Marian University receives CSII funding

Marian University was invited to participate in the Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation (CSII) and did receive funding for the 2017-18 academic year. CSII’s mission is to provide leadership in Wisconsin, the region, and beyond on issues pertaining to civil liberty and related institutions (governmental, civic, business, social, scientific, religious, etc.) and […]

Marian University donates to Pillar & Vine

Marian University donated their gently used dorm mattresses to Pillar & Vine. “Donating to such a worthwhile organization is very rewarding,” said Paul Krikau, dean of students. “Pillar & Vine is an outstanding organization and we’re happy to assist how we can.” Pillar & Vine is a 501(c)3 private, non-profit, child-placing agency licensed through the […]

Marian University welcomes largest freshman class in school history

Marian University began the new academic year by welcoming the Class of 2021 to campus on Monday, August 28. The Class of 2021 consists of over 350 new freshman students, the largest freshman class in the history of Marian University. Students from high schools within Wisconsin, 23 other states and students from Canada, Germany, and […]

Marian University establishes Toastmaster’s chapter; info session set for Sept. 13

Marian University recently established a Toastmaster’s Chapter, and will hold an information session on Wednesday, September 13 from Noon – 1 p.m. at Marian’s Stayer Center Auditorium. Toastmaster’s is an international organization with more than 300,000 members around the world and is where “Leaders are Made.”  Participants in this organization develop soft skills, network with […]

Marian University announces new hires

Marian University has announced the hiring of several positions. Dr. Michael Carroll will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Business, and holds a rank of professor. Carroll comes to Marian with over 30 years of academic experience.  Dr. Carroll previously worked at Benedictine University (Ariz.) serving as the President and Dean of […]

Marian University to offer new At-Risk and Alternative Education master’s program

Marian University now offers a new At-Risk and Alternative Education master’s degree. The At-Risk and Alternative Education master’s program prepares educators, youth workers, counselors, juvenile services, and detention centers’ personnel to be more effective with at-risk youth – especially those students at-risk of not achieving educational or personal success in their lives. “At-risk kids take […]

Berndt selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

Zach Berndt was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month for June. Berndt has served in the Army National Guard for the past 10 years. During his service, Berndt has taken every opportunity to serve his country, including attending trainings and schools, and was deployed to Afghanistan. Berndt strives to live the Army core […]

NEW Tuition Management System

Marian University is introducing some exciting enhancements to provide convenience and ease for our families to manage their education expenses in a one-stop, real-time environment. To learn more, please click on the link below. For questions regarding these exciting enhancements, please call TMS at 800.330.5095 or Marian University Office of Business and Finance at 920.923.8551. […]

Marian University students attend American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2017

Marian University students Breann Wenzel of Kaukauna, and Chelsea Mayer of Winneconne, along with Dr. Susan Bornstein-Forst, professor of biology, attended the American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2017 from June 1-5 in New Orleans. Mayer presented a poster presentation on the “Seasonal Antibiotic Resistance Dynamics for Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, […]

Marian University makes donation to Salvation Army’s PB&J Program

Marian University recently made a donation of 125 pounds of peanut butter to the Salvation Army for their summer peanut butter and jelly program. “The Marian community came together and donated peanut butter as part of our ‘Living the Mission: Sustaining Creation’ theme from the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, who are the sponsor […]

Marian University to host summers scholars program in June

Marian University will hold a Summer Scholars Program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in earning college dual credit and exploring college life, on June 12-June 30, at Marian’s Fond du Lac campus. Attendees can enroll in one of three courses: BIO 104 – Environmental Science: A study of the organization […]

Marian University holds 2017 spring commencement

Marian University held its spring commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13. At the commencement ceremony held on the outdoor quad on Saturday, student speaker Scott Milnthorp, marketing and sport & recreation management double major and information technology minor from Calgary Alberta, Canada, spoke to his fellow graduates about the welcoming, supportive Marian community. “I don’t […]

Marian’s School of Business holds awards ceremony

The School of Business at Marian University recognized outstanding performance at its annual Awards Ceremony in Dorcas Chapel on April 20. The program opened with the induction of new members into Sigma Beta Delta (SBD), the international honor society in business, management, and administration. SBD was established to encourage and recognize scholarship and to promote […]

Marian University spring commencement set for May 12-13

Marian University will hold its 75th spring commencement on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13. The Commencement weekend will begin on Friday, May 12, with the School of Nursing and Health Professions radiologic technology pinning ceremony beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Sadoff Auditorium in the Stayer Center,  and the nursing pinning ceremony beginning […]

Marian University to hold information sessions, May 3 and May 25

Marian University will hold two information sessions for individuals interested in its RN-BSN Completion Program on Wednesday, May 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and on Thursday, May 25 from 2 – 4 p.m. at its Appleton campus, located at 720 W. Association Drive. Marian University’s 100% online RN-BSN program can be completed in […]

Pepper selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

Stephen Pepper was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month for March. Pepper served in the Army and Army National Guard from 1983-2012, where he served as a military policeman and investigator, battalion supply sergeant, and readiness NCO. Pepper serves as the student veteran specialist at Moraine Park Technical College. He also serves as […]

