642 Came Back Home for Alumni Reunion
Last month the College hosted several hundred Gaels and their families for Alumni Reunion 2011. Check out the photos and plan to join us for next year's reunion festivities on July 13-15, 2012.
New Video Featuring 2011 Commencement Parties
Check out this new video celebrating the tradition of post-commencement plot parties on the Chapel lawn.
Alumni Board of Directors
Alumni Board President David Johnson '84 welcomes six new directors for 2011-12: Carlo Beckman '05, MA '10, Joe Buenavista EMBA '04, Al Frugaletti '63, Drue Hulmer '91, Karla Jenkins MA '09 and JP Musgrove '07.
Art Orton Dies
Professor Arcenta "Art" Orton, a psychology professor in the School of Science for 40 years, passed away on July 17 of natural causes. Orton was known both for his academic service and commitment to the community.
Vice Provost Selected as American Council on Education Fellow
Christopher Sindt, vice provost for graduate and professional studies, has been named one of 50 American Council on Education Fellows.
Saint Mary's to Expand the Hearst Art Gallery
The expansion will increase exhibition space by nearly 50 percent, allowing more of the College's permanent collection to be displayed. The Gallery's current exhibition, Pam Glover: A Life in Art, will remain open during the construction (through September 11).
Announcing the 1863 Society
In honor of the College's 150th anniversary, we are pleased to announce a new annual giving recognition program - the 1863 Society - which replaces the longtime "President's Club."
SMC Hosts Travolta Film Camp
The Bay Area News Group covered the Joey Travolta Summer Inclusion Film Camp for autistic students, hosted for the past four years by SMC's Kalmanovitz School of Education.
LEAP Travels to South Africa
As part of a summer course, Saint Mary's Liberal Education for Arts Professionals (LEAP) co-founder Claire Sheridan, alumna Kristine Elliott and several students traveled to South Africa to teach and interact with young at-risk dancers from impoverished areas.