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It’s hard to beat these Saint Mary’s numbers when choosing a college: The Avenue at Saint Mary's College.• A 93 percent graduation rate in four years (not five or six)• Financial aid to more than 90 percent of students• 100 percent of courses taught by professors, not teaching assistants• Average class size of 11 students per instructor These are...
  She thinks she first heard it said by a Sister of the Holy Cross, but Catherine “Cat” Michels Cleary ’12 is not certain. Ask the questions that have no right to go away. She immediately put the phrase to paper as she often does with words that inspire. It has become her personal motto. Catherine "Cat" Cleary '12 “Questions that have no...
For the rest of July, more than 600 girls ages 10–14 will be dancing, running, shooting films, playing ball, acting on stage, and solving mysteries all over campus. Expect pranks. Fine Arts Camp counselor Hannah Hupp '12 (kneeling)and campers make different shapes with their bodies during a dance class on July 14. It’s camp season at Saint Mary’s...
Incoming students at orientation experienced the energy and supportive atmosphere for which Saint Mary’s College is renowned. The half-day orientation sessions on June 24 and 27 had many of the Class of 2015 saying that fall session can’t start quickly enough. “Everyone was so kind and friendly,” one student says. “I can’t wait until August!”...
More than $200,000 has been raised to support the mission of Saint Mary’s College’s Office for Civic and Social Engagement (OCSE), a nationally recognized resource center that facilitates the College’s volunteer efforts in the community. The good news was announced at the Down the Avenue community event on June 15. Saint Mary's College President...
The 2011 summer session at Saint Mary's College has seen significant increases in several areas. Overall participation climbed 34 percent:  Total students     2010   2011    228 306   Online and on-campus course offerings were expanded:  Number of courses  ...
Overall summer session enrollment grew by a significant 34 percent from 2010, boosted by the popularity of online classes. This summer, 231 students signed up for online classes, an impressive jump from sixty-six students in 2010. Click here for tables illustrating summer school growth. Biology Associate Professor Ryan Dombkowski examines a brain...
Saint Mary’s annual Alumnae Association Awards ceremony honored three outstanding women on June 4, 2011, during Reunion Weekend. For more information about and a photo of an honoree, please click on her name. Sheila Conlin Brown ’56 received the Distinguished Alumna Award, the association's highest recognition. Brown, who majored in nutrition at...
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...
Florence Nightingale called nursing an art that requires exclusive devotion. On May 20, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, 45 Saint Mary’s nursing students were honored for their dedication to that selfless art. Saint Mary's student nurses, nursing professors, and audience sing during the Nurses Pinning Ceremony in the Church of Our Lady of...