Leadership Studies Joins KSOE
Last week, the Master of Arts in Leadership and Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies programs—90 adult students, four full-time faculty, 37 part-time faculty, and six staff members––joined three KSOE leadership programs, forming a department that houses all graduate and professional studies leadership programs.
What Is the American Dream?
Saint Mary’s alumni and faculty weigh in on today’s evolving definition of the American Dream in the magazine’s spring Roundtable feature. Is the rags-to-riches story the substance of the Dream or is it something else? A recent New York Times poll found only 64 percent believed it possible to work hard and get rich, while a narrow 50 percent thought our economic system was fair and allowed such upward mobility.
Museum Reopens Sunday
The Saint Mary’s Museum reopens Sunday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m., with two new exhibits: Bright and Beautiful: Early San Francisco Bay Area Watercolors featuring the Roger and Kathy Carter Collection and Stephen Joseph: Inside Vasco Caves.
View from Campus
Almost 200 alums gathered with friends and family in front of the Chapel Friday, June 26, for Music on the Lawn to enjoy performances by Ryan Whitney ’01 and Shawn Brown ’98 as well as food trucks and a bounce house for children.
Heard that sitting is the new smoking? From walking to the Cross or the Redwood Grove, to the campus perimeter or the Lafayette Trail, there are many lovely, restorative walks on campus. We want to hear your walk suggestions. Please send ideas to [email protected] and we will collect them, with directions, number of steps, and photos.
Update Regarding Unemployment Benefits
Human Resources has updated and expanded information regarding unemployment benefits for employees, including lecturers and adjunct faculty. Visit the Human Resources section of the Saint Mary's website for more information.
Simon Tryzna '15 Leaves Investment Legacy
Simon Tryzna ’15 chose Saint Mary’s despite the fact there was no school-supported investment group on campus. After four years, serving on SEBA’s Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board, and a lot of work, he has left SMC with the Responsible Investment Group and a plan for its continued success.
Linking Horses to Learning
The EQUUS program in the Kalmanovitz School of Education has found some special partners at Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center in the Oakland hills where Oakland fourth- to sixth-graders pursue their lessons with help from horses.