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Teams from both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the St. Gregory’s University business department were selected for their exceptional entrepreneurial skills in both the high growth graduate and small business divisions of the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup business plan competition.

The Governor’s Cup is a statewide collegiate business plan competition that simulates the real world process of researching a market, writing a business plan and making a presentation to potential investors.

St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, invites comments from the public about the university’s Department of Education in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its state accrediting agency, the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA) in partnership with the Council for the Accreditation of Educational Programs.

St. Gregory’s University will host a free information session on Tuesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. for individuals who are interested in earning an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree through its College of Continuing Studies Adult Degree Program.

The College of Continuing Studies at St. Gregory’s offers flexible class schedules, personalized attention from start to finish and a faculty that is comprised of real world experts who provide a challenging Catholic Liberal Arts education to students.

St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, invites comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

St. Gregory’s University dance majors Tara Beda and Emily Grygier will debut their senior dance show Opposing Elements on Friday, March 6 at 8 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center.

As part of their senior project, Beda and Grygier have worked together to choreograph, design and plan Opposing Elements. According to Grygier, the show takes the characteristics of the four basic elements: earth, air, fire and water and translates them to the audience through dance.   

St. Gregory’s University announced today that Rev. Larry Snyder, former president of Catholic Charities USA and Vice President for Mission at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, will deliver the keynote address for its Spring Commencement Ceremony to be held on Saturday, May 16.

St. Gregory’s University received Excellence certifications as a Certified Healthy Campus and Business through the Certified Healthy Oklahoma program on Wednesday in Norman.

This is the third consecutive year St. Gregory’s has received an Excellence certification as a Certified Healthy Campus and its first year receiving an Excellence certification as a Certified Healthy Business.

Just a little over one year after the official launch of the Catholic Nursing Program, St. Gregory’s University was granted provisional approval by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBSN) to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

The St. Gregory’s University Board of Directors recently appointed Robert G. Dolan, Jr. and Alan Staab as members of the Board.

“We are pleased that Mr. Dolan and Mr. Staab will join our board and bring their considerable business expertise and philanthropic experience to the table.  They are highly regarded within both the Catholic and statewide community,” said D. Gregory Main, president of St. Gregory’s University.  “The University will benefit from their wise leadership as we continue to implement new programs and grow.”

St. Gregory’s University will hold a blessing ceremony of the new grotto and statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe as part of the celebration of the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Friday, December 12 at 3 p.m.

Mass will begin at 3 p.m. in the Abbey Church, followed by a procession to the grotto on the mound in front of Benedictine Hall where the blessing will be held. All are invited to attend.