The stories of gratitude are plentiful when it comes to the Initial Teaching Alphabet (ITA) program on the Winona Campus at Saint Mary’s University. They come from program alumni who appreciate how much the program has done for them. They, in turn, serve as ambassadors for future generations of participants
M.Ed. program celebrates its 10th graduating class in Jamaica through partnership of Catholic College of Mandeville
On Oct. 27, the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning program celebrated the commencement of 25 Jamaican learners. This was a momentous occasion, as this was the 10th learning community to receive their M.Ed. in partnership between Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and the Catholic College of Mandeville.
Inaugural reception provides community-building experience, connections for online graduate students
Saint Mary’s inaugural reception for online graduate students provided a community-building experience at fall commencement. The reception was inspired by Saint Mary’s desire to further strengthen its online student and alumni communities, while also honoring students’ commitments to making the journey to meet their “virtual” classmates.
Saint Mary’s had the largest contingent of students of any other college at the recent Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Minnesota Chapter PR Skill Spark event in Minneapolis on Oct. 26. The students also met Greg Zimprich, a 1986 Saint Mary’s alumnus and president of the Minnesota PRSA Chapter.
In response to the challenging and ever-changing employment landscape, Saint Mary’s is assessing the role and function of Career Services to foster student and alumni success across the university.
It’s safe to say that the students in the First-Year Experience anchor course, taught by Jeanne Minnerath, Ph.D., will never look at a grocery store the same way again. After all of their work this semester, the group of 20 students has gained a new appreciation for the food they eat.