Academic Symposium 2017 under way, impressive as ever

Two high-energy campus gatherings Wednesday displayed and celebrated the work and experiences from two popular Saint Michael’s College majors – media studies, journalism and digital arts (MJD), and psychology, setting a tone of serious scholarship, practical mind-expanding experiences and pursuit of passions for the 2017 Academic Symposium at Saint Michael’s College. An “Experiential Showcase” Thursday […]

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Alliance helps low-income families access higher education

Saint Michael’s College has been invited to join the 30 founding members from the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in a new initiative to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s top-performing undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates. The American Talent Initiative (ATI), supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, brings […]

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Event honors St. Mike’s community’s civic engagement

Vermont college students, faculty, and staff gathered on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Community College of Vermont’s Montpelier Campus to celebrate individual contributions and the collective impact of higher education in service to Vermont. Saint Michael’s College honorees at the event included two students (D. Sydney Rybicki and Erin Buckley), two faculty/staff members (Moise St. Louis and Allison Cleary) and one […]

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College certified as Bee Campus USA affiliate

Last week Saint Michael’s College and Bee Campus USA announced that Saint Michael’s was the 23rd educational institution in the nation to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. College students, faculty, administrators, and staff have long been […]

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Stephanie Lewis to study in Greece on Fulbright

For the fourth year in a row, a Saint Michael’s College student is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright award to support extended and intensive international scholarship in the coming year. Stephanie Lewis, who expects to complete the College’s graduate education program this May and is a 2014 Saint Michael’s graduate with an English major […]

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Conservative voices weigh in during Dion panel discussion

With its focus on politically, socially or economically “conservative” voices among the Saint Michael’s community, Tuesday evening’s panel discussion in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room represented vital values of democracy and community, the opening speakers suggested. “It’s important for us to create a space for conversations that is not exclusive, but is inclusive,” said Moise […]

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Global Eyes Photography winners announced

Following are the winners, announced during a ceremony in the Durick Library Dailey Room Thursday evening, April 6, of the 18th Annual Photography Competition for Saint Michael’s College students who studied abroad this past year. Winning both the “Barry Krikstone Best in Show Award” and “People’s Choice Award” for two different images was Dana Scheffler […]

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Combined college choruses to join forces for Mozart Mass

Three Vermont collegiate choirs will combine forces later this month to sing one of the great masterworks of the choral literature, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Coronation Mass. Composed in 1779 for the Cathedral of Salzburg, Mozart’s hometown, the setting of the Roman Catholic Mass features all the characteristics of the composer’s mature music: memorable melodies, stirring choral […]

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Maple trees pose a rare threat

Due to this winter’s unusual February warm weather followed by the severe cold snap in March, experts say that Maple trees pose a particular, once in a generation risk. “In the right conditions – or should I say, wrong conditions – maple trees can experience what is known as sap pressure build-up,” Said Saint Michael’s […]

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