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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.

St. Gregory’s University, St. Gregory’s Abbey and the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will celebrate the arrival of all seven volumes of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition with a special opening event on December 14 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

St. Gregory’s University will celebrate its homecoming this weekend, with several family-friendly events open to the community, including a free carnival on the lawn in front of Benedictine Hall.

Children of all ages are invited to attend this year’s Student Carnival, which will feature inflatables, a rock wall, carnival-style games and art activities. The carnival will take from 2 – 4 p.m.

St. Gregory’s University was once again honored for its strong Catholic identity and recommended in the 2015 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, a resource published by The Cardinal Newman Society. The list includes 20 U.S. Catholic colleges and universities and seven international and online programs.

St. Gregory’s University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts is set to debut its first show of the 2014-2015 season, The Glass Menagerie, this Thursday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center. Additional performances will also take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and the final showing at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

St. Gregory’s University is excited to announce the second annual Blessing of the Animals event, which will take place this Saturday, Oct. 4, at 4:30 p.m.

Fr. Nicholas K. Ast will be conducting the Blessing of the Animals that will take place on the St. Gregory’s campus, in front of Benedictine Hall. It will be a brief ritual honoring the presence and role of animals in our lives.

Friday, October 31, 2014
3:45 p.m Vote for your favorite Student Bed Race entry  
4:00 p.m. Student Bed Races 
In front of Mabee-Gerrer Museum
5:30 p.m. Student costume parade across stage