Rally aims to raise awareness on AIDS issues

Members of Saint Michael’s Student Global AIDS Campaign alongside other students and faculty of the Saint Michael’s community are organizing a rally/march for Friday, November 30 that will start  at 2 p.m. from the office of Sen. Patrick Leahy ’61 (199 Main Street) and proceed up Church Street the office of Sen. Bernie Sanders (1 […]

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School leaders engage mental health issues

Saint Michael’s College alumni, faculty and staff will be well represented among expert presenters about student-athlete mental health and concussions during an all-day Vermont Principals Association (VPA) conference this Friday, Nov. 30 on campus The event is the inaugural “VPA Mental Health Day,” hosted by Saint Michael’s College, and about 100 principals, athletic directors and […]

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Student wins election to N.H. House seat

Saint Michael’s College student and newly elected New Hampshire state representative Denny Ruprecht ’21 says a lesson he learned growing-up hardscrabble in rural blue-collar New Hampshire is that “the greatest thing government can do is make sure nobody is left behind.” “I tell people that in my family we were able to pick ourselves up […]

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College’s first TEDx event finds success

Saint Michael’s College hosted its first ever TEDx event on Sunday, November 11. Alumni, faculty, and visiting speakers presented their ideas pertaining to the theme “The Uncertain Future.” TEDx events are independently organized affiliates with TED Conferences LLC, a media organization that films and distributes “TED Talk” lectures on diverse topics for a global audience. […]

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Author speaks of water crisis in Southwest

Melissa L. Sevigny is the author of two nonfiction books, Mythical River: Chasing the mirage of new water in the American Southwest and Under Desert Skies: How Tucson mapped the way to the moon and planets. On November 5, Saint Michael’s College students had the honor of hearing her speak in the Farrell Room about her first novel, Mythical […]

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African Mass performance in Chapel unique

A performance of “Missa Luba, a Mass in Congolese Style” on Sunday, November 18 in the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel was “genuinely historically unique,” says Nathaniel Lew of the Saint Michael’s Fine Arts/Music faculty. “Nobody has ever done this piece this way,” says Lew, who joined about 100 other audience members to hear […]

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Tributes flow at news of Don Rathgeb’s passing

When Donald Rathgeb retired in 1997 after 35 years of teaching drama, directing plays and shaping a prominent summer Playhouse on campus, his Fine Arts colleague Paul LeClair told a reporter that Rathgeb represented “the beginning, flowering and reality of theater here at Saint Michael’s College.” Donald Andrew Rathgeb, Sr., 87, of Richmond, VT (formally […]

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Lorrie Smith to be acting dean

Lorrie Smith of the Saint Michael’s College English faculty has been appointed by President Lorraine Sterritt to serve as Acting Dean for the balance of this academic year and into the first part of the summer. Jeffrey Trumbower, interim vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college, told faculty in a communication Tuesday […]

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Tortolano plans seasonal sing-along concerts

  All in one concert, 17 Christmas and seasonal carols will be presented in a community sing-a-long at Saint Michael’s College Chapel on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 3 p.m. Organist and music director is William Tortolano, professor emeritus of fine arts and music at Saint Michael’s College. His solo organ concert career included performances […]

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The Farm throws a “Goodnight Garden” party

The Saint Michael’s College Organic Farm prepared for winter last Friday on October 26, 2018 by building a hoop house, planting garlic and celebrating the close of the season. This event was open to all members of the Saint Michael’s community and ran from mid afternoon to sunset. Volunteers enjoyed free entertainment from the popular […]

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