Athletes Win in the Classroom
Almost half of Saint Mary's student-athletes—130 total—were honored recently by the West Coast Conference, which recognizes student-athletes who successfully balance athletic success with academic excellence, for earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Rowing, soccer, softball and volleyball led the pack.
Before SEBA’s trip to Korea last month, SEBA Associate Dean Yung-Jae Lee discussed what he hoped students would gain from the visit. Associate Director of Academic Services Janet Amador, who worked with students while in Korea, kept a journal of all their activities.
Gaels in Hollywood
A slew of Saint Mary’s alums are seriously involved in the world of the silver screen (and we don’t mean just streaming videos from the couch). They are making their way in Hollywood and they all got their start here in Moraga.
Funeral Mass for Athletics' Todd Ogorzelec
The Saint Mary’s College community mourns the passing of 1996 graduate and loyal athletic department staff member Todd Ogorzelec, director of Athletic Event Operations. There will be a visitation Tuesday, August 5 at 10 a.m. in the Saint Mary’s Chapel, followed by a funeral Mass with a reception afterward in Dryden Hall. View Todd's obituary.
Smith Named AVP and Chief Marketing Officer
Elizabeth Smith has been promoted to Associate Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the College. During her six-year tenure leading the Office of College Communications, the department's accomplishments include leading a successful Sesquicentennial marketing effort, supporting marketing for undergraduate enrollment, launching a new website and institutional social media strategy, and spearheading the 2010 Senatorial Debate event on campus.
Saint Mary’s own Chef Gabe Kinney competed in the sixth annual Contra Costa Mayor’s Healthy Cookoff at Todos Santos Plaza in Concord last week. Chosen by Moraga Mayor Ken Chew as one of the best local chefs, Team Gabe prepared a selection of healthy meal options. While coming up a bit short on the prize, Kinney’s first foray into the Iron Chef–style event was a great success.
Bridge to Barcelona
To bridge culture gaps and better understand global business, SEBA hosted a group of graduate business students from La Salle University Barcelona for the second year. Spanish students lived and learned on campus for two weeks and also visited Bay Area companies and organizations.