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A graduate’s insightful and heartfelt reflection of her most transformative years at Mary

Reflecting on the last four years of my life at the University of Mary is a little bit like looking in the direction of the sun: overwhelming, unattainable, and overly happy. My time here has transformed me in so many more ways than I can articulate, and it is one of the best undeserved gifts I’ve ever received. The education that I have received at the University of Mary is more aptly called formation – formation of the total person, formation for the whole of life. This formation occurs when knowledge gained through education is woven into the art...

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University of Mary Alumni Association Names Genevieve Say Outstanding Senior

BISMARCK, ND—Genevieve Say of Napa, CA, was recognized with the University of Mary Alumni Association’s Outstanding Senior Award for 2018 at the university’s annual President’s Recognition Luncheon Saturday, April 28. Say is majoring in social work with minors is philosophy and theology. She has earned several honors and awards during her time at the University of Mary, to include: the Presidential Scholarship; TRIO Elite Award; Footprint Award; St. Catherine’s Medal from Kappa Gamma Pi; Senator of the Year, Who’s Who Among Students in Universities and Colleges; and Student Nurses’ Day Award. Say’s involvement in activities and organizations on and off...

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University of Mary Awarded Accreditation Candidacy for Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology, Accepting Students for Fall 2018

Mary becomes first and only Cardinal Newman Society-recommended university to offer both graduate and undergraduate SLP programs BISMARCK, ND — The Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) awarded University of Mary’s Speech-Language Pathology master’s program a five-year accreditation candidacy that allows the school to begin accepting students into the program immediately for the upcoming 2018 fall semester and continue to document compliance with accreditation standards for the duration of the candidacy cycle. “The speech-language pathology (SLP) field is one of the hottest careers out there at this moment and the University of Mary is happy and blessed to once again...

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Energy Transfer/Sunoco Foundation and Energy Transfer Partners Donate $5 Million to the University of Mary

National company sees growth potential in Mary’s new engineering program and opportunities for its continued leadership in workforce development benefiting North Dakotans for generations to come BISMARCK, ND—The Energy Transfer / Sunoco Foundation and Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), announced a $5 million commitment to the University of Mary’s Vision 2030campaign at a press conference held today on campus. Three of the $5 million dollars is a contribution towards the University of Mary’s new state-of-the-art engineering facility while $2 million will be given for workforce development in the state. The $3 million portion will help fund University of Mary’s new...

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University of Mary 58th Commencement Ceremonies are April 28

Saint Benedict Monastery Prioress, Sister Michaela Hedican, to give address and school honors North Dakota entrepreneur  BISMARCK, ND  — On Saturday, April 28, the University of Mary will award degrees to 991 graduates at its 2018 commencement. The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. in the Bismarck Event Center, Seventh Street and Front Avenue, Bismarck. Founded and sponsored by the Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery of Bismarck, the University of Mary will award 548 bachelor’s degrees, 361 master’s degrees and 82 doctoral degrees. These students come from 46 states representing 7 countries. Forty-eight (48) received the summa cum laude designation, 68 earned magna cum laude designation...

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