Issue No. 60 - Thursday, August 12, 2010

Northern Sun Honors U-Mary With 2010 Sportsmanship Award

Marauders Athletic Director Roger Thomas (left) receives the 2010 Northern Sun Sportsmanship Award from NSIC Commissioner Butch Raymond.
The University of Mary received the 2010 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Sportsmanship Award in recognition of the positive conduct exhibited throughout last season by everyone associated with Marauders athletics, from student-athletes to fans in the stands.

A member of the Northern Sun since 2006, this is the first time U-Mary has captured the prestigious Sportsmanship Award, presented at the NSIC Hall of Fame banquet on Tuesday, July 14.
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University of Mary Looks to Future With Restructuring Into Schools and Appointment of Deans
The University of Mary has restructured its academic services, moving from divisional units to schools, headed by deans. The 2010-2011 academic year will see the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, and School of Health Sciences taking their places beside the already established Gary Tharaldson School of Business at America's Leadership University. >>> More

Bring Your Kids to the 'Meet The Marauders' Youth Skills Clinic Tuesday, Aug. 17!
The University of Mary football team, men's and women's soccer players, the volleyball team and the cheer squad will hold a "Meet the Marauders" youth skills clinic and autograph session on Tuesday, Aug. 17. Free to the public, "Meet the Marauders" will be held on the field of the Community Bowl. More >>>

U-Mary Appoints Coordinator of New Catholic Studies Program
Matthew Gerlach has been tapped to help launch U-Mary's Catholic studies program.
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Governor Names Respiratory Therapy Professor to Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee

Dr. Beth Hughes, associate professor and respiratory therapist from Bismarck, was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee, representing the ND Society for Respiratory Care. More >>>

Join Us For 2010 Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 1-3
And For These Other Great Fall Semester Events

Sept. 16

Faculty Poetry & Photo Presentation

7 p.m., Heskett Hall

Oct. 1-Oct. 3

2010 Homecoming Weekend*

U-Mary Campus

Oct. 1

Johnny Holm Alumni Homecoming Dance*

7:30 p.m., Bismarck Civic Center

Oct. 9

Men's Honor Choir Concert

11 a.m., Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel

Oct. 24

Fall Band Concert

3 p.m., Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel

Nov. 14

Chamber Concert

3 p.m., Heskett Hall

Nov. 11-14

Fall Theater Production: "Harvey"

7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Arno Gustin Hall

Dec. 4-5

Christmas at Mary Concert

3 p.m., Saturday and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel (No charge for admission)

*Watch your mail for the Homecoming 2010 brochure, or call (701) 355-8262 for information.


Marauders Herald the 2010 University of Mary Football Season With the Annual University of Mary Football Media Day
U-Mary friends, fans and media joined veteran Marauders Head Football Coach Myron Schulz, assistant coaches, and team members Aug. 5, preceding the first 2010 practice, for a perspective on the upcoming season. With 40 letter winners and 13 starters returning, the Marauders open the regular season at perennial national power Chadron State College on Aug. 28. After a week off, U-Mary makes its home debut on Sept. 11, when the Marauders host the Mustangs of Southwest Minnesota State University to open Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. Click on the following link for the 2010 Marauders Football Prospectus! Download a PDF file with additional information

Marauders Athletic Director Spotlighted in NCAA Champion Magazine
University of Mary Athletic Director Roger Thomas is featured in the latest issue of the NCAA Champion magazine. More >>>

Reid Re-Signs With St. Louis Rams
Former University of Mary defensive tackle Ernest "EJ" Reid has re-signed with the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. More >>>

U-Mary's Going to 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 at

Alums! Remember, there is a new e-mail adress for the Alumni Office: Contact us at [email protected]

Keep the Memories Coming! Visit Our Online Photo Gallery Often and Share Your Favorite U-Mary Photos!
Did you take photos at the 50th anniversary reunion last year? How about on the day you graduated from U-Mary? Or general campus life pictures from the time you attended? U-Mary's Alumni Office wants to see and share your collection in our Alumni Photo Gallery. Send us your photographs with a brief description (including the year taken) for each. Our goal is to have an online gallery with photos representing every year in the university's history -- bringing U-Mary's past and present to life for current and future alums. Send photos to: [email protected]

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 join these groups. Join us! LinkedIn>> Facebook>>

Now There's a New Way to Give to U-Mary!
Supporting U-Mary is easier than ever with the university's new online giving option. Just go to 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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