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St. Gregory’s University was once again honored for its strong Catholic identity and recommended in the 2016-2017 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, a resource published by The Cardinal Newman Society. The list includes 29 Catholic colleges, universities and higher education programs.

June 7, 2016 - 3:16pm

St. Gregory’s University announced today that its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program has been granted full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The accreditation is retroactive to October 15, 2015.

June 6, 2016 - 4:37pm

St. Gregory’s University is now enrolling for the Certificate in Catechetics summer program being held on June 10-11, June 17-18 and June 24-25. Students can earn their certificate in three weekend courses, or sequentially over a three year period.

This summer program is ideally suited for catechist, Catholic teachers, parents or anyone else interested in participating in the “new evangelization” and the revitalization of Western culture.

Upon completion of the requirements for the Certification in Catechetics, students will be able to:

May 19, 2016 - 8:44am

St. Gregory’s University announced today the appointment of Dr. Michael A. Scaperlanda as the University’s 16th president. Scaperlanda has served the University of Oklahoma in various academic and administrative capacities since leaving the practice of law in 1989. He also has worked closely with St. Gregory’s over the last seven years as a member of the Board of Directors, Vice Chair of the Board and most recently assisting President Emeritus D. Gregory Main in creating St. Gregory’s bold strategic plan – Vision For Our Next Century.

May 16, 2016 - 8:47am

St. Gregory’s University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2016 on Saturday at the Don and Jenetta Sumner Fieldhouse on the St. Gregory’s campus in Shawnee, conferring 179 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees to students from both the Shawnee and Tulsa campus.

St. Gregory’s Acting President Fr. Charles Buckley, O.S.B. noted this year’s graduation is particularly special with the many “firsts” that occurred during the ceremony.

May 14, 2016 - 2:12pm

As this academic year winds down, St. Gregory’s University is very grateful for President Emeritus D. Gregory Main’s five years of leadership.

May 13, 2016 - 4:52pm

St. Gregory’s University will host its annual commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. in the Don & Jenetta Sumner Fieldhouse on the St. Gregory’s campus in Shawnee. Over 175 students are set to graduate with their associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees from both the Shawnee and Tulsa campus.

May 11, 2016 - 12:42pm

Rev. Don Wolf, Chairman of the Board of Directors for St. Gregory’s University, and Rt. Rev. Lawrence Stasyszen, O.S.B., St. Gregory’s University Chancellor, have named Father Charles Buckley, OSB, as acting President/CEO.

Fr. Charles is a long standing member of the monastic community at St. Gregory’s Abbey. He currently serves as a mathematics professor, but has served in a wide variety of roles throughout his time at St. Gregory’s, including a career counselor, dean of students and chaplain. He also served as Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2002-2005.

May 6, 2016 - 11:31am

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at St. Gregory’s University is pleased to announce its upcoming production of The 39 Steps, which opens Thursday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center.

April 27, 2016 - 2:40pm

St. Gregory’s University is pleased to announce the release of the Omnibus XI: The Odyssey of Mind, Body, and Spirit, a collection of original photography, art and written pieces complied by students and faculty over the past academic year.

April 22, 2016 - 3:58pm