Beat the heat with summer reads
Need a break from the heat? Stay inside with a one of these books written by our very own St. Mary’s University alumni and faculty.
Larry Hufford delivers final lecture and lasting wisdom
With more than 50 years of teaching experience, Larry Hufford, Ph.D., said there is one thing he hopes he's remembered for as a person.
A St. Mary’s degree 70 years in the making
For Charles Anderson, 88, the Doctor of Commerce, honoris causa, was more than just another milestone in a life full of accomplishments. Instead, this moment 70 years in the making.
Biology graduate sets sights on medical school
Attending school away from home can be terrifying. For Ankita Chabra, leaving India to attend St. Mary’s University was an easy decision.
Graduating J.D. student finds her “why” at St. Mary’s Law
Rosa Peterson, scheduled to graduate from the St. Mary’s University School of Law on May 21, has donated her time to various organizations during her studies.
St. Mary’s alumnus ditches backpack for guitar case to open stage at Fiesta Oyster Bake
Trey Gonzalez (B.A. ’18) has played crowds of varying sizes, but his performance at Fiesta Oyster Bake is a little more exciting than others.
Defining Moment: Thanks to donor, program prepares first-generation students for law school
Prior to starting at the St. Mary’s University School of Law, first-year J.D. student Majestad Barragan did not know who or what to expect in her classes.
Defining Moment: Law alumnus donates to nurture next generation of lawyers
Steven Michael Peña Sr. (J.D. ’94), a partner at Davidson Troilo Ream & Garza, PC in San Antonio, feels law students who underperform are easily overlooked.
Defining Moment: Law alumnus expresses gratitude for Catholic Intellectual Tradition
The emphasis on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, according to Martin D. Beirne (J.D. ’69), means that St. Mary’s University focuses on developing the whole person, not just handing students a degree.
Defining Moment: Former trustee wants to see programs continue to evolve
Robert "Bob" Elizondo knows to keep up you have to change with the world, and he wants St. Mary's to keep up with technology.
Defining Moment: Alumna names scholarship after Marianist mentor
RaSheeda Keir hopes to give future generations a change at the same success she had while attending St. Mary's University.
Defining Moment: Couple sees sense in togetherness
Leticia "Leti Contreras and Thomas "Tom" Contreras believe the community experience at St. Mary's University is what makes it so special.
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Nationally ranked Advocacy Program prepares court-ready lawyers
Walking into the St. Mary’s University School of Law’s Raba Building, it’s easy to get distracted by the numerous trophies. But those awards, earned by the School of Law’s Advocacy Program, represent tournament placements and are points of pride for a program that has produced national champions.
Alumna uses her experience to create judicial clerkships
The Hon. Marina Garcia Marmolejo is using her experience to create judicial clerkship opportunities for School of Law students. She is a Laredo-based federal district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
School of Law professor elucidates ethics in the legal field
Legal ethics expert and professor Michael S. Ariens continuously strives to be the type of author he wants to read. He hopes to be that author who writes the book on the niche topic his readers need most.