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Monday, December 10
Rania Lorraine

Ceremony honors December graduates in style

Before he read the names of December 2018 Saint Michael’s College graduates during a short ceremony in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room Sunday morning, Jeffrey Trumbower, the College’s acting vice president for academic affairs, reminded the dozen attending graduates of their “special privilege.” “They don’t’ get a breakfast or a gift!” he said, referring to the hundreds of May graduates. Trumbower went on to read the names of Winter graduate group from the podium as President Lorraine Sterritt offered each congratulations and a handshake. The total number of December graduates is 22.

 

Thursday, December 06
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Mental health conference has big turnout

The Vermont Principals Association conference was hosted by Saint Michael’s College this past Friday, November 30, with events taking place all day long across campus. Lecture rooms in Jeanmarie Hall were at full capacity for the main draw of the conference: individual presentations on student-athlete mental health, with specific topics ranging from social media to the psychological effects of concussions.

Wednesday, December 05
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Bush visited campus twice, honored MOVE

As mourners from across the nation gathered Wednesday morning in Washington to pay their respects and celebrate the life of former president George H.W. Bush at a state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral, older members of the Saint Michael’s College community still had memories of visits to campus by Bush in 1980 and 1984. Another memorable Bush -St. Mike’s connection was the Bush administration naming the College’s MOVE service program as a “Point of Light” in 1990.

Thursday, November 29
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Rally aims to raise awareness on AIDS issues

Members of Saint Michael’s Student Global AIDS Campaign alongside other students and faculty of the Saint Michael’s community are organizing a rally/march for Friday, November 30 that will start  at 2 p.m. from the office of Sen. Patrick Leahy ’61 (199 Main Street) and proceed up Church Street the office of Sen. Bernie Sanders (1 Church Street) in Burlington. As part of a week of activities to observe World AIDS Day, which is December 1, these students will be encouraging the Vermont senators “to oppose the reallocation of funds budgeted for HIV/AIDS, refugee services, and other important services,” according to a statement from the organizers.

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School leaders to engage mental health issues

Saint Michael’s College alumni, faculty and staff will be well represented among expert presenters about student-athlete mental health and concussions during an all-day Vermont Principals Association (VPA) conference this Friday, Nov. 30 on campus. The event is the inaugural “VPA Mental Health Day,” hosted by Saint Michael’s College, and about 100 principals, athletic directors and other school leaders from around Vermont are expected to attend.

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