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Jul 16 2018
Riojas sisters attend St. Mary's University

St. Mary’s sisterhood of science

by Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) More than a decade ago, Larissa N. Riojas, D.O. (B.S. ’08), did not realize that one choice — attending St. Mary’s University — would lead her five younger sisters to…

Jul 13 2018

Marketers trained by Spurs champs

by Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) One by one, students introduce themselves to a room full of senior executives from Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E). This is how St. Mary’s University students begin their journey in…

Jul 12 2018
Management senior Kaitlyn Bloch sits with two dogs.

Entrepreneurship is the cat’s meow for business major

Management junior Kaitlyn Bloch opened two businesses before the age of 21 and plans to reshape the pet industry with her newest venture. by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11) Most children like to play with toys; others…

Jul 11 2018
Moipei Triplets singing at Spring Commencement 2018

Triplet music grads give back through music

Gift of Song by Nikki Harris Four years ago and nearly 9,000 miles from San Antonio, the Moipei triplets — Marta, Magdalene (Maggy) and Mary — made the decision to attend St. Mary’s University. “By coming here,…

Jul 10 2018

Language grad makes cultural, career connections

The Linguist by Anndria Flores (B.A. ’12, M.A. ’16) Michelle Michimani Leyva remembers asking her high school Spanish teacher if she could use glue and recalls how her teacher admonished her for using slang, rather than more…

Jul 10 2018
Samantha Franklin and Melanie Call stand in full roller derby gear.

Roller derby members bring track lessons to St. Mary’s

How They Roll by Robin J. Johnson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) “Just put a Band-Aid on it.” This was Melanie Call’s nonchalant response after receiving a busted lip playing for the Alamo City Roller Girls (ACRG), San…

Jul 10 2018
Moipei triplets and Father Solma stand in front of Reinbolt.

St. Mary’s advances Marianist mission through interdisciplinary approach

Defining Catholic Education by President Thomas M. Mengler, J.D. While attending our annual banquet for student-athletes recently, I experienced first-hand why maintaining St. Mary’s University’s Catholic identity and Marianist charism is so important. Soccer player Kiernan Akers,…

Jun 12 2018

History lesson fit for royalty

Spanish nobles with ties to St. Mary’s visit campus by Matthew Barsalou St. Mary’s University celebrated the 300th anniversary of San Antonio’s founding in royal style. The St. Mary’s community welcomed Spanish nobility — the Duque de…

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