Bob Lenz '86
San Francisco Chronicle
Joseph Crane '53
Stockton Diocese Award Winner
|Graduate Education Distinguished Speaker Series Dr. Marcia Tate
"Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites" on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Soda Center
Leave to Serve
For information about the Brothers' vocation and Lasallian education, please visit:
Saint Mary's College
PO Box 3400
Moraga, California 94575
Use your SMC ID, , to create your free SMC inCircle account so you can reconnect with old friends and network with other Gaels in the new Saint Mary's alumni online community.
10 Years of Service
2009-10 Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Award-Winning CILSA Program
Celebrate CILSA's (Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action) decade of impact by participating in an
Inter-generational Saturday of Service for students, staff, faculty and alumni Nov. 21 from 10 a.m - 2 p.m. School-age children are welcome, and lunch will be provided. Various volunteer locations include Alameda, Oakland and Walnut Creek.
Sign up for the day of service.
Saint Mary's Magazine is Online
The fall 2009 issue of the College magazine themed "Beyond the Classroom" is now online. Highlights include articles about the study abroad program, CILSA, an urban environmental issues class and the latest Gael Glimpses.
Go the magazine.
Alumnus Named President of Thomas Aquinas College
Michael F. McLean '68 became the fourth president of Thomas Aquinas College on
Oct. 24, 2009. Members of the Board of Governors of Thomas Aquinas College
appointed McLean president of the 38-year-old institution at their fall meeting.
Newsletter Survey/Win Basketball Tickets
The alumni relations office is in the process of redesigning the e-newsletter, and we would like your input. Please take a few minutes to complete our newsletter survey. Anyone who does so by Nov. 11 will be entered into a drawing for two tickets to the men's basketball game vs. Gonzaga on Jan. 14.
Go to the Survey.
Out of This World Exhibit and Event
Come listen to astronomer, artist and author William K. Hartmann,
Ph.D., from 7 to 8 p.m. on campus free of
charge. The Hearst Art Gallery and the School of Science, in conjunction with the
current exhibit, "Out of This World: The Landscapes of Our Solar System,"
present this event with stargazing and Leonid meteor shower watch following the presentation.
Three Students Win Awards for Summer Science Research Projects
Three students garnered special recognition in October from School of Science Dean
Brian Jersky for their outstanding work during the school's summer research
program, while eight other students also presented their work in 2009 Sigma Xi
Summer Research Student Poster Session.
See the slideshow.
Cal Grant Success Stories
Were you a Cal Grant recipient? The College is interested
in hearing your Cal Grant success
stories and how it made college a reality for you. Please send your story to Tim Farley, director of
Community and Government Relations for the College at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Business Programs Celebrate Commencement
The School of Economics and Business Administration's graduate programs
celebrated commencement on Oct. 11 in the Saint Mary's Chapel, with the
Master of Business Administration program graduating 85 students and the Master
of Science in Financial Analysis and Investment Management graduating 14
See the slideshow.
Fall Theater Production
The magic of Word for Word comes to Saint Mary's this month in a production of "At Mrs. Dalloway's Party," an evening of short
stories written by Virgina Woolf and created and performed by an ensemble of
Learn more and see the schedule.
Endorse an Applicant
Alumni can waive the application fee for prospective undergraduate students by giving them an endorsement.
Volunteer for a college fair.
Annual Dine with Alums Event Draws a Crowd
Nearly 70 alumni met with 140 students Oct. 21 for dinner to discuss their careers and give advice. Lisa Douglas EE '99, vice president of public affairs for the Association of Independent California Colleges, was the keynote speaker for the evening.
See the pictures.
Become a Fan of Liberal & Civic Studies
L&CS now has a Facebook page and invites everyone to
become fans. Find out about professors, students, Teachers for Tomorrow
and events of interest in the community.
Go to the page.
|Athletic News |
|Second Annual Pat Vincent Dinner Dance|
As another season of Gael rugby is set to begin, come celebrate and support the
Saint Mary's College rugby program on Saturday, Nov. 21. This event is the largest fundraiser for
Gael rugby and is a great opportunity to connect with current and former
ruggers. Southern California alumni are invited to attend the season opening matches in Los Angeles and Orange Counties Nov. 14 and 15.
Learn more about the Dinner Dance.
Learn more about the southern California matches.
Men's and Women's Basketball Seasons Open
The men's and women's basketball season begins at home this year with a double-header on Nov. 13. The women will take on Idaho and the men will face New Mexico State.
Read more about the women.
Read more about the men.
Women's Volleyball Leads the Conference
After defeating Loyola Marymount on Oct. 28 the team secured sole possession of first place in the WCC. The team followed up that victory with another win over Pepperdine on Oct. 31.
Patty Mills Makes NBA Roster
Former Saint Mary's point guard Patrick Mills has signed a contract with the
Portland Trail Blazers, and has made the team's 15-man roster for the 2009-10 NBA
season. Mills was drafted by the Blazers with the 55th overall pick in the 2009
|Events This Month|
|Nov. 5: How to Network Effectively Workshop + Speed Networking, SacramentoNov. 6: Graduate Business Alumni "First Fridays"|
Nov. 12: Business Faces the Health Care Challenge:
In Search of Innovative & Practical StrategiesNov 14-15: Southern California Rugby Matches
Nov. 17: Exploring the Cosmos by Spacecraft and Paint BrushNov. 21: CILSA Inter-Generational Saturday of ServiceNov. 21: Second Annual Pat Vincent Dinner Dance
Save the Date
Dec. 1: Episcopal Lecture Featuring Bishop Stephen Blair
Dec. 10: Annual Sacramento Christmas PartyDec. 14: East Bay Christmas PartyJan 14: Men's Basketball Pre-Game Party vs. GonzagaJan. 30: Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game, Dinner and Celebration
Feb. 1: A Reception for Capitol Gaels in Washington D.C.Feb. 6: Gaelfest
July 16-18: Reunion Weekend