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Alumna Helps Patients “Live Happy”

Alumna Helps Patients “Live Happy”

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. For Malak Abouhenidi (M.S. ’14), it was from reading a novel titled Before I Go to Sleep, a psychological thriller about a woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. While she doesn’t know anyone suffering from the disease, Abouhenidi was moved. “My curiosity was piqued, so I researched the disease and the needs of people who have it,” she said. “A question popped into my mind: How could everyday technology better serve them?”

Student Newspaper Brings Home 18 Awards

Student Newspaper Brings Home 18 Awards

The Rattler newspaper, won 18 awards at the 2015 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Convention, held at the El Tropicano Hotel in San Antonio. The Rattler again took first for overall excellence in its division. The event included an estimated 500 participants from almost 50 colleges and universities across the state. This is the one of many awards the school newspaper ...

St. Mary’s Students Experience the Legislative Process

St. Mary’s Students Experience the Legislative Process

By Anndria Flores

Each year the Frank Madla & Irma Rangel Texas Legislative Internship Program at St. Mary’s University provides St. Mary’s undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities to experience the state legislative process through hands on application. Interns receive placement in either an office of a Texas senator or state representative.

This year four St. Mary’s students received placements during the ...

Alumna continues to live out the mission of Teach For America

Alumna continues to live out the mission of Teach For America

by Jasmine Garcia (B.A. ’11)

Before becoming a full-time special education teacher, Lori Mayfield (B.B.A. ’12) was actively involved in the St. Mary’s University community and a part of the Greehey Scholars Program.

Mayfield has always had an interest in applying her business management knowledge to teaching. Her involvement in Junior Achievement while at St. Mary’s provided her with hands-on teaching experience, ...

We Are Chameleons

We Are Chameleons

On any given day, Anamaria Suescun-Fast (B.A. ’91) could be talking about water quality, groceries or diaper rash cream. But that’s life in a marketing agency. “We are chameleons, and we have to work on all cylinders,” she said.