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East Bay Times Covers Moving Commencement Speech By Actor, Alumnus Mahershala Ali

East Bay Times logoEast Bay Times columnist Gary Peterson reported on actor and SMC alumnus Mahershala Ali’s captivating commencement address to the Saint Mary’s class of 2016.

NBC Bay Area News, NBC LA, Report On Mahershala Ali As 2016 Commencement Speaker

KNBC LA logoBoth San Francisco’s and Los Angeles’s NBC News affiliates reported on the moving commencement speech delivered to the 2016 graduating class by actor and SMC alumnus Mahershala Ali.

2016 Valedictorian Says Family's Immigrant Experience Sparked Journalism, Social Justice Interest

Evelyn Minaise, 2016 Valedictorian

Twenty-one-year-old Evelyn Minaise, an outstanding student majoring in politics and the editor-in-chief of the Collegian, Saint Mary’s College’s student newspaper, has been selected as the valedictorian for the 2016 graduating class.

Award-Winning Political Journalist and Executive for $2 Billion Tech Firm Named Saint Mary's 2015 Commencement Speakers

Two inspirational individuals—one, an award-winning political journalist, and the other, a successful information technology executive and a Saint Mary’s alumna—will address undergraduate and graduate students at the 2015 Commencement Ceremonies of Saint Mary's College of California.

Class of '14 Favorite Memory

When Saint Mary’s graduates think fondly of their undergrad years, what pops into their heads--the Chapel Lawn, a student group activity or an adventure abroad? Or is it a quiet corner of a patio, a dorm common room or a classroom? We asked the class of 2014, the largest graduating class in school history: What is your favorite Saint Mary’s College memory?

GPS Reception

 
cupcake
 
 
The GPS reception will feature 1500 cupcakes!
Including gulten free, sugar free, vegan
and a wide assortment of flavors.
See the map below for walking directions to the reception.
 
 
Map
This year's Graduate and Professional Studies post-commencement reception will take place on the De La Salle lawn immediately following the ceremony.  
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A Plot to Party

Post-graduation plot parties on the quad celebrate learning, friendship and achievement

Commencement Weekend 2010

By Mike McAlpin

Photo by Kat Wade