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 […]

“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 […]