St. Gregory’s University has signed an agreement with St. Mary’s College, a private Junior College located in Nagoya, Japan, allowing students to earn an associate degree at St. Mary’s and seamlessly transfer into a bachelor’s degree at St. Gregory’s.
Deal means pre-paid scholarships for students, financial strength for school
St. Gregory’s University announced today a historic agreement, establishing a $5 million prepaid tuition program between St Gregory’s Abbey, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the University. The Nation, under the leadership of Chairman Rocky Barrett, will provide scholarships to members of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN). Over the next six years, 60 students will receive up to four years of full scholarships to attend St. Gregory’s.
St. Gregory’s University has hired Dr. Jessica Stubblefield as the program chair for the Early Childhood Education program, which will be housed on the Tulsa campus. The new program offers accelerated, adult-friendly associate and bachelor’s degree programs on both the Tulsa and Shawnee campuses, as well as traditional courses for residential students on the Shawnee campus.
St. Gregory’s University is now enrolling for the Certificate in Catechetics summer program being held on June 12-13, June 19-20 and June 26-27. Students can earn their certificate in three weekend courses, or sequentially over a three year period.
This summer program is ideally suited for catechist, Catholic teachers, parents or anyone else interested in participating in the “new evangelization” and the revitalization of Western culture.
Upon completion of the requirements for the Certification in Catechetics, students will be able to:
The following speech was given by Father Larry Snyder on May 16 at St. Gregory's 2015 Commencement Ceremony
St. Gregory’s University Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Humanities Dr. Tash Smith’s book Capture These Indians for the Lord has been chosen to receive the 2014 Saddlebag Selection Award from the Historical Society of the United Methodist Church.
St. Gregory’s University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2015 on Saturday at the W. P. Wood Fieldhouse on the St. Gregory’s campus in Shawnee, conferring 168 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees to students from both the Shawnee and Tulsa campus.
St. Gregory’s President D. Gregory Main noted this year’s graduation is particularly special as the University’s celebrates the centennial of Benedictine Hall and the establishment of the Shawnee campus.
On Sunday, May 3, St. Gregory’s University faculty and staff came together to honor students in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Continuing Studies for their academic achievements throughout the 2014-2015 school year.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at St. Gregory’s University will premiere their upcoming original ballet Danvers’ Lilly on Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m. in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center.
Danvers’ Lilly was composed by Oklahoma Baptist University alumnus, Lyndsy Perkins, who also wrote the storyline for the ballet. The choreography was prepared by St. Gregory’s University dance instructors, Dr. Jessica Van Oort and Amy Nevius.
Taiwan senior Tsai Chi’s visual arts exhibition entitled Translations opens on Friday April 24 at St. Gregory’s University from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Student Life Lounge located in the Rockwood Center. The general public is invited to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments at this free event.