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On March 23, St. Gregory’s senior Catherine Ybarra, a health and fitness promotion major from Quanah, Texas, hosted a free community health fair in the Rockwood Center at St. Gregory’s University as part of her senior project.

Different stations in the Great Room were hosted by students from the St. Gregory’s Kinesiology department, the Pottawatomie County Health Department, House of Health and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Attendees received free BMI measuring and blood pressure checks, nutrition information and tips for leading a healthier lifestyle.

March 28, 2017 - 12:47pm

On its historic campus, the St. Gregory’s University community looked forward to a bright and exciting future as Dr. Michael A. Scaperlanda was inaugurated as the University’s 16th president on March 21, 2017.

March 22, 2017 - 3:42pm

St. Gregory’s University is pleased to announce Melissa McLawhorn Houston will be speaking at its first academic conference, Labor and Leisure: The Liberal Arts and the Professions, on March 20 and 21.

March 9, 2017 - 9:14am

Elizabeth Grim was named St. Gregory’s Employee of the Month for the month of March by members of the St. Gregory’s community. She is the Female Resident Director for Student Life at St. Gregory’s.

Grim is a 2015 graduate of St. Gregory’s and has been an employee with St. Gregory’s since April of 2016.  Prior to working as a resident director, she worked as a part time youth minister for middle school and high school students at Our Lady of Victory in Purcell and St. Catherine of Sienna in Pauls Valley.

March 8, 2017 - 3:08pm

By Peyton Bates

Student Marketing Assistant

Seven students from St. Gregory’s University attended the Oklahoma Native American Students in Higher Education (ONASHE) Conference on February 25, 2017. The conference offered three days of workshops and a variety of activities.

March 7, 2017 - 4:12pm

St. Gregory’s University Psychology major Araceli Flores presented her senior research project on wellbeing at the Upper Midwest Regional Undergraduate Communication Research Conference in Vermillion, SD, hosted by the University of South Dakota Alpha Delta Pi Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the student honor society of the National Communication Association. The conference highlights completed and ongoing undergraduate research completed by members of Lambda Pi Eta.

March 6, 2017 - 2:03pm

St. Gregory’s University’s resident dance company, The Spirit and Sole Dance Ensemble, will debut its spring dance concert “The One and the Many” on Friday, March 3 at 8 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center at St. Gregory’s University.

February 28, 2017 - 4:48pm

On February 23, St. Gregory’s University hosted the third annual Catholic School Fine Arts Day, with over 180 students in attendance from five different schools.

“We were thrilled to have talented arts students from five Catholic middle and high schools perform on our campus, display their visual art, and take classes with our faculty,” said Dr. Jessica Van Oort, chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Fine Arts Day coordinator.

February 24, 2017 - 3:45pm

By Peyton Bates
Student Marketing Assistant

On Sunday, February 12, students from the Theta Chi Omega sorority at St. Gregory’s University traveled to Oklahoma City to volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The girls served a full meal to families in need at the House.

February 22, 2017 - 3:18pm

St. Gregory’s University student Beth McHale will debut her senior art show on Friday, Feb. 17, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Student Life Lounge located in the Rockwood Center on St. Gregory’s campus in Shawnee. The general public is invited to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments during the free exhibition.

February 15, 2017 - 3:11pm