This year’s Saint Michael’s College Theater Department’s fall semester Main Stage production will treat audiences to iconic scenes from the most revered works of Tennessee Williams, the tortured but brilliant American playwright. Peter Harrigan of the College’s Fine Arts/Theater faculty is director and costume designer for this new show, which he conceptualized and has titled Past is Present: The Theatre of Tennessee Williams. The show will be November 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center Theater. Admission to all shows is free using tickets obtainable through Eventbrite.
Student athletes and their coaches arrived at the Roy Room fresh from practice Thursday night, many still wearing their Purple Knight gear and some carrying field hockey sticks and soccer balls. This came as no surprise to Lydia Bell, the visiting speaker, whom they rushed over to see. In fact, the sight was only fitting for the question under discussion: how are these student athletes and their peers balancing athletics, academics, social lives, and sleep?
At a well-attended breakfast gathering in the Pomerleau Alumni Center on Wednesday, October 10, Saint Michael’s College President Lorraine Sterritt told the Vermont Catholic Professionals -- a new group initiated by Burlington Diocese that held its kick-off quarterly networking meeting on campus -- about ways her Catholic faith has impacted her professional life in education.
Aside from a few random barks, Hally and Rex the dogs with their owners appeared mostly serene and ready when Edmundite Fr. Michael Carter ’12 began his short and intimate “Blessing of the Animals” ceremony on the steps of the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel at about 6 p.m. Thursday evening in honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4.
An afternoon ceremony on August 9, 2018 in the Pomerleau Alumni Center Fireside Lounge honored the late Paul J Palmer ’56, P’80, P’94, GP’11 with his Posthumous Induction into the Society of Mont-Saint-Michel. In remarks at the ceremony, President Lorraine Sterritt said Paul Palmer’s induction was “in recognition of his incredible generosity to Saint Michael’s College.”