WINONA and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D., dean of the Woods College of Advancing Studies and Summer Session at Boston College, has been named the 14th president of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Mary Ann Remick, chair of the university’s board of trustees, announced the board’s selection on Tuesday, May […]
Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, will visit the Saint Mary’s University campus on Monday, April 16 for a presentation and book signing. Her book, titled “Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty,” is about the life of her grandmother, a prominent writer, social activist, advocate for the poor, and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement.
“At a smaller school like Saint Mary’s, you’re more connected with other students, teachers, and athletes,” said Palermo. “You have a lot of opportunities available to make your own and turn into whatever you want. You’re part of a community that works together and makes each other better.”
By Stacia Vogel Graduate student Casey Skeide has been named a 2017-2018 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Minority Fellow. This national award is highly competitive and from the AAMFT Research and Education Foundation with grant support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Skeide is among a select group […]
Graphic design major Jeff Paul ’08 made the decision early in his career to work on projects he believes in, rather than simply for a paycheck. As co-founder of Ligature Creative Group of Denver, Colo., Paul and his business partner Matt Meier made the conscious decision that they wouldn’t work for just anyone with a […]
“All artists love being creative and finding new avenues to work with, and I like texture and color and shapes and that’s what brought me to sculpture,” she said. “This book art I’ve been doing actually started at Saint Mary’s. My professor handed me a book, said to just carve into it; it was an open assignment.
Priscilla Nava and Sarah Witt fervently cheered for each other as they crossed the Saint Mary’s University commencement stage Saturday—one obtaining her bachelor’s degree and the other earning her master’s degree. Witt, formerly Nava’s teacher at San Miguel Middle School in Chicago, once counseled Nava and her other students about the importance of going to […]