Saint Mary's College Headlines

Saint Mary's College President Carol Ann Mooney '72 chats with Mary Nagle '15, foreground, in McCandless Hall on Thursday. Looking on are Nicole Brown '15, in blue shirt, and Alex Lazarian '15, right. President Carol Ann Mooney ’72 surprised first-year students in McCandless Hall during Move-In Day on Thursday afternoon, visiting rooms and...
Amy Tiberi '13, left, and Morgan Bedan '13 welcome new students to Saint Mary's College on Thursday. Following a proud Saint Mary’s tradition, members of the Class of 2015 crammed their earthly possessions into their family cars and headed for the Avenue for Move-In Day on Thursday. Mothers cried at the sight of student greeters holding “Welcome...
Next time you walk by a campus lamppost, take a look up. A series of bright orange banners share these messages about community: Celebrate DiversityExtend HospitalityStrive for UnityLove One Another “The banners that grace the interior of the campus highlight each year one of the College's core values: justice, community, learning, faith/...
Saint Mary's College is one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. The College has held the “Best in the Midwest” designation every year since The Princeton Review began the “Best Colleges: Region by Region” categorizations nine years ago. The latest results were posted online on August 1. “We are...
Campers are raving about this summer’s new additions to Saint Mary’s camps—filmmaking and cross country. “We don't just run,” says cross country camper Grace. “We've learned a lot about nutrition, running form and techniques, and met new friends.”Cross country campers on the move.  Her fellow camper, Mallory, is an equally happy harrier. “...
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...