In the fall of 2006, a group of peace activists started placing crosses on the hillside opposite the Lafayette BART station. Over time, 4,000 crosses have been added and this memorial is the subject of phtographer Binh Danh's, "The Crosses: A Protest Against Forgetting." Curator, Carol Reif presents a brief history. The exhibit is on display in the Library through April 30.
Lyone Conner is a true Gael. She has been part of the SMC Community for the past 14 years, first as a student and RA, and then as a staff member. Lyone fell in love with SMC as a high school senior because of the spirit and mission of the College. As a result of her strong feelings, she chose to make SMC the only school she applied to.
InterVarsity is sponsoring a Spring Service Trip to Sacramento. Come learn about social justice and urban poverty. The dates are April 12-14th, and registration is online at http://tinyurl.com/SMCurbandip. All are welcome to spend the weekend at our State Capitol; it is a fun way to explore the city and make a difference in the community.
Inspired by SMC's unique Jan Term Program, CILSA in partnership with the Alumni Association at Saint Mary's has created an opportunity for alumni, parents and friends of SMC to learn and serve in special places around the world. TRIP #1 GUATEMALA- Save the dates: SAT. Aug. 16th - Sat. Aug. 23rd.
This is a call to place your nominations for the upcoming Staff Council elections. All staff members who've been employed by the College for 3 months or longer as of July 1, 2014 are eligible to be nominated, and we strongly encourage you to consider a nomination, either for yourself or for a deserving colleague.