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Spotlight Stories

Jul 12 2017
Three students in courtroom

Courtroom Juggernauts

St. Mary’s Law External Advocacy Program celebrates legacy of wins with another national championship by Jennifer R. Lloyd (M.B.A. ’16) When Sophia George began her legal studies at St. Mary’s University School of Law, she was set…

Jul 11 2017

Staring History in the Face

by Anndria Flores (B.A. ’12, M.A. ’16) Sight unseen and armed with faith, Anthony Selvanathan traveled more than 3,600 miles from his home in Hawaii after graduating from Chaminade University to pursue a Master of Arts in…

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. Johnson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) They didn’t…

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 and clients, to always ask what they…

Apr 25 2017
St. Mary's University Environmental Science professors and students standing on the summit of Enchanted Rock.

Enchanted Rock Field Trips — A St. Mary’s Tradition

by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11) Once a semester, the Department of Physics and Environmental Science at St. Mary’s University takes students from its Introduction to Geology class to Enchanted Rock — a massive, dome-shaped pink granite…

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 Legally Blonde. But Avila didn’t want to…

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) When Leslie Ortiz was deciding where to…

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 began with only two employees. Ten years…

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