Symposium exhibits the heart of education

People were surprised by their deeply emotional response to the scholarship and humanity on display at Saint Michael’s College the last weekend in April during an annual campus-wide, multidisciplinary Academic Symposium involving hundreds of student presenters. One was Karen Talentino, vice president for academic affairs. “I’m just overwhelmed, really – each year this event puts […]

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Students work chemistry magic on TV, then for crowd

Anything that gets college students up before 5 a.m. and holds their attention until sunset while managing to excite both young kids and their parents is worth learning about and sharing. So figures David Heroux, Saint Michael’s College associate professor of chemistry, who has a few tricks up his sleeve to promote enthusiasm for science. […]

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Faculty and Staff Career News

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Saint Michael’s soars in “Green College” notability

On the same day the Princeton Review named Saint Michael’s College among the top 50 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, College officials and a renewable-energy corporate partner from Burlington introduced a new “solar array” on Saint Michael’s-owned land by the Winooski River. Princeton Review, the education services company known for its test prep […]

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A rich summer mix: Vermont, wise mentors, e-tech

Summer life at Saint Michael’s College for 2015 promises a broader-than ever variety of robust academic and student life offerings, with the now-proven and expanding “Accelerated Summer College” (ASC) from May 18 through June 26 at the core, says Dean of the College Jeffrey Ayres. Given last summer’s successful experiment with  this innovative residential six-week, eight-credit ASC program […]

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Vermont college-student poets gather to read

Saint Michael’s College students Troy Millette ’16, Filip Deptula ’15 and Jaimee Deuel ’15 were among 14 Vermont college students from six institutions participating in the 1st Annual Intercollegiate Poetry Reading at Fletcher Free Library in downtown Burlington the evening of Wednesday, April 8. Professor Greg Delanty of the Saint Michael’s English faculty said he […]

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The Newest Edmundite

Lino Oropeza’s boyhood parish, Holy Trinity in Caracas, Venezuela, was run by the Edmundites, including Rev. Ed Dubriske, SSE ’60. The week before Christmas, Oropeza was ordained to the priesthood in the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel, a ceremony that marked the first ordination of a new priest in the Society of Saint Edmund […]

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Trustees Announced

The Saint Michael’s Board of Trustees convened in October 2014 with the following new members: Joseph P. Garrity ’78. He previously served as a trustee of the College from 2002 to 2011, including as chairman starting in 2006. He is the COO and founder of Salem Global Partners, Inc. Previously he was COO/CFO and director […]

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Watching the Goal

Whether it’s excelling as a field hockey goalkeeper (she’s the second one in St. Mike’s history to be named to an All-American team), pursuing journalism or managing diabetes, Jackie Chisholm ’15 never loses focus. It’s field hockey Chisholm is most passionate about, and this season was an especially memorable one for her Purple Knights team. […]

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Constructing a Future Career

What makes a great summer job? For some students, it’s lifeguarding, waiting tables or counseling campers, routines far different from their semesters in a classroom. But for a handful of academically focused Saint Michael’s students, their dream job entails the esoteric concepts and sophisticated math and computer tools used in the promising applied science of […]

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