New international students

New international students arrived on campus Sunday, August 18 at Saint Michael’s College, and International Student Orientation (ISO) ran from Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25. The new international student cohort includes approximately 60 students representing just under 20 countries. This student cohort will be spread across all academic programs: Intensive English Program (IEP), […]

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New art installed on Natural Trail

As Saint Michael’s first-year students were moving onto campus on Friday, August 23, a new art project by Nancy Winship Milliken was installed at five sites along the main trail of the Saint Michael’s Natural Area. Some of the pieces from the Natural Area will move to the McCarthy Art Gallery for Milliken’s exhibition opening […]

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2019 new faculty and staff

Saint Michael’s College Academic Affairs officials announced the following changes in faculty as of July 1, 2019, with a host of new visiting assistant professors and instructors and several faculty retiring or not returning, along with sabbaticals, promotions, and new department chair appointments. Here are those changes: New Visiting Assistant professors (non tenure-track):  Tess Dussling, Education; Candas […]

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Hong Kong internships tough but rewarding

Culture shock, strenuous real-life workplace demands and deep 24/7 cultural immersion amount to “a very good experience” for Saint Michael’s College students who have been in Hong Kong since June 17 on Freeman Foundation grants for professional internships, says Jeffrey Ayres, the former dean and current political science/international relations faculty member. He visited the interns […]

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Many students study abroad

Study abroad is a significant and growing piece of each Saint Michael’s student’s education as they strive to become well-informed global citizens. Peggy Imai, the College’s director of study abroad, said she wants to get word out early about opportunities, and to share recent exciting student experiences. “From my new office on the garden-side of […]

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A successful move-in day

When Saint Michael’s College President Lorraine Sterritt said during her remarks at Friday night’s New Student Convocation in the Chapel that it “takes a village” to get Saint Michael’s ready for its new arrivals, her audience members, fresh witnesses to this year’s efficient and high-spirited Move-In Day that had been unfolding since 9 a.m., took […]

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Freeman scholars in Hong Kong

Just 26 select colleges and universities around the U.S. including Saint Michael’s College had students funded by the prestigious Freeman Foundation supporting internships in Asia this summer.  Of particular note, the support from the Freeman Foundation helped 11 Saint Michael’s students participate in internships in Hong Kong this June and July as world attention became […]

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Founders Hall empty for demolition

Come Monday morning, August 12, Founders Hall and Founders Hall Annex will be completely empty and the President’s Office, Academic Affairs, and the Registrar will be operating from their new home Klein Hall, reports Joel Ribout, associate director of facilities and the one responsible for planning the Founders tear-down process scheduled to begin this fall […]

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VYCC upgrades Natural Area Path

With Saint Michael’s College purposefully expanding its robust environmental programs, much was afoot this summer in the Saint Michael’s College Natural Area across Route 15 from campus down the trail past Merrill Cemetery and the railroad tracks — even if finding that activity early in August took some effort. After making a hard left by […]

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Alumna finds success in comedy

“Comedy became a cool thing, then it became a hobby, then it became my life,” said Tina Friml ’16, who took her first comedy class, won Vermont’s Funniest Comedian, performed in Montreal’s famous Just For Laughs (one of the most prestigious comedy festivals in the world), and got signed by a New York City manager […]

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