Luncheon honors respected retirees, 25-year employees

College leaders, faculty, old friends and family of honorees gathered in the third-floor Archway Lounge of Dion Family Student Center on Wednesday, May 25, for a luncheon to celebrate well-known longtime employees retiring from Saint Michael’s after decades of good service, along with those marking 25 years of service. Retirees honored at the luncheon were […]

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Pre-med experiences just what the doctor ordered

Scrubbing up and observing a middle-of-the night C-section alongside her academic internship mentor-physician marked a turning point for Eliza McDonald ’17. The Saint Michael’s College rising senior intensified her medical school aspirations after the experience and now is spending the summer in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital assisting a leading blood-cancer researcher. “This is a […]

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Humanitarian heroes vitalize 2016 Commencement

Watch the video or view a gallery of Commencement 2016 photos Dr. Frederick M. “Skip” Burkle Jr. ’61, a dauntless and massively productive global humanitarian, scholar and scientist for many decades, never has let long odds turn him from epic challenges. Burkle, the featured speaker for Saint Michael’s College’s 109th Commencement Sunday, May 15, in the Ross Sports […]

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Breakfast celebrates College’s community partnerships

Several members of the Saint Michael’s community and partners from the wider community were honored during the Community Partner Appreciation and Awards Breakfast celebrated on May 5, 2016 in the Roy Room of Dion Family Student Center The event is designed to celebrate the many nonprofit partnerships who offer Saint Michael’s students volunteer, civic engagement, and internship opportunities.  More than 65 […]

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Class of 2016 gives honors, thanks at 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: Erin A. Irons Elizabeth […]

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Saint Michael’s honors its first Peace Corps Prep graduate

The U.S. Peace Corps has awarded a Certificate of Completion of the Peace Corps Prep program to Saint Michael’s College graduating senior Conor Floyd ’16. In a small ceremony in the Dean’s office Friday, May 6, Floyd was presented with his certificate by Dean Jeffery Ayres and Daniel Evans, Coordinator of the Saint Michael’s College […]

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Saint Michael’s professor, student receive Fulbright awards

Two members of the Saint Michael’s community, Sociology Professor Robert Brenneman and graduating senior Conor Floyd ’16, are recent recipients of prestigious Fulbright awards, to be used to support extended and intensive international scholarship in the coming year. As a Fulbright Teaching/Research Fellow for 2016-17, Brenneman will be in Guatemala, splitting his time between teaching a graduate course in […]

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Uganda-bound sociology major wins Lacey award

Nichole Ciccarelli ’18, a Saint Michael’s College rising junior from North Haven, CT, and the fall semester 2016 recipient of the Brian Lacey International Fellowship in Social Justice award, will embark to Gulu, Uganda, for the School for International Training’s Post-Conflict Transformation semester program. A sociology major with a minor in psychology, Nichole hopes to […]

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Symposium a week to share, honor scholarship and growth

Read some “snapshots” of the breadth of offerings from Saint Michael’s College’s Academic Symposium 2016: Academic-presentations An “Experiential Showcase” on Thursday Saturday’s poster session component in the Dion Family Student Center. After fine arts musical performances Monday and Tuesday, activity ramped up with the traditional first major assembly of presentations: Wednesday afternoon, Dion Student Center Media […]

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