Private College Week at Marian University, July 13-18

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Wisconsin Private College Week begins July 13, and all of Wisconsin’s 20 private colleges and universities, including Marian University, will hold open houses throughout the week-long event. Marian University will be offering guided campus tours given by current Marian students, allowing students and their families opportunities to meet with staff […]

Marian makes programmatic changes

Marian University has made programmatic changes to ensure long-term sustainability in meeting the needs of students; thus, select academic programs have been deactivated. Marian will continue to educate, advise and mentor students to ensure their success. All continuing students currently enrolled in these majors, will be guided through to successful completion. The programs that have […]

Marian University to host leadership transition event

The event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Jeffrey Reed, dean of the School of Business and Public Safety at Marian. Dr. Reed will discuss changes in leadership and critical factors involved in negotiating the process, including generational differences, potential barriers and critical success factors. Prior to his current role, Dr. Reed served as a human […]

Rosenmeier selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month

FOND DU LAC, Wis.- John Rosenmeier was selected as Marian University’s May Veteran of the Month. Following 9/11, Rosenmeier joined the 173 Airborne Infantry in the United States Army, and served in the army for eight years. During his service, Rosenmeier served in Italy and Afghanistan. “We gather this month to honor the men and […]

CSA announces Book Debut Reception

The Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes invites friends and the general public to join them for a book reception introducing Called to Serve-Ministry Stories of the Sisters of St. Agnes in Latin America and Russia. Celebrating 70 years of service in Latin America and seven years of service in Russia, the book is comprised of […]

Flowers selected as Marian University’s Teacher of the Month

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Ashley Flowers, an English Language Arts teacher at Green Bay East High School, was selected as Marian University’s February Teacher of the Month. “I believe a good teacher will build relationships with students to promote trust and respect and a love for learning that will assist in individual success not […]

Bartelt to serve as Marian University’s Director of Athletics

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Jason Bartelt has been named as Marian University’s Director of Athletics. Bartelt will oversee the Athletic department and its strategic plan, represent Marian with all NCAA, NACC and NCHA relations, manage Marian’s athletic facilities and ensure a positive direction of all 19 varsity sponsored programs in the Athletic department. “Marian University […]

Marian University’s Alpha Delta Theta earns chapter award

Dr. Darold Treffert Lecture Series, entitled “Beyond Autism: Celebrating the Strengths of Individuals with Disabilities.” The presentation was a joint effort between Marian University’s Alpha Delta Theta and the Agnesian Beyond Boundaries of Autism (ABBA). Presenters featured Dr. Treffert, as well as Vivian Hazell and Dr. Matthew Doll from ABBA. “Agnesian HealthCare strives to support […]

Marian University names spring 2014 graduates

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University conferred undergraduate and graduate degrees on May 17, 2014. The following local students were among those who graduated: Cecelia Abshire of Sister Bay, Wis. Taylor Achterberg of Eagle River, Wis. Sarah Albert of Fond du Lac, Wis. Jodi Alix of Fremont, Wis. Margaret Belanger of Appleton, Wis. Kristin […]

Marian competes at National Model United Nations Conference

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Twelve students from Marian University participated in the National Model United Nations Conference from March 30 to April 3 in New York City to represent the country of Mongolia.  This is the eighth year that Marian has sent a team to Nationals. The Model UN conference offers students hands-on simulation experience […]

Marian faculty, staff earn recognition awards; Noble receives James R. Underkofler Award

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University recognized several faculty and staff members for their work and dedication to the local community at the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony. Lisa McArthur, academic advisor in the School of Business and Public Safety, was awarded the Academic Advising Excellence Award. This award identifies positive role models for […]

Marian University celebrates tenure, promotions of faculty

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University recently celebrated the promotion and tenure of five faculty. James T. Gray, J.D., assistant professor in the Sport and Recreation Management program, was promoted in academic rank to associate professor. John E. Morris, Ph.D., assistant professor of Chemistry/Physical Science, was granted tenure. Jodi Wagner-Angell, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, […]

Area students named to Marian University’s fall 2013 Dean’s List

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University has announced the names of students whose fall-semester academic standing has qualified them for Marian’s Dean’s List. The Dean’s List is published two times a year with the names of all full-time students who have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average. Area students are: Cecelia Abshire of […]

