Activist expats raise voices on China rights crackdown

The prominent exiled human rights lawyer Teng Biao and Saint Michael’s history Professor Rowena He told a packed hall at the College Wednesday that China currently is experiencing the worst human rights crackdown in the 28 years since the Tiananmen Massacre. At Professor He’s invitation, Teng Biao visited campus late afternoon in the Dion Family […]

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Top China rights lawyer and exile Teng speaks here Sept. 27

Saint Michael’s College will host China’s leading human rights lawyer in exile, Teng Biao, for a presentation titled “No Country for Justice” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room (third floor). Professor Rowena He of the Saint Michael’s history faculty will be moderator of the presentation […]

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College hosts training to help clergy help veterans better

In keeping with its longstanding commitment to military veterans, Saint Michael’s College hosted the first of three statewide Vermont trainings for community clergy who want to support rural veterans. The daylong program on Tuesday, September 26, titled “Recognizing the Challenges of Reintegration and Building a Pathway to Care and Resources,” also was to be offered […]

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Vermont college presidents issue statement on DACA

The presidents of 17 colleges in Vermont who are part of the Association of Vermont Independent Colleges (AVIC), including Saint MIchael’s President John Neuhauser, have released a statement on the revocation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program. Here is that statement: As presidents of Vermont institutions of higher learning, we share deep […]

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Welch is tops nationally for Active Minds advising

Catherine Welch of the Saint Michael’s College Student Life Office has been named Advisor of the Year for Active Minds, a national nonprofit group that urges students to speak openly about mental health issues in order to remove the stigma and change campus cultures. She will receive her award in early November at the Active […]

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Princeton Review: Saint Michael’s a top ‘Green College’

Saint Michael’s College is ranked as the 11th most environmentally responsible college among the 375 “greenest” campuses in the U.S. and beyond, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings features Saint Michael’s in the 2017 edition of its free book, The Princeton […]

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Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Symposium is September 26

The Edmundite Center for Faith and Culture at Saint Michael’s College will host a Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Symposium at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26 in the Roy Room of the Dion Family Center on campus. The occasion for this symposium is commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. In the […]

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Convocation themes: Integrity, arts, weathering storms

Voices heard at the annual Academic Convocation at Saint Michael’s College this year invoked strengths of tradition and culture that equip the institution to thrive robustly on the other side of present challenging times nationwide for higher education. “It is our deep sense of integrity that will allow us to successfully transition into more stable […]

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Ordination of Michael Carter a day of community joy

The unreserved smile illuminating Michael Carter’s face as he entered the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel Saturday morning in formal procession down the center aisle for his ordination as an Edmundite priest foreshadowed Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne’s main point during the ceremony about what it means to be a priest. Each ordained man is […]

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Emergency management vision taking firmer shape

Saint Michael’s College was accepted and has agreed to be a Red Cross Certified Shelter — the last of several emergency management agreements the College has been working on in recent months with local, state and national partners including the Vermont Department of Health and the Town of Colchester. Doug Babcock, the College’s director of […]

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