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Friday, October 20

Panel highlights conservative view on campus

The SMC Conservative Club, a new club on campus that was formed in order to voice the opinions of conservative student, held a panel in the Dion Student Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18. 
Wednesday, October 18
Emeritus office facing hallway

New Emeritus College about staying plugged in

With support from the vice president for academic affairs, a recently retired Saint Michael’s Shakespeare scholar is giving shape and substance to a new “Emeritus College.” Nick Clary’s hope is that by offering social opportunities, academic collaborations and dedicated common space in a central academic building, he can keep wise and experienced retired faculty more directly and meaningfully connected to the College and to one another, benefiting all involved.

Friday, October 13
Amy and listeners

Fellows map way through hard conversations

At a Wednesday campus luncheon, four Saint Michael’s women with track records as powerful and articulate student leaders showed they will be strong guides for the campus community as it navigates through much-needed hard conversations about race and other social divides, particularly since the last national elections. These four newly named “Fellows for Positive Engagement” -- Leah Seften ’18, Lauren Stone ’19, Deirdre McPhee ’19 and Amy Garlesky ’18 are aiming to teach their peers and others at the College about productive and respectful dialogue by passing along tools they are learning in a new 20-student “pop-up class” for one credit.

Wednesday, October 11
Muhammad at podium

Speaker urges revisiting of America's origin story

Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, who teaches History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School, stimulated earnest debate among a diverse audience on the Saint Michael’s College Campus last Thursday over whose history has been displayed in this country in recent years. In emphasizing the alternate “stories” or perspectives of American history, Muhammad’s captivating presentation probed issues loaded with racial, political, and social tensions.


Los at the U.N.

U.N. speech taps student's rich work-study education

Victoria Los’s mid-September speech in the United Nations Chapel about applying religious principles to local-level and global refugee-assistance efforts revealed the heart of a Saint Michael’s education. Here was evidence that Catholic liberal arts study creates for students a comfort level with religious values, international perspectives and practical service while promoting career-advancing and mind-expanding connections among all three.

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