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

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. Andrea Wolf, admission counselor and academic advisor in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, was awarded the Academic Advising Excellence Award. This award identifies positive role models for Marian […]

Marian University to host Celebrate Marian weekend, April 27-30

Marian University will hold its annual Celebrate Marian weekend on April 27-30. Thursday, April 27 Day of Giving: Marian’s 24-hour day of giving will support the annual scholarship fund. Individuals can give to the annual fund at marianuniversity.edu/donate or in-person during the hours of 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the administration building lobby. Veterans […]

Marian students take first and second place in Wisconsin Stock Market Competition

Two teams from the Marian University School of Business received awards for first and second place in the Adult/Technical/College Division of the Wisconsin 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 given to students managing the […]

Marian University announces $13 million Comprehensive Campaign

Marian University announced today it has embarked on the public phase of its $13 million comprehensive campaign, “The Marian Campaign: Inspired Students, Stronger Community.” “We are proud to be continuing the pioneering spirit of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes with this ambitious fundraising campaign,” said Andrew P. Manion, Ph.D., president of Marian University. […]

Marian University faculty awarded tenure

The Marian University Board of Trustees recently approved and awarded tenure to three members of the University’s faculty. The newly-tenured professors are Dr. Kelly Chaney, Dr. Justin Ponder and Dr. Kristi Reitz. Dr. Kelly Chaney joined Marian University as Dean of the School of Education in June 2016, and currently serves as associate vice president […]

Dr. Rosa Martinez to serve as keynote speaker for Marian’s 10th annual Dr. Darold A. Treffert Lecture Series

Dr. Rosa Martinez, Ph.D., is the President and Founder of Strokes of Genius. Strokes of Genius focuses on educating and empowering individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by promoting the abilities in contrast to the disabilities.  Strokes of Genius builds and supports artistic talents through the provision of educational art studio experiences to “Train […]

Lemke selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

Robin Lemke was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month for March. Lemke served for four years in the Marines, and met her husband, John, while serving. “Both my husband and I were serving. We were both deployed to Desert Storm – and only 26 days after we were married,” said Lemke. “Being in […]

Marian University to host CSI summer camp in June

Marian University will hold a CSI camp for high school students interested in exploring a career in criminal justice, homeland security, and forensic science, on June 19-21, 2017, at Marian’s Fond du Lac campus. Attendees will discover a variety of career opportunities, and will feature hands-on learning opportunities and sessions taught by Marian faculty and […]

Marian University to host Academic Symposium, March 28-29

Marian University will hold its annual Academic Symposium on March 28-29 in the Stayer Center. The keynote presentation will be held on Tuesday, March 28 from 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. Dr. Mark Taylor will serve as the keynote speaker. His presentation will focus on “Teaching and learning in a digital age: Impacts on the goals […]

Marian University to offer summer courses

Marian University will be offering a wide variety courses during its summer session, which begins on May 15. Whether looking to jump start one’s college career, or lighten one’s fall semester schedule, Marian University will offer both face-to-face and 100% online courses in topics like anatomy and physiology, American government, art fundamentals, life systems, argumentative […]

Former Packer’s Linebacker Koonce featured on Channel 9

George Koonce, senior vice president for university relations at Marian University, was recently featured on Channel 9 WAOW news. Koonce was interviewed about his new book, “Is there Life after Football? Surviving the NFL.” Watch the special report here: http://www.waow.com/story/34593590/2017/02/24/special-report-after-the-pack

Marian University establishes two new colleges

Marian University has re-organized its academic structure from four schools to two colleges, in order to better serve students. This change creates the new College of the Professions from what had been separate schools of education, business, and nursing and health professions. This new college will be led by Dean Linda Matheson, RN, Ph.D. The […]

Herdt selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

Daniel Herdt was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month for February. Herdt served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 15 years, from 1973-1988, and enjoyed traveling from New York to Alaska, and even Portugal, during his service. In addition, Herdt was awarded the Longevity Achievement medal. The Veteran of the Month […]

Marian University to host pre-symposium event, February 15

Marian University will be hosting a pre-academic symposium event, “Keeping up with toddlers: Risks, realities and rewards of Technology” presentation on Wednesday, February 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Sadoff Auditorium in the Stayer Center. The event will feature keynote speaker Dana Miller. Miller will discuss the need for adults and parents to accept […]

Puddy selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

Jeff Puddy was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month for January. Puddy served as a navigation electronics technician in the U.S. Navy for six years from 1983-1989, and was in the submarine force from 1985-1989. “You can’t go wrong entering the military,” said Puddy. “The benefits of training and getting to travel are amazing; plus, you get your education paid for […]

Nursing degree offered at Berlin hospital

BERLIN (WLUK) — Nurses can now earn bachelor’s degrees in Berlin. ThedaCare announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with Marian University to offer the program. The combined online and classroom education at ThedaCare Medical Center-Berlin takes about 18 months to complete for nurses who already have associate degrees. Coursework includes general education liberal […]

