Congratulations, Class of 2017

Our greatest achievement -- our graduating class -- is lifted up for celebration and recognition at this special time of year.

Please take a moment to celebrate the successes of the May Class of 2017. Share your Commencement updates and photos using #MountMaryGrad or SnapChat us: mountmaryu. Be sure to use our custom geofilter to mark your special day.


Student Speaker: Serena Majeski '17

Serena Majeski is a Business Administration major who grew up in the college town of Menomonee, WI. She has been employed in the financial field at the Medical College of Wisconsin for more than ten years and plans to finish her career there. Serena and her husband Mark have five adult children. They are chronic vacationers who are looking forward to having a little more time to travel after graduation. For Serena, graduating from Mount Mary means following in her sister’s footsteps as well as providing the tools to turn her own dreams into reality.

Top10 Moments in Creativity

By the Numbers: President Schwalbach, Ph.D. 


As outgoing president, we want to highlight the tremendous impact Dr. Schwalbach has had on Mount Mary University. 

$74,262,602 - scholarship dollars given to students in her 9 years as President

100,000 sq ft of the University has been renovated which represents 20% of campus

3,432 - students who earned a degree or certificate in her 9 years as President

#1 - Mount Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission for academic excellence which has helped the University expand into doctoral and other academic program growth

Eileen’s commitment to creativity is present on campus, with an impact that will spread into the future.”
— Deb Dosemagen, Graduate Program Director in Education


10,497 alumnae

74% of grads live in Wisconsin

48% students identify as having diverse backgrounds

20% of students study abroad

12:1 students to faculty ratio

Special thanks to students dedicated through their organization and retiring faculty.

Most Spirited Member Award

Danielle Burdick (MMU Philosophical Association)

All Star Award

Ana Andrade (SALSA/MMU HPGM)

Student Organization Service Award

SAAC's Special Olympics Unified Ball

Program of the Year Award

Programming and Activities Council's Disney Week

Organization of the Year Award

Dance Association


Retiring Faculty and Staff

Bruce Moon, Art Therapy

Sandra Keiser, Fashion

James Conlon, Philosophy

Wendy Jones, Fashion

Lela Joscelyn, Behavioral Science

Kris Kaptain, Occupational Therapy

Alumnae Stay Connected

Graduation Day was just the beginning. As an alumna of Mount Mary University, you are part of a powerful community, connected to not only your alma mater, but also a multigenerational network of inspired and empowered women. Stay connected by updating your information. We'll send you campus updates, networking opportunities, and ways to give back.