Saint Michael’s College will host China’s leading human rights lawyer in exile, Teng Biao, for a presentation titled “No Country for Justice” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room (third floor). Professor Rowena He of the Saint Michael’s history faculty will be moderator of the presentation as well as a contributor based on her own experiences.
The presidents of 17 colleges in Vermont who are part of the Association of Vermont Independent Colleges (AVIC), including Saint MIchael's President John Neuhauser, have released a statement on the revocation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program. You can read the statement here.
Catherine Welch of the Saint Michael’s College Student Life Office has been named Advisor of the Year for Active Minds, a national nonprofit group that urges students to speak openly about mental health issues in order to remove the stigma and change campus cultures. She will receive her award in early November at the Active Minds annual national conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3-5.
Saint Michael’s College is ranked as the 11th most environmentally responsible college among the 375 “greenest” campuses in the U.S. and beyond, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings features Saint Michael’s in the 2017 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges, published September 19.
The Edmundite Center for Faith and Culture at Saint Michael’s College will host a Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Symposium at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26 in the Roy Room of the Dion Family Center on campus. The occasion for this symposium is commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.