Straight from home to become a Sabre

The Marian University women’s soccer program has taken advantage of a rare type of student-athlete recently by recruiting high schoolers who are home schooled. The Sabres currently boast three home schooled student-athletes on their roster in Charity Hertel along with sisters Alicia Balken and Jenae Balken.  Despite not attending a traditional high school, head coach […]

What Do Family Nurse Practitioners Do?

Family nurse practitioners provide a wide range of healthcare services for patients of all ages. They conduct examinations, order diagnostic tests, prescribe medicines, and develop treatment plans. In many places, family nurse practitioners (FNP) have stepped in to provide the care historically provided by family physicians. This is especially the case in rural and other […]

Communications program graduate now working for Grizzlies

Hannah Buntrock continues to adapt to life in Memphis “Wait – you work for the Grizzlies?” That’s typically the response Hannah Buntrock gets when her occupation becomes the topic of conversation. Whether in the franchise’s city of Memphis, or in her hometown of Wittenberg, Wis., the revelation is usually met with some level of surprise. […]

NACC announces postponement of fall sports

MILWAUKEE – The Council of Chief Executive Officers, institution presidents, of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) today announced that they have made the difficult decision to postpone all conference regular-season competitions and championship events through December 31, 2020. Student-athletes at the member institutions were notified on Friday. “While we recognize this is disappointing news […]

Every Marian University May Nursing Graduate Passes NCLEX-RN on First Attempt

Results of the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) have been released and 100% of Marian University’s May 2020 Traditional BSN Nursing graduates passed the test on their first attempt, beating the Wisconsin and national averages by a wide margin. To become a registered nurse, candidates must pass the NCLEX-RN, a computerized adaptive […]

From pineapples to pine trees

Fond du Lac, Wis. is over 4,000 miles away from the islands of Hawaii, but for some Marian student-athletes, Wisconsin has become a second home. Marian University has students from across the world make their way to Wisconsin for the opportunity at higher education, but for Sabre athletics, senior AJ Rambaud and sophomore Dax Martin […]

Marian professor Tom Wallestad to virtually discuss comics

Marian University Graphic Arts professor Tom Wallestad will virtually discuss “The Comics Medium and ‘Good Talk’” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, on the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/FDLPL. Registration is required and starts today at fdlpl.org by clicking on Calendar. Having taught comic art and animation for more than 20 […]

Sabres enjoying strong start to eSports season

Despite a lack of sporting events, Marian University athletics has still seen a lot of action in the past couple of weeks through the newly introduced eSports team. The Sabre eSports program was introduced just a couple of months ago in late March and has already been busy with action.  Marian has competed in League […]

Four Sabers earn NTCA all-academic honors

WHITEWATER, Wis. – Four Marian University student-athletes have been named to the National TenPin Coaches Association (NTCA) all-academic team. A total of 380 student-athletes from 69 different institutions were honored for their excellence in the classroom.  In order to be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must maintain a grade-point average of at least 3.4 […]

Cathy Mathweg reflects on 30-year Marian University career

As Cathy Mathweg prepares for the final day of what has been 30 years as a staff member at Marian University, the Associate Vice President for Mission and Dean, Academic Advising and Academic Services doesn’t feel like she’s been here that long. “Really, it’s not until I look at my 29-year-old son Joseph, or my […]

Marian athletics sets school record with 106 NACC scholar-athletes

MILWAUKEE – A total of 106 Marian University student-athletes have been named to the NACC all-academic team announced the league office Tuesday. This marks the first time in school history Marian University has had more than 100 student-athletes recognized as all-academic by the NACC and marks the third consecutive year that the Sabres have had […]

Marian University participates in historic transfer agreement with technical colleges

Students seeking to transfer credits from any of Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges to Marian University will have a much easier time in the future thanks to a historic, comprehensive agreement signed last week. Marian University is one of the private, nonprofit colleges and universities participating in the WAICU-WTCS Course Credit Transfer Agreement. “Streamlining the process […]

Was your Business Ready for the Pandemic? How an I/O Psych Degree Could Have Helped

Industrial-organizational psychology involves the study of human behavior in groups in the workplace. During a crisis such as the COVID-19 outbreak, industrial-organizational psychology could better prepare business owners with insight into developing a productive remote work environment, becoming a better virtual manager, and using best practices to engage employees. To help businesses in these areas, […]

Marian University releases spring 2020 Dean’s List

Nearly 400 students were named to the Marian University Dean’s List for academic achievement for the 2020 spring semester. The Dean’s List is published two times each year with the names of all full-time students who have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average. Students making Marian’s Dean’s List are: Jackson Allsop, Okauchee, WI Alejandro […]

Marian University freshman Amber Kissinger nets Rotary International scholarship

Marian University freshman Amber Kissinger has received a $1,000 scholarship from Rotary International, a service organization that provides humanitarian service and works to advance peace around the world. The Campbellsport High School graduate was selected because of her demonstration of Rotary International’s “Service Above Self” philosophy throughout the application process.

Marian University administrator releases new book

Dr. Anthony Dallmann-Jones, director of the At-Risk and Alternative Education graduate program at Marian University, has released his latest book “How to Connect with Students At-Risk: Creating learning environments for teacher and student success” on Amazon. The book, written for all concerned educators and parents, covers how society can respond and save our at-risk youth, […]