Celebration of Great Professors
The Committee on Teaching and Scholarship honored four faculty award recipients at the 11th Annual Scholars Reception on February 28. The Awards celebrate professors who demonstrate a passion for their studies and, even more, for their students. Read more about them.
2014 Staff Handbook for Policies & Procedures Now Online
The Office of Human Resources has updated The Saint Mary's College 2014 Staff Handbook, which contains policies and procedures for members of our campus community. A PDF version is also available to download. View the updated edition online.
When Angels Listen, Ideas Get Their Wings
Imagine draping street lights in solar powered sleeves that produce Wi-Fi or buying a home like you'd buy a car on Carfax. These were two of the ideas pitched at last week’s Third Annual Business Idea Competition hosted by Saint Mary’s and the angel investor network Keiretsu Forum. Full details on the competition are here.
Syufy Brothers: Expertise Shapes New Recreation Center
If the plans for SMC’s new Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center resemble a modern fitness club more than a traditional sweat-stained college gym, it’s no coincidence. Scheduled to open in early 2015, the Center was inspired in part by a groundbreaking new fitness chain created by Raymond Syufy ’84 and Joseph Syufy ’87, two SMC alumni who have long supported the College. Read more.
Moody's Updates Outlook for Saint Mary's College
Moody's has affirmed the College's Baa1 rating and upgraded its outlook from negative to stable. An upgrade in outlook is significant as Moody's has the entire higher education sector under a negative outlook. The ratings update summari
zes Moody’s assessment of the College’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as factors that could influence our rating in the future.
Gaels: Senior Daniel XuLi
Senior and Bay Area native Daniel XuLi discusses his experiences working corporate jobs while a full-time undergraduate student, his translation of a Chinese book on historical architecture in the Nanjing region, and his plans for law school. Read the Q and A.
Latino Cultural Night Draws Large Crowd and Highlights Student Talent
Latino Cultural Night launched the annual cycle of lively celebrations that highlight the historical milestones, customs and contemporary issues of diverse cultural groups on campus. Student performance and a large crowd made for a memorable evening at Latino Cultural Night. Read more.
Museum’s WWI Exhibits Reveal Haunting Beauties
From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art From World War I features art crafted from the tools of the war—empty artillery shells, bullet cartridges and other objects found in the camps and trenches. Songs of the Patriot: How Music Helped Win World War One, displays sheet music covers from popular songs of the time. Read more about it.