A message to the Saint Mary’s community

Recent events surrounding the sad and tragic death of George Floyd have called to mind the ongoing need for efforts to promote peace, justice, and the sanctity of all human life, especially those who are most vulnerable. We join together as a community of education and faith in the Lasallian Catholic tradition to mourn the loss of Floyd and pray for the consolation of his family and friends, as well as for all affected in our community and beyond.

Burke’s winning essay reflects on a Lasallian education

Burke’s winning essay reflects on a Lasallian education

Junior education major Kristin Burke was awarded first place in the Lasallian Essay Contest, as part of Saint Mary’s #300 celebration — honoring Saint John Baptist de La Salle, the founder of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the patron saint of educators, who died 300 years ago. Read her winning submission.

Day 2: Monday, Aug. 6

You know you’re going to have a great day when the first thing you get to do is see giraffes up close. We visited the Nairobi Giraffe Center where we were able to feed food pellet snacks to some of the giraffes. Fun Fact #1: You’re allowed to feed giraffes...

2018 Alumni & Friends Service Trip

Sunday, Aug. 5 From Aug. 5-12, a dozen Saint Mary’s alumni and friends are visiting Nairobi, Kenya, meeting with and learning from a few of the alumni who have graduated from our Nairobi Campus in the Christ the Teacher Institute for Education (CTIE) and...
Expanding in Rochester

Expanding in Rochester

With the snip of a red ribbon, Saint Mary’s University became an even more notable community partner in Rochester, Minn. Starting in July, a new 10,000-square-foot addition to the university’s Cascade Meadow facility — dedicated with a ribbon cutting on May 24 — will...