Find out what makes us tick. If it's happening at Saint Mary's College, you'll learn more about it here. From news stories to campus events, press releases and faculty in the news, this is the place to find it.
Pope of Surprise
Last week Father J. Bryan Hehir described Pope Francis "as someone who encourages contrary voices in open debate and the respectful crossing of borders … a pope of surprise" in his Jan Term Speaker Series lecture. Also, the Bishop John S. Cummins Institute named Hehir as its seventh Montini Fellow.
Chris Sindt Joins Graduate Schools Board
Chris Sindt, Vice Provost of Graduate and Professional Studies, was named to the Council of Graduate Schools 12-member board for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1. Sindt joins new appointees from Cornell, Purdue and Truman State universities, and the University of Maryland.
Online MBA Program Ranked Second in State
The School of Economics and Business Administration’s Executive MBA Hybrid program has been named one of the 2015 Best Online MBA Programs (ranked second in California and 82 nationwide) by U.S. News & World Report. “Our school has long been a leader in online MBA education," said Dean Zhan Li, "even before the current craze of online offerings.”
Jan30Interview Workshop (sign up on Gaelink)at 1:15PM, Brother Urban Gregory Hall: Career Center
Jan30Phenomenal Emergence, MFA Dance Concertat 8:00PM, Flight Deck Theater 1540 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612
Jan31Grace Dearborn - "Rebels with Applause: Active Engagement Strategies that Motivate Reluctant Learners" - Distinguished Speaker Seriesat 8:30AM, Soda Activity Center: Plaza
Jan31SMC Women's Tennis vs. Princetonat 2:00PM, Korth Tennis Center
Jan31SMC Men's Basketball vs. Pepperdineat 3:00PM, McKeon Pavilion