“Pink Out” proceeds given to Agnesian HealthCare

April 18, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s men’s hockey team raised a total of $2,145.00 from their annual “Pink Out” game that was held on December 11, 2010. The check was received by Breast Care Coordinators and Marian alumnae Kay Groeschl, RN, and Lisa Michels, RN, on behalf of Agnesian HealthCare. The […]

Marian University to host Threat Liaison Officer Training

April 14, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Statewide Information Center (WSIC) and the Southeastern Terrorism Alert Center (STAC), is pleased to offer the Threat Liaison Officer Program (TLO). The training program will take place on May 11 in Marian University’s Stayer Center. The TLO Program was created […]

Marian University to host Chick-fil-A Leadercast, May 6

April 12, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Fond du Lac community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of 11 internationally acclaimed leaders during the Chick-fil-A Leadercast at Marian University’s Stayer Center Auditorium on Friday, May 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Leadercast is a one-day training event broadcast live from […]

Marian University competes in 2011 Midwest Model UN Conference

April 12, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Eleven students from Marian University competed with over 500 university students in the Midwest Model UN Conference from February 16-19 in St. Louis. The Marian delegation represented the African nation of Gabon, a developing country with limited resources. The Midwest Model United Nations Conference is designed to […]

Nhia Yang to serve as project director of Marian University’s SSS program

April 12, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Nhia Yang is serving as program director of Marian University’s Student Support Services (SSS) program. SSS is a Title IV (TRiO) program funded through the U.S. Department of Education. It serves college students who are low-income individuals, first-generation college students or individuals with disabilities. Yang’s responsibilities include […]

Marian University to participate in WAICU Students’ Day in Madison

April 7, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — This Thursday, April 7, Marian University students will be among nearly 400 Wisconsin students from Wisconsin’s 20 private nonprofit colleges and universities that are expected in the Capitol to meet with their hometown legislators about the importance of the Wisconsin Tuition Grant (WTG) for their future and […]

Marian University to host Criminal Justice Camp

April 5, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will host its fourth annual Criminal Justice Camp from June 20 – 22, 2011. The camp will be held on Marian’s Fond du Lac campus and is open to high school students who will be juniors or seniors this coming fall. The Criminal Justice Camp […]

Marian University to begin “Hope for Japan” efforts

March 28, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will begin a community-wide effort, “Hope for Japan,” to help raise funds to send to Japan. Marian will have collection jars in the Administration Building, Common Grounds Coffeehouse and Dorcas Chapel. In addition, Associate Professor of Art Tom Wallestad and Adjunct Professor Chizuko Konishi Wallestad […]

Fallen Fond du Lac Police Officer

March 21, 2011 Marian University grieves alongside the Fond du Lac Police Department with the loss of Officer Craig Birkholz. Marian has deep ties to the Fond du Lac Police Department and we send our deepest sympathies to the department and their families. The Marian community extends prayers for those injured in the tragedy on […]

Marian University hosts WI HR Games and Student Conference

March 7, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University hosted the 2011 Wisconsin HR Games and Student Conference on March 4 and 5. Over 75 students participated in the games and conference. The Marian University team in the HR games earned a fourth place rating. The team consisted of Jenney Essmann from Fond du […]

Leslie Lemke to perform benefit concert at Marian University

March 15, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Leslie Lemke, a musically gifted prodigious savant, will be performing a benefit concert “And Sings My Soul” on Friday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Marian University’s Stayer Center Auditorium. “Savant syndrome is rare. But even more rare are the so-called prodigious savants – handicapped persons who […]

Marian University and Moraine Park Technical College sign Articulation Agreement

March 15, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — On Wednesday, March 9, representatives of Moraine Park Technical College (Moraine Park) and Marian University signed an articulation agreement in business.The agreement clarifies transfer of credits between the institutions in business disciplines such as accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, and operations, and business-related fields such as […]

