Biologist McCabe’s trail camera talk draws a crowd

Inspired by the great success of Saint Michael’s biology Professor Declan McCabe in capturing wonderful wildlife photos with his trail cameras throughout the campus’s Natural Area in recent years, a large crowd on the evening of February 24 learned technical and strategic tips from the professor on selecting, using and optimally deploying these outdoor cameras. […]

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Student profile: Rachel Sullivan ’20

Saint Michael’s College senior Rachel Sullivan has a job lined up after her May 2020 graduation with the Boston office of the major international accounting firm RSM, where she had an internship this past summer. While she’s grateful for an experience that made her so directly employable in accounting — a field her supportive parents […]

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St. Mike’s on select Peace Corps list

Washington, D.C. – Peace Corps announced Wednesday that Saint Michael’s College ranked No. 16 among small schools on the agency’s list of top 25 volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2020. There are 10 Purple Knights currently volunteering in countries around the world. Saint Michael’s College has appeared on Peace Corps’ top rankings of small schools […]

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Panel probes impacts of war on our world

During a discussion in the Roy Room of the Dion Student Center on Thursday, February 20, panelists offered varied perspectives about the negative reverberations of war through the ages, up to the present. Sponsored by the new campus United Nations Association (UNA) chapter, which is the first campus UNA chapter in Vermont, the panel provided […]

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Wall Lecturer Sarna takes stock of U.S. antisemitism

As Brandeis University Professor Jonathan Sarna was on his home campus preparing to deliver Wednesday’s Rabbi Max Wall Lecture at Saint Michael’s College on the topic of antisemitism in America, one of his students alerted the prominent author and scholar that Sarna’s photo appears alongside foul postings of hate and antisemitism on a white supremacist […]

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Full community spends day learning, reflecting on inclusion, equity

As nearly 1,500 Saint Michael’s people streamed into Saint Michael’s College’s Ross Sports Center on Tuesday morning, February 18, organizers and administrators said they could not recall this ever happening before in their experience: an historic gathering of the entire College community – first-year students through seniors, faculty, staff and administration — for a full-day’s […]

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Library event, exhibit honor Frederick Douglass

An exhibit recognizing the notable achievements of Frederick Douglass – an escaped slave who became a prominent figure in African American history as a social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer and statesman — was on display at the Durick Library on February 10 from noon to 3 p.m. Douglass Day typically is celebrated on February 14 […]

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‘White Fragility’ dialogue engages vulnerabilities

The reverberations of white privilege negatively impact people of color, and for faculty and staff at Saint Michael’s College, a series of discussions on White Fragility, a New York Times best-seller written by Robin DiAngelo, opened an honest discussion about whiteness and the societal manifestation of racial bias. The discussions were held in the Roy […]

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Rainville to chair Saint Michael’s Board of Trustees

Rev. Marcel Rainville, S.S.E. ’67 will become the new Chair of the Saint Michael’s College Board of Trustees effective February 14, following a decision by the present Chair Michael Cunniff ’67 to leave the board and its leadership because of the demands of his business. College Trustee Joseph Garrity, himself a former Board chair, announced […]

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Summer College stressing popular online classes

The well-established Accelerated Summer College (ASC) at Saint Michael’s College for summer of 2020 will continue to shift  its emphasis toward increasingly popular online courses, offering “a great way for students to either catch up, get ahead, or stay on track,” said Alex Colletta, Assistant Director of Operations of Online and Non-Traditional Programs. He said […]

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