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SEBA Students Granted Prestigious Scholarships
Shubhi Badjatiya (right), an undergrad business student and Guyette Fellow, and Tomisha Miller (left), a graduate student in the hybrid accounting program, were each granted scholarships from the Financial Women’s Club of San Francisco. The prestigious women's club credits itself as the first organization for executive women in finance in the country.
Cal Grant Will Not Be Cut
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a $122.5 billion budget for 2016-17 which fully funds the Cal Grant for the private nonprofit sector. No changes were made to the maximum award for Cal Grant A or B—Cal Grant A will remain at $9,044 and $1,656 for Cal Grant B. The proposed 11 percent cut is expected to be revisited in next year's budget.
Campus Facilities Update
Did you know you can now visit Human Resources at the Garden Level of Fillippi? Learn the latest about campus construction in this update from Director of Project Management Diane Hardy.
Uncovering Real World Experience
Digging up bones in an Irish monastery and learning about gardens in Costa Rica were just a few of the summer activities for Lizette Guevara ’16 and Sawyer Boigenzahn ’16 (pictured above). Their experience was more than just anthropological and archaeological fieldwork —they applied their studies to the real world and expanded their perspective.
Hearst Foundations Award SMC $100,000
Saint Mary’s has been awarded $100,000 by the Hearst Foundations to fund 10 students’ education in the 2016-17 academic year. This new grant makes it possible for students who cannot otherwise afford an SMC education to attend the College, where 70 percent of undergraduates receive need-based financial aid.
Navigating Teaching Online
SF Gate featured a video about SEBA’s Digital Driver's License program, which teaches professors how best to teach online effectively. This year, Saint Mary’s online MBA program was recognized as the second best MBA program in California by U.S. News and World Report. This story was sponsored by Saint Mary's, the result of a partnership between SEBA and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Campus Facilities Update
From the Office of Project Management trading places with IT Services in Assumption West, to IT leadership moving up behind Facility Services, there is a lot of work and change on campus this summer. Learn more in this update from Director of Project Management Diane Hardy.
Valerie Masson Gomez: 1925-2016
Valerie Masson Gomez, who served the school as a professor and administrator from 1968 to 2002, was a pillar of the SMC community. She was known for her campus leadership and administration, dedication to faculty and students, and sense of humor. Gomez passed away on June 14.