Arts and Humanities

Communications Studies-Political Science double major takes advantage of St. Mary’s opportunities

Junior Lily Schow leads through academics, as a Communications Studies and Political Science double major, and through SGA and esports.

Criminal Justice student connects with St. Mary’s mission

Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Christine Nduhura's family fled to Rwanda amid ethnic cleansing and later immigrated to the U.S. Now, she's studying Criminal Justice at St. Mary's University.

New minor and certificate focus on Mexican American Studies 

Sierra Salas, a senior Political Science major at St. Mary’s University, knows what she wants in a career: to serve the people of San Antonio.  

Art professor makes her mark across the city with large-scale mosaics

From the Blue Star Art Complex to McAllister Park, Houston Street to St. Mary’s University — the public art created by Adjunct Professor Twyla Arthur has infused beauty into spots across San Antonio.

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.

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.

St. Mary’s students discover Mexican American culture through new program

St. Mary's offers a 15-hour certificate and the 18-hour minor in Mexican American Studies to learn more about Mexican American history.

Alumna Rachel Huron looks to acting and beyond

by Nathaniel Miller Growing up, many children are told they can be anything. Rachel Huron (B.A. ’21) decided she wanted to be anyone.   The St. Mary’s University alumna, who graduated Dec. 11 with a degree in Communications Studies, also earned a minor in Drama.   Now in the process of applying to graduate schools ...

Theology grad and drummer continues search for meaning

Trivett Wingo (M.A. ’20), in his search for meaning and purpose, has lived many lives — as a drummer for a world-touring band, as an accountant and now as a St. Mary’s University graduate seeking to fulfill his knowledge quest.

With nearly six decades serving St. Mary’s, Political Science professor concludes a legendary career

Charles Cotrell, Ph.D., aka Charlie. To generations of St. Mary’s University alumni, his name signals a jaw-dropping 55-year teaching career, or serving as the University’s first lay president from 2000 to 2012.

Public History student follows Old Spanish Trail to award-winning conclusion

Glory Turnbull (B.A. ’20), a student in the Master of Arts in Public History program at St. Mary’s University, received in May the Student Excellence Award from Texas Digital Libraries for digitizing archival documents and subsequently creating an exhibit on the Old Spanish Trail (OST) — a 2,817-mile automobile route constructed in the early 20th century stretching from St. Augustine, Florida, to San Diego, California.

Peruvian student finds success in economic research

Ana Paula Saravia had every intention of attending college in her home country of Peru — until a St. Mary’s University admission counselor visited her Marianist high school on a recruiting visit.

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