Common text talk by Ung asserts common humanity

Months before the Hollywood-movie version of her epic survival story is scheduled to hit Netflix later this year, alumna author Loung Ung ’93 elegantly shared that tale and more with hundreds of Saint Michael’s College first-year students on Monday night, Aug. 29 in McCarthy Arts Center — in  real-time on the big screen, via a live-streamed […]

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From Ross to Quad to Chapel, traditions greet new class

For first-timers, it’s a day never to be forgotten. For veteran participants in Move-In Day at Saint Michael’s College, it’s a day that never seems to get old. “Like a well-oiled machine” is how Public Safety Director Doug Babcock described the by-now practiced procedures that his officers and Student Life/Orientation leaders follow to keep traffic […]

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Students return to tobacco-free campus as of Sept. 1

The Saint Michael’s College campus is going officially tobacco-and-smoke-free on September 1, 2016, embracing an increasingly common trend at colleges and universities across the U.S. Mary Masson, director of Student Health Services at the College, says more than 1,500 colleges and university campuses nationwide are now smoke and tobacco free, with the University of Vermont […]

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Event honors Sodexo’s well-loved Hank Strashnick

At a reception in Dion Family Student Center third-floor Archway Lounge Thursday afternoon, about 50 people shared stories, gifts and, of course, great food to honor Hank Strashnick, who is retiring after a 48-year career as a food service manager with Sodexo and its corporate predecessors around the Northeast. Since 2002, Strashnick had been leading […]

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Student creates prosthetic hands in MakerSpace

Using 3D printers in the “MakerSpace” of  Dion Student Center at Saint Michael’s College, art and education major Kelsey Buchanan ’18  wants to offer a helping hand to neighbors in need. Lately, “helping hand” has special literal meaning for Buchanan. All summer she has been communicating with a group called Enabling the Future or “e-NABLE,” whose website […]

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Business graduate off to law school with fellowship

Justin Colletti ’16, who majored in business administration and history at Saint Michael’s College, is about to start law school at Temple University in September and recently received a competitive and prestigious Sigma Beta Delta Fellowship Award from that international honor society for business, management and administration. The honor society that granted the award to […]

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O’Connell on board as resource, guide for veterans

“The world is just exciting — every part of it is exciting to me,” says Ken O’Connell. The new coordinator of Student Veterans Services at Saint Michael’s College since April 4 brought that attitude to Army service as a communications specialist in Europe in the late 1980s. Now he’s finding it fully compatible with liberal […]

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