Fale’s Interim Presidency at Marian University Extended

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – The Marian University Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Robert A. Fale, who has been serving the University as Interim President since mid-June 2013, has accepted their invitation to remain in office through June 2016. Fale was appointed Interim President following the resignation of Dr. Steven DiSalvo, with the […]

Marian University Professor has Poetry Published in The Fourth River

FOND DU LAC, Wis- Dr. John Walser, associate professor of English, will have his poem “The Swimmers” published in the next issue of The Fourth River is a literary journal of nature and place-based writing that is published by Chatham University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program. To read Dr. Walser’s poem, go to: http://fourthriver.chatham.edu/

Marian University to host Jazz Studies concert

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University will host a Jazz Studies concert on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m., in the Hornung Student Center as a part of Arts Week. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature the Marian Steel Drum band, the Vocal Jazz Group and the Little […]

Marian University Professor has Article Published by My Purchasing Center

FOND DU LAC, Wis- Dr. Tom DePaoli, assistant professor in the School of Business and Public Safety, has had his article, titled “Information- Based Negotiations: A Different Approach,” published by the website, My Purchasing Center. The article discusses his alternative approach to negotiation. To read Dr. DePaoli’s article, go to: http://www.mypurchasingcenter.com/office-products/blogs/information-based-negotiations-a-different-approach-to-negotiati/.

Marketing professionals partner with Marian University and Moraine Park Technical College to provide unique experience

Front (L-R) Brad Palches, Pepsi; Tim Michels, Pepsi; Linda Kieckhafer, MAG Automation Systems; Jon Matthews, Mercury Marine; Laura Stockhausen, IFS North America; Kristen Quam, Fox Valley Savings Bank; Angie Schmitt, Grande Cheese Company; Holly Leuhring, Michels Corporation; Elaine Wimberly, IFS North America; David Williams, Brown Boots Interactive; Kayla Kruepke, Agnesian HealthCare; and Molly Moffitt, Agnesian […]

Marian University Students Awarded Soroptimist Scholarships

Recently awarded scholarships from Soroptimist International of Fond du Lac. Klotz was awarded the $1,000 Virginia Wagner Award and Kintzler was awarded the $1,500 Women’s Opportunity Award. According to their website, Soroptimist International “is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities […]

Marian University’s 10th Annual Academic Symposium Addresses Civility and the Freedom of Speech in America

FOND DU LAC, Wis- Marian University will present its 10th Annual Academic Symposium, “Freedom of Speech vs. Civility: Where does the one end and the other begin?” on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10 in the Stayer Center. Through keynote speaker Dr. David M. Shribman, executive editor and vice president of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, […]

Luetschwager appointed to the Wisconsin Action Coalition

March 27, 2013 FOND DU LAC, Wis- Dr. Julie Luetschwager, dean of the School of Nursing, has been appointed to the Wisconsin Action Coalition. The Action Coalition’s purpose is to implement the recommendation of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.Dr. Luetschwager has assisted in implementing recommendations of […]

Marian University Hosts 6th Annual Dr. Treffert Lecture Series

FOND DU LAC, Wis- Marian University will be hosting the 6th annual Dr. Darold A. Treffert lecture series entitled “Help is on the Way!” This presentation will be held on Tuesday, April 16, from 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. The presentation will focus on Agnesian HealthCare’s introduction of The Agnesian Autism, […]

Marian celebrates appointment of Pope Francis

The Marian University community rejoices in the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J. of Argentina as pope. Together with Catholics worldwide, we prayerfully pledge our support for Pope Francis and look forward to his leadership of the Catholic Church. On March 19, the day of the Mass of Installation of Pope Francis as Holy […]

Collegiate Wind Ensemble to host concert

FOND DU LAC, Wis. -The Fond du Lac Collegiate Wind Ensemble will present a concert on Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the UW-Fond du Lac Prairie Theater. The band will feature Rikudim. The ensemble is comprised of students from Marian University and UW-Fond du Lac, as well as members of the Fond du […]

Congressman Petri Elected to Marian Board

July 9, 2012 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI), who represents Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District, has been elected to the Marian University Board of Trustees. Petri, a Fond du Lac resident, is serving his 17th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a current member of the Committee on Education […]

