Author: University of Mary

University of Mary Contributes to the United Way Emergency Homeless Shelter at Sunrise

BISMARCK, ND — Members of the University of Mary Physical Plant and students representing Marauders athletic teams donated and delivered over 70 sets of linens, pillows, sheets, mattress pads and other bedding materials to the United Way Emergency Homeless Shelter at Sunrise today. “Once it was determined that the University of Mary had a surplus of bedding, Physical Plant staff and the Department of Athletics came together to find the perfect place to donate these items,” said Kevin Becker, director of development with University of Mary Athletics. “The University of Mary is not only a big supporter of the United...

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New Local and National Multilateral Partnership Puts Children’s Education at the Forefront

Project-Based Learning Symposium Thursday, March 22, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the University of Mary’s new Lumen Vitae University Center allows pre-service teachers to share innovative, cutting-edge K through 12 teaching practices BISMARCK, ND March 20, 2018— Each year, from now until the spring of 2020, 50 teachers: 25 pre-service teachers from the University of Mary and Dickinson State University and another 25 cooperating teachers in the Bismarck Public School System (BPS), are designing and implementing Project Based Learning as participants in an innovative project called Out of the Gate: Teacher Education Program-District Partnerships for High-Quality PBL. Funded...

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University of Mary Vision 2030 Capital Campaign Reaches $75 Million Milestone

New engineering program moving full steam ahead BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary’s record-breaking Vision 2030 Capital Campaign continues its steady climb. The fundraising campaign just reached the $75 million mark, moving closer to its Phase I goal of $96 million, and the funding of a facility for the popular new School of Engineering launched three years ago. “We’re excited to announce, through the generosity of many people and businesses locally, regionally and nationally, we’re on track for the future refurbishing of the former University Dining Center (UDC) space on north campus that will transform into a fully...

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Public Invited to Annual Spring Band Concert

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary Concert Band will present its spring performance on Sunday, March 18 at 3 p.m. on the University Campus. “We’re pleased to present the first-ever acoustic large-ensemble performance in Founder’s Hall, located in our brand-new Lumen Vitae University Center,” said conductor Dennis Gowen, professor of music at the University of Mary. “It’s a pleasure to perform our spring concert there, and what a treat we have in store for our music friends who attend the performance!” The concert will open with a nod to the centenary of American composer Leonard Bernstein as the...

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The Dash Grant is Helping University of Mary Students Financially Every Day—Without Having to Repay

Students are encouraged to apply if they need help BISMARCK, ND — Unexpected financial burden affects many people, but some college students feel the burden more intensely and with life-altering consequences. “One day my car started making sounds,” said a University of Mary student who wanted to be unidentified for this story. When she took her vehicle to the mechanic, she learned that it would need extensive repairs that would cost over $800. This financial burden came out of nowhere. Just like that, she had to figure out how she would pay for this. She had recently heard about...

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