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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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World’s Top Vocal Jazz Group Ready to Make ‘Real’ Impression on North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota will have the opportunity to experience what many of the world’s top musicians and clinicians regard as the best vocal jazz group ever. The Real Group brings its 2016 tour to Bismarck on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 7 p.m., inside the Belle Mehus Auditorium. “They are a standard by which other groups are measured,” said University of Mary music chair and director of choirs, Dr. Tom Porter. “Anyone who is involved in a cappella choral music knows The Real Group and aspires to their level of perfection.” Seats are limited. Reserve your tickets...

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University of Mary Students Provide Public with Free Tax Preparation Service

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 Sautner, CPA, University of...

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