Carnival 4 Kids Brings the College Together for a Greater Cause

It was hard not to notice the seemingly infinite amount of balloons coloring the halls, quad and Chapel lawn at Saint Mary’s College on Friday afternoon, and it was even harder to miss the smiles of 195 children from  schools in Oakland and Concord as their Saint Mary’s “buddies” guided them through an unforgettable carnival experience. 

Catholic Voice Spotlights SMC's New Graduate Leadership Concentration in Social Justice

The Catholic Voice's April 9, 2012 online edition features a profile story about the College's new Social Justice concentration in its M.A. in Leadership Program.

Death Penalty Dialogue: The Future of Capital Punishment in Our State

Date & Time: 
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 19:30 to 21:00

Join us for a dialogue between a death penalty abolitionist and a death penalty proponent.

Gain a more informed take on a timely issue with high stakes.

CILSA's Jan Term Course Development Workshop: Prepping for 2013

Date & Time: 
Wed, 03/07/2012 - 12:40 to 14:10

Lunch Included!

This workshop will help prepare you to teach a Jan Term 2013 class in which students…

  • Serve in the local community, participate in a domestic or international service immersion, or conduct community-based research AND/OR
  • Explore social justice issues and the meaning of “the common good"

Description: This hands-on, interactive workshop will help faculty conceptualize and begin to plan classes that include community engagement components and/or focus on social justice and the common good.

Application Deadline (SLICE)

Date & Time: 
Fri, 03/30/2012 - 16:30 to 17:00

SLICE is a two-semester independent study program of academic distinction. Juniors or seniors in SLICE study issues of leadership, justice or equity in their major or minor discipline and put their knowledge to use through the creation of a project that addresses an issue and meets a need in the community. Learn more and apply today!

Application Deadline (Summer Fellowships)

Date & Time: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 16:30 to 17:00

CILSA's Summer Fellowship Programs are designed to allow current Saint Mary's students the opportunity to live, learn, and serve in the example of Saint John Baptist de La Salle. Click here to learn more and apply today!

24 Hour Immersion: Human Trafficking & Poverty

Date & Time: 
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 15:00 to Sat, 03/03/2012 - 15:00

Spend 24 hours learning about human trafficking and poverty in the Bay Area and beyond. Students will learn from people who are fighting this issue locally and globally. Students will also engage in community service with a youth program as a part of this immersion.

5K Run/Walk 4 Hunger (Sunday, April 22, 2012)

Date & Time: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 10:00 to 12:00

                                         REGISTER HERE!

Kick off De La Salle Week by raising awareness, raising support, and raising your heart rate for the local and global issue of hunger and poverty. 

Arrive @ the De La Salle statue by 10AM.

The run/walk will begin promptly at 10:30AM. 

CILSA's 10th Annual Carnival 4 Kids

Date & Time: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 14:30 to 17:30

Carnival 4 Kids promotes higher education to children, fosters relationships amongst children and college students, provides a fun carnival for the children, and encourages a meaningful service experience for SMC students.


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