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San Francisco Business Times Includes Provost Beth Dobkin Among the Bay Area's Most Influential Women

Beth Dobkin.Saint Mary's Provost Beth Dobkin has been named by San Francisco Business Times as one of the "Most Influential Women in the Bay Area," an annual recognition of the most accomplished Bay Area leaders  in the fields of real est

Saint Mary's First NorCal Higher-Ed Institution to Achieve Fair Trade Designation

Saint Mary's College of California announces it has achieved a Fair Trade Status designation. Saint Mary's received the designation from Fair Trade Colleges & Universities, an initiative by Fair Trade Campaigns, a national collective of social justice institutions, such as Catholic Relief Services, Fair Trade Federation, Fair Trade USA and Green America, that are committed to increasing fairness and sustainability in global trade. The College is currently the only institution of higher education in Northern California to have received the distinction.

Princeton Review Lists Saint Mary's Among Best Colleges In The Nation

Saint Mary's is listed as one of the best colleges in the nation in the Princeton Review's annual guidebook "The Best 378 Colleges: 2014 Edition." The review says Saint Mary's is one of the best institutions for undergraduate education in the country, citing its academic rigor, small class sizes, student access to professors, quality of life for students and its commitment to sustainability. Only about 15 percent of the nation's 2,500 four-year colleges and only four colleges outside the USA are profiled in the book.

San Francisco Chronicle Notes College Hill Connection To Saint Mary's

While the acknowledgement is brief, the San Francisco Chronicle story "College Hill was original St. Mary's home" about the hills of San Francisco attributes the moniker of the College Hill neighborhood, also know Bernal Heights, to Saint Mary's, which opened its doors 150 years ago in the area. Read the story.

Saint Mary's Receives Spirit of Australia Award

Saint Mary's College of California has been honored by the Australian American Chamber of Commerce and the Australian Consulate with the 2013 Ambassador Bill Lane "Spirit of Australia" Award.