WINONA/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University has named Gary Klein vice president for advancement, beginning Jan. 18. Klein, who most recently served as vice president of university development and alumni engagement at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, is no stranger to Saint Mary’s. A Saint Mary’s alumnus, with a Master of Arts in […]
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will once again be participating in Give to the Max Day, held this year on Thursday, Nov. 14. This 24-hour giving challenge is coordinated by a nonprofit called GiveMN, which focuses on connecting generous donors (from anywhere) with Minnesota-based charities or nonprofits.
WINONA, Minn. — The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has announced the names of more than 100 U.S. educational institutions that are being recognized with 2019 Educational Fundraising Awards. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is one of 19 institutions which received “Sustained Excellence Awards” — awards which recognize institutions that have demonstrated consistent fundraising success over a five-year […]
Saint Mary’s Reunion Weekend brought more than 450 alumni and friends home June 20-23. And though some alumni hadn’t visited the Winona Campus for a few years — or even a few decades — conversations picked up right where they left off. It was an emotion-packed weekend. Alumni tipped their heads back in laughter as […]
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University honors outstanding alumni each summer during Reunion Weekend who have made outstanding achievements in their professional careers, who best exemplify the Lasallian charism Saint Mary’s was founded upon, and who have generously contributed time and talent to the goals and objectives of their alma mater. This year, four alumni […]
WinCraft is providing our Sport Marketing students with an incredible real-world experience. Within the next couple of weeks, our students will be pitching their ideas for new sports licensed product lines.
Karina (Rajtar) Wiatros ’10 turned her love of learning and trying new things into a successful career in public relations. Check out how a journalism major — and active undergraduate life — prepared her for a life in PR.
Tara Nagy ’18, business intelligence analyst, and Julianne Bartosz ’13, manager of public relations, are both working with the Chicago White Sox. Find out how these two women got connected and each found their way to the business side of sports.
A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Jan. 14, as Saint Mary’s unveiled its new $704,000 baseball clubhouse to the team for the first time. The 2,500-square-foot facility was made possible by a generous lead gift from alumnus Marc Weisenburger ’75.
WINONA AND MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota recently completed the school’s most ambitious capital campaign in history. The Discover, Inspire, Lead Campaign, which concluded Dec. 31, 2018, raised a record $73 million for Saint Mary’s — far exceeding its $57 million goal. The original $57 million goal was significantly higher than any […]
WINONA, Minn. — Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota alumnus Brother James Miller, FSC. The Vatican announced Thursday, Nov. 8, that Pope Francis approved a decree recognizing Brother James died as a martyr on Feb. 13, 1982, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. While repairing a wall at the school where he […]
Riley Sinn’s YouTube videos have gone viral. By using an equal measure of creativity and technology, Sinn, a 2014 secondary education alumnus of Saint Mary’s, is finding new ways to engage his students in his role teaching social studies at Lourdes High School in Rochester.
Combining a love for creating artwork with an entrepreneurial spirit wasn’t always part of the picture for Kody Michaels ’18. It wasn’t until he came to Saint Mary’s that he started putting his passions together and realizing that he could share his artistic talent and make a profit.
With a new ThermoFischer Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer, Saint Mary’s students are now able to separate, identify, and quantify complex mixtures of chemicals at a whole new level.
More than 400 alumni from class years spanning 1953 to 2013 gathered on the Saint Mary’s University Winona Campus for Reunion Weekend 2018. Alumni of all ages met June 22-24 to greet old friends, reminisce, and reconnect with Saint Mary’s. The weekend was full of events including boat rides, painting, golf, campus tours, music, […]
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University honors outstanding alumni each summer during Reunion Weekend. This year, four alumni will be honored during a reception Saturday, June 23, on the Winona Campus. This year’s Distinguished Alumna Award recipient is Dr. Bobbie (Smith) Gostout CST’78, ’83 of Rochester and Winona, Minn.; the Alumni Appreciation Award recipient is […]
The audience was continuously on their feet with standing ovations. The 2018 Celebration of Excellence, held May 19 on Saint Mary’s Twin Cities Campus, began with a heartfelt tribute to Brother William Mann for his decade of inspiring leadership as president. A lengthy list of his accomplishments followed. Ovation No. 1. In his honor, the […]
With the snip of a red ribbon, Saint Mary’s University became an even more notable community partner in Rochester, Minn. Starting in July, a new 10,000-square-foot addition to the university’s Cascade Meadow facility — dedicated with a ribbon cutting on May 24 — will house the university’s extensive Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs in […]
WINONA, Minn. — An honorary Doctorate of Humanities was presented to Michael “Mike” Gostomski during the May 12 commencement ceremony at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Gostomski, a 1962 Saint Mary’s graduate, was honored for his work as a longtime benefactor and generous supporter of the university. A lifelong Winona resident and successful Winona businessman […]
Saint Mary’s University celebrated the dedication of The John C. Parmer School of the Sciences on May 11 in the lobby of the Science and Learning Center. In grateful recognition, Saint Mary’s named its school of sciences in honor of the late John C. Parmer ’50. The university is proud of his keen mind, entrepreneurial […]