2012 Alumni Awards
and Hall of Fame Inductees
Congratulations to this year's honorees who have demonstrated a commitment to Saint Mary's and their communities: Alumnus of the Year C. Joseph Crane '53 (pictured at right); Signum Fidei Awardee Rev. Caesar Caviglia '50; Meritorious Service Awardee Cindy Cooper '96; De La Salle Awardee Chris Jones; G.O.L.D. Awardee Derek Smead '02 and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees, including Baseball Coach Miles McAfee (posthumous) and John Arnaudon '81.
Brother Ronald Makes Case for Cal Grants
The Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times and other local papers published Brother Ronald's appeal to retain full funding for Cal Grants at private, nonprofit colleges, which argued that such aid ultimately saves money for taxpayers and the state. Learn how you can take action.
Commencement Speakers Announced
Tom Meschery '61 (pictured at right), sports legend-turned-poet and teacher, and Jim Fruchterman, founder of Benetech, which harnesses technology to create social change, have been selected to speak at Saint Mary's commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20.
Saint Mary's Fact Book is Online
The "Saint Mary's College Fact Book" is an annual publication of significant statistics and trend information on Saint Mary's academic programs, applicants, students, faculty members, finances and alumni.
New Digital Version of Saint Mary's Magazine
Our winter issue features the Saint Mary's twist on science education and why it matters; the new River of Words program, part of the Center for Environmental Literacy in the KSOE; tales of our cheeky wildlife campus neighbors and a field guide to student life.
Visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow
Shannon Brownlee, author of "Overtreated" and a U.S. healthcare reform advocate, spent a week at Saint Mary's participating in panel and small-group discussions, visiting classes and speaking to the campus community.
MBA Students Help Nonprofits
Last semester, Executive MBA students provided real-world consulting to local nonprofits, including the Discovery Counseling Center, Berkeley Food and Housing Project, Oakland YMCA, Contra Costa Food Bank, Fountainhead Montessori, ARF, Meals on Wheels and Merritt College.