“Awakening the Dreamer” symposium presentation to be held at Marian University

March 14, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University’s Social Justice Committee, in collaboration with the Environmental Club, will be hosting the “Awakening the Dreamer” symposium presentation on Tuesday, March 22, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Stayer Center room 217/218. The symposium features video clips and facilitated discussion to inspire participants to play […]

Marian University to host sixth annual Student Leadership Conference

March 14, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will be hosting the sixth annual Student Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center. The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Troy Stende.The focus of his presentation is “Be the Change.” With heartfelt compassion, Stende […]

Marian’s Annual Academic Symposium focuses on Healthcare

March 1, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University, in collaboration with Agnesian HealthCare, will be hosting their eighth annual Academic Symposium on March 29-30 in the Stayer Center. This year’s symposium is focused on “21st Century Healthcare: Facts, Myths, Implications and Ethics.” The symposium will feature two evening presentations that will begin at […]

Marian University supports “Protect Financial Aid” petition

March 1, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University, with the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU), has partnered with the United Council of UW Students and the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association in a joint effort to “Protect Financial Aid.” For the 2009-2010 academic year, 728 Marian students received the […]

Marian University receives tile from NASA Space Shuttle

February 25, 2011 Marian University has received a thermal protective tile from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It will be housed in the Ben Sadoff Science Hall. The tile that Marian received was made and used by NASA. The lightweight tiles protect space shuttles from extreme temperatures when orbiters re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere. […]

Marian University announces 2011 Business & Industry Award winners

February 17, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The 29th annual Marian University Business & Industry Awards program will be held at the Marian University Stayer Center, on Thursday, March 3. After a reception and dinner, five awards will be presented following a keynote address on “Sports and Philanthropy: The Business of Giving Back” by […]

Marian University Student Nurses’ Association receive award at WSNA Convention

February 10, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Twenty members of the Marian University Student Nurses’ Association (MUSNA) recently attended the Wisconsin Student Nurses’ Association (WSNA) Annual Convention held February 2 – 4, 2011 in Wisconsin Dells, where the chapter received the Most Community Projects award. “This award illustrates how active MUSNA is in comparison […]

Marian University to travel to Greek Islands

February 10, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. —Marian University is organizing a trip to Greek Islands, June 16-26, 2011, and will be holding an information session for the public on Thursday, February 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Stayer Center’s C.D. Smith Boardroom. This tour will include a visit to Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Athens and other […]

Come make history at Marian

February 10, 2011 Marian University will hold its annual history biathlon for high school students on April 2 starting at 8 a.m. in the Stayer Center. This is the fifth year the history program at Marian has held a history competition for high school students.All high school students may compete; teams should number between 1 […]

Marian University names Kleckner as January Sabre of the Month

February 1, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University has named Terena Kleckner, reading and writing specialist in the Learning and Writing Center, as its January Sabre of the Month. “It is an honor to be recognized for this award among the many caring professionals who help Marian students reach their potential, achieve success […]

Marian University to show film, “For Colored Girls”

January 27, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University’s Student Activities will be showing the film “For Colored Girls” as part of Black History Month on Friday, February 4 at 8:30 p.m. and on Monday, February 7 at 8:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. The movie “For Colored Girls” is based on the […]

Friedman to present “CSI for the Defendant” at Marian University

January 27, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The Marian University McNair Scholars Program will be hosting a presentation on crime scene investigation on Wednesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. The presentation, “CSI for the Defendant: Steven Avery and the Halbach Murder Trials,” will feature keynote speaker Alan Friedman, Ph.D., […]

Marian University will renew lease and renovate West Allis location

January 20, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will be renewing its lease with the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish for their West Allis location. Marian offers a variety of adult accelerated, master’s and doctoral degree programs at the West Allis location, where over 450 students are currently enrolled and taking classes. The […]

Marian students place second and third in Wisconsin Stock Market Competition

February 10, 2011 FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Two teams of students from the Marian University School of Business received awards in the Wisconsin College/Technical College/Adult Division of the Stock Market Simulation sponsored by EconomicsWisconsin. The student teams each managed a hypothetical $100,000 in online investment portfolios for 10 weeks during the fall semester.Awards were […]