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8 08, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Quinton

August 8th, 2022|Academics, Alumni, News, News and Events, Student Testimonials|

Have you ever felt nervous or anxious in a social setting? Are you someone who overthinks to the point that it can impact your daily life? Not only can St. Mary’s University alumni Justin Quinton relate, but he wants to help! After discovering a passion for teaching during his time as a student at StMU, [...]

29 06, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: MJ Ritchie and Candice Parish

June 29th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, News|

For StMU alumni Mary-Jean (MJ) Ritchie and Candice Parish, St. Mary’s University holds a special place in their hearts as the place that brought them together, sparking a life-long friendship and blossoming into a business partnership. These two friends clicked from the start, and what started as a passion for teaching, turned into an entrepreneurial [...]

15 06, 2022

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

June 15th, 2022|Academics, Alumni, Graduation Ceremonies, News, News and Events|

Last week, St. Mary’s University held its first in-person Convocation ceremonies in two years at St. Michael Catholic Community. There was a strong sense of celebration and pride throughout these ceremonies, as faculty, staff, family and loved ones celebrated the incredible achievements and significant milestones of St. Mary’s University’s newest graduates. Over the course of [...]

9 06, 2022

Meet your newly elected SLC members

June 9th, 2022|Academics, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, Student Legislative Council, Student Success, Uncategorized|

The votes have been counted and your new Student Legislative Council (SLC) members have been elected! These students form the elected representative group of the St. Mary’s Student Association and as the SLC are in charge of engaging students in fun and informative ways throughout the academic year. “The SLC plays a vital role in [...]

3 06, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Randi Palyga

June 3rd, 2022|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Cross Country, Featured Articles, Indoor Track, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

They say that all roads lead home, and for esteemed St. Mary’s University alumni Randi Palyga, home might just be the St. Mary’s campus! Having completed two degrees at StMU, and now working in both Athletics and Alumni Relations on campus, Randi exemplifies the spirit of St. Mary’s. Initially enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts [...]

6 05, 2022

Celebrating future educators: 140 students graduate from our Bachelor of Education program

May 6th, 2022|Academics, Experiential Learning, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, Student Success|

Last week, we recognized the 140 students who completed their practicum experience and graduated from our Bachelor of Education program. After two years of hard work, these graduates have earned their BEd and are now certified to teach with private and public school boards – in both Catholic and non-Catholic settings. From this graduating class, [...]

27 04, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Erin McQuitty

April 27th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

As an esteemed alumnus of St. Mary’s University, retired Lightning athlete and a former employee, Erin McQuitty is what we call a triple threat! Erin started as a Development Assistant at St. Mary’s University, and was soon promoted to the role of Development Specialist. In her time spent working on campus, Erin realized her passion [...]

16 03, 2022
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Lightning Women Capture Bronze Medal

March 16th, 2022|Athletics, News, Student Success, Women’s Basketball|

The Lightning Women were in ACAC final four action this past weekend Mar 10th - 12th, the culmination of one of the best seasons in Lightning history during the 2021-22 campaign. Finishing regular season action in 1st place in the South, the best of any previous team before them and finishing the season ranked 6th [...]

14 03, 2022
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Alumni Spotlight – Josh Sheppard

March 14th, 2022|Alumni, News, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

For St. Mary’s University graduate Josh Sheppard, it has always been a focus to go into law. Josh completed his history degree with a minor in political science in 2021. When deciding on an undergraduate university, he chose St. Mary’s as it reflected the similar intimate class sizes that law school would have. “The class [...]

28 02, 2022
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Alumni Spotlight: Cordell Minnifee

February 28th, 2022|Alumni, News, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

Cordell Minnifee is a celebrated alumnus, ambassador and retired Lightning athlete from St. Mary’s University. Having graduated in 2019 with a liberal arts degree, Cordell was recognized as the first male basketball player to complete his 5-year eligibility at StMU. This was a memorable milestone moment for the Lightning basketball program. Since graduating, [...]

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