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Friday, March 23

Alumni Appreciation Week at Saint Michael's College

Saint Michael's College celebrated Alumni Appreciation Week 2018 from March 19 through March 22, honoring our alumni with Purple and Gold Day, thank-a-thons and alumni socials all around the country. 
Wednesday, March 14
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Campus hosts fly-fishing film event to aid vets

The Vermont-debut of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival to benefit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing was on March 13, 2018 on the Saint Michael’s College campus in the McCarthy Arts Center. This event was sponsored by The Green Mountain Program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) and served a benefit for the local PHWFF program, which serves injured and disabled military service personnel and disabled veterans in the greater Burlington, Vermont area and conducts year-round fly fishing activities. The Vermont debut was sponsored in part by Saint Michael’s College, Saint Michael’s College Military Community Services Office, Saint Michael’s College Student Veterans of America chapter and Central Vermont Trout Unlimited Chapter #138. Those present from the Saint Michael’s community – military community leaders active in Tuesday’s and other Project Healing Waters events -- were Chris Boutin, a student-veteran who helps run the campus chapter of SVA (Student Veterans of America) and largely has been responsible for arranging the festival and many other such gatherings hosted on campus; and Ken O’Connell, coordinator of military community services.


Friday, March 09
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Lecture speaker looks ahead a century for Judaism

“Judaism is hard,” and most authentically thrives only in community, posited Mark Oppenheimer, the popular journalist who was Thursday evening’s guest speaker for the annual Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture at Saint Michael’s College. Oppenheimer is a writer/speaker/teacher with a reputation for being “eclectic, insightful and prolific,” according to his introducer, Herb Kessel of the College’s economic faculty. Speaking to about 75 people in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room, Oppenheimer suggested with abundant humor, warmth and passion that 100 years from now, Judaism might find itself viewed in three basic categories that he explained to his audience.

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Group tackling AIDS/opioid issues wins 'Fix It' funds

Vermont CARES – a statewide group that “works for and with Vermonters affected by HIV/AIDS to promote well-being through a continuum of prevention, support, and advocacy services”-- is the recipient of a $10,000 grant through the “Fix it With Five” program, funded and administered by Saint Michael’s students.

Thursday, March 08
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Business students excel at Free Enterprise event

A team composed of five Saint Michael's College students, accompanied by Professor Robert Letovsky of the Department of Business Administration & Accounting, competed in the 6th annual “Free Enterprise Marathon” (FEM) held at the State University of New York on March 2, 2018.  As in past years, the team earned cash prizes in both the individual and team events.  

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