Marian University names Gray as April Faculty Sabre of the Month

March 27, 2012FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named James Gray, assistant professor and Sport and Recreation Management program director, as its April Faculty Sabre of the month.Gray says that the best aspect of his job is the simple joy of teaching and working with enthusiastic students, and is thankful that his work […]

Marian Human Resources Program Receives Recognition from SHRM

February 1, 2012 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has added Marian University’s Human Resources degree to its list of programs that fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were initially developed by SHRM’s 2006 academic initiative to define the minimum HR […]

Marian University Ranked in Midwest’s Top Online Programs

January 18, 2012 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s School of Education online program recently made the shortlist for News & World Report’s top web-based classes in the Midwest. Ranked as #14 for Student Engagement and Accreditation and #22 for Student Services and Technology, Marian’s online courses cater to students who wish to earn […]

Marian University names Olig as January Sabre of the Month

January 18, 2012 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named Lisa Olig, coordinator of Disability Services and Academic Support, as its January Sabre of the Month. “I am blessed in many ways to be part of the Marian University community, however, I believe the best part of my role is the meaningful relationships […]

Marian’s Annual Academic Symposium Focuses on Liberal Arts

January 16, 2012 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian Universitywill be hosting a presentation on Tuesday, February 7, in the Stayer Center as part of its ninth annual Academic Symposium, “Is a University Really Necessary?” This panel presentation will focus on “Enhancing the Professions through the University” and builds on ideas discussed at last November’s […]

Marian University Presents for Pediatrics collects more than 500 gifts for hospitalized kids

December 22, 2011 From left to right: Barb Miles, RN, Surgical/Pediatrics, St. Agnes Hospital; Kristina Krueger, Markesan; Lindsey Leisgang, Seymour; Nancy Noble, associate professor of nursing, Marian University; Tammy Jensen, CNA, Surgical/Pediatrics St. Agnes Hospital, Ava Jensen, daughter of Tammy Jensen; Jessica Daun, Fond du Lac; Raven Haight, Markesan; Nikki King, Fond du Lac and […]

Faculty art to be featured in gallery exhibit in Milwaukee

December 15, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Hillary Quella, assistant professor of art at Marian University, will have one of her photographs featured in the Fifth Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition of Photographs in Milwaukee. Quella’s work will be featured in the exhibition until January 21, 2012. The exhibit will be held at Walkers Point […]

Activist Matthew Works to visit Marian University

November 3, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will host activist Matthew Works’ art installation entitled “Nowhere to Lay His Head” in Dorcas Chapel during the week of November 6 – 12. Works’ art brings attention to the issue of homelessness and social justice. In addition to the art installation, Marian’s Campus Ministry […]

Marian University CEO Lecture Series features Steve Peterson

October 10, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University is hosting President and CEO of Mid-States Aluminum Corp., Steve Peterson, on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. the Stayer Center Auditorium. Peterson will share his personal leadership experiences as well as the strategies that Mid-State Aluminum Corp. has used to become prosperous. He will […]

Ann Umbreit named Marian University’s Sabre of the Month

October 5, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named Ann Umbreit, coordinator of the International Multicultural Center and the international education office, as its September Sabre of the Month. Umbreit has been employed at Marian for seven years. The University values her work in helping international students who need assistance adjusting to […]

Marian University CEO Lecture Series features David Boelter

October 5, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s School of Business is hosting the Executive Director of The Arc in Fond du Lac, David Boelter, on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. Boelter will share his personal business experiences as well as the strategies that he has used […]

Marian University CEO Lecture Series features Lindee Kimball

October 3, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University is hosting the Solutions Center Executive Director, Lindee Kimball, on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Marian University’s Stayer Center Auditorium. Kimball will share her personal leadership experiences as well as strategies that the Solutions Center uses to help the Fond du Lac area […]

Marian University introduces CEO Lecture Series

October 3, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University School of Business is hosting their first “CEO Lecture Series.” It will feature several local and regional CEOs and business leaders who will give informational lectures on their strategies for success. The lectures will take place in the Stayer Center Auditorium throughout October. Marian University […]

Marian University celebrated Friend and Masters Day

September 23, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. —Friday, September 16, students and faculty in the Marian University School of Business celebrated Friends & Masters Day. Business alumni were invited to visit campus to meet current students as part of the Marian Homecoming celebration September 16-18. The event allowed current students to network with alumni and […]

