The Arcade

Visitor Center Welcomes Prospective Gaels

By Caitlin Graveson '11

Several enrollment offices received a makeover in 2009 which included a brand-new Visitor Center in Brother Jerome West Hall. Along with the Admissions Office and Visitor Center, the hall now houses the offices of financial aid, study abroad and alumni.

Brickpile Briefs

Brickpile Briefs

SMC's New Logo

By Erin Hallissy

Q&A with Vice President Michael Beseda

Photography by Nicolo Sertorio.

Go Gaels

Head baseball coach Jedd Soto, the school's third-winningest coach since 1968 received a three-year contract extension in September, keeping him under contract through the 2012 season.

"I am proud to be part of building a tradition of excellence on and off the baseball field each year, and look forward to the challenge of elevating our program to the next level," Soto says.

International Event Brings New Lessons

By Caitlin Graveson '11

Adam Cooper coaches the U.S. team in the 18th Maccabai Games.

Soccer Coach Stresses Attack

New Women's Soccer head coach Kai Edwards.

Kai Edwards, the new head coach of women's soccer, is bringing a more aggressive and competitive style of play to the team.

Finding Inspiration Through Service

By Caitlin Graveson '11

Student-athlete Lyndsey Parker '09 worked on Soles–4–Souls shoe drive.

Faculty Profile: Barry Eckhouse

By Erin Hallissy

From Aristotle to iTunes

Barry Eckhouse's field is rhetoric, one of the seven classical liberal arts, but he's using cutting-edge technology that was never dreamed of last century, much less 2,000 years ago.

A Noteworthy Sesquicentennial Class

The Class of 2013 — incoming freshmen who will graduate as the College celebrates its sesquicentennial — includes more honors-at-entrance students and a higher proportion of honors students (14.5 percent) than in any year in the College's history.

The increase in top academic students in the freshmen class of 572 coupled with a slightly lower admission rate resulted in a class average GPA of 3.40 and an SAT average (critical reading and math combined) of 1091.

Alumni Welcomed Home at Reunion Weekend

By Caitlin Graveson '11

Saint Mary's College Class of 1974.