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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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Marauders knock off defending national champion Florida Gulf Coast for 15th straight win

ESTERO, FL – Taking on their biggest challenge of the year, the University of Mary hockey team defeated defending ACHA Division II national champion Florida Gulf Coast University 2-0 on the home ice of the Eagles. Undefeated in their inaugural season, this is the 15th straight win for the Marauders, who kept their perfect season record intact at 15-0. Having already taken down many of last season’s top-ranked programs from the west, the Marauders turned their sights east and continued to make a statement about a new power in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. The Marauders scored single goals...

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University of Mary Honored Alumni and Inducted Hall of Fame Class at 2018 Homecoming

BISMARCK, N.D.— The University of Mary recognized four outstanding alumni, five of its former athletes, along with one team at its annual Alumni Recognition and Hall of Fame Induction Celebration over the weekend. These alumni were welcomed home to campus and to the recently built Lumen Vitae University Center, where inside the Hall of Fame and Founders Hall are located and the site for the awards ceremony.   Presidential Leadership Award to Annie (Long) Gerhardt, 1997 & 2003 “This award is conferred on individual alumni for distinguished achievements as servant leaders regionally, nationally, or internationally.”   Captain Annie Gerhardt,...

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Letters From North Dakota’s Brave World War I Soldiers and Nurses Come to Life in Theater Performance at the University of Mary

BISMARCK, ND—June 1918, the Germans were in the middle of their massive Spring Offensive: a series of German attacks in France along the Western Front (a meandering line of trenches from Switzerland to the North Sea) during the First World War. To halt the German advance into Paris, U.S. commander General John Pershing ordered a counteroffensive to drive the Germans out of Belleau Wood, France. Facing heavy machine gun fire, sharpshooters and barbed wire in wooded terrain, Private Harold Beltman of Tower City, North Dakota, and what was left of his 6thMarine Corps Regiment under Army General James Harbord,...

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University of Mary 2018 Homecoming Royalty Announced

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary has announced the selection of its 2018 Homecoming King and Queen and their court. Homecoming Queen is Lisa Anderson, a nursing major from Aitkin, Minnesota, is the daughter of Tim and Pauline Anderson. Being a student at the University of Mary, she said, “I like the opportunities we are given that allow us to truly make this university our own. I am able to be a nursing student as well as getting involved and being a leader in multiple other organizations. I like that we are more than a number; each student has...

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