Terrariums on breezeway sills celebrate diversity

A world tour in miniature decorates the breezeway between the Dion Family Student Center and adjoining Quad Commons Residential Hall. Students in the Spring 2015 Eco and Environmental Art class (Art 332A, taught by Brian Collier, associate professor of art) created “World Terrariums” in mason jars. The terrariums contain plants to represent the international diversity […]

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Eclectic Tortolano organ concert is May 26

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:15 p.m., William Tortolano, Saint Michael’s College organist emeritus and fine arts/music professor emeritus, will present a concert titled “Music in a Great Space,” as his Annual Organ Recital in the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel on campus. Tortolano will be performing his program on the chapel’s distinctive […]

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Speakers invite graduates into power of courage, love

Saint Michael’s College’s 108th annual Commencement demonstrated the power of love and courage to face down and persevere against the worst that humanity and nature have to offer: racism and hate, ISIS and Saddam Hussein, cancer, hopelessness among poor children and the elderly, religious bigotry. Human antidotes to all that and more took to the podium, […]

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Chris Kenny ’86 named new director of athletics

After a nationwide search, Saint Michael’s College President John J. Neuhauser announced on Friday that long-time Department of Athletics administrator Chris Kenny ’86 M’98 has been appointed the College’s next director of athletics, effective on July 1, upon current Director of Athletics Geri Knortz’s retirement after 18 years. “We all know Chris as a loyal […]

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Civil rights champion is 2015 Commencement speaker

Bernard Lafayette Jr., distinguished senior scholar-in-residence at Emory University and civil rights activist for over 50 years, will be Saint Michael’s College’s Commencement speaker and recipient of a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the  May 10 ceremony in the College’s Ross Sports Center. Two others also will receive honorary doctorates: John L. Allen Jr., […]

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Members of the Class of 2015 lauded during Senior Awards Brunch

As is tradition at Saint Michael’s College, the Thursday before Commencement weekend was celebrated with the Senior Awards Brunch. The event, which recognizes exceptional members of the senior class, as well as student-selected faculty and staff, annually brings forth inspirational figures who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the Saint Michael’s community. Winners this year are: Dr. Marie J. Henault Award: Amanda Kellner Elizabeth A. […]

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Nepal work feels like calling to ’04 grad

Kate Browne ’04 has been an intern at Team Rubicon, a first-response disaster relief non-profit, for the past six months, doing important work to help victims of a recent devastating earthquake in Nepal. “Following the 7.8 earthquake in Nepal last week, Kate has been an instrumental cog in our response,” said Mike Lee, communications and fundraising […]

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Dunford launched career from Saint Michael’s

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday named Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., a 1977 graduate of Saint Michael’s College who now serves as commandant of the Marine Corps, to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pending confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Saint Michael’s President Jack Neuhauser said General Dunford has maintained […]

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