Catching Up With...Henry Sroka '78

Story by John Leykam

Still at Home on the Gridiron

 What do Dallas Cowboys coach Bill Parcells, wide receiver Terrell Owens and Henry Sroka '78 have in common?

Advancing the Mission

Story by Kap Stann


The Human Cost of War

Story by Gilburt Loescher


Millenium Scholarship Fund a Generous Gift from an Unruly Class

When the Class of 1950 established a scholarship fund shortly before their 50th reunion in 2000, they may have been atoning for their behavior as undergraduates. So says Joseph Casalnuovo '50 (right). His class was an unusual mixture of high school graduates and World War II veterans.

Alumni Office Gains New Staff

Michele Moore joined Alumni Relations in July 2005 as associate director. She comes to Saint Mary's from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she was assistant director of alumni programs for two years. Originally from Southern California, Michele completed her undergraduate work in politics in 1998 at Mount Holyoke College. As associate director, Michele will be revitalizing regional alumni chapters, organizing reunions, and coordinating the Celebrity Waiter dinner.

2005 Alumni Award Winners

The Saint Mary's College of California Alumni Association and its board of directors honor several members of the College community each year for their service and contributions.

The results of the 2005 selections were announced last spring. Cal Scilacci '50, who has served on the Millennium Scholarship committee, Think Tank committee, and Gael Hall of Fame committee, was named Alumnus of the Year. Devoted volunteer Mary Don lon - whose husband Shane '64 as well as three of their four children graduated from Saint Mary's-was named Honorary Alumna.

Welcoming Michael Boele '72 New Alumni Board President

Story by Michael Boele


Michael Boele, a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors since 1999,was elected president of the board in July 2005. A Fresno native, Boele graduated in 1972 with a bachelor of science degree in economics. Now managing director of a St. Paul Travelers Insurance Company underwriting operations division, Boele resides with his wife, Maria, in Concord.

Giving Orphans a Voice Through Pictures

Story by Allyson Wiley

Inspired by the Lasallian tradition of service to care deeply about the world around her, Wiley traveled to Zimbabwe last year to photograph children at an orphanage outside of the capital city of Harare.

Our Capital Gaels

Story by Barry Shiller


Where Are They Now: Von Hayes '79

Story by John Leykam


Von Hayes, former National League All-Star and holder of two Saint Mary’s baseball career offensive records, is rapidly earning an impressive reputation as an effective developer of young talent.


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