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Countdown to College to welcome 92 students

Countdown to College to welcome 92 students

  Countdown to College students will be on campus July 6-Aug 3. The first two weeks (July 6-19), SMU will welcome cohorts 3 and 4 on campus (21 incoming seniors and 23 incoming juniors). This summer will mark the first C2C graduation ceremony on July 19. Parents of...

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Fifth annual Tom Farren Memorial Golf Classic

Fifth annual Tom Farren Memorial Golf Classic

WINONA, Minn. — The public is invited to play in Saint Mary's University’s fifth annual Tom Farren Memorial Golf Classic Sunday, July 21. The four-person scramble will have a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Cedar Valley Golf Course. The $80 entry fee includes a Sunday brunch...

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Defining educational excellence in the Lasallian tradition

Defining educational excellence in the Lasallian tradition

  In this new age of education, the classroom is being redefined. The bold addition of online and blended courses on both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Saint Mary’s moves the classroom to the nearest laptop or even iPad. Through experimentation with...

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Centennial celebration weekend was a blast

Centennial celebration weekend was a blast

Thanks to all who attended the Saint Mary's University Centennial celebration weekend!  The presence of over 1,200 Saint Mary's University alumni, benefactors and friends was felt through the Centennial All-School Reunion and Red Carpet Gala events on the Winona...

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Reimagining 21st century science

Reimagining 21st century science

  Building on a longstanding legacy of excellent science education, Saint Mary’s University is making a bold commitment to a new vision of science excellence in its second century. “We are creating a vision for the university for the 21st century, a bold vision that...

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SMU History – Freshman Beanies

SMU History – Freshman Beanies

  From about the 1920s-’40s, freshmen at Saint Mary’s College were once required to wear beanies to distinguish their “lowly” stature.  The feature photo above is titled “Beanies Snake Dance 1927” and is undoubtedly a photo of the annual freshman initiation. The photo...

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Statue to honor Christian Brothers’ contributions

Statue to honor Christian Brothers’ contributions

  In lasting tribute to the Christian Brothers who have been watching over, guiding and praying for students at Saint Mary’s for 80 years, a lifesize bronze statue of a Christian Brother will soon look out over the Winona campus plaza. During the June Centennial...

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Amazing time to be part of Saint Mary’s University

Amazing time to be part of Saint Mary’s University

  By Joe Hettinger '87 Saint Mary's University Alumni Board President What an amazing time to be an alum of Saint Mary’s University! Since we launched our Centennial Celebration last June, thousands of Saint Mary’s alumni have gathered in 10 states and at more than 20...

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Red Carpet Centennial Gala on June 22

Red Carpet Centennial Gala on June 22

  Attendees of the Red Carpet Centennial Gala on June 22 will be treated like stars. Fittingly, the evening is designed to feel like the Oscars, with all the elegance and glamour of Hollywood transported to the Winona campus. Searchlights will illuminate the way to...

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