Issue No. 62 - Friday, October 15, 2010

U-Mary Campus Read, 'The Road,' Will Help Benefit Carrie's Kids
U-Mary is helping to raise money and awareness for Carrie's Kids in conjunction with its 2010-2011 Campus Read. More >>

Join Us for the University's 2010 Band Concert
Annual free public Fall Band Concert, featuring Copland, Brahms, Newbury and Strauss, is slated for Oct. 24, 3 p.m., in Our Lady of the Annunciation Chapel. More >>

U-Mary Ensembles to Perform in Minnesota, Eastern North Dakota
Students in the University of Mary Music Department will be touring Eastern North Dakota and Western Minnesota performing free concerts. More >>

Youth Fastpitch Clinics Set for November

Youth fastpitch softball clinics focusing on pitching, hitting and defense will be offered by the University of Mary softball program in November. Two of the sessions cover pitching and hitting, and a third covers the fundamentals of playing the infield and the outfield. More >>

Don't Miss The University of Mary Alumni Association Annual Meeting!
Join us Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., at the Kelly Inn State Room as we look back on the past year's accomplishments, plan for the future, and elect Alumni Council members. Open to all alumni and spouses. Complimentary appetizers and beverages. For more information, contact Rosemary Ridley at 355-8263 or e-mail [email protected]

Sister Denise Ressler, OSB, Recognized With Alumni Award
Recently retired director of alumni, Sister Denise Ressler, OSB, was awarded the University of Mary Presidential Leadership Award during Homecoming 2010, in recognition of her many years of distinguished service to the university.

Bismarck Juniors Are King and Queen of Homecoming 2010
Bruce A. Klootwyk and Theresa J. Ell, both of Bismarck, were crowned king and queen of the University of Mary's 2010 Homecoming celebration. More >>

Miss the Sand Mandala? See its Construction Up-Close on Video!
Have a front-row seat as Buddhist monk, Venerable Ngawang Chojor shares a centuries-old art with the creation of a Tibetan sand mandala. More >>

University of Mary Welcomes Italian Order, the Handmaids of Charity

U-Mary hosted a visit from representatives of the Handmaids of Charity, the Italian order whose facilities serve as home for the university's campus in Rome. More >>


Accolades for Moody Continue
Individual accolades continue for the University of Mary's Anthony Moody. The senior guard was named a 2010-2011 preseason honorable mention All-American by Division II Bulletin, "The Monthly Newsletter of Division II Men's Basketball," in its October/November 2010 issue. More >>

Angelena Mexicano Named Marauders Softball Interim Head Coach

Big Ten record holder and professional softball draft choice Angelena Mexicano has been named the interim University of Mary women's softball coach through the 2011 season. More >>

Benton Named NSIC Defensive Player of the Week
After spearheading a University of Mary defense that returned three interceptions for touchdowns and recorded its first shutout in three years, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference named Marauders linebacker DeShon Benton the NSIC Defensive Player of the Week. 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 at

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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