Knight brings instant celebrity to first-year Lyons resident

To smooth the normally daunting transition into first-year college life, Colton Boesch ’21 of Middletown, RI, has discovered there’s nothing like living alongside one’s own personal dauntless knight in shining armor. Last Thursday Boesch moved into Saint Michael’s College’s Lyons Hall Room 107, where he now shares quarters with a conventional human roommate along with […]

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Stone artist Alvin heals her toppled campus piece with love

“The Plinth and the Plinthess.” Thea Alvin’s smiling wordplay Wednesday afternoon offered good-natured entry into the topic of what she was doing on campus. As previously in recent years when the strong and tan “Plinthess” Thea has applied her art and craft to projects on campus, she was surrounded by a wheelbarrow, stones, and bags […]

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Move-In Day: Nostalgia, some anxiety, mostly excitement

View a photo gallery from Move-In Day 2017>> Amid the happy noise, anxious anticipation and animated activity on Thursday morning around the busy Quad residence halls and in Ross Sports Center as the first-year class of 2021 moved into Saint Michael’s College on August 24 could be heard also the nostalgia of older community members […]

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Coordinated emergency training had Quad area buzzing

A drill to test emergency preparedness protocols brought scores of trainees and equipment to the main Quad residential area near Alumni Hall Wednesday morning, August 23. “It was joint training exercise with the Emergency Management Team, Fire and Rescue, Public Safety and Residence Life,” said Saint Michael’s College Director of Public Safety Doug Babcock. “We […]

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Solar eclipse illuminates the wonder of Saint Michael’s

View a photo gallery of the solar-eclipse viewing on campus>> It was something to see: a rare partial solar eclipse as experienced by nearly 100 upbeat and excited Saint Michael’s people around physics Professor Alain Brizard’s small telescope set up alongside the large clock on the main campus green Tuesday afternoon. It also was something […]

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Shrine Mass launches SSE 175th year as history marches on

View a photo gallery from the August 15 Shrine Mass here>> The past Sunday’s Gospel story about the apostles in a boat on a stormy Sea of Galilee is essentially the story of a French religious order’s early decades after its founding 175 years ago – or for that matter, of those founders’ spiritual heirs […]

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Campus visit helps city kids see college as real option

Saint Michael’s College hosted a group of about 20 high school students, mostly from Boston and New York City high schools, for a three-day residential program July 25-27 focusing on the college application process. The visit was through “College for Every Student” (CFES), a global organization committed to “helping underserved students get to and through […]

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Saint Michael’s again a Princeton Review ‘Best 382’ college

Saint Michael’s College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2018 edition of its college guide, The Best 382 Colleges (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review), released Tuesday, Aug. 1. Only about fifteen percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges […]

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