Elementary and middle level teachers from across Oklahoma came to St. Gregory’s University on November 5, 2014, to attend a half-day workshop with teacher candidates in preparation for the Robotics Workshop and Competition taking place on November 14-15.
St. Gregory’s University and the Oklahoma Blood Institute will be hosting a community blood drive Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. in the Great Room of the Rockwood Center on St. Gregory’s Shawnee campus.
Each donor will receive a t-shirt, health screening and Donor Rewards points, which are redeemable for items in OBI’s online store. Donors also have the option to forgo receiving a t-shirt to help donate to the Global Blood Fund (GBF), which helps support struggling blood centers around the world.
The Aviation Management program at St. Gregory’s University has reached a new milestone with its recent membership with the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), which serves as the national accrediting body for all collegiate aviation programs and advances the quality aviation education worldwide.
Ramah (Ramie) Nation, MHRM, has been named the new Registrar at St. Gregory’s University.
Nation brings 11 years of experience working in higher education, beginning in admissions for Oklahoma City University, which was her undergraduate alma mater. Throughout the years, she has held positions in several different departments including outreach, academic advising and the Registrar’s Office. In her most recent position before coming to St. Gregory’s, Nation served as the Registrar for Brown Mackie College in Oklahoma City.
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 will host a free information session for those interested in learning more about the new RN to BSN Degree Completion program. The Catholic liberal arts curriculum emphasizes the spiritual and holistic aspects of nursing and offers a unique opportunity for career advancement.
St. Gregory’s University’s Spirit and Sole Dance Ensemble is proud to present its fall dance performance, Behind the Mask. The show is set to hit the stage Friday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center on the St. Gregory’s campus.
St. Gregory’s faculty members, students and special guest choreographers have all crafted dance pieces that share a common theme – masks.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at St. Gregory’s University had the unique opportunity to host visiting professor Angela Sigley-Grossman Oct. 13 through Oct. 15 as part of a faculty swap opportunity between St. Gregory’s and DeSales University.
Grossman is the Assistant Professor in the Dance Department at fellow Newman Guide school DeSales University in Center Valley, PA. During her time at St. Gregory’s she helped choreograph a piece for the upcoming performance Behind the Mask: Fall Dance Concert.
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.