Center for Regional Economy Established

Saint Mary's has established an interdisciplinary research center to study the economy of the East Bay, the only region in the Bay Area to boast more than a million jobs.

The new Center for the Regional Economy will act as a clearinghouse and resource for information about the East Bay economy, with special emphasis on Contra Costa County. Saint Mary's faculty and student interns will research and consult on economic, political, environmental and social issues in conjunction with regional business, governmental and nonprofit groups.

A Closer Look at Catholicism

Story by Erin Hallissy

A new Catholic Tradition minor will be offered beginning this fall for students who want to delve more deeply into a critical understanding of Catholicism.

WCC Challenges Young Alumni

Story by Courtney Carmignani

Mariana Ramos Rodrigues '05 (left) pictured above with her Saint Mary's roommates Catherine Johnson, Courtney Carmignani, Therese Sweeney, and Cali Pratt (at bottom), all now young alums who have contributed to the College during the WCC Challenge

Where Are They Now: Andrea Pernell '83

Story by John Leykam

For Dr. Andrea Pernell, life has been a series of unlikely twists and turns, like the courses on which she made her mark as a Saint Mary's cross-country runner.

Faculty Bookshelf

Story by Brianna Hardy, Class of 2007

Allan Hansell

Story by Erin Hallissy

Growth Through Uncharted Territory

Story by Brother Dominic Berardelli, FSC


Opposites Attract

Story by Barry Shiller

If you stand Professor Phyllis Martinelli and Irvine Fellow and Assistant Professor Dana Herrera side by side, their differences aren't difficult to spot.

Joseph Lanigan


 Joseph Lanigan professor of philosophy, retired tutor, integral program

When Joseph Lanigan began teaching at Saint Mary's in 1959, the student body was all male, Dante and Galileo halls were the only class buildings and the faculty all sat down for lunch together.

SMC Announces New Hall of Fame Members

Story by Mark Chiarucci '91

The Saint Mary's Hall of Fame Honors Court has elected six new members into the Gaels Hall of Fame. The honorees will be inducted at the 2006 Hall of Fame ceremony this spring. The 1958-59 men's basketball team, which advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will also be recognized at the event.

David Carter '89, basketball: One of the best point guards ever to play in a Gael uniform, Carter led the Gaels to an NCAA Tournament berth in 1989.


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