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Building a game-changing career in business intelligence

Building a game-changing career in business intelligence

Rowan Flynn remembers the moment when he could first picture his future. One fall afternoon, after listening to an energetic lecture from Michael Ratajczyk, Flynn changed from an “undecided” major to a finance and business intelligence and analytics double major. Since then, he’s been honing his skills to be a game-changer in the healthcare business sector after graduating this spring.

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Degrees of success

Degrees of success

To Trhas Berhane ’13, C’14, M’17 earning her degrees from Saint Mary’s means just a little more. Berhane, a native of Ethiopia, completed her bachelor’s degree—and now her master’s degree—all while working full-time, raising a family (including having two babies), dealing with a difficult pregnancy, and helping her mother overcome cancer. Berhane said that, through it all, she was determined to complete her studies, and to create a brighter future for her family.

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Kabara Institute lights entrepreneurial spirit

Kabara Institute lights entrepreneurial spirit

WINONA, Minn. — With new leadership, visionary ideas, and innovative community collaborations, the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at Saint Mary’s University is announcing its fall schedule of events. The public is invited to watch as students pitch their...

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The sky’s the limit on psychology careers

When psychology Ph.D. students are applying for internship experiences, they may shoot for the moon—but they don’t often think of turning to NASA.

As a summer intern with the Office of Naval Research at NASA Ames in Moffett Field, Calif., 2014 Saint Mary’s undergraduate psychology major Ellie Niedbala has been involved with helping astronauts and military personnel learn to deter motion sickness and stress. And, she’s working to both recruit and retain more women to NASA Ames.

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A career by sophomore year

Mike Mezzano ’17 admits there was only one, very small negative aspect to having a job lined up early in his college career. During his senior year, when Mezzano found himself with a little extra free time, his friends were busy sending out résumés and lining up...

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Saint Mary’s welcomes home 465 alumni [video]

It was a weekend of sharing memories. For the 50th reunion class of 1967, words like “mixers,” “Sammy’s,” and “Holzinger Lodge” prompted smiles, and details about practical jokes (some printable, others not so much) elicited uproarious laughter. Approximately 465...

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Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017 announced

WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary's University Cardinal 'M' Club, in association with the Alumni Association, will induct three members into the Saint Mary's Sports Hall of Fame during Cardinal 'M' Club Weekend Friday-Sunday, Sept. 8-10. The 2017 Saint Mary's University...

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Proof of success is in the data

In response to the needs of an ever-changing business environment, Saint Mary’s University launched its Business Intelligence and Analytics undergraduate program in 2013. Now beginning its fifth year, the program is growing, with 48 students currently enrolled. But...

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Four alumni to be honored at Saint Mary’s Reunion Weekend

WINONA, Minn. — Each year during summer Reunion Weekend festivities, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota honors outstanding alumni. This year’s Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient is Dick Drogosz ’61 of Freeport, Ill.; the Alumni Appreciation Award recipient will...

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