SMC Update | November 2013
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Alumni in the News
Faculty in the News
SMC in the News
College News
Athletic News
Engagement Opportunities
Upcoming Events
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Alumni in the News

Appthority Appoints New CEO 
The Sacramento Bee     

Faculty in the News


SMC in the News


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Graduate Program Information Sessions


Saint Mary's offers a variety of graduate level Business, Education and Leadership programs. Join us at an upcoming online or regional in November!

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  College News

James A. Donahue Inaugurated as 29th President


With the Chapel and its three crosses glistening in the clear, autumn sun, Saint Mary's inaugurated its 29th president on October 11. In his inaugural address, Donahue promised to put new sheen on the "hidden gem" of SMC and "change the world" one student at a time.


- Symposium on Catholic Liberal Arts Education

- White House Insider Pitches Public Service at SMC

- New Museum Features "The Artist Revealed"

- Check Out the #OMGOctober Vine Contest Submissions

  Athletic News
Former Saint Mary's guard and West Coast Conference Player of the Year Matthew Dellavedova '13 has been named to the final 15-man roster for the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers.

  Engagement Opportunities
Do you know any exceptional Gaels who deserve to be recognized for their dedication to the College or the Lasallian mission or their service to the local community or other people?
Submit a nomination today.

  Upcoming Events

Nov. 6: SERVE at Contra Costa Food Bank

Nov. 11: Veterans Day Mass & Luncheon

Nov. 12: Governor Jerry Brown: Leadership & Legacy Panel

Nov. 15: Graduate Business Third Friday Mixer (East Bay)

Nov. 16: Distinguished Speaker Series: Dave Burgess

Nov. 16: Presence in Leadership: Embodying the Interplay of Inner and Outer Change 

Nov. 23: 5th Annual Pat Vincent Rugby Dinner


Save the Date

Dec. 4: SERVE at Contra Costa Food Bank 

Dec. 10: Annual Sacramento Christmas Party

Dec. 11: Annual East Bay Christmas Party

Dec. 11: SERVE at San Francisco Food Bank 


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