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University of Mary the Only North Dakota School Awarded for Extraordinary Professional Programming

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary has earned the prestigious honor as a College of Distinction. For the second straight year, the University of Mary is the only college in North Dakota, and one of only a select handful in the region, to be recognized as one of the nation’s top places of higher learning. For years, students across the country have known that they could turn to Colleges of Distinction as a one-of-a-kind resource to find the best-fit school for them. Part of what makes Colleges of Distinction unique is how it evaluates schools based on their ability...

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University of Mary Selected to Host Hundreds of FOCUS Staff Members in 2018

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students is today’s fastest-growing national Catholic outreach for the rising generation   BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary’s opportunities to serve the needs of Catholic higher education and the nation continue to grow. Today, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) — the largest and fastest-growing Catholic evangelization outreach for college students in the U.S., led by founder Curtis Martin — and the University of Mary, North Dakota’s only Catholic university, announced a partnership that will bring more than 400 missionaries to the Bismarck campus for a five-week training period. “FOCUS is pleased to...

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University of Mary’s Newly Accredited Healthcare Program is World’s First Offered in Blended Format

Mary’s Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology (MSCEP) curriculum is one of only nine in the United States BISMARCK, ND — Continuing to answer the needs of the region and beyond, this fall the University of Mary is launching the state’s first accredited Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology (MSCEP) program and the world’s first in a blended format—online and on-site. “The blended format optimizes one of the major pillars of the program which is provide maximum flexibility for our students,” said Dr. Moran Saghiv, MSCEP program director and associate professor at the University of Mary. “This format...

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University of Mary Tempe Campus Relocates into Historical Church

TEMPE, AZ — The beautiful St. Mary Church, one of Tempe’s most significant landmarks dating back to its construction in 1903, is the new home of the University of Mary campus in the Valley of the Sun. In partnership with All Saints Catholic Newman Center and Arizona State University, the University of Mary will use the historic St. Mary’s Church as its new base of operations in Tempe. The facility includes a classroom, reception area and administrative offices downstairs as well as the restoration of the upstairs into a place of prayer and study for use by all students....

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Bismarck Civic Leader and Professional Strategist Chosen as Director of Public Affairs at the University of Mary

BISMARCK, ND—The University of Mary today announced it has named alumna Brenda Nagel as its new director of the Office of Public Affairs. Nagel, the former senior director of Operations at Aetna, fills the position vacated by Dale Lennon who is now the university’s new athletic director. Nagel is a past Missouri Slope Area-wide United Way board member and trustee and current chair of the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce. She is a Chamber Leadership Program graduate and also earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degree of science from the University of Mary. “I am overwhelmed with excitement to have...

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