Alumni News

Honoring the recent accomplishments of our talented St. Gregory’s alumni.

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St. Gregory’s University is excited to announce its inaugural Scholarship Gala at the Skirvin Hilton in downtown Oklahoma City on Saturday, August 26.

“This event is an opportunity for us to thank our incredible alumni and benefactors who have come together for an evening of philanthropy and celebration,” said President Michael A. Scaperlanda.

June 6, 2017 - 5:37pm

(Shawnee, Okla. – June 5, 2017) St. Gregory’s University President Emeritus D. Gregory Main passed away at home on Sunday, June 4, surrounded by his family.

“Greg was a tremendous leader and advocate for St. Gregory’s University; he genuinely gave his heart and soul to the mission of our University during his tenure,” said President Michael A. Scaperlanda. “I remain forever grateful for his mentorship and he will be deeply missed by everyone in the St. Gregory’s community.”

June 5, 2017 - 2:58pm

By Jessica Johnson, Student Marketing Assistant

St. Gregory’s Director of Financial Aid Lori Deardorff was awarded the Philo Brasher Emerging Leadership Award at the recent Oklahoma Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators spring conference.

Deardorff said she was shocked and honored to receive the award.

June 1, 2017 - 12:13pm

Jessica Johnson, Student Marketing Assistant 

On May 18, six St. Gregory’s University students traveled to the Dominican Republic to embark on a service learning experience with the Mariposa DR Foundation. Traveling with other colleges from Oklahoma, Minnesota and Alabama the students went to the Northern Coast to lend a helping hand at the Mariposa Center. Students from St. Gregory’s were Summer Guarnieri, Lucy Ramos, Jessica Johnson, Madison York, Yami Garduno, and Peyton Bates.

June 1, 2017 - 9:48am

St. Gregory’s University is now enrolling for the Certificate in Catechetics summer program being held on June 9–10, June 16–17, and June 23–24. Students can earn their certificate in three weekend courses, or sequentially over a three year period.

This summer program is ideally suited for catechists, Catholic teachers, parents, or anyone else interested in participating in the New Evangelization and the revitalization of Western culture.

Upon completion of the requirements for the Certification in Catechetics, students will be able to:

May 12, 2017 - 4:14pm

St. Gregory’s University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 6 in the Don and Jenetta Sumner Fieldhouse on the St. Gregory’s campus in Shawnee, conferring 182 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees to students from both the Shawnee and Tulsa campus.

President Michael A. Scaperlanda was excited to congratulate the graduating class on their accomplishments.

May 9, 2017 - 2:45pm

On May 4, the St. Gregory’s University community gathered in the St. Gregory’s Abbey Church to honor its five senior nursing students in a pinning ceremony. The pin given to each student serves as a reminder to the nurses the overall purpose of their chosen career path – to care for the sick and vulnerable. The ceremony itself serves as a symbol of the important level of care and devotion nurses provide to their patients.

The pinning ceremony was a proud moment for the St. Gregory’s community.

May 5, 2017 - 4:47pm

Members of the St. Gregory’s University community filled Sarkeys Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 28 to honor the academic achievements of its students at the annual Academic Honors Convocation. Dr. Ron Diggs, Vice President of Finance and Administration led the ceremony, as chairs from each department recognized their top students.

May 1, 2017 - 4:32pm

By Peyton Bates, Student Marketing Assistant

On April 21, St. Gregory’s University students Mark Legako and Maureen Myrvold were inducted into the nursing honors society, Sigma Theta Tau International. They participated in the Beta Delta-at-Large Chapter induction ceremony.

April 27, 2017 - 4:03pm

By Peyton Bates, Student Marketing Student

Catalina Melo, an admissions counselor for St. Gregory’s University, was named April’s Employee of the Month by members of the St. Gregory’s community.

“I was in awe when my coworkers told me that I had won the employee of the month award,” said Melo. “It means a lot to me to receive this award because my fellow faculty/staff members were the ones to nominate me and this means much more coming from them.

April 27, 2017 - 3:46pm