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Building Deeper Connections on Campus Read More Building Deeper Connections on Campus Living on campus looks different during a pandemic. Saint Mary’s Carries on with Winter Walk Read More Saint Mary’s Carries on with Winter Walk For more than two decades, students at Saint Mary’s have traveled to downtown South Bend in February to participate in the annual St. Margaret’s House Winter Walk. This year, when the organization switched to a virtual event due to the ongoing pandemic, Saint Mary’s rallied and created a self-contained walk on campus so students, faculty, and staff could carry on with their support. Back to the Future Read More Back to the Future In this letter to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy admits to having continued "back to the future" moments. Plans for Commencement and Reunion Read More Plans for Commencement and Reunion President Katie Conboy updates the Saint Mary's community on the College's plans for Commencement and the two Reunion weekends planned for this summer. Spirituality, Ethics, and Health Care Read More Spirituality, Ethics, and Health Care The staff of the Center for Spirituality put together our Spring Endowed Lecture Series. Spring 2021 Athletic Announcement Read More Spring 2021 Athletic Announcement In a letter to all students, Director of Athletics Julie Schroeder-Biek '88 announced a decision by the College to cancellation of the remaining fall sport competitions taking place this spring. The decision was made to focus on spring athletic programs to keep them from losing two back-to-back spring seasons. Read the full announcement sent to media. Leaning Out and Listening Read More Leaning Out and Listening On January 24, 2021, President Katie Conboy offered the following liturgical reflection at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto. Skates and Snowshoes? Yes and YES! Read More Skates and Snowshoes? Yes and YES! When students arrive on campus, they're going to see some pretty "cool" additions. President Katie Conboy announced a skating rink is coming to Saint Mary's campus! Embody Spotlight: Grace Verdun ‘24 Read More Embody Spotlight: Grace Verdun ‘24 As a sixth grader, Grace Verdun ‘24 caught her first taste of the beauty of Saint Mary’s College while playing violin at the wedding of her principal’s daughter in Holy Spirit Chapel in Le Mans Hall. She revisited that very chapel on her first day at Embody Theology Institute in the summer of 2019 as a rising high school senior. Engaging Embody From A Distance Read More Engaging Embody From A Distance Each year for the past five years, Embody has welcomed between 30 and 60 young women from around the country to campus for a week-long experience including theological lectures, prayer and worship, and community service opportunities—not to mention bonding time with their peers and college student mentors! For summer 2020, Embody welcomed the engagement of 23 high school girls from around the country who participated virtually.