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University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea to Lead Hundreds of Students, Faculty and Alumni at 2019 March for Life

BISMARCK, ND — Four motor coach buses of University of Mary students, faculty and President Monsignor James Shea are ready for the 1,500-mile trek east across the United States to the nation’s capital for the 2019 March For Life. Shea attends the March for Life every year, and has been since a very young age. “Growing up, my parents made sure our family was always involved in the pro-life movement,” added Shea. “We frequently attended the North Dakota marches in Bismarck to mark the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, which were invariably in the bitter cold. I also gave...

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Internationally Acclaimed Musicians and Rising Stars Headline the 46th Annual University of Mary Jazz Festival Concert

BISMARCK, ND— The 46th annual University of Mary Jazz Festival features world-renowned jazz artists and award-winning student jazz ensembles. The concert showcases Terell Stafford on trumpet; Ulysses Owens Jr. on drums; Christine Jensen on saxophone; Luke Malewicz on trombone; and Shon Parker, Jennifer Scovell Parker, Stephen Futrell providing vocal jazz. Stafford, Owens, Jensen, Malewicz, Parker, Scovell Parker and Futrell join Mary’s Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz on stage for an evening of toe-tapping jazz Friday, January 25, 7:30 p.m., in Founders Hall in the new Lumen Vitae University Center. The concert is free and open to the public. “With the...

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University of Mary in Bismarck Announces Fall 2018 Dean’s List

Area residents are among 878 students named to the fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Mary, in Bismarck. This number includes students in Mary’s undergraduate program and in adult education (Worldwide). You will find an Excel spreadsheet of the Dean’s List attached in alphabetical order listing the student’s first and last name, hometown and state. To qualify for the honor, traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.50 or better grade point average while carrying at least 12 credit hours. Students enrolled in University of Mary’s Worldwide program must earn a 3.50 or better grade point average while...

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Thousands of North Dakotans to Benefit from Energy Transfer’s $2 Million Donation for Workforce Development

University of Mary, Energy Transfer, Greater North Dakota Chamber, employers, colleges and universities throughout the state collaborate for a better North Dakota BISMARCK, ND—The Energy Transfer/Sunoco Foundation and Energy Transfer (collectively “Energy Transfer”) presented the University of Mary with a $2 million check today, kicking off the university’s new Workforce Development Initiative. The contribution is part of a $5 million donation from Energy Transfer that was announced last April, of which $3 million went to the University of Mary’s new School of Engineering. The goal of the Workforce Development Initiative is to bridge the communication gap between educational providers...

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UMary Grappler Phillip Springsteen Crowned Champion At The Midwest Classic

Springsteen’s teammate Tate Barnhardt battles to a 3rd place finish INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Three wrestlers for the University of Mary advanced to day two of the Midwest Classic, one of the top wrestling competitions in the country. The Marauders rose to the occasion with two wrestlers finding themselves high up on the podium. UMary put up 50 points on the weekend to take 15th out of 39 teams. Phillip Springsteen dominated on day one, going 3-0 with three straight pins. The redshirt sophomore continued to dominate going 2-0 on day two to take first place overall. Springsteen took down...

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