Saint Mary's Celebrates Pope Francis's Visit
From ringing the historic SMC bell heralding the pope's U.S. arrival to a group viewing of his address to Congress, the Saint Mary’s community was abuzz about His Holiness Pope Francis’s first visit to the United States. President Jim Donahue attended the pope’s address and along with other SMC experts, shared his insights on Catholicism today with numerous media outlets.
SMC Awarded $1.1 Million Five-Year Grant
Saint Mary’s has received a $1.1 million award from the U.S. Department of Education to support the High Potential Sphere of Success, a new initiative to academically support low-income and first-generation students. The five-year grant is funded through the department’s TRIO Student Support Services Program, which supports underrepresented students in higher education.
Saint Mary’s Shines in Recent Rankings
Saint Mary's has had a strong showing recently in annual college ranking lists. The College was listed among the top 10 regional universities in the West in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. SMC was also named one of the top 380 colleges by Princeton Review last month, as well as a top return on investment school by Business Insider and Payscale last year for undergraduate business programs.
Oct6Shutting Down the SHU - Politics Panel Discussion on Ending Long Term Solitary Confinementat 7:00PM, Soda Activity Center: Claeys Lounge
Oct7Texts & Teaching: Virgil & Hong (Sem 104)at 12:00PM, Faculty Staff Dining Room
Oct7Career Fair 2015 -- Join us on October 7th!at 12:00PM, De La Salle Hall: Lawn