WINONA, Minn. — Although the wind blew mightily, it didn’t deter a crowd of about 150 from gathering to help Saint Mary’s University break ground March 13 on a new 112-bed, three-story residence hall for first-year students on the Winona Campus. Brother William Mann,...read more
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s held its annual Founders’ Day celebration March 13 on the Winona Campus in honor of its heritage. The celebration included the presentation of awards to two faculty members and two outstanding seniors, as well as a groundbreaking event for...read more
Michael Calhoun M’06 knows first-hand that there are various ways to grow and share entrepreneurial ideas — whether you’re part of a corporation or whether you want to start your own business. And he shared his success in both venues with Saint Mary’s undergraduate...read more
Looking back, Dorothy Kirsch ’19 and JoAnn Harren ’11 may not have always appreciated their chores — growing up on their family hog farm in Wesley, Iowa. But both sisters now appreciate the strong work ethic, the responsibility, and the agricultural life that...read more
From skydiving with the Navy SEALs, to sharing dinner and Mass with the Franciscan nuns, to hopping on a private jet with the owner of the Minnesota Wild, to temporarily living as a homeless man in Detroit, Joe Sweeney ’80 has done it all. Sweeney shares some of his...read more
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — In its continuing efforts to bridge the equity gaps that exist nationally throughout our schools, organizations, and communities, Saint Mary’s University has created the Center for Culturally Responsive Engagement (CCRE). The center — facilitated...read more
Shamauri Brown-Young ’20 hopes his film ultimately breaks down barriers.
While on a border immersion trip in spring of 2017, the Saint Mary’s University student videoed the compelling stories of students who must cross the international border between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on a daily basis.
Brown-Young, a computer science major and communications minor, said he had no idea what to expect when he and 11 other Saint Mary’s students experienced a closer look at the divided border region.
By debuting his film “Conversations Near the Border” Feb. 11 during this year’s Frozen River Film Festival, the Chicago native was able to share what he learned with a broader audience.read more
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — This year’s Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will focus on educational equity — with special emphasis on native, immigrant, and refugee voices by embracing the idea that “We Are All Related...read more
For Rick Palermo ’16, nothing beats the excitement of play-by-play sports action. Although a recent graduate, Palermo has already broken into the competitive sports broadcasting and producing world — and he’s loving every action-packed minute of it. As a production...read more