Issue No. 61 - Thursday, September 16, 2010

Come Home to Mary! Celebrate Homecoming 2010 With Us, Oct. 1-3
Join us for a lively weekend of football, soccer, fun, and fellowship. With a Varsity Club Booster Luncheon, the Alumni Homecoming Dance, two women's soccer games, and the Homecoming football game against Minnesota Crookston, there will be lots of great opportunities to meet old friends and make new ones.
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Congratulations to the 2010 Alumni Award Recipients and New Marauders Hall of Fame Members!
Bill Daniel, '77, will be presented with the Harold Schafer Alumni Leadership Award, and Larissa Hall, '05 & '08, will be recognized with the University of Mary Bell Banner Award, at the annual Alumni Recognition Awards and Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, Friday, Oct. 1. Nicole Benedict, '07 & '10, will enter the Hall of Fame as Outstanding Athlete, Women's Soccer; Thai (Goecke) Haggin, '01, as Outstanding Athlete Women's Basketball; Shandi Hertz-Kenna, '02, as Outstanding Athlete, Women's Track and Field/Cross Country; and Brock Thompson, '00, as Outstanding Athlete, Men's Soccer. More >>

U-Mary 2010 Enrollment Expected to be Largest Ever
With the University of Mary's first-day-of-school fall enrollment count of 2,940 students, indications are that America's Leadership University will surpass the 3,000 mark. More >>

Faculty to Present Their Original Works of Photography and Poetry Tonight--Thursday, Sept. 16
Look, listen, laugh and linger as faculty of the University of Mary present their original works of photography and poetry Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at 7 p.m. in Heskett Hall on the University of Mary campus. Admission is free and open to the public. More >>

University of Mary President Father James Shea to Speak in Jamestown
Father James Shea, president of the University of Mary, will be the speaker for the annual Spiritual Appetizer presented by St. James Tabernacle Society at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, at the Basilica of St. James in Jamestown, ND. The title of his presentation is "Keeping the Family Together: The Pope's Role in the Church's Life." More >>

Join Us in Exploring the Sacred Art of Tibet
Tibetan Buddhist monk Venerable Ngawang Chojor will visit the University of Mary campus Tuesday, Sept. 21, through Friday, Sept. 24. During this time he will create a sand mandala in Chick's Place. And a convocation, "Sacred Art of Tibet," Sept. 23, at 11 a.m., in Heskett Hall, will explore the outer, inner, and sacred meanings of the sand mandala and its cultural foundations. More >>

Unique Degree Program in Correctional Management to Debut in January (with video)
The University of Mary's new Bachelor of Science in correctional management degree program--geared toward meeting the emergent demand for correctional managers at all levels and furthering career opportunities for graduates—is set to launch spring semester 2011. More >>


Saturday's Marauders-Vikings Football Game First of Nine Live U-Mary Contests on Midco Sports Network
The University of Mary makes its debut on the Midcontinent Midco Sports Network this weekend with the live broadcast of the Marauders football game at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. Kickoff is set for 1 PM, Saturday, Sept. 18. More >>

55 U-Mary Student-Athletes Earn DII ADA Academic Achievement Awards
Fifty-five University of Mary student-athletes are 2009-'10 recipients of the Division II Athletic Director Association (DII ADA) Academic Achievement Awards presented by WeatherPORT. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Div. II level. More >>

Marauders Name Team Captains, Starting Quarterback
U-Mary Head Football Coach Myron Schulz has announced the selection of four upperclassmen as team captains for the 2010 season and tabbed a redshirt freshman as the starting quarterback for the season opener. More >>

Bennett Named NSIC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

Jesse Bennett is perfect in his collegiate cross country career. Not only did the freshman win his first college meet on Friday, he also earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Runner of the Week honors in his first week of eligibility. More >>

Paradine Earns Spot on Middle Of Everywhere Classic All-Tourney Team
Marauders volleyball outside hitter Julie Paradine was named to the Middle of Everywhere Classic all-tournament team, one of eight players in the classic to earn the honor. More >>

U-Mary's Going to Rome!
Find out more about the new campus in Italy and opportunities to study there. More>>

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Alums! Remember, there is a new e-mail address 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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