Australia's Ambassador to U.S. Visits Saint Mary's
The Hon. Kim Beazley, Australia's ambassador to the U.S., visited Saint Mary's on Nov. 21 to meet with Brother President Ronald Gallagher and a number of Australian students, including members of the basketball team. Click here to view slideshow.
Only 30 Days Left to Give Back
to Saint Mary's in 2010
During this blessed season, please consider a year-end, tax-deductible gift to Saint Mary's College. Your charitable contribution to The SMC Fund, annual scholarships or any area of your choosing will help ensure that current and future students can complete their unique educational journey with us. Click here to give back today. See how your class stacks up in giving this year.
Praise for SMC Production of "Angels in America"
Sally Hogart, theatre reviewer for the Contra Costa Times and other Bay Area News Group newspapers, offered high praise for the recent student production of "Angels in America," noting the high production values, excellent acting and the direction by professor Reid Davis.
Jan Term Speakers on Rethinking, Remaking History
This year's theme, "New Histories: Reliving, Rethinking, Remaking," invites reflection, critical analysis and action from important cultural and intellectual leaders including Damali Ayo, The Kitchen Sisters, Shane Claiborne and Robert B. Reich.
Liturgy of Lights
On Sunday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m., this special Mass will bring together alumni, students, faculty, staff and Christian Brothers. A holiday dessert reception will follow.
Wooden Classic and Basketball Pre-Game in Anaheim
On Saturday, Dec. 18, come cheer on the Gaels at the Wooden Classic as Saint Mary's men's basketball takes on Long Beach State. Contact the SMC Ticket Office at (925) 631-4392 for tickets to the game. Pre-game party for alumni, family and fans at JT Schmid's in Anaheim at 10 a.m. Click here to RSVP online.
SERVE with Gaels at Local Food Banks
Join forces with the Graduate Business Alumni Chapter to help local food banks and put together meals for the holidays.
Dec. 21: Second Harvest Food Bank (San Jose)
Dec. 22: Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (Concord)
Dec. 29: San Francisco Food Bank (San Francisco)
Mark Your Calendar for the 34th Annual Car Drawing
SteadAuto.com presents the 34th Annual Car Drawing on Saturday, Feb. 26, prior to the men's basketball game against Portland. The grand prize is a choice of a 2011 Jeep Liberty or $20,000. More details to come soon.
40 Years 1 Night Gaela a Success
In honor of the 40th anniversary of women at Saint Mary's, a Gaela celebration was held on Nov. 6. Thirty of our 40 influential alumnae attended and were honored, and more than $30,000 was raised for the Sister Clare Wagstaffe Endowed Scholarship. View slideshow from the evening.
Pat Vincent Dinner Dance and Fundraiser Raises $60,000
On Nov. 20, more than 300 alumni, parents, friends, coaches and rugby players attended this annual event benefiting the Saint Mary's College Rugby Program. View slideshow.
1st Annual Global Economic Forum...A Spectacular Evening
The Alumni Council for the School of Economics and Business Administration hosted this inaugural event on Nov. 13 at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco. Read about the discussion, panelists and view photos from the evening.