Use your SMC ID, , to create your free Jerome account so you can reconnect with old friends, read Gael Glimpses and network with other Gaels in the Saint Mary's alumni online community.
Come Home for Gaelfest
Game Expected to be a Sell Out
Come home to Saint Mary's on Jan. 17 as we celebrate everything that is great about being a Gael. The day will begin with the Annual Alumni Awards Luncheon, followed by Mass and a pre-game rally in the Soda Center before the men's basketball team takes on the Pepperdine Waves.
Celebrate Great Alumni
This year we will kick off our Gaelfest with the Alumni Awards Luncheon. Enjoy some great food and drink as we honor George Schmitt '65 (Alumnus of the Year), Clare Schmitt (Honorary Alumna), Bob Kozlowski '50 (Signum Fidei), Michael Johnson '87 (Certificate of Merit), Dr. John Dennis (John Baptist De la Salle Award, posthumously) and Erin Gilbert '02 (GOLD Award).
SMC In Circle is Coming
Before the end of the month, the College will introduce you to the Saint
Mary's In Circle, a new networking tool designed exclusively for Saint Mary's alumni. SMC In Circle was created to help you connect with Saint Mary's College,
employers and other Saint Mary's alums.
Go Cruising with Alumni
Alumni and friends are
invited to get on board the 2nd Annual Gaels Gone Wild Alumni Spring Break
Cruise to Ensenada, Mexico. The 3-day Baja cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines will
depart from San Diego on April 23, 2009.
We Need Your Glimpses!
Did you do anything special for the holidays? Send in a Gael Glimpse. Saint Mary's magazine is currently seeking Glimpses for the spring issue. Anyone who submits a Glimpse before the Jan. 20 deadline will be entered in a drawing for 10 tickets to the men's basketball game vs. USF on Feb. 5.
Submit your Glimpse.
Longtime Regent Jerry Fitzpatrick '42 DiesF. Gerard "Jerry" Fitzpatrick '42, a legendary figure at Saint Mary's College
and in Contra Costa County for more than six decades, passed away on Dec. 30. He
was 89. Read more.
New Commercial Campaign
The College invested in three new commercials that will be seen during televised basketball games this season. Two of the commercials feature SMC athletes.
Watch the 60 second commercial.
Watch the Patrick Mills commercial.
Watch the Alex Carbonel commercial.
Bill Ayers Part of Jan Term Speaker Series
In 2009, the Jan Term Speaker Series at Saint Mary's
College features Bill Ayers and four other provocative speakers throughout the
Macken Debate Team Achieves National RankingAt midseason,
the National Parliamentary Debate Association ranks SMC's Macken Debate Team
19th out of 195 participating colleges and universities. This is the highest
ranking in the young team's history and places it ahead of other California
colleges, including UC Berkeley, UCLA and Pepperdine.Read more about the team.
Students Examine Migrant Labor Issues
As part of the office of Mission and Ministry's immersion programs, 19 students traveled to Salinas to get a sampling of life for migrant farm workers.
Philippine Alumni Start First International Chapter
Brother President Ronald Gallagher and special assistant Brother Dominic Berardelli traveled to the Philippines and were greeted by the first international SMC alumni chapter.
Read more about chapter programs.
CLAM Event for January
The Committee for Lectures, Art and Music brings one of
the world's preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist Steve Turre, and his quartet
to Saint Mary's College for an evening of unparalleled entertainment. A member of the Saturday Night Live Band
since 1984, Turre teaches at Juilliard and maintains an active international
touring schedule.Read more