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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Faculty/Staff Career News February 2020

To read complete versions of these abbreviated news items, where you see a faculty name as a live link, click to reach the faculty member’s personal page. Then visit that page’s “Recent News” tab, where this current item in fuller detail beyond the first few lines shown here will be at the top. For staffers […]

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Celebrated scholar-author to be Rabbi Wall Lecturer

This year’s annual Rabbi Wall Lecture speaker at Saint Michael’s College on Wednesday, February 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room will be Jonathan Sarna, a Brandeis University professor and prominent international author and scholar widely recognized as a leading commentator on American Jewish history, religion and life. “In this […]

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Poetry Slam artfully wraps up MLK Week activities

The Saint Michael’s College Martin Luther King Jr. Society wrapped up a week of events held in celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy with a poetry slam the evening of Friday, January 24 in the McCarthy Arts Center. Guest performers came to campus to share their work with the student body, and students recited […]

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Later-week MLK film, panel stir vital exchanges

The prevalence of racism and prejudice in our society has called for opportunities to discuss the intricacies of inequality in depth, and at the McCarthy Arts Center the evening of January 21, such an opportunity arose with the screening of the Netflix Original film, American Son, for the Saint Michael’s College campus community. The film […]

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Student art on display in McCarthy Center Gallery

Those frequently passing by the McCarthy Art Gallery will notice an array of senior student work on display, rotating each week throughout the semester. These exhibitions “are not only the culmination of a semester of work on a focused art project or series, but the culmination of the students’ entire development in the Art & […]

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Senegal trip changes lives for Saint Michael’s group

Thirteen Saint Michael’s College students spent the winter break (December 26, 2019 through January 10, 2020) in Senegal for a life-changing experience with trip leaders Laurence Clerfeuille, a professor of French, and Moïse St. Louis, associate dean of Students / director of multicultural affairs and services. After an orientation to life in Senegal and an […]

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