Author: University of Mary

Bishop Robert Barron Coming to Mary

BISMARCK, ND – One of Pope Francis’ newly appointed bishops seeks to inspire North Dakota Catholics at a March 30 visit to the University of Mary. Some have characterized him as part Cardinal George, part Fulton Sheen. He’s the newly ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, Robert Barron — a unique, modern-day combination of two late, but popular icons of Catholicism in America. Widely known throughout the world for his “Sheen-esque” Word on Fire Ministries, or “e-preaching,” Barron is regarded as a social media star. He resonates with people of all ages through all mediums with his very popular online...

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Be a Nurse for a Day on March 24

BISMARCK, ND — High school students looking for a rewarding career caring for other people can do so by entering the nursing profession. Now, the University of Mary and CHI St. Alexius Health are offering high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore first-hand what it would be like to be a nurse. Juniors and seniors should mark their calendar for the free CHI St. Alexius Health/University of Mary Nursing Career Day on Thursday, March 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will spend time at both Mary and CHI St. Alexius Health. Get real-life practical nursing...

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University of Mary Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction

BISMARCK, ND — Innovative learning opportunities at the University of Mary grew in 2014–2015, earning the school national recognition as a College of Distinction. University of Mary students earned college credit and valuable life experience while participating in study abroad programs in several countries, including campuses in Rome and Peru; service learning opportunities in Guatemala and Peru; faculty-led trips to Medjugorje, Israel, China, France and Poland; and a partnership with Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy for business students. Also, one of the most noted new educational paradigms for students at the University of Mary is the groundbreaking Year-Round...

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Pope John Paul II’s Swiss Guard Brings Insight of Pontiff and Business to Mary

Andreas Widmer was the keynote at the February 2016 Lunch and Learn event sponsored by the University of Mary and Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce. BISMARCK, ND — A lot can be learned from working for someone a couple years. Pearls of wisdom here and there, sprinkled with some dos and don’ts and a nugget or two of true genius. But when your boss is Pope Saint John Paul II, mentorship takes on a whole new meaning — a level that is not only life-changing but also life-affirming to the point where the experience needs to be shared with the world. As...

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University of Mary Concert Band and Choir Touring Cities in North Dakota and Montana

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary welcomes in the warmth of the new season with free band and choir spring tour concerts in Montana and North Dakota. Mary’s Concert Band and Concert Choir are headed west for concerts in Richardton Sunday, March 6, 2 p.m., at the Church of St. Mary; Billings, MT, March 7, 7 p.m., at the St. Patrick Co-Cathedral; and Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m., at the Williston High School auditorium. All these concerts are free and open to the public. The Concert Choir, an 80-voice ensemble with students from 12 states, will perform a variety...

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