Higher ed institutions in Fond du Lac county host joint diversity workshop for students and community, Oct. 5

September 20, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — “Social Change: Engaging Multiple Perspectives,” a free interactive workshop featuring keynote speakers Dr. Peggy McIntosh and Mr. Victor Lewis, on Wednesday, October 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Marian University. Students from Marian University, Moraine Park Technical College, Ripon College and University of Wisconsin—Fond du […]

Marian University CEO Lecture Series features Craig Culver

September 19, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis . — Marian University is hosting Craig Culver, CEO of Culver’s franchise, on Tuesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. Culver will share his personal leadership experiences as well as the strategies that Culver’s franchises have used to become a successful restaurant. He will […]

Celebrate International Day of Peace

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will be celebrating International Day of Peace with a presentation by Patrick Kennelly on September 21 at 7 p.m. in Dorcas Chapel. The presentation, titled “Non-Violent Solutions in Afghanistan,” is sponsored by Marian University’s Social Justice Committee. Patrick Kennelly is Associate Director of the Marquette University Center for […]

Marian University presents Alumni Awards 2011

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will be hosting their 14th annual Alumni Awards during homecoming. The Alumni Awards Reception will be on Saturday September 17 in the Stayer Center Dining Room. The reception will begin at 2 p.m. with the award presentation at 3 p.m. The Alumni Spirit of Marian Award will be […]

Marian University presents Alumni Awards

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will be hosting their 14th annual Alumni Awards during homecoming. The Alumni Awards Reception will be on Saturday September 17 in the Stayer Center Dining Room. The reception will begin at 2 p.m. with the award presentation at 3 p.m. The Alumni Spirit of Marian Award will be […]

Marian University welcomes Class of 2015

September 1, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis.— Marian University began its 75th anniversary year Tuesday morning, August 30, with a record-breaking freshman class. The entering class is the largest in history with 473 new freshmen and transfer students expected when classes opened, of which 326 are first-year students. “I am delighted to welcome the class […]

Marian University Binnebose awarded ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship

WASHINGTON, D.C.–8/18/2011– The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has selected Andrea Binnebose from Marian University as a 2011 award recipient of the ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship is aimed at highly competitive students who wish to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) in microbiology. Fellows have the opportunity to conduct full time summer research […]

New franchise opens on Marian University campus

August 16, 2011 Fond du Lac, Wis.— The first of its kind, Erbert & Gerbert’s® Bistro is opening on the Marian University Campus. While E&G Franchise Systems, Inc. has locations in several college communities, this is the franchisor’s first location on a college campus. Erbert & Gerbert’s Bistro will feature Erbert & Gerbert’s unique menu […]

DIAL Summer Institute to host presentation by Angela Engel

July 8, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s Differentiated Instruction for Alternative Learning (DIAL) master’s program will be hosting a presentation by Angela Engel on Monday, July 18 from 9:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in the Stayer Center room 205. Engel’s advocacy for children and education began when she founded a mentoring and […]

Marian University names Paul Neuberger as vice president for advancement

June 30, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named Paul Neuberger as the vice president for advancement, effective July 2011. As the Vice President for Advancement, Neuberger will provide leadership and focus to the philanthropic efforts of the university. Neuberger has served in several advancement executive positions, having worked for organizations including […]

Marian University names spring 2011 graduates

June 27, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University conferred undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University’s spring graduation in May. The following local students were among those who graduated: Wendi Alar of Brookfield Keely Andrews of Appleton Christopher Aspenson of Fond du Lac Michelle Austin-Willard of Green Bay Elizabeth Baier of Mount Calvary […]

High school students experience nursing as a career choice

June 22, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Twenty-one high school students took part in the ninth annual summer nurse camp sponsored by Marian University and Agnesian HealthCare in June. Participants came from a variety of high schools, including Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, Hortonville, Kewaskum, Neenah, Omro, Sheboygan, St. Mary Springs and Winnebago Lutheran […]

Marian University to participate in Tough Mudder obstacle course to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

