Date & Time 
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 2:45am
Event Description 

What: The Bishop John S. Cummins Institute for Catholic Thought, Culture and Action is pleased to announce the second annual Montini Fellows in Catholic Higher Education. Recognized for her contribution to Catholic higher education is Sister Mary Peter Traviss, O.P.

Who: Sister Mary Peter Traviss is a native Californian who, after completing high school at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in Pasadena, California, entered the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose. She completed her undergraduate work in history, a Masters degree in both history and in education, and a doctorate in educational psychology at Stanford University. Sister Mary Peter has been a teacher, high school administrator, Director of Education, and professor in education. She was the Director for the Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership at the University of San Francisco from 1989 – 2000. She was named President of Queen of the Holy Rosary College, Mission San Jose, in 2006.

A significant contributor to current thinking on the moral development of students, Sister Mary Peter was honored in 2005 with two national awards by Catholic educational associations for a lifetime's worth of work in the field, including the Seton Award.

When: Sister Mary Peter will be on campus Sunday, November 1 through Wednesday, November 4. She will deliver a talk about Catholic higher education and moral development during Community time from 12:40-2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4.

Where: Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga

For additional information contact: Sally Jamison at (925) 631-4406.

On the Web: Saint Mary's College

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