Alumni News

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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 

For the first time on exhibition in Oklahoma, St. Gregory’s University, St. Gregory’s Abbey and the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will host a one year engagement with The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition, an incomparable work of sacred scripture and art.

The year will begin on October 14th with the unveiling of the Heritage Edition of the Gospels and Acts Volume at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee on the campus of St. Gregory’s University.

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that Marcel Brown, Anthony Coleman and Dany Doughan have successfully completed their doctoral studies.

Building upon the successful theology undergraduate programs already in place at St. Gregory’s, a new Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology was recently approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The new graduate program is enrolling students now for classes to begin this fall.

St. Gregory's University's new Masters in Professional Counseling has officially received approval by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). St. Gregory's is now enrolling students for the master's degree program with the first classes beginning this fall.

Congratulations to St. Gregory’s alum John Clark on accepting a position at the University of Arkansas! Clark is working as the Graduate Manager for the Razorback Women’s Basketball team.