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University of Mary Undergraduate Nursing Program is One of the Best in America: Students Score 100 Percent Pass Rate on Licensure Exams

Mary’s baccalaureate and master’s programs in nursing also earn full 10-year ongoing accreditation by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) BISMARCK, ND — For the third consecutive year, University of Mary’s undergraduate nursing students who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) exam in May for the first time scored a 100 percent pass rate. Dr. Glenda Reemts, professor and chair of the Division of Nursing at the University of Mary, says the university and its hundreds of nursing students and graduates in North Dakota and around the world are doing their part to fulfill its...

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University of Mary Receives $1.4 Million Grant for Native American Education and Training

BISMARCK, ND — The Indian Professional Development Program, a division of the federal Education Department, awarded the University of Mary in consortium with Turtle Mountain Community College, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, and Turtle Mountain Community Schools (BIE), $1.4 million towards improving education of Native American students, promoting high-quality educators to teach, and bolstering the number of administrators in tribal-run schools. Dr. Carmelita Lamb, associate dean of University of Mary’s Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, and a team of university grant writers, spearheaded the proposal. Lamb says the money is allotted over five years beginning this...

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Patrick Reilly Receives One of University of Mary’s Highest Honors

BISMARCK, ND — Patrick Reilly,president and founder of The Cardinal Newman Society and one of the most highly regarded writers on Catholic education and teaching, received the University of Mary’s Lumen Vitaemedal. The prestigious Lumen Vitae Medal, (Latin for “The Light of Life”) is bestowed upon those who are champions of Catholic education and who bring others closer to Christ and his Church. Past recipients of the Lumen Vitae Medal include: Bishop Robert Barron (2016), the Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, and Catholic evangelist; and George Weigel (2017), internationally acclaimed Catholic columnist and Saint John Paul II biographer. “One...

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Local Honor Society Donates Manikins to ND National Guard’s 37th Military Hospital in Ghana

University of Mary alumna contributes to Kappa Upsilon to make donation possible BISMARCK, ND— University of Mary’s Kappa Upsilon, a chapter member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, today donated five adult/child, and two infant CPR manikins to the North Dakota National Guard’s 37th Military Hospital in Ghana, Africa. Members of that unit were on hand at the University of Mary for the ceremonial blessing of the equipment and military members who will be stationed in that country. In the award letter to the 37thMilitary Hospital, Kappa Upsilon President and Chair of Graduate Nursing Education at the...

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

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary welcomes in the colorful new season with free band and choir fall tour concerts in North Dakota. Mary’s Concert Band, Vocal Jazz and Concert Choir are headed north for concerts in Williston Monday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m., at Williston High School and Minot, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., inside Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Auditorium. All these concerts are free and open to the public. “The University of Mary band and choir tour is part of our mission to serve the cultural needs of the people in this region,” commented Dr. Tom Porter,...

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