In addition to academic programs, St. Mary’s offers innovative Centers and Institutes designed to serve the public and help prepare students for real-world leadership and success.
The Centers and Institutes organize events that engage the St. Mary’s community and beyond, explore the Catholic faith, promote business innovation and support academic research.
Learn about each Center or Institute with the links below.
Center for Catholic Studies - The Center for Catholic Studies at St. Mary's University has both strong support and an ambitious mission to encourage faculty, staff and students to explore the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and its impact on knowledge, culture and faith.
Center for Cyber Excellence - The Center for Cyber Excellence at St. Mary’s University provides guidance and general cyber defense information, and promotes collaboration and interaction with other students, faculty and programs.
Center for Global Business Studies - The Center for Global Business Studies is focused on developing international business knowledge and skills, cultural and linguistic proficiency, and high impact, experiential learning opportunities for students and faculty in the Greehey School of Business as well as for regional business leaders.
Community for Teaching and Learning - The Center for Teaching and Learning fosters a supportive community for faculty to strengthen teaching and learning at St. Mary’s University. As such, we aim to build the collective knowledge of teaching and learning among all faculty including tenure, untenured, visiting, adjunct and lecturers.
Harvey Najim Center - The Najim Center provides knowledge and experiential learning opportunities for St. Mary's students while at the same time delivering measurable commercial benefit to San Antonio businesses, economic development and non-governmental organizations and agencies.
Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies - Brother Paul Goelz, S.M., Ph.D. established the Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in 1981 to focus on the career preparation of students who plan to initiate and operate their own businesses.
SABÉR Research Institute - The SABÉR Research Institute is an economic development think tank dedicated to researching regional economies and their development. The Institute is committed to providing expert counsel and research to organizations such as city government and businesses.
San Antonio King Sejong Institute at St. Mary’s University - The San Antonio King Sejong Institute at St. Mary’s University is supported by the South Korean government and in partnership with Dongseo University of South Korea. The King Sejong Institute (KSI) fosters and supports education in Korean language and culture through academic and non-academic courses and programming.