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Alumni in the News

Matt Yourkin '03
Napa Valley Register

Kirk Nagamine '87
Restaurant News Resource

Faculty in the News

Voice of Russia Interviews SEBA's Shyam Kamath About Eurozone, Italy's Elections

CBS-5 TV, KCBS Radio Tap SMC Faculty on High Court's Consideration of Gay Marriage

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Plot Parties: An SMC Tradition for Generations
Plot Parties:
An SMC tradition
May is a time of Gaelebration,
a time when we remember walking across the stage, receiving our diploma and stepping off into our futures as Gaels. Now we celebrate the next generation of the Saint Mary's family in the 150th year Commencement on Memorial Day weekend as a new group of Gaels  make their place in the world. Come join us! The undergraduate ceremony is on May 25, and the graduate and professional programs ceremony is on May 26. Forever Gaels!


Convocation: Lasallian Education in the 21st Century
Brother Alvaro, superior general of the Christian Brothers, addressed the College community during Convocation. He received an honorary Ed.D. degree from Brother President Ronald Gallagher FSC '69 and was presented with gifts from the students, faculty and staff. Click here to read Brother Alvaro's address and view photos and a video of the event.

Phone Booth: Tell Us Your
Gaeltastic Stories!  
Throughout the Year of the Gael, we've shared some Gaelorious stories with you. Now we want to hear yours! Short or long, old or new, all stories are welcome. We welcome written stories, photo essays, video clips, voicemail and even text messages. What are you waiting for? Head to the Year of the Gael site to learn how to submit your Gael tale.


$85,000 Endowment
To Honor Professor Cory
A group of SMC School of Science alumni have raised $85,000 to establish an endowment for scholarships for biology students in honor of Professor Emeritus Lawrence Cory '39, who taught at Saint Mary's for 60 years. The news was announced at a recent dinner to honor Professor Cory.
Students Fight for
Cal Grants
Four SMC students traveled to Sacramento last month to support a bill authored by Assembly member Susan Bonilla that would set up a more reliable funding formula for Cal Grants.
In a ceremony last month, Chevron donated $10,000 to the School of Economics and Business Administration in honor of the 100th birthday of alumnus Clay McElroy '34.

The School of Economics and Business Administration has announced the launch of an Enactus team at SMC. Enactus is an international nonprofit that brings together student, academic and business leaders to use entrepreneurial action to improve the lives of people in need.

The Saint Mary's Center for Environmental Literacy celebrated the creativity of children around the world at the 18th Annual Youth Creativity Awards. View the winning pieces created by these passionate youth and learn more about the Center! 
Raises Funds for Oxfam
De La Salle week kicked off with the 6th Annual Run/Walk 4 Hunger, and the results were fitting for the College's sesquicentennial: More than 150 people participated; over 150 pounds of food was donated and over $500 was raised for Oxfam America. View a slide show of the event

Saint Mary's alumnus and former staff member Jim Weyland '60 passed away April 15. Weyland was an integral part of the Career Development Center for 18 years. He specialized in proudly serving the career needs of alumni, graduate students and extended education students. He was also a giving person and a proud member of the 1863 Society.  


Men's Golf Wins Second-Straight WCC Championship
The SMC golf team made history by winning consecutive West Coast Conference championships for the first time in school history. With the victory, SMC returns to the NCAA Championships; regional selections will be announced on May 6.
Junior Maryann Concannon has been invited to the prestigious US Rowing camp, which will determine the women's eight and quad teams that will compete in the 2013 World Rowing Championships.
The nationally ranked No. 40 Gaels earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth consecutive year. They take on Auburn at Cal on May 10.
Ranked No. 9 in the nation, Saint Mary's newest D1 sport sends pair Dalas Dodd and and Jordan Shaw to the AVCA National Championships in Alabama. The Gaels finished their first season with an 8-2 record.

Gaels Host USA Rugby D1-A National Championship Semifinals
With a 62-25 victory over Colorado at Pat Vincent Field on April 27, the Gaels advance to the national semifinals.


May 8: MFA in Creative Writing Alumni and Faculty Reading with Brett Fletcher Lauer and Christopher Sindt

May 13: 34th Annual Gael Golf Classic at Blackhawk CC

May 25: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony  

May 26: Graduate Commencement Ceremony   



July 19-21: Alumni Reunion 2013  

July 27: Fifth Quarter Alumni Picnic  

Aug 10: Cross Country Poker Tournament

Aug 17: Women's Soccer Kick-Off 

Aug 18: Summer Wine Festival 

Aug 19: 11th Annual Golf and Bocce Tournament for Graduate Business Students and Alumni


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