Diverse experiences led to flexibility and a dream job for Susie Ellicks ‘18

Susie Ellicks ’18 says a demanding senior year at Saint Michael’s College directly prepared her for a job she now loves with the fast-growing and promising Burlington startup Mamava, where today she applies skills she developed as an English major, varsity athlete and marketing/communications intern. Mamava “designs solutions to empower breastfeeding and pumping mamas on […]

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In This Together: Edition 7

Staff in the College’s Marketing & Communications office are continuing to find and post stories from our community during these uncommon times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve invited anybody among us to share whatever from their daily lives might inspire and make us feel connected, from the more serious to the whimsical. Please […]

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Dungy, Ouellette part of Ethan Allen Homestead event

Kathryn Dungy and Susan Ouellette of the Saint Michael’s history faculty will both be presenters for a four-part “New Virtual Symposium, Centennial of Women’s Suffrage: One Event, Many Perspectives” presented by the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington this Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m. (story continues below graphic) From Homestead publicity about the event: Women’s […]

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Loss of Will Marquess leaves void at Saint Michael’s

One of the most beloved souls of the Saint Michael’s College faculty, the gentle and brilliant longtime English instructor Will Marquess, died Monday, May 11 after a long illness. A gifted, witty and joyful writer, Will wrote his own obituary with inimitable style to be shared with the College community. We include it below, followed […]

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Saint Michael’s celebrates Class of 2020 in virtual ceremony due to pandemic

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Saint Michael’s College and its 501 new graduates from the Class of 2020 figuratively marched out of, and into, uncharted territory during an hour-long prerecorded Virtual Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 10 — energized by ebullient and uplifting live-chat and joined by several thousand graduates, families, faculty […]

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Faculty collaborators funded for stress-in-space study

Saint Michael’s College faculty collaborators Melissa VanderKaay Tomasulo of neuroscience/ psychology and Dagan Loisel of biology learned this week that a “small-scale research grant” of $50,000 through Vermont Space Grant Consortium for which they applied earlier this year has been funded in full. The goal of the study funded by this grant is to identify […]

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St. Mike’s Chorale does virtual choir video of Vermont state song

Choirs and other musical ensembles all over the world are trying to re-create some semblance of working together, says Erin Grainger, who this year directs the Saint Michael’s College Chorale and is adjunct faculty in Fine Arts/music. The group’s regular longtime director Nathaniel Lew of the Fine Arts/music faculty said he was impressed by a […]

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Drive-by birthday party showers love on Fr. Ray at 90

Fire trucks, balloons, shouts, honks, colorful signs and even a tall and bright Dr. Seuss hat were among the props that well-wishers brought to a mobile party of nearly 50 vehicles that drove by Nicolle Hall on the Saint Michael’s College campus Monday evening, May 4, to help the beloved Edmundite Fr. Ray Doherty ’51 […]

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In This Together: Edition 6

Staff in the College’s Marketing & Communications office are continuing to find and post stories from our community during these uncommon times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve invited anybody among us to share whatever from their daily lives might inspire and make us feel connected, from the more serious to the whimsical. Please […]

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Eric Roy puts MakerSpace skills into PPE fabrication

Eric Roy, technical coordinator for the Saint Michael’s College MakerSpace in Dion Family Student Center, said that just before the Spring Break commenced, a flurry of activity launched in the “Maker Community” nationally to leverage Urban Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping tools to respond to the rapid increase in need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and […]

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