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For 90 Years, Dedicated to Helping Students Find Their Purpose
What happened in 1923? | Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as president after the death of Warren Harding. | Time magazine debuted | Listeners thrilled to the first-ever radio-borne presidential address | The original Yankee stadium opens its doors | A loaf of bread was nine cents | The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth establish Saint Mary College, a junior college for women.

Happy 90th birthday to Saint Mary! In 1923, Saint Mary started accepting students, beginning a decades long tradition of inspiring talented students to find their purpose in life. Less than a decade later, SMC was a four year institution, and well on its way to becoming the university you know today.