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Saint Mary’s students were recently given a rather unique opportunity. For two hours in the afternoon, passers-by near the Student Center had the chance to interact with several different rabbits. With a beautifully sunny and warm afternoon and rabbits on hand, numerous Saint Mary’s students, staff, and faculty members enjoyed the opportunity to...
Last week, the Center for the Homeless in South Bend honored communication studies professor Terri L. Russ and students enrolled in her “Public Communication” course with the “Volunteer(s) of the Year” award. Since the fall of 2009, Saint Mary’s students have taught communication skills classes to residents at the Center. This is the third...
Earlier this week, the Business Administration and Economics Department had their annual accounting awards reception in Stapleton Lounge. The event allows the department to feature several outstanding junior and senior women who are pursuing their degrees while maintaining a focus on accounting. Each year, a handful of women in the major are given...
The Saint Mary’s Alumnae Association Board of Directors along with the Office of Alumnae Relations hosted their annual panel discussion and networking reception last week. The event was for current Saint Mary’s women who are looking ahead to the steps they should take to launch their lives and careers after graduation. Members of the Alumnae Board...
This week, the Career Crossings Office (CCO) hosted a Senior Start-Up event in Spes Unica to help the class of 2011 get their school year started in the right direction. The hour-long session consisted of a brief presentation by Stacie Jeffirs, Director of the CCO, as well as an open question and answer session between Jeffirs and any interested...
On September 1, students from Saint Mary’s College and the University of Notre Dame came together in the Student Center Atrium to showcase the many clubs, special events, government groups, and other activities open to all students throughout the school year. Student Activities Night, an annual event geared toward the entire student population,...
Each fall, the Saint Mary’s College campus community comes together to celebrate Opening Mass. While the tradition most recently has been to celebrate the Mass in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto over the first weekend of students’ arrival back to campus, this year will be a special celebration. Faith/Spirituality is the College's core value...
This year, Saint Mary's College camps include a CSI-styled "who done it." For five days, campers gather and analyze evidence scientifically to solve a mystery. Lead investigator Andrea Nicholas ’05 points to the police outline on the third floor of Saint Mary’s Cushwa-Leighton Library. Yellow tape, draped just outside the outline along with...
Making Dreams of Business Ownership a Reality Gloria Martinez says Saint Mary’s College’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) was the answer to a dream—her dream—of selling religious books from a storefront. A member of St. Adalbert's Parish in South Bend, Ind., her parish priest referred her to Saint Mary’s WEI program after Martinez met...
Ready for the World: Saint Mary’s Students Present at International Conference Eleven Saint Mary’s students recently had the chance to show off their teaching skills as presenters at the International Reading Association Annual Convention in Chicago this past April. “This was a wonderful opportunity for our students—presenting at an international...