River of Words Hands-On Workshop (Day 2 of 2)

Date & Time 
Sun, 02/23/2014 - 09:00 to 15:00

Two Day Event

Learn how to turn outdoor experiences into creative poetry that informs and inspires your students. Writer Pamela Michael, Director of The Center for Environmental Literacy and co-founder (with Robert Hass) of River of Words, leads this workshop with Dr. Raina J. León, using time-tested techniques from ancient China that make creating poetry fun, memorable and anxiety-free. Participants will also make journals, learn new ways to bring nature into the classroom, as well as how to utilize schoolyards and field trips effectively.

River of Words Hands-On Workshop (Day 1 of 2)

Date & Time 
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 09:00 to 15:00

Two Day Event

Learn how to turn outdoor experiences into creative poetry that informs and inspires your students. Writer Pamela Michael, Director of The Center for Environmental Literacy and co-founder (with Robert Hass) of River of Words, leads this workshop with Dr. Raina J. León, using time-tested techniques from ancient China that make creating poetry fun, memorable and anxiety-free. Participants will also make journals, learn new ways to bring nature into the classroom, as well as how to utilize schoolyards and field trips effectively.

Expanding Our Social Justice Impact

Date & Time 
Sat, 01/25/2014 - 13:00 to 14:30

During this event we will outline the history and impact of the MOMS program (an alumni-staff initiative that offers leadership training to women transitioning out of Santa Rita jail) and offer time for alumni to think about and connect with others who are interested in building a program or initiative through which alumni can share their leadership skills and education with others who have little access to leadership education. 

Staff Council Implements New Process at January 14th Meeting

At its January 14th meeting, Staff Council is introducing a new procedure for its open session from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Something on your mind? Attend the meeting and fill out an Open Forum Speaker Card. Take advantage of the opportunity to address the Council for 3 minutes on a topic or idea that is important to you or your department. The Council could decide to agendize your topic for a future meeting where it can be discussed in greater depth.

Commencement Weekend 2014!

Commencement may be months away but the planning is well under way.  The Undergraduate and Graduate and Professional Studies web pages have been combined into an all inclusive Commencement Weekend page.

Choose Kellogg's and Help Fight Hunger

Kellogg's help fight hunger poster.Visit Oliver Hall during breakfast and Choose Kellogg’s and Help Fight Hunger!

Reduced Food Service Hours For Thankgiving Week

Need a quick coffee fix or a warm bowl of soup? Don't be left out in the cold. SMC has limited food service hours during Thanksgiving week. Note the days and times of operation below:

 Oliver Hall

Monday, Nov. 25: 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 26: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday - Sunday Nov. 27: CLOSED

Open for dinner on Dec. 1

Cafe Louis

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Nov. 25, 26, 27, 29: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 28: CLOSED

Saturday, Nov. 30: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Complete the Student Voice Survey Today!

The Associated Students wants to hear your Voice!

Please fill out the AS Student Voice Survey via the link below. From your feedback the Associated Students of Saint Mary's College hopes to bring about the best college experience for YOU.

AS Student Survey link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1LuRRjy5O2OgzRVUPA25LkxYMZYmFDXHETr3ii8EuNw8/viewform

Philippines Relief Fund

The Mission and Ministry Center is collecting donations for Philippine relief efforts. Checks must be made out to Saint Mary's College with "One La Salle Relief Drive" noted on the check. You may drop off your check at their office on campus or mail it to the following address (it needs to arrive by December 1):

Mission and Ministry Center
Saint Mary’s College
P.O. Box 4777
Moraga, CA 94575-4777

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