Issue No. 81 - Wednesday, June 13, 2012


U-Mary Welcomes New Director Of Alumni
 
Paul Keeney, '04, has joined the University of Mary as director of alumni. A graduate of U-Mary's biology program, Keeney returns to U-Mary after five years with the Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock Public School in Hazelton, ND, where his positions included science instructor, secondary principal, assistant football coach (Linton-HMB), and HMB Public School athletic director. Having also been an environmental scientist for the North Dakota Department of Health and a waterfowl technician with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, he is comfortable with a broad range of people, but he especially looks forward to working in U-Mary's Benedictine environment. "The academic, athletic, and spiritual growth I experienced at Mary have had a major impact on my life, and I'm excited about this opportunity to return and give back," says Keeney. A former Marauders student-athlete, since graduating, Keeney has participated in football alumni activities, as well as U-Mary-related community events. He is eager to expand on this and to work with alum of all ages from all U-Mary campuses to develop new opportunities for involvement and foster a more vibrant alumni community. "It is my hope to strengthen the connection between U-Mary alum and the institution using a variety of techniques to appeal to our growing alumni family," he says. Keeney can be reached at (701) 355-8370 or [email protected].
 
Listen To This!
This May, 49 University of Mary music students performed for audiences across Austria and Italy. Link to recordings from selected tour concerts on YouTube.
 
Marauders Athletics Offers Diverse Lineup Of Summer Youth Sports Camps
As part of its continuing commitment to serving the community, Marauders Athletics has scheduled the following summer youth sports camps/clinics for July 2012. Visit these links for more information, including registration deadlines:
  • Marauders Football Camp (grades 9-12), July 9-11 More>>
  • Marauders Rookie Football Camp (grades 3-6), July 16-17 More>>
  • Girls Basketball Team Camp (varsity, junior varsity), July 8 More>>
  • Girls Basketball Competition Camp (grades 7-12), July 9-12 More>>
  • Mini Marauders Volleyball Camp (grades 2-6), July 23-24 More>>
  • Volleyball General Skills Camp (grades 5-9), July 25-27 More>>
  • High Performance Volleyball Camp (grades 9-12), July 27-29 More>>
  • Volleyball Team Camp (high school), July 21-22 More>>
U-Mary And Bill Barth Ford Host Free Basketball Clinic For Boys & Girls Ages 5-18, June 19, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. More>>
 
Alum: We Need Your Help!
Momentum, the University of Mary alumni magazine, will mail soon. If you've changed your address in the past 12 months, please help us update our records so you don't miss the Summer 2012 issue and news about Homecoming and other alumni events. E-mail your name, class year and the address where you would like us to send alumni materials to [email protected] or [email protected]. Questions? Call (701) 355-8262.
 
University Of Mary And Military Ovation To Sponsor Ronald McDonald Care Mobile In Support Of The Military Child
U-Mary is partnering with Military Ovation, a new support organization, to sponsor Ronald McDonald Care Mobile visits to area communities, bringing free dental care to children of military families. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is a mobile dental clinic on wheels that delivers needed dental care to children ages 0-21 in Western North Dakota. Children of active duty and Guard/Reserve military, veterans and pregnant military spouses will have the opportunity to receive free dental work including cleanings, x-rays, light cavity work and extractions. The mobile clinic's first stop was an April visit to Bismarck, which was also sponsored by the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, in honor of April being the Month of the Military Child. The clinic will be in Minot, ND, from June 18-22, and Dickinson, ND, from July 9-13. More>>
 
 
ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
 
Sleeper, '97, Is Honored In Congressional Record
Burleigh County Deputy Sheriff and B.U.S.-college studies grad, the late Bryan Sleeper, was honored by Sen. John Hoeven's reading of his name into the Congressional Record on Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 16, 2012. Link to news story
 
Laurie (Zimbro) Huston, '01, Joins Medcenter One
M.S.N. alum and board-certified family nurse practitioner accepts position in hospitalist services. Link to news story
 
If you're an alum who has been in the news recently, send the Alumni Office a link to the story so we can share the good word! E-mail: [email protected].
 
 
MARAUDERS HEADLINES
 
Flora Named U-Mary Men's Basketball Assistant Coach More>>
 
Marauders Continue Climbing Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings More>>
 
Marauders Finish Fourth In Final 2011-2012 USTFCCCA Women's Program Of The Year Standings More>>
 
Five Marauders Awarded USTFCCCA All-American Status More>>
 
For breaking news and more info about the Marauders, visit www.goumary.com. Bookmark it now!
 

U-Mary's In Rome!
Find out more about the campus in Italy and opportunities to study there. More>>
 
Need To Advance Your Career?
Earn your master's degree and be an alum again. Check out our accelerated graduate programs.
 
Alum! Stay In Touch With U-Mary Via E-Mail: Contact us at [email protected]
 
Are You An Alum With A Business? Let Us Help Get The Word Out!
If you're an alum who owns a business, send us its name, a brief description and its location(s), along with your name and a link to your business's Web site. The Alumni & Friends page of www.umary.edu showcases alumni-owned businesses, and we need to hear from you if you want to be included! E-mail: [email protected], subject line: "Alumni-Owned Businesses" or call
(800) 408-6279, ext. 8370.
 
Check Out U-Mary On YouTube
Videos feature athletic events; the impact of U-Mary on the community; highlights, testimonials and more. More>>
 
U-Mary Alumni Groups On Both LinkedIn & Facebook Networks
Alumni and friends of the University of Mary are encouraged to be part of these groups. Join us! LinkedIn>> "Like Us" at Facebook>>
 
It's Easy To Give Back With U-Mary Online Giving!
Supporting U-Mary is easier than ever with the university's online giving option. Just go to www.umary.edu/giving and follow the simple prompts to contribute by credit card or pledge a gift by check. All it takes is a few quick clicks to give forward to generations of students to come.
 
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