June 17, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s Campus Safety department will be participating in the Tough Mudder obstacle course on June 23-24. The individuals participating in the event include Matt Rose, Travis Knecht, Jamie Goodman and Matt Gabel. “Although the Tough Mudder course is ‘the toughest event on the planet,’ our department […]

Marian University is “Above the Influence”

Marian University student leaders pledged that they are above judging. Back Row: Melinda Whitaker, Taylor Putz, Kayla Otters and Bailey Schmidt-Cullinan. June 14, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — In May, students at Marian University participated in “Above the Influence,” a Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac County campaign. Marian students were among over […]

Marian University to hold annual golf outing, June 24

June 10, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will be hosting the third annual Alumni & Friends Golf Outing at Whispering Springs Golf Club in Fond du Lac on June 24. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. The golf event will be held in a scramble format, with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. […]

“Hope for Japan” efforts raise over $2,800 for Red Cross Japan

June 10, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s community-wide fundraising relief effort, “Hope for Japan,” raised over $2,800 that will be sent to Red Cross Japan. In response to the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Marian began the “Hope for Japan” relief efforts to help aid struggling families in Japan. Marian held […]

Candee to serve as Vice President of Mission & Retention

May 26, 2011 Fond du Lac, Wis.—Kate Candee has been promoted to serve as Marian University’s Vice President for Mission & Retention. In this position, Candee will serve as the administrative officer who supports the fulfillment of the Mission and Core Values of the University and the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes. She […]

Marian University alumni accepting alumni award nominations

May 23, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University is now accepting nominations for the 2011 alumni awards banquet that will be held on September 17 during Homecoming Weekend. The alumni awards recognize outstanding alumni who have positively impacted their communities, professions and the Marian campus. Members of the Marian University Alumni Association are […]

Marian University indoor facility breaks ground

May 19, 2011 Pictured L-R: Joel Cohen, Dick Baker, Gary Smith, Doug Hammonds, John Korb, Sr. Mary Noel Brown, Dr. Steven DiSalvo, Terri Emmanuel, Sr. Jean Steffes, Dr. Darold Treffert, Sr. Jo Ann Sambs, Wayne Matzke, Jason Bartelt FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University broke ground on Wednesday, May 18 on an indoor athletic […]

Marian University names Garner as May Sabre of the Month

May 18, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named Ashly Garner, coordinator of Career and Graduate School Services, as its May Sabre of the Month. “I am honored that I was chosen to be Sabre of the Month. Marian’s staff, faculty, and students truly live out the mission every day in so […]

Marian University recognized for 15 years of service in Milwaukee

May 18, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University received special recognition for 15 years of service at The Gathering of Southeast WI, Inc’s annual volunteer recognition event on May 6 in Milwaukee. The Gathering provides ten free meals each week at three sites to over 100,000 of Milwaukee’s hungry and homeless annually. Dr. […]

Marian University holds 2011 spring commencement

May 14, 2011 2011 graduate Nicole Weinert from Hartford, WI accepts her diploma from Dr. Steven DiSalvo FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University held its 71st spring commencement exercises on May 13 and 14. At the commencement ceremony held in the Howard Sadoff Gymnasium on Saturday, President Dr. DiSalvo welcomed the guests and expressed […]

Marian University visits Chicago Financial Institutions

May 13, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The finance program at Marian University’s School of Business sponsored a Finance Day. Professors James Gray and Katherine Schuessler accompanied seventeen students to Chicago to visit the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Federal Reserve Bank. At the CBOE, the group discussed options trading with former […]

Marian School of Business recognizes student leaders

May 3, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The Marian University School of Business recognized business student leaders at its annual awards ceremony in the Marian Stayer Center on April 8. Thirty students were inducted into Sigma Beta Delta, an International Honor Society in Business, Management and Administration. Sigma Beta Delta was established to encourage […]

Marian University names Watry as April Sabre of the Month

April 21, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named Dr. Deborah Watry, professor and chair of the School of Education’s Teacher Education Program, as its April Sabre of the Month. “I feel very special to have been nominated and selected for this award. I am proud to be a part of the […]

Poet Kathleen Heideman to present at Marian University

April 19, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s English Department is proud to present the award-winning poet Kathleen Heideman, on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. Heideman, a native of Wisconsin, is known for her poetry featuring elements of nature and the environment. Heideman was recently nominated for […]