Cornel West Speaks at Social Justice Conference
Author, educator and activist Dr. Cornel West delivered a stirring keynote address at Saint Mary's Leadership and Social Justice Conference to nearly 600 students, professors and community members on Saturday, Oct. 11. He spoke about the condition of the African-American community and how young people should look to historical examples of leadership exemplifying Black prophetic traditions.
Use Policies Set for New Recreation Center
When the Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center opens in spring 2015, it promises to be a dynamic campus gathering place. All students, undergraduate and graduate, can use the center free of charge. Faculty and staff can take advantage of the center for $240 a year—or $10 a paycheck.
McKinsey CEO Kicks Off SEBA's Speaker Series
McKinsey CEO Dominic Barton and partner Sarah Munby launched this academic year's SEBA Executive Speaker Series on Oct. 8, with a keynote address on how the world is changing and what that means for future business opportunities.
Connect to Our Online Image Library and Tutorial
Need photos of activities on campus, like a good shot of the Chapel, the Moraga hills or students? The College Communications Department now offers an online tutorial on how to use any of the 800 campus images.
M.F.A. Alums at Lit Crawl This Weekend
M.F.A. in Creative Writing grads Joshua Braff, Lily Brown, Rashaan Alexis Meneses, Robert Andrew Perez and Susan Sasson will read from their work Saturday, Oct. 18 as part of San Francisco’s annual Lit Crawl—a literary pub crawl—in the Mission District.
Register to Vote Online
For the first time, Saint Mary’s is working with TurboVote to make registering to vote by the Monday, Oct. 20 deadline fast, easy, free—and online. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Students living on campus should list their local address as 1928 St. Mary's Road, (use your personal mailbox number), Moraga, CA, 94575; off-campus students should use their local address. Online registration is open to all SMC students, faculty and staff. Email Tim Farley or call ext. 4830 with questions.
Saint Mary's Men of 1950
The class of 1950, a majority of them war veterans, was full of characters—determined, generous and armed with great stories.
Students connected with employers, community service organizations, recruiters and graduate schools last week at the Career Center's annual Career Fair.