San Jose Mercury News Reports on New Student Recreation Center

San Jose Mercury News logoThe San Jose Mercury News reported on the opening of SMC’s new student recreation center, the Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center. The article “Saint Mary's College opens new $23.5 million rec center,” noted the various attributes of the new 60,000-square-foot recreation center, including an aquatics center, climbing wall, functional fitness training space and state-of-the-art fitness equipment. The story also featured nine photos of Saint Mary’s students in the center. The College held a dedication ceremony on Thursday, March 12 for the new facility, which is named after former San Francisco mayor and SMC alumnus Joseph L. Alioto. The ceremony included a blessing of the new facility, remarks from College administrators and donors, tours of the center and a reception. The Mercury News story was shared throughout the Bay Area News Group’s chain of newspapers, including the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and Daily Democrat. Read the story and check out the photos.

Date of Mention: 
Friday, March 13, 2015