Fulbright grad students share a piece of Saint Michael’s

Three international graduate students are currently on Saint Michael’s College campus through prestigious Fulbright scholarships as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program. Afnan Allous, from Iraq, is earning her […]

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NCAA director presents student athlete mental health data

On Feb. 14 students and staff gathered to listen to “Surviving or Just Thriving? Student Athlete Health and Wellness Post Pandemic,” presented by the Director of Research and Policy at […]

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New Saint Michael’s Trustee discusses being Black and Catholic

On February 20, the Saint Michael’s community participated in a passionate discussion entitled “Radically Black and Authentically Catholic — A Journey of Faith.” The event was presented by Dr. Ansel […]

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Art and Design alum carves out a museum career

Judson Browning ’16 is a prime example of how the Saint Michael’s College’s Art and Design program can open many post-graduate opportunities. Browning now works at The Fabric Workshop and […]

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The People’s Entrepreneur

Jack Russell is a people person. He’s a humble guy, but he knows what he’s good at. “I’m good at relationships. I’m good at bringing people with varied talents together,” […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jack T. Scully ’69

The Alumni Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s alumni far and wide. Answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.    Jack T. Scully ’69 majored […]

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Student Spotlight: Sophie Burt ’26

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.    Sophie […]

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Saint Michael’s Fulbright scholars reconnect in Thailand

Two of the four Saint Michael’s graduates currently abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program recently reconnected for a weekend in Thailand.  The two scholars – Hayley Jensen ’22 and […]

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European visitors and students discuss pressing global issues

Nine foreign policy experts and international journalists visited Saint Michael’s College on February 12 to meet with students and faculty and discuss foreign policy issues of concern in Europe and […]

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Student Spotlight: Nicholas Wracker ’26

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.    Nicholas […]

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Saint Michael’s College recognized as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students 

COLCHESTER, VT – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has recognized Saint Michael’s College for being one of the colleges and universities with the highest […]

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Meagan Gallo ’24 exhibits in McCarthy

The Art & Design Senior Exhibitions of 2024 opened in McCarthy Art Gallery in January. There will be a total of 13 solo exhibitions that will be open to the […]

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Human trafficking event raises awareness

On February 9, Saint Michael’s College hosted a conversation and reflection on human trafficking in the Roy Room to raise awareness. Omara Rivera-Vazquez, Saint Michael’s Director of the Center for […]

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Saint Michael’s Boucher Center sets students up for careers

Thanks to the Henry “Bud” Boucher, Jr. ’69 Career Education Center (BCEC), Saint Michael’s students have a head start diving into their post-grad goals.   The collected data speaks for itself. […]

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When More Is More

Braden Dwinell sat at the front of class queuing up short, animated clips and music samples to show his First-Year Seminar students how trains have long been a metaphor for […]

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A Saint Michael’s legend defined a life well-lived

Walter J. Fitzmaurice, class of 1949, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2024, two months past his 100th birthday. Born in Rumford, Maine, Walter was drafted into the U.S. Army […]

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Student Spotlight: Lauren Best ’24

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.   Lauren […]

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Gryphon Rossi ’24 screens ‘Double Edged Hope’

The Art & Design Senior Exhibitions of 2024 opened in McCarthy Art Gallery in January. There will be a total of 13 solo exhibitions that will be open to the […]

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New Nordic trailer is a purple vision

The weather at last year’s Williams Ski Carnival at Prospect Mountain in Woodford, Vermont, was terrible. For much of the weekend, it was pouring rain (and it was not a […]

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Saint Michael’s represents as Vermont’s only college at McGill’s Model U.N. Conference

Ten delegates from Saint Michael’s College traveled across the northern U.S. border to participate in the 35th annual McGill University Model United Nations (McMUN) Conference in Montreal in January.  The […]

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Why college newspapers are so important

Last semester, I took a risk and signed up for a course called “Storytelling and Design for Publication,” more commonly known as The Defender. The Defender, formerly The Michaelman, is […]

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Student Spotlight: Isabella Paredes Mendoza ’24

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.   Isabella […]

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Study abroad student sees through a new lens

Isabella “Bella” Cronin ’25 said she remembers sitting in her Whitefield, New Hampshire, classroom in middle school when she first learned about the Syrian refugee crisis. Now, a junior at […]

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Saint Michael’s College announces the Dean’s List for Fall 2023

Congratulations to students named to Saint Michael’s College Dean’s list for Fall 2023! Click the link to view: Fall 2023 Dean’s List *Updated as of January 29, 2024. Qualifications for Dean’s […]

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Izzy Kolb kicks off the senior spring art exhibitions

The Art & Design Senior Exhibitions of 2024 opened in McCarthy Art Gallery this week. There will be a total of 13 solo exhibitions that will be open to the […]

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Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts

Entrepreneur, Merriam-Webster style: “One who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise. Go-between. Go-getter.” According to several sources, the word was first used in the middle […]