CSA Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Women’s Leadership In Action Keynote Speaker: Karen Vernal-President of Vernal Management Consultants A highly skilled, creative professional Karen spent 7 years Working with the Green Bay Packer leadership team. She and her team seek to build vibrant, results oriented institutions both in the nonprofit, for profit and governmental arena. Karen believes in living your life […]

Marian University Presents for Pediatrics collects over 1,000 gifts for hospitalized children

The fourteenth annual Marian University School of Nursing and Health Professions Presents for Pediatrics campaign has collected more than 1,000 gifts for children in Wisconsin hospitals. Each holiday season, Marian University Student Nurses Association (MUSNA) collect toys, DVDs, books, games, activity sets and other gifts, and deliver them to St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du […]

Lotto selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

Zack Lotto was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month for December.  Zack Lotto has served in the Army for the past ten years, and is currently still actively serving our country.     “I’m having a great time. I’m hoping to do this for another 10 years, ” said Lotto. “I joined because I was looking for […]

Marian student completes blog as part of new externship program

Marian University’s Career Services recently piloted an externship program exclusively for first-year student exploring careers during winter break. As part of her experience at Drexel Building Supply, Alyssa Bartelt ’20 documented her experience on the company’s blog! Check it out: http://www.drexelteam.com/blog/marian-externship-week-by-alyssa/

Marian to hold informational open houses at new partnership site at ThedaCare in Berlin

Marian University will hold two informational open houses for individuals interested in the RN-BSN Completion program through its partnership program offered at ThedaCare in Berlin, located at 225 Memorial Drive in Berlin, Wis. The informational open houses will be held on January 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., and January 17, 2017 from 3 – 7 p.m. The RN-BSN Completion program is […]

Live Stream of Marian’s Commencement Ceremony

Not everyone can attend Marian’s winter commencement ceremony, but that shouldn’t stop friends and family from joining in on the celebration! Whether celebrating near or afar, click here to watch the ceremony on live streaming video. Graduation ceremonies are also archived, so friends and family can watch or replay the event here at your convenience.

December Graduation Announcement

The National Weather Service is predicting snow for Friday, December 16, 2016. Marian University will hold the December graduation ceremony regardless of weather conditions. We caution all graduates, guests, and University representatives to be attentive to road conditions and drive with care.  

Marian University students compete in Northwest Model UN Conference

The Marian University Model United Nations team traveled to the Northwest Model United Nations Conference in Seattle, Wash., from November 18-20. Seventeen Marian University students competed with students from other universities across the country. Marian University represented the countries of Turkey, Mali, Trinidad and Tobago, DPR Korea and Argentina.  As diplomats, the students collaborated with […]

Marian University to offer winterim courses

Marian University will be offering a variety of courses during its winterim session, January 3-20. Whether looking to create more room in one’s spring semester schedule, get a head start on college, or simply looking for winter enrichment, Marian’s winterim semester offers traditional semester-long courses in online or 3-week accelerated formats, allowing individuals to advance […]

Harmon to serve as Marian University’s Vice President for Enrollment Management

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University has named Jason M. Harmon as the Vice President for Enrollment Management, effective November 1, 2016. Harmon brings extensive experience in higher education enrollment management, having served in a variety of leadership roles. Harmon previously served in various positions at Aurora University in Aurora, Ill., including Director of […]

Marian University to offer winterim courses

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University will be offering a variety of courses during its winterim session, January 3-20. Whether looking to create more room in one’s spring semester schedule, get a head start on college, or simply looking for winter enrichment, Marian’s winterim semester offers traditional semester-long courses in online or 3-week accelerated […]

Veteran-made documentary ‘Project 22’ screening to be held at Marian University, Nov. 22

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will host a screening of Project 22 on Tuesday, November 22 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center Auditorium. Called “the catalyst for a movement that will define a generation,” by Danny Farrar (SoldierFit/Platoon 22), Project 22 is a crowd-funded, community-driven feature documentary, co-directed by two combat-wounded […]

Andrews selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Jason Andrews was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month. Andrews served in the U.S. Navy from 1990-2004, and served in both the Gulf War and Desert Storm. Andrews joined the Navy right out of high school, and served as a radio man, where he was responsible for communication […]

Marian University to hold open house for veterans, November 16

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University will hold an informational open house for veterans interested in transferring their work and military experience into a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The open house will be held on Wednesday, November 16 from 3-7 p.m. at Marian’s Stayer Center Dining Room at its Fond du Lac campus, located […]

Marian University to hold informational open houses throughout Wisconsin

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University will hold several informational open houses for individuals interested in its adult undergraduate and graduate programs. Wednesday, October 26 from 3-8 p.m. at Marian’s Appleton Center, located at 720 W. Association Drive in Appleton, Wis. Thursday, October 27 from 3-8 p.m. at the Tundra Lodge Resort, Waterpark and […]

Holzman selected as Marian’s Veteran of the Month

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Thomas Holzman was selected as Marian University’s Veteran of the Month. Holzman served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1969, and served in the 3 rd brigade of the 82 nd Airborne Division during the Vietnam War. “My father is a hardworking man and took pride in putting in many hours […]