In This Together: Edition 2

Staff in the College’s Marketing & Communications office are continuing to find and post stories from our community during these uncommon times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve invited anybody among us to share whatever from their daily lives might inspire and make us feel connected, from the more serious to the whimsical. Last […]

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In This Together

Staff in the College’s Marketing & Communications office are continuing to find and post stories from our community during these uncommon times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this week we invited anybody among us to share whatever from their daily lives might inspire and make us feel connected, from the more serious to […]

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Core Team leaders are backbone of MOVE

Saint Michael’s College’s well-established Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE) program through Edmundite Campus Ministry provides students with an abundance of service opportunities. Several current MOVE Core Team leaders recently shared their perspective on the experience of being a Core Team leader, and how it has changed them and their St. Mike’s experience. These leaders’ variety […]

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Award to student caps College’s celebration of women

On Sunday, March 8, Saint Michael’s College held its 2nd annual celebration of International Women’s Day, recognizing the accomplishments of multiple women affiliated with the College through a specialized web page and series of emails, and announcing the recipient of the International Women’s Day Scholarship: Rebecca Furgal ’21, a political science major from Northborough, MA. […]

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Holocaust drama ‘Letters to Sala’ is spring play

“Letters to Sala,” a Holocaust drama based on a true story of a Polish Jewish teenager who survived seven labor camps during World War II, has been in rehearsal this semester as the Saint Michael’s College spring MainStage production. It originally was set to run in late March, but campus disruptions related to the coronavirus […]

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Alumni profile: Adam Johnson ’03

When a change of heart led to a change of careers for Adam Johnson ’03, he turned to lessons from Saint Michael’s College and the liberal arts to bridge his transition confidently. The former varsity basketball player for the Purple Knights demonstrated increasingly strong social conscience and deep concern for kids through his community outreach […]

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Dykstra poetry translations win ‘Oscar for books’

On March 2, PEN America held its 2020 Literary Awards Ceremony at The Town Hall in New York City. It was hosted by Seth Meyers, who described the ceremony as “The Oscars for books.” The 2020 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation went to The Winter Garden Photograph, a collection by the Cuban writer Reina […]

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McGill sociology graduate studies await Alsaffar

Saint Michael’s College student Dina Alsaffar ’20 says that learning more about the world and societies through sociology was a light bulb for her, and she wants to bring that light to people living in Middle Eastern countries, where sociology scholarship is less common than in North America. Alsaffar has been accepted into a graduate […]

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Eco-Reps keep students informed on sustainability

This year, Saint Michael’s College has three student Environmental-Representatives (Eco-Reps) on campus. These Eco-Reps are undergraduate leaders with a goal of informing students about sustainability issues as well as leading initiatives for improving the sustainable practices on campus. This year, the Eco-Reps are tackling the project of completing an AASHE STARS report for the college. […]

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Speaker probes political humor in age of Trump

Late-night comedy shows are an important source of political information for many Americans even if networks and comics understandably care more about laughs and profits than journalistic fairness or communicating news, says Stephen Farnsworth, author of a new book called Late Night with Trump: Political Humor and the American Presidency. Farnsworth, a political science professor […]

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