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Spotlight Stories

Jul 11 2017
EJ and Luis Tamez stand in a hospital waiting room

A gift greater than gold

Brothers E.J. and Luis Tamez were already close, but the challenge of end-stage kidney failure brought them even closer and gave E.J. a new purpose in life. by Robin J….

Jul 11 2017
Lynda Ellis

On the rise, together

Lynda Ellis’ collaborative leadership style is the foundation of her success.  by Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) Lynda Ellis’ first rule of leadership is to connect personally with employees…

Mar 27 2017

Her Own Boss

By Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) When she was a little girl, Chantel Avila (B.B.A. ’15) wanted to be a lawyer like the character Elle Woods in the movie…

Mar 17 2017

The Full St. Mary’s Experience

Living on campus is a big part of the unique community spirit of St. Mary’s, and the University plans to continue enhancing residence life. by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11)…

Mar 17 2017
Julissa Carielo (B.B.A. '95), founder of the Maestro Entrepreneur Center.

Center helps small businesses jump-start growth

by Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) After 12 years of working in the construction industry, Julissa Carielo (B.B.A. ’95) quit her job to start her own construction firm.  She…

Mar 17 2017
Stephanie Ward, Ph.D., and student volunteers riding their bicycles to deliver books as part of Ride for Reading.

Cycling for Literacy

by Jasmine DeLeon (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’15) Her first job was at age 9, riding her bike to sell eggs from her family’s farm to neighbors. Her second job was…

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