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Saint Mary’s music fraternity donates $1,000 to charities

WINONA, Minn. — The men’s music fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Eta Nu chapter) at Saint Mary’s University raised more than $1,000 through ticket sales and advertising for three sold-out performances of their annual Blue Angel variety show in November 2017. The...

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MCA hosts jazz combo performances

WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) jazz combos will present two community concerts, free and open to the public, on: Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at MCA’s Academy Theatre at the Valéncia Arts Center, 1164 W. 10th St. Wednesday, March 21 at...

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Winona Campus closed until 10:30 a.m.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has closed the Winona Campus until 10:30 a.m. today (Feb. 20, 2018), due to extreme weather conditions. Morning classes before 10:30 a.m. have been cancelled. University employees should not report to work until 10:30 a.m. as well....

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Inspiring others to find their life’s mission

Inspiring others to find their life’s mission

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...

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Building understanding, breaking down barriers [video]

Building understanding, breaking down barriers [video]

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.

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Saint Mary’s Chamber Singers to tour San Francisco area

WINONA, Minn. — The Chamber Singers of Saint Mary’s University will perform in the San Francisco, Calif., area as part of their upcoming 2018 tour. The 26-voice select ensemble is directed by Dr. Patrick M. O’Shea, professor of music. Tour performances include:...

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