Fall 2008

Brickpile Briefs

The Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism has opened at SMC under the direction of professor Barbara McGraw, who specializes in social ethics, religion, law and politics. The center, through the Prison Religion Project, is developing a religious accommodation policy model and providing educational materials about accommodation of diverse religious orientations in prisons.


New Vice President for Development

Photography by Jon McNally

Keith Brant.

Keith Brant, who has 23 years of experience in higher education specializing in fundraising, donor stewardship and alumni relations, is SMC's new vice president for development.

From the Editor: Old Treasures

By Erin Hallissy

Something about decades-old yearbooks kept drawing me in over the past two months. In researching notable events in the College’s 80-year history in Moraga, I found myself sidetracked, devouring poetry written by students of long ago, skimming stories of grand football and basketball victories and defeats and being captivated by the antics of students who apparently terrorized freshmen, figured out ways to get around rules and expressed sincere gratitude for professors and Brothers.