Appreciating faiths: Lecture values Italy’s Jewish legacy

William Tortolano, emeritus humanities professor, chorale director and organist, began his Saint Michael’s faculty career in the early 1960s. It was just about the time when his friend, the wise and estimable Burlington-area Rabbi Max Wall, inspired what became a decades-long focused attention at the College toward better understanding and appreciation of Judaism — through […]

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Women’s Rugby Makes History

For the second year in a row Saint Michael’s women’s’ rugby made it to the Sweet 16 round of national playoffs in Kutztown, Pa. This year the club team succeeded one step further, winning against Eastern Kentucky University 69-14 on the first day of the tournament, progressing to the Elite Eight, a first in St. […]

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Speaker engages campus on race and privilege

In introducing luncheon speaker Tim Wise, a prominent author-activist who spent Thursday challenging basic assumptions of society and higher education concerning race and privilege, Saint Michael’s student Nga Nguyen ’18 perceptibly choked up as she described the biases her Vietnamese immigrant family faced when she was a little girl. An officer of the campus MLK […]

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Mass, speaker, lunch evoke spirit of St. Edmund

In his homily for the Saint Edmund Feast Day Mass late Wednesday afternoon in the Chapel, Edmundite Fr. Richard Berube reflected on the strange-seeming “connections” wrought by history and mysterious providence. He made the case that a holy figure from the 13th Century still “works” for the College in ways that are impossible to understand, yet […]

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Exotic robotics teach and challenge first-year students

The stair-climbing robot that wouldn’t climb stairs, and other “failures” from a First-Year Seminar called “Robotics, Technology and the Evolving Self,” engendered some of the greatest successes from an educator’s point of view, said co-teachers Mary Beth Doyle of the education faculty and William “Sandy” Karstens from physics. Tuesday morning in the open public space […]

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Career Symposium 2016

Friday afternoon over 150 current students and over 60 alumni gathered for the eighth annual career symposium hosted by The Office of Alumni and Family Relations and the Office of Career Development. Keynote speaker Chris Eldridge, ’12, a St. Mike’s business major who has worked for a fortune-100 company, helped grow a successful IT consulting company and has started two […]

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Event pays honor to military history and presence

The First Annual Saint Michael’s College Military Community Gallery Reception took place the evening of Thursday, November 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Dion Family Student Center Third Floor Edmundite Solarium area, celebrating both the Marine Corps 241st Birthday on Thursday and Veterans Day, which is today (Friday, November 11). The event, organized […]

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Bolduc sociology class does Election Day survey

As on Election Day in the last presidential election cycle in 2012, a team of students from Saint Michael’s College Professor Vince Bolduc’s course in Research Methods in Sociology interviewed South Burlington voters as they left their polling stations on November 8. All the questions related to current city issues and sought voter opinions on […]

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‘Vermont Chill’ team wins ‘Pitch Your Passion’

A concept for “Vermont Chill Company,” whose products “represent the culture and character of Vermont” — think a flannel beverage “koozie” sporting a rustic wood-carved Vermont emblem — won first place in this year’s “Pitch Your Passion” competition for Saint Michael’s students. The winning Vermont Chill team of Ben Guilmette, Pat Leary, Colin McKeith, and […]

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Faculty and Staff Career News

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