Kevin Starr Speaks at Museum Grand Opening
California's State Librarian Emeritus Kevin Starr delivered the keynote address at the unveiling of the new Saint Mary's College Museum of Art and the opening of "The Comprehensive Keith: A Centennial Tribute."
150th Anniversary Cruise
Join President Ronald Gallagher from June 24 to July 5, 2012, on a cruise to Italy and Croatia in honor of the College's upcoming sesquicentennial celebration. Reserve your spot by October 14 for the best stateroom selection.
1863 Society Debuts with a Celebration
Nearly 150 alumni, parents and friends attended this inaugural event honoring the College's most loyal annual benefactors. The evening program showcased student performances in music, theatre and dance, followed by a reception on the Chapel Plaza.
New Center for Environmental Literacy
The Kalmanovitz School of Education will be the new home of River of Words, an acclaimed K-12 environmental poetry and visual arts program. At the opening reception, Robert Hass '63, former poet-laureate of the United States, described how his poetic journey began at Saint Mary's.
New Dean Talks About a 21st Century Learning Center
Pat Kreitz, the new dean of library and academic resources, wants to create a 21st-century learning and discovery space at Saint Mary's and is committed to "democratizing access to information worldwide."
Reflecting on Catholic Intellectual
and Spiritual Traditions
In celebrating the start of the academic year, Brother President Ronald Gallagher and Father Salvatore Ragusa invoked the words of Cardinal Newman at the Mass of the Holy Spirit.
America's Oldest National Park Ranger Visits with Students
90-year old Betty Reed Soskin recently gave students a real-life history lesson on World War II, women and segregation.
Campus Unites in Rally Against Sexual Violence
More than 100 members of the SMC community joined together in a rally last week to make it clear that sexual violence will not be tolerated at Saint Mary's.
Blue Mass Honors First Responders
Hundreds turned out on Friday for a Blue Mass in the Chapel to honor police and fire personnel of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Read Father Sal's homily and view a video on the event.
Trans-Global Executive MBA Program in India
India-West covered Saint Mary's T-GEMBA students' recent trip to India and their work to empower nonprofit agencies.