Author: University of Mary

University of Mary Welcomes Bishop From Diocese with Largest Percentage of Catholics in America

Public Invited to Attend Free Event BISMARCK, ND — A year ago this month, when Pope Francis visited Mexico, the Holy Father had two United States bishops accompany him for the five-day trip. Bishop Daniel Flores of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, TX, was one of those two at the pontiff’s side during visits to all six Mexican cities. Flores had met Francis once before, a year prior in 2015, during his pilgrimage to the United States. “I walked away feeling very affirmed that the role of bishop is a pastoral one, one in which we must lead by...

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World Champion Tom Wallisch Turns University of Mary’s Campus into a Freeskiing Canvas

BISMARCK, ND — Giving Tom Wallisch a tour of University of Mary’s campus is a lot like that old cliché: a kid in a candy store. One moment we’re having a conversation and the next minute I’m talking to myself, because he’s stopped a ways back to check out what many of us take for granted—the “perfect lines,” and “stunning architecture” as he calls it. When he stops and stares at facades with snow packed in their nooks and corners, it’s not hard to see him crack a grin while mapping out in his head how he’s going to conquer...

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Mary Students Provide Public with FREE Tax Preparation Service in 2017

BISMARCK, ND — There’s no need to spend hard-earned money to have your taxes prepared. No need to be confused by federal and state tax forms. Have no fear — University of Mary’s Tax Team is here. Now students, low-income taxpayers, disabled and the elderly can count on accounting students in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business to decipher the language, crunch the numbers, and do their federal and North Dakota state tax preparation for FREE if they have an income of $54,000 or less. “We are all about serving others first at the University of Mary,” says Dr. Rhoda...

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R. Riveter, Cofounded by University of Mary Alumna, Announces Tremendous Growth in Episode of ABC’s Shark Tank

BISMARCK, ND — R. Riveter, in partnership with Mark Cuban Companies, is proud to announce they will be featured on a new episode of Mark Burnett’s hit ABC television show, Shark Tank, at 8 p.m. (CT), 9 p.m. (ET), on February 10, 2017. This new episode will share an exclusive update on R. Riveter’s massive growth since debuting their American handmade bags on the show one year ago. You may recall, Shark Tank viewers responded to cofounders’ Lisa Bradley and Cameron Cruse’s call for support in 2016, as they voiced employment struggles of military spouses to the show’s investors. Their...

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Northern Ireland Native Provides Insight into Tumultuous Times of ‘The Troubles’ in Belfast

BISMARCK, ND — Stevie Kane explores peace and reconciliation in his native land of Northern Ireland at the 2nd annual Bloody Sunday Forum at the University of Mary. “As a campus community we are very excited to have a veteran of peace-building in a war torn area like Northern Ireland – that now enjoys a tenuous struggle to sustain relative peace since 1998,” said Dr. Mike Taylor, associate professor of education at the University of Mary. “As we face our own challenges in the United States and strive to support those on the margins – we are eager to learn...

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