CSM congratulates 64 winter graduates
OMAHA, NEB. – College of Saint Mary would like to congratulate the 64 students of this year’s winter graduating class. These students received their degrees at Winter Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Lied Fitness Center. The commencement address was delivered by Lisa Utterback ‘93, Executive Director for Omaha Public Schools. CSM President Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, presented the degrees to the graduates.
Graduation with honors is based on the undergraduate student’s quality point average for College of Saint Mary courses only. To be eligible for honors, the student must complete at least sixty-five semester hours of CSM courses at the bachelor’s degree level or thirty-seven semester hours at the associate’s degree level.
For Bachelor’s Degrees
- summa cum laude: a student must obtain a quality point average of at least 3.9
- magna cum laude: a student must obtain a quality point average of at least 3.7
- cum laude: a student must obtain a quality point average of at least 3.5
For Associate’s Degrees
- with highest honors: a student must obtain a quality point average of at least 3.9
- with high honors: a student must obtain a quality point average of at least 3.7
- with honors: a student must obtain a quality point average of at least 3.5
College of Saint Mary – educating leaders since 1923. Founded for women by the Sisters of Mercy, CSM is a thriving Catholic university that provides access to affordable education. CSM fosters potential and leadership through academic excellence, scholarship and lifelong learning. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in many of today’s highest-paying, in-demand fields, including physician assistant studies, occupational therapy, nursing, science, education, business and legal studies.
CSM offers its student body an enriching collegiate experience that includes competitive athletics and a wide range of fine arts opportunities. A member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), CSM Flames student-athletes field teams in 10 competitive sports: basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, bowling, competitive dance, swimming, golf, tennis and cross country. Fine arts play a large role in rounding out an academic experience and CSM provides students with the opportunity to continue their passion for music, art and drama.
Located in the heart of Omaha, home of four Fortune 500 companies, CSM’s 40-acre campus is adjacent to Aksarben Village’s vibrant and bustling retail and entertainment space, as well as Baxter Arena. CSM is minutes from world-class attractions such as the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Joslyn Art Museum, Lauritzen Gardens and CenturyLink Center Omaha.