Category: News Release

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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University of Mary Welcomes Home Dale Lennon as the New Director of Public Affairs

BISMARCK, ND — Dale Lennon, regarded as one of the most successful football coaches at the University of North Dakota and known for his class and integrity, according to his former boss, Southern Illinois Athletic Director Tommy Bell, accepted an administrative role as director of Public Affairs at the University of Mary in Bismarck. “I feel extremely fortunate to be returning to the University of Mary as the director of Public Affairs,” said Lennon, who grew up in Knox, ND, and worked at his dad’s grain elevator while attending Rugby High School. “My family and I have maintained close relationships with...

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University of Mary Alumna Claims Personal ‘Super Bowl Victory’ with Shark Tank Endorsement

BISMARCK, ND — While the Carolina Panthers football team lost the Super Bowl over the weekend, another Carolina team is celebrating their own big victory.  University of Mary alumna Lisa Bradley and her business partner, Cameron Cruse, received the offer they were looking for from mogul Mark Cuban that will help them grow their handbag company R. Riveter – headquartered in Southern Pines, NC. “I guess you could say we feel like we won the Super Bowl of business,” commented an ecstatic Bradley, a 2007 graduate of the Gary Tharaldson School of Business and the Harold Schafer Emerging Leaders Academy at the University...

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TV Show ‘Shark Tank’ Ready to be Riveted by University of Mary Business Alumna

Her big dreams, pride in American-made products and passion for supporting our troops have helped sew a money-making business partnership BISMARCK, ND  — On April 5, 2004, University of Mary freshmen Lisa (Dobbs) Bradley (Columbus, MT), and Lori (Petoske) Yunker (Midland, SD), wowed a panel of five judges with their can-do spirit, business plan and entrepreneurial idea of Distex. They won first place after presenting their feminine hygiene disposable product at University of Mary’s popular Entrepreneurship Fair, or E-Fair — part of the Harold Schafer Emerging Leaders Academy at the Gary Tharaldson School of Business. A daylong event where students, some in teams,...

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University of Mary Remembers the ‘Bloody Sunday’ Massacre 44 Years to the Day

A comprehensive perspective from a former British serviceman and students from Northern Ireland   BISMARCK, ND — “There’s many lost, but tell me who has won/The trench is dug within our hearts/And mothers, children, brothers, sisters torn apart,” are few of the angry words written by The Edge of the Dublin, Ireland, rock band U2 and famously portrayed in song by the group’s lead vocalist Bono during their War album’s opening track called “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” The Bloody Sunday mentioned in the track refers to the massacre in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, on January 30, 1972. British soldiers shot...

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