St. Gregory’s University is proud to announce that Dr. Joshua Young, Assistant Professor of Communication, has been elected as the secretary of the American Studies Division of the National Communication Association (NCA).
The Don and Jenetta Sumner Fieldhouse was transformed into the North Pole on Friday, December 11, as student athletes from St. Gregory’s University welcomed 35 children from Heronville Elementary to campus for an early Christmas celebration.
“This was so much more than I expected it to be,” said Tiffany Olvera, kindergarten teacher from Heronville. “A lot of our kids don’t have a lot, so getting to come to a university and see where they could attend later in life, it was so heartwarming. This was a great day for our students.”
On Monday, December 7, 21 students from St. Gregory’s University took part in the Third Annual Scholar’s Day, hosted by the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Education.
Scholar’s Day was created to give students an opportunity to present their research projects to a wider academic community in poster format, which is required by local and regional conferences.
On Thursday, Nov. 19, the St. Gregory’s University School of Nursing held its first White Coat Ceremony, honoring the Class of 2017. Members of the campus community, family and friends were present as members of the nursing faculty cloaked students in the white coats they will wear throughout their nursing education.
The St. Gregory’s University Department of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present the world premiere of a brand new adaptation of the beloved children’s book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, based on the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, and adapted for the stage by Dr. David Coley, Assistant Professor and Director of Theatre. The first showing will take place on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center.
The St. Gregory’s University School of Nursing is pleased to announce its first White Coat Ceremony will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. in the St. Gregory’s Abbey Church.
During the ceremony, Dr. Susan Barnes, Dean of Nursing, will address attendees along with guest speaker Mary Diane Steltenkamp. St. Gregory’s Nursing Class of 2017 will be cloaked by instructors Dr. Wanda Robinson and Dr. Jasmine Johnson.
St. Gregory’s University invites prospective students and their family members to experience Cavalier Day on Thursday, November 12 beginning at 10 a.m. in Benedictine Hall.
Students and their families are able to visit with current students, tour the historic campus, learn about student activities and campus life, attend a college class and meet current faculty and staff who are able to assist with the admissions process.
Additional Cavalier Days are scheduled for February 11 and April 14.
St. Gregory’s University celebrated its Benedictine Hall Centennial Homecoming this past weekend. Hundreds of alumni, community members, current students, faculty and staff all joined together for a weekend of special events.
The St. Gregory’s University Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Communication Student Alliance will host speaker Dr. David J. Potter to present Privacy and Technology: Managing Online Identities on Friday, November 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Shawnee Community Room in the Rockwood Center at St. Gregory’s Shawnee campus.
The event is free and open to the public. St. Gregory’s community members are highly encouraged to attend.