The University of Mary will begin offering a year-round campus option to incoming freshman in the fall 2015 semester. University leaders announced the change at a press conference Thursday morning in Butler Hall.
During the spring 2015 semester, University of Mary students will attend a study-abroad program in Peru for the first time. In January, six students will stay with host families and take classes at Universidad Católica San Pablo in Arequipa.
The University of Mary announced on Oct. 28 that it will receive $10 million from Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest health systems. The donation will fund endowed scholarships, supporting students enrolled in nursing and other healthcare-focused academic programs.
Upon entering the University of Mary classrooms this fall, students, faculty and staff noticed the addition of crucifixes as a part of their new learning environment. The crucifixes, featuring the Holy Family, became part of the classrooms after many months of conversation among student, faculty and staff-led organizations.
It’s hard for most people to imagine being homeless, poor or even starving. But that is exactly what University of Mary students were asked to imagine at Mary’s annual poverty simulation event held on Oct. 9.
Each weekend in the fall, Marauder football fans gather to celebrate a sport rich with school and community pride. A game steeped in tradition.
This season marks a new era for the University of Mary football team under the leadership of new head football coach, Josh Kotelnicki. The new coach has instilled several new traditions for his players.
With the 2014 football season half finished the Marauders currently sit at a 2-3 record. The Marauders have already competed against some of the toughest teams in the conference and are looking to improve on their current record in the second half of the season.
Former Marauders star running back, Jamal Lomax, never saw himself returning to the University of Mary after he graduated. That changed in early August when he was offered the position of U-Mary’s graduate assistant football coach.
With the new school year now underway, students are beginning to mingle with members of the opposite sex. This kindling of relationships is exciting to many, but leaves others feeling left out and blue. With the ratio of girls on campus to guys being about 10 to 1, a single, male student has a lot of options to choose from.
In my four years of being a college student, I never expected to see a fruit captivate an entire college campus. But boy was I wrong.
The latest buzz on the University of Mary campus hasn’t been about last weekend’s football game, the cafeteria food, or even the cold weather. Instead everyone seems to be raving about a twitter page by the name of U-Mary Bananas, which has captured the attention of U-Mary students and community members.
Now, these classes may simply be my personal preference. And I may be completely off course with some of these ideas, which is most likely the result of my not knowing what to do with my life and my late decision of what to major in. However, these classes would make me excited to attend class each day, because I know I would be gaining knowledge that I would apply for the rest of my life.
Brody Riggs is outgoing. He’s intelligent. He’s the kicker on the Marauders football team. And he wants to become an actor, comedian and screenwriter upon graduation. Rigg is a typical college student.
But there is something that distinguishes Riggs from other University of Mary students.
If you are looking at getting a new smartphone, you have probably considered purchasing either the iPhone 6 or the Samsung Galaxy S5, the newest and most popular phones on the market. But how do you know which one to buy? Which one is better?