The Quad

Five Alumni Honored

A sold-out audience of alumni, family and friends was on hand Saturday, April 2, at the Lafayette Park Hotel to honor five exemplary Gaels at the annual Alumni awards Dinner.

De La Salle Award: Bill McLeod '64

Look Out Below

Twins Steve (left) and Mike Marolt are highaltitude skiers who claim more descents above 7,000 meters than any other skier.

Celebrating the History of SMC Alumnae

On Nov. 6, the SMC Women in Philanthropy Committee hosted "40 Years/One Night: A Gaela Celebration." The evening honored the achievements of women from the 1975 class (first to include female students) all the way through the most recent graduating class in 2009.

Career Center Seeks Alumni Volunteers

Speed Mock Interviews

The SMC Career Center invites employers and alums to take part in the popular Speed Mock Interview event. Help graduating seniors cope with challenging interview questions. For more information: Vicki Davis: (925) 631-8281.

Worth the Wait

Mario Alioto celebrates with the Commissioner's Trophy after Game 5 of the World Series in Asrlington, Texas on Monday, November 1, 2010. The Giants beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 to become the World Series Champions. ©2010 S.F. Giants/Mikulecky

When Mario Alioto first joined the San Francisco Giants as a kid in 1973, he couldn’t know he’d have to wait 37 years for a World Series win. After near misses in 1989 and 2002, his team finally broke through in 2010, taking down the Texas Rangers in five games to capture the team’s first title since 1954.

In Memoriam

Brother Martin Fallin '54

Brother Martin Fallin, who was a teacher and administrator at several Christian Brothers Schools for 55 years, including 21 years at Saint Mary's College, died July 8 at Mont La Salle in Napa. He was 78.

Brother Martin was born Robert William Fallin in Springfield, Miss. He graduated from the Christian Brothers' Junior Novitiate in Napa and entered the novitiate in 1949. He pronounced final vows in 1956.

Wine Tasting for a Good Cause

Event Supports Lasallian Scholarship

More than 400 people tasted wine from more than two dozen wineries at the annual Summer Wine Festival on Aug. 15, with proceeds going to the Lasallian Scholarship.

Professors Inspire Wonder at Alumni Events

Paola Sensi-Isolani. Photo by Nicolo Serturio

The traveling speakers' series called Inspiring Wonder, which was launched last year by the alumni office to bring together alumni, parents and friends for an evening of camaraderie, learning and discussion led by Saint Mary's faculty, became an instant success.

New Alumni Board of Directors Members

Alumni Board President David Johnson '84 welcomed seven new directors for 2010-2011. The board helps the alumni association and the College by exploring and supporting avenues of mutual engagement and service.

New Trustees and Regents Announced

Saint Mary's College has two new trustees and five new regents for the 2010-11 fiscal year. Trustees are elected to manage the College. Regents are premier ambassadors who help with outreach and fundraising.