SMC Update, February 2010

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Graduate Program Open Houses
There are several upcoming open houses and info sessions about graduate business degree opportunities including EMBA Hybrid, MS in Financial Analysis & Investment Management, and the MBA program. Please encourage your friends and colleagues to attend!

Professional MBA
Feb. 9 (Online)

Executive MBA
Feb. 9 (Online)
Feb. 16 (San Ramon)
Feb. 18 (Santa Clara)

Hybrid Executive MBA
Feb. 9 (Online)
Feb. 23 (Moraga)

Trans-Global Executive MBA
Feb. 9 (Online)
Feb. 10 (San Ramon)
Feb. 11 (Santa Clara)
Feb. 13 (San Ramon)

Graduate Education
Feb. 17 (Moraga)
Mar. 20 (Moraga)
April 20 (Moraga)

MA and BA in Leadership
March 3 (Moraga)
March 13 (Moraga)
Please join us for one of our Spring 2010 Open Houses on campus to learn about our BA in Leadership & Organizational Studies and MA in Leadership.

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Gaelfest 2010
Gaelfest 2010
Alumni are invited home to Saint Mary's to celebrate Gaelfest on Saturday, Feb. 6. Come out for a daylong series of festivities, including a men's rugby match and tailgate party, Mass, dinner and pep rally in Oliver Hall capped off by a men's basketball game vs. USF. Basketball tickets are available for those who RSVP online. Go Gaels!
Learn more.
RSVP for Gaelfest.

Honoring the Legacy of Football at SMC
Come to campus on Feb. 27 for a special event celebrating the great history of the Saint Mary's football program. The reception will include dinner, a hosted bar and a special gift. All are welcome.
Learn more.
RSVP online.

Saint Mary's magazineWinter Magazine is Now Online
The most recent edition of Saint Mary's magazine, themed "The Working Life," is now available online. Read about the work of alumna and labor advocate Maria Elena Durazo '75, and see all the latest Gael glimpses.
Go to the magazine.

Celebrating Black History Month
Come to campus for two special events in honor of Black History month. A Tribute to African American Women Alumni on Feb. 18 will include stories from SMC alumni. And on Feb. 21 the Black Alumni Chapter, Jack and Jill of America and the Diablo Black Men's Group invite you to Expressions of Blackness, an afternoon of reflection, remembrance and celebration of the history and achievements of African Americans through music, dance, spoken word, interactive demonstrations and food.
Learn more about the Tribute to African American Women.
Learn more about Expressions of Blackness.

Global Graduate Business Degree
Thinking Global? Did you know that Saint Mary's College offers the Trans-Global Executive MBA program - the only global EMBA of this nature in Northern California? Learn the complexities of managing businesses in the global environment in a time-efficient and convenient format.
Learn more.

Weekend College
Join other SMC alums and take a non-credit course taught by SMC faculty. "The Philosophy of Wine," "Telling Our Stories: A Memoir Writing Class" and "'Meet the Author' Book Club" are just a few of the classes offered by the Weekend College this spring.
Learn more.
Athletic News
6th Annual Baseball Meet the Players Night6th Annual Meet the Players Night
Get ready for another season of Gaels baseball at the 6th Annual Meet the Players Night. Join head coach Jedd Soto and the 2010 Gaels to meet this years team as they begin another winning season. This year's keynote speaker is Mark Teahen, current major league player and former Gael.
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Women's tennisWomen's Tennis Opens Season with a Victory
The women's tennis team started the 2010 season with a 6-1 win over Pacific on Jan. 30. The first home match is Saturday, Feb. 7 against Denver at 1 p.m.
Read more.

Events This Month
  • Feb. 1: A Reception for Capitol Gaels in Washington D.C.
  • Feb. 4: First Annual Ed.D. Mixer
  • Feb. 5: San Francisco First Friday Social Mixer
  • Feb. 6: Gaelfest
  • Feb. 10: Alumni Night at the SAP Open
  • Feb. 13: Baseball Meet the Players Night
  • Feb. 13: Portland Alumni Chapter Men's Basketball Pre-Game Party vs University of Portland
  • Feb. 18: San Diego Alumni Chapter Men's Basketball Pre-Game Party vs USD
  • Feb. 18: Tribute to African American Women
  • Feb. 19: East Bay Business Alumni Social Mixer
  • Feb. 21: Expressions of Blackness
  • Feb. 25: South Bay Business Alumni Social Mixer
  • Feb. 27: Reception Honoring the Legacy of Football at Saint Mary's

  • Save the Date
  • March 18: Passing the Baton - Building Bridges Between SMC Students and Alumni
  • April 8: 13th Annual Asian Cultural Night
  • April 24: 4th Annual Lu'au
  • May 6: 10th Annual Lantino Cultural Night
  • May 15: Asian Pacific American Graduate Celebration
  • May 20: 15th Annual Black Graduate Celebration
  • May 21: Latino Graduate Celebration
  • July 16-18: Reunion Weekend