Issue No. 71 - Thursday, July 14, 2011



 
Don't Forget The 2nd Annual Fargo-Area Alumni Picnic July 19!
Connect and reconnect at this fun family-friendly event Tuesday, July 19, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at Lindenwood Park, Rotary Shelter, Fargo, ND. We'll bring the food, bottled water, games and prizes, and you bring your family, friends and any other beverages you wish. If you live in the Fargo area and can make it, RSVP by Friday, July 15, to [email protected] or (800) 408-6279, ext. 8370.
 
On July 29, The Marauders Golf Tournament Is The Place To Be
The 17th Annual Marauders Golf Tournament benefiting Marauders Athletics will be held Friday, July 29, at Hawktree Golf Club. Registration is 11:30 a.m., with a 12:30 p.m. start. Tourney will feature four-person scramble format. More>>
 
August Top Gun Sporting Clays Shoot To Benefit Marauders Football
The first-ever Top Gun Sporting Clays Shoot to benefit the University of Mary Marauders football program is set for Friday, Aug. 5, at Capital City Sporting Clays. Open to the casual shooter, hunters hoping to hone their skills before the upcoming season or those Marauders fans just wanting to come out and visit with the coaching staff and hang out with friends while supporting the U-Mary football programs, the Top Gun Shoot offers something for everyone. More>>
 
 
ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
 
Kathy Rooke, '79 & '05, And Neil Johnson, '98, Tapped For Bismarck School Posts
Elementary education and Master of Education-elementary administration alumna Rooke and business administration grad Johnson have been hired by the Bismarck Public School District. Link to newspaper story.
 
Nick Thornton-Jack, '10, Describes Self And Role On Fairbanks Grizzlies IFL Team
Skills and personality equip BUS-college studies grad and former Marauders offensive lineman for role as Grizzlies "provider," he says. Link to newspaper 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]
 
 
Sgt. Steven Kenner, a 2006 University of Mary graduate with a B.S. in management and a member of the Bismarck Police Department for 32 years, was killed in the line of duty July 8. Please keep his family in your prayers. News story | obituary
 
 
MARAUDERS HEADLINES
 
Nationally Ranked Marauders Men's Basketball Adds Johnson To Coaching Staff More>>
 
Football Adds Tony Spencer To Coaching Staff More>>
 
Weidman Returns To Lead U-Mary Women's Tennis More>>
 
Marauders Make National Gains In Directors' Cup Standings More>>
 
Moody Earns Pre-Draft Workout With NBA's MN Timberwolves More>>
 
 
SPORTS CAMPS & CLINICS
 
Marauders Distance Running Camp (July 17-20) More>>
 
Free Youth Basketball Clinic Set for July 19 at Bill Barth Ford (July 19) More>>
 
2011 Marauders Volleyball Individual Skills Camps (July 25-26) More>>
 
Marauders Men's Team Boys Basketball Offensive Improvement Camp (Aug. 1-3) More>>

U-Mary's In Rome!
Find out more about the new 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.
 
Alums! Remember, There's A New E-mail Address For The Alumni Office: 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, business and location(s) along with your name, and a link to your business's Web site. A new feature of 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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