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Educator and victimologist Tena Dellaca-Hedrick will speak about her work with the Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center on Tuesday, October 4 at 7 p.m. in Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center. The free program is open to the public. The Saint Mary’s College Belles Against Violence Office (BAVO) is sponsoring her visit for the second year in...
Saint Mary’s College will host its first ever on-campus readings of banned books in celebration of Banned Books Week from September 26 to 30. The readings will take place in the Mother Pauline Room on the second floor of the Cushwa-Leighton Library at the College from 12:15-1:00 p.m. The public is invited. Each afternoon, four readers will share...
Saint Mary’s College has moved up in rankings by U.S.News & World Report in its top 100 “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.” Saint Mary’s is listed at 90 this year, up from 93 in 2011. It is the fifth consecutive year the College has been included on the prestigious list. The rankings fall in line with a goal College President Carol Ann...
Learn about courageous participants of the Underground Railroad and the abolition of slavery during a weekend trip to Cincinnati on October 14–16. Students, faculty, staff, and the general public are invited to join the Catalyst Experience Weekend, sponsored by the College’s Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership (CWIL) and the Center for...
Music Chair Laurel Thomas A year ago, music Chair Laurel Thomas was sitting in a meeting with members of the Saint Mary’s College departments of music, theatre, dance, art, and special events to plan the 2011 fall schedule for the Little Theatre in the Moreau Center for the Arts. “We were concentrating so hard to make sure we all had venues for...
Student Body President Nicole Gans '12, left, and Vice President Jackie Zupancic '12 did community service with the Unity Gardens in South Bend this summer during the kickoff retreat for the Student Government Association. Student Body President Nicole Gans ’12 and Vice President Jacqualyn “Jackie” Zupancic ’12 are ready to jump into the new...
Saint Mary’s College continually provides its students with interactive, hands-on education. The theatre program is no exception—what better way to learn than from an award-winning female performer? On September 26, the Saint Mary’s College Theatre Program will welcome actress Sigourney Weaver as the 2011/2012 Margaret Hill Endowed Visiting...
  First Rome, then South Korea, now Malaysia. Rachael Chesley ’11 is gearing up for another international experience. This time, she’s part of the Fulbright Program, one of the most prestigious scholarship programs worldwide. Shortly after graduating in May, Rachael received the news that she’d been selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student...
Two campus leaders—the College president and the student body president—welcomed new students to Saint Mary’s on Friday in O’Laughlin Auditorium. It was the morning after the new Belles’ first night on campus, a night that is nearly sleepless. Saint Mary's College President Carol Ann Mooney '72  President Carol Ann Mooney ’72 recalled her own...
ORIENTATION SPEECH PRESIDENT CAROL ANN MOONEY AUGUST 19, 2011 Welcome to Saint Mary's College. Forty-three years ago, my family and I sat in the same seats you are in today and listened to Father McGrath, the president of the College, welcome us. And to tell you the truth I don’t remember a word he said. But I do remember that in spite of my...