Marian University takes steps to proactively prepare for budget shortfall

Marian University announced today that it has begun taking proactive steps in anticipation of its operating budget and enrollment projections being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following weeks of garnering internal feedback and ideas related to decreasing the budget, and in collaboration with Marian’s Board of Trustees, various steps were identified to strengthen the […]

How Dental Hygienists Help Improve Oral Health in Rural Communities

In 2017, Wisconsin lawmakers changed state regulations allowing dental hygienists the right to work in more places without direct supervision by a licensed dentist. The changes gave dental hygienists the chance to offer services in areas where people have inadequate access to dental care. The state legislature’s passage of Act 20 led to improved oral […]

Marian University to virtually host summer college preparation camp

Marian University’s Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program is gearing up to host its eighth summer college and career readiness session, which will begin on Monday, June 22. Marian’s UBMS program provides educational services during the academic year and for a six-week period during the summer. It is primarily funded by the U.S. Department […]

Marian University nets funding to help first-year students

Serve Wisconsin has awarded AmeriCorps funding to Marian University for a new program that will aim to help first-year students. The accepted proposal will support 12 students as AmeriCorps members, who will then plan and implement Community Engaged Learning and Meaningful Social Engagement modules for first year students. These members will work closely with faculty, […]

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

In making the decision to hold its annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony in conjunction with the faculty and staff Fall in-service, Marian University has announced those who will receive awards. Jennifer Schultz, an assistant professor of Psychology, will receive the James Underkolfer Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, which requires that the recipient “demonstrate outstanding […]

Dye and Thomas named all-conference by NACC

MILWAUKEE – Junior Maxwell Dye and freshman Trent Thomas have each been named All-NACC based on their performances from the first two rounds of the NACC championship. Dye (Kenai, Alaska) shot a 159, tied for 10th, between the first two rounds of the NACC championship after shooting a 77 followed by an 82.  His 77 […]

Rogers selected as next Marian women’s basketball head coach

Kristen Rogers has been selected as the 14th head coach of the Marian University women’s basketball program announced director of athletics Jason Bartelt. “After conducting a thorough search of extremely talented women’s basketball coaches, I am excited to have Kristen accept the position of becoming our next head coach,” commented Bartelt.  “She has been around […]

Marian University faculty to share CBE program development and implementation at FTTS Conference

Four faculty from Marian University will present on the development and implementation of its competency-based education program at the Fast Track to Success Conference, which highlights innovation in higher education. Presenters of “Collaborative Program Development in an Inclusive CBE Environment” will include Gina Possin, Industrial Organizational Psychology Program Director and Assistant Professor of Psychology; Alan […]

Marian University Enters Articulation Agreement with Holy Family College

Holy Family College and Marian University have entered into an articulation agreement that will allow students of the Manitowoc-based college to complete their education through Marian at a cost potentially less than their original price of attendance at Holy Family College. Holy Family College, formerly Silver Lake College, announced on Monday it will cease operations […]

Ready to Apply to College? Marian University Has Room for You

In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic of spring 2020, many potential college students may have put off their decision about where to enroll in college. The good news is that there is still plenty of time to apply to college and make a decision to commit to furthering your education. At Marian University, […]

Senior Tirria Smith receives Erroll B. Davis Minority Achievement Award

Marian University senior Tirria Smith has been named a recipient of the Erroll B. Davis Minority Achievement Award, presented annually and jointly by the Alliant Energy Foundation and The Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to minority students demonstrating excellence while pursuing a degree in engineering or business administration. “She is an inquisitive young […]

How Do I Study Online?

The COVID-19 outbreak has led instructors and students alike to change their approach to education. In some cases, students who once went to a classroom have transitioned to online learning. And some students preparing for college have decided to forego traditional classrooms and instead study online. In either case, students have concerns about how they […]

How to Become a Teacher in Wisconsin 

Some people know from a young age they want to become a teacher. Others don’t reach that decision until later in life after they’ve launched another career. Fortunately, demand for qualified teachers remains high in Wisconsin, which means it’s never too late to make the career switch into the classroom. Marian University offers a clear […]

Donate Life flag raised at Marian University

In recognition and celebration of National Donate Life Month, representatives from Share your Spare, Fond du Lac gathered Monday morning to raise a Donate Life flag from the Marian University Smith Fields Complex flag pole. The event, held at 10:08 a.m., was part of the statewide Donate Life Wisconsin campaign “Pause to Give Life,” which […]

Marian University names Michelle Majewski Acting President

The Marian University community has turned to a familiar face in welcoming back Michelle Majewski, PsyD., as Acting President. Majewski, who earned a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University, previously served 29 years in a variety of roles at Marian, including full-time faculty member, chairperson, dean, and professor emerita. Her most recent position […]

Nursing student Alexander Rink excited to work in ER

Why I chose Nursing Pursuing my initial Bachelor’s degree at UW-Madison, I knew I wanted to be involved in healthcare or physical science, but in what way, I did not know. I bounced from majoring in Biology to Chemistry to Biomedical Engineering to pre-medicine until I finally landed on Biology with a Conservation and Ecology […]