Saint Michael’s teachers, scholars honored

At this year’s annual Academic Convocation — a September tradition established in 1986 to honor Saint Michael’s College scholars and scholarship — more than 100 faculty, staff, students and College leaders came together in the McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall mid-afternoon on Friday, Sept. 27, to: Present three major annual faculty awards: for service; for […]

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Statement from Board of Trustees

The world has been both outraged and heartbroken at revelations of sexual abuse by Catholic priests. We share this outrage and heartbreak. The Society of Saint Edmund (which founded Saint Michael’s College in 1904) has published a list of Edmundites against whom there were allegations of sexual abuse of minors. The list cites reports of […]

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Academic study trips-summer 2020

Faculty-led academic trips provide students with “a remarkable opportunity for an intensive learning experience with a group of students and faculty from Saint Michael’s College,” said Peggy Imai, director of Study Abroad, in announcing that six such trips are scheduled for Summer 2020. Trip leaders are now actively recruiting student participants, said Imai, who urges […]

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Hugs that launched a movement

A small yet engaged audience of Saint Michael’s students gathered in the McCarthy Recital Hall on Wednesday, September 18 to listen to peace activist Ken Nwadlike tell the story of how he went from a lonely high schooler living in a homeless shelter to an athlete training for the Olympics, a model for homeless youth, […]

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Speaker on workplace diversity

Prominent businessman Timothy Ryan on Thursday (September 12) shared with Saint Michael’s students his knowledge about fostering a diverse, inclusive workplace. The event took place at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Recital Hall and was well-attended with a large portion of the audience consisting of business majors and students enrolled in business classes. Tim Ryan […]

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Alumna develops chorus

“Given these troubling times where more and more people are being told they do not belong, Vermont’s Freedom & Unity Chorus plans to demonstrate through our music and our singers that ALL voices are welcome in the chorus and in the state,” says Saint Michael’s College alumna Maria Rinaldi ’00 about her recent efforts to […]

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New library director

Libraries and librarians “introduce students to the concept that scholarship is a conversation,” says Laura Crain, who became Saint Michael’s College’s new director of library and information services in Durick Library starting August 1 with the departure of longtime director John Payne. Crain feels confident at the Durick helm given her close familiarity with all […]

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Criminology major stresses social justice

With the recent approval by trustees at Saint Michael’s College of a new major in criminology, students aspiring to criminal justice careers will sit alongside classmates whose primary focus is social justice, encouraging a dialogue critical for today’s society, says sociologist Robert Brenneman, chief faculty proponent of the new major. This sensibility of social justice […]

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