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It’s a year for 1’s, 6’s, and athletes as Saint Mary’s College welcomes more than 800 alumnae back to campus Thursday-Sunday, June 2-5, 2011. A banner welcomes alumnae to the 2009 Reunion. Starting with the classes of 1946 and 1951, representatives of thirteen classes ending with the numbers 1 and 6 will laugh with friends, sleep in their old...
Members of the Class of 2011 were welcomed into the Saint Mary’s College Alumnae Association on May 16 at the annual Alumnae-Senior Champagne Brunch. The event celebrated the seniors’ new bond with Saint Mary’s as alumnae instead of students. Seniors raise their glasses in a toast during the annual Alumnae-Senior Champagne Brunch on May 16 in the...
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As the 2011-2012 academic year begins, a familiar face assumes a new role of service at Saint Mary’s College. Sister Veronique Wiedower, CSC, became vice president of the Division for Mission on June 1 and is eager to begin her full duties as the campus community reconvenes. “It is a joy and a blessing to serve a community that I have loved for...
Women business owners and those thinking about starting a business have found another source of support in Saint Mary’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI). Saint Mary’s received a $245,000 federal grant in October to help support women entrepreneurs and business-minded women in the South Bend area. WEI hit the ground running, working with...
At their 50-year reunion banquet on June 3, classmates of the late Marjorie A. Neuhoff ’61 celebrated her bequest to Saint Mary’s, the largest in College history. Read press release with extended information and view media coverage. Marjorie A. Neuhoff's 1961 senior photo “Marjorie’s generosity to Saint Mary’s has inspired admiration and fond...
Margaret Hill Endowed Visiting Artist Actress Glenn Close speaks with Kara Quillard '13 and Joy Viceroy '13It’s not every day that a movie, stage, and television icon graces the stage of O’Laughlin Auditorium on Saint Mary’s campus. March 15 was a different story. Actress Glenn Close regaled a sold out audience for “An Evening with Glenn Close”...
Audrey Marrah '10 and Carly O'Connor '10Four years of classes, papers, tests, spring breaks, studying abroad, laughing, crying, and sharing culminated in Saint Mary’s 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 15. The graduating class was made up of 376 women from approximately 250 towns and cities in 32 states, with co-valedictorians from the same...
Six Saint Mary’s students who completed the dual degree engineering program with the University of Notre Dame helped make Notre Dame history on graduation day, May 22, 2011. They were part of the largest group of women engineers, seventy-four in total, to ever graduate from Notre Dame. In all, 268 men and women received engineering degrees from...
 This past February six Saint Mary’s students gave up a weekend to compete in the COMAP (the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications) Modeling competition, competing against over 2500 teams from around the world. Divided into two teams, the students participated in the contest that involved solving an open-ended problem. Their...