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 […]