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Study abroad experience in Tanzania takes one student to new heights

Many people fly a flag at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to celebrate climbing their way to 19,341 feet, but Jackson Sargent ’24 might be the very first person to […]

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Ethical leadership conference empowers Saint Michael’s students

Two dozen students gathered on January 12 and 13 for full-day conferences focused on ethical leadership. Most of the students were in leadership positions on campus and were attending voluntarily […]

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St. Mike’s celebrates 32nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation week

This year, Saint Michael’s College devoted an entire week to Martin Luther King, Jr., and his vision of a Beloved Community during its 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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Spring Senior Art Exhibitions Open in McCarthy Art Gallery

The Art & Design Senior Exhibitions of 2024 open next week in McCarthy Art Gallery and will feature 13 solo student exhibitions from January 23 through May 10.  The exhibitions […]

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Trailblazer alum uses running psychotherapy to help clients

Saint Michael’s alum, Beth Connolly ’04, Psy.D., believes in treating the mind and the body at the same time. She has built a running psychotherapy private practice in Hampton, New […]

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Freeman Foundation scholars announced for summer 2024

Sixteen Saint Michael’s College students will travel to either South Korea or Vietnam this summer thanks to the Freeman Foundation scholarship program. The students will participate in 8-week-long internships during […]

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St. Mike’s Chapel ignites a passion project

The Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel – a main fixture on Saint Michael’s campus – is now a central character in an award-winning holiday display called “Christmas in Vermont.”   […]

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Student Spotlight: Leaf Reiderer

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.   Leaf […]

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St. Mike’s alum Tina Friml ’16 talks about her debut on the Tonight Show

Tina Friml ’16 just reached another pinnacle. Last month, the comedian performed on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, unleashing six minutes of standup that captured her life as a […]

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Yamuna Turco ’25 to compete in Miss America

A familiar face within the Saint Michael’s community will grace the stage alongside competitors for Miss America in January. Yamuna Turco ’25, who was crowned Miss Vermont 2023, will compete […]

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Dynamic Duo: professors offer a double-dose of education

Longtime Saint Michael’s professors Karen Popovich and John Devlin combined the forces of their different academic disciplines  to offer students a double-dose of education. Popovich is a Professor of Business […]

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Disability justice class empowers first-year students

For the second time ever, first-year students at Saint Michael’s College were able to take a seminar class taught by disability rights advocate Sefakor G.M.A. Komabu-Pomeyie called Peace and Justice: […]

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French Club visits Montreal

On December 2, the Saint Michael’s French Club took a weekend trip to Montreal. It was a two-day, one night trip led by the three co-leaders of the French Club, […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Society celebrates student leaders with elegant evening

Photos by Sophie Burt ’26 On Dec. 3, the Martin Luther King Jr. Society hosted its first elegant evening with a formal dinner accompanied by an awards ceremony that celebrated […]

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Student Spotlight: Camden Simpson

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.   Camden […]

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A fundraising event to prevent ‘period poverty’ will be held on campus in January

Emma Anderson ’25 started the nonprofit Not A Luxury Inc. in 2020 while she was still in high school. Three years later, the organization has donated 23,000 menstrual products to […]

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Gingerbread contest creates community spirit

  See a gallery of photos by Cat Cutillo Twelve teams of first-year students gathered in the Purposeful Learning Office on Wednesday to compete in the annual “Father Mike Cronogue […]

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Club sport offers some students the ultimate experience 

Ultimate Frisbee is one of the fastest growing sports on college campuses today. Many colleges have ultimate teams at varying levels, and more are still adding ultimate teams and clubs.   […]

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History from the heart: Saint Michael’s scholar uses personal history to fuel research, teaching

See a photo gallery above by Cat Cutillo After her mother’s passing, Dr. Jolivette Anderson-Douoning and her sister went back to their mother’s home in Shreveport, Louisiana, to clean it […]

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Saint Michael’s professors share perspectives on Israel and Palestine

A full house crowd of students, faculty and staff gathered in McCarthy on Nov. 30 to listen to and learn from perspectives surrounding recent and historical events in Israel and […]

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Thinkers, strategists and activists gather for ecological change

Saint Michael’s community members helped envision the role that higher education can play in climate justice and examine other important questions during the inaugural event for the newly named Patrick […]

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Students create connection through grief

On Nov. 15, around 120 students stopped by Alliot around dinnertime to decorate a quilt square and reflect on grief. The project, called The Connection Quilt, was part of Global […]

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Student Spotlight: Ayla Frenkiewich

The Student Spotlight Series is a new feature to highlight Saint Michael’s students’ lives in all corners of campus. Students’ answers have been lightly edited for style and clarity.   Ayla […]

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Freeman Foundation project director: International education more important than ever

After almost four decades of work to promote international education mostly in Vermont, Dr. Juefei Wang, the Project Director at the Freeman Foundation, says mutual cultural understanding is more important […]

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