped galvanize her professional passions and her future studies.
One of the first things Jesse Moonen M’16, D’19 (she/her) shares with someone she’s first meeting is her preferred pronouns. To her, it’s important to give people a voice, especially the marginalized. In her work as a post-doctoral fellow, the marginalized are often transgender clients, which is why she decided to focus her dissertation on the subject.
As Paul Kotz, Ph.D.,found out, grace can appear in very odd places, like at a table inside a dumpster in Kansas City.
Although Sylvester Amara Lamin is based on the Twin Cities Campus, his heart is never far from his native country of Sierra Leone.
Lukas Gotto M’17 is not one to boast, but his actions led to him being named the 2019 Technology Leader of the Year at the most recent Impact Education Conference.
Calvin Yang M’17 always wanted to learn more about his identity as an American-born member of the Hmong community. It turns out he was far from alone in his pursuit.
Recently, graduates of the M.A. in ESL program and a Saint Mary’s alumna co-presented with Program Director Shannon Tanghe at the Minnesota English Language Education (MELEd) conference in St. Paul. Faculty member Dr. De Zhang also delivered a session with Tanghe.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — More than 440 adult learners will graduate from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs on Saturday, Oct. 12, where three commencement convocations will honor the graduates. The ceremonies, to be held at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Saint Mary’s University Center […]
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota celebrated the launch of a new online Master of Social Work program on April 23 on its Twin Cities Campus. Local social work professionals, community members, and university faculty members, leaders, and students gathered in person and via live webcast to celebrate the launch, and also to learn about the program’s mission, vision, and unique features.
Saint Mary’s was recently ranked the third largest Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program in the state by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Saint Mary’s has been ranked in the 30 Best Online Master’s in Project Management Degrees by Online Schools Report.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — More than 500 adult learners will graduate from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs in June. Three commencement convocations are planned for Saturday, June 2, to honor the graduates. The ceremonies, to be held at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Saint […]
The family who studies together stays together. The Lafond family of Chicago, Ill., took family togetherness to a new level May 12, as William “Bill” Lafond ‘85, M’18, and his two children, Patrick Lafond ’12, M’18 and Lauren (Lafond) Moderson M’18, all received M.B.A. degrees at Saint Mary’s Winona Campus commencement ceremony after completing the […]
Adam Pfister C’06, M’10 can’t deny that speaking to the U.N. in early December was a career highlight. But Pfister’s career is full of highlights. As a solutions engineer on the nonprofit and global organizations team for Esri, he works closely with organizations who are solving global problems like the World Health Organization and Bill […]