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Nursing Sciences Earn Top Ranking Read More Nursing Sciences Earn Top Ranking Academic reputation, student success and program depth have earned Saint Mary's Department of Nursing Science a third-best ranking among nursing schools in Indiana. The nursing program also ranks in the top 3% of the best nursing schools in the country, according to Nursing Schools Almanac. Only Indiana University and Purdue University rank higher among nursing programs in the state. Saint Mary’s Hosts 2021 Spring Shannon Scholar Read More Saint Mary’s Hosts 2021 Spring Shannon Scholar Our alumnae are change makers! Renee N. Salas ’03, MD, MPH, MS, recently visited with students in three separate virtual sessions to talk about climate change and how it impacts public health. An ER physician and Harvard Fellow, Dr. Salas’ expertise has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Time, Associated Press, CNN, USA Today, the Guardian, and others. In From the Margins of History Read More In From the Margins of History In an op-ed in Wednesday’s Observer, Katie Conboy reflects on the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the way in which their stories are told—and not told. President Conboy calls on the tri-campus community to demarginalize their impact on our shared history. Buildings Purchased from Sisters of the Holy Cross Read More Buildings Purchased from Sisters of the Holy Cross President Katie Conboy announced that Saint Mary’s College has completed the purchase of three buildings from the Sisters of the Holy Cross: Bertrand Hall, Bertrand Annex, and Lourdes Hall. The papers were signed at a small ceremony on March 10 by President Conboy and Sister Veronique Weidower ’70, CSC, president of the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Plans for Spring Commencement Are Announced Read More Plans for Spring Commencement Are Announced In an email to students, faculty and staff, President Katie Conboy announced details of the College’s 174th Commencement, taking place on Saturday, May 22. The noon ceremony will include most of the elements of a pre-pandemic celebration, including a keynote address and conferring of honorary degrees. Fall 2021 Plans Read More Fall 2021 Plans In a message to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy talks of plans for fall 2021. All In With Our Mission Read More "All In" With Our Mission In this letter to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy reflects on our own long history as a Catholic women’s college and on the many ways the Sisters of the Holy Cross and their lay collaborators have been all in with our mission: to educate women who change the world by responding to the complex needs and challenges of contemporary life. Building Deeper Connections on Campus Read More Building Deeper Connections on Campus Living on campus looks different during a pandemic. Saint Mary’s Carries on with Winter Walk Read More Saint Mary’s Carries on with Winter Walk For more than two decades, students at Saint Mary’s have traveled to downtown South Bend in February to participate in the annual St. Margaret’s House Winter Walk. This year, when the organization switched to a virtual event due to the ongoing pandemic, Saint Mary’s rallied and created a self-contained walk on campus so students, faculty, and staff could carry on with their support. Back to the Future Read More Back to the Future In this letter to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy admits to having continued "back to the future" moments.