The Quad

Alumni Director Heads to the Classroom

By Erin Hallissy

New Members Join Trustees & Regents Boards

By Erin Hallissy

Saint Mary's College welcomed two new trustees and seven new regents for the 2009–10 year with decades of dedication to the College.


Brother William Mann became the 13th president of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (Winona) on June 1, 2008.

In Memoriam

Brother Michael Quinn ’47, the 25th president of Saint Mary’s and a psychology professor, died on March 15. He was 86.

Reuniting for the First Time

By Courtney Carmignani ’05 ML ’07
Photography by Allyson Wiley ’02

Craig McHugh ’80 at Helm of Leading Tech Company

By John Grennan

Craig McHugh '80.

Traveling from San Francisco to Singapore several times a year, Craig McHugh ’80, president of Creative Labs, breaks up the 18-hour flight by donning headphones and listening to tunes on his MP3 player.

Dinner in Manila

By Caitlin Graveson ’11

Filipino Alumni Join Forces to Stay Connected

Perry and Joyce Aragon and Brother Dominic.

In Memoriam

Francis Gerard "Jerry" Fitzpatrick '42

Francis Gerard "Jerry" Fitzpatrick '42, a legendary figure at Saint Mary's and in Contra Costa County, died on Dec. 30, 2008. He was 89.

Get Ready for Reunion '09

July 17-19

'59 '64 '69 '74 '79 '84 '89 '94 '99 '04

Alumni from 10 class years will return home to Saint Mary's for Reunion Weekend in July to reconnect with old friends, meet new people and relive their College days - including staying in a residence hall.

Saint Mary's inCircle

The Alumni Association invites you to join Saint Mary's inCircle, a new web-based networking tool designed exclusively for Saint Mary's College alumni. Saint Mary's inCircle was created to help you connect with Saint Mary's College, employers and other Saint Mary's alums. Saint Mary's inCircle also gives you access to Fortune 500 companies with job opportunities, SMC alumni and students in your area, professional field, exclusive events for SMC alums and the ability to connect with classmates, friends and business contacts. Best of all, this service is free for alumni.

Festival Continues a Tradition of Wine and Giving

Reserve Aug. 16 on your calendar now for the Summer Wine Festival, a fun and popular event that raises money for student scholarships. Last year's festival raised more than $10,000 for the Lasallian scholarship fund, and this year the scholarship needs are even greater.

This year, the festival will cost $25 for those who sign up before Aug. 1, and $30 for those who sign up later. Tickets for designated drivers will be $15.