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At Home with  President Conboy...Our Mom Read More At Home with President Conboy...Our Mom We asked the daughters of Dr. Katie Conboy to introduce you to our new president and their mother. Saint Mary’s Fights Back Against Racism Read More Saint Mary’s Fights Back Against Racism It is no small feat to make the world a just and inclusive place but by broadening perspectives, Saint Mary’s hopes to help make an impact on campus and in our communities. Saint Mary’s invites you to join the College in the fight against racism. You’re encouraged to review and adopt these tools into discussions with friends and family, in your workplace, and everywhere you interact with others. Rising to the Occasion: Reunion 2020 Read More Rising to the Occasion: Reunion 2020 We all hope the odd circumstances leading to the virtual Reunion of 2020 don’t occur again. But in the event they do, we know that Saint Mary’s women, as always, will rise to the occasion and make the best of any unique situation. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Read More Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Throughout the month, as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on our campus, we recognize the contributions of our Hispanic American alumnae to the history, culture, and achievements of the US. Campus Life During a Pandemic Read More Campus Life During a Pandemic College during a pandemic looks a little different than you might remember. For the Class of 2024, it looked like physically distanced events, a masked-up move in, and daily health check ins. Conboy Ignites Nationwide Challenge for Campus Voter Participation Read More Conboy Ignites Nationwide Challenge for Campus Voter Participation Dr. Katie Conboy challenges all women’s colleges to seek 100% voter participation on the 100th anniversary of 19th amendment October 2, 2020 Read More October 2, 2020 Dear Saint Mary’s Friends, There’s a serious moment in the 1991 comedy Hear My Song when Ned Beatty — who plays the real-life Irish tenor Josef Locke — sings one of Locke’s classic songs, “Count Your Blessings.” It is a favorite movie moment for me, and I began playing Locke’s recording of the tune right after the prayer at our family’s Thanksgiving meal each year. It became a tradition. I know we haven’t even reached Halloween yet, much less Thanksgiving, but I find myself humming “Count Your Blessings” quite a lot these days. Spring Semester 2021 Plans Read More Spring Semester 2021 Plans Saint Mary's celebrates our seventh week on campus and announces plans for the spring semester. A Year of Laudato Si' at Saint Mary’s Read More A Year of Laudato Si' at Saint Mary’s On the anniversary of his encyclical, Pope Francis declared May of 2020–May 2021 “A Year of Laudato Si'.” Five years after his encyclical made a major contribution to the Church’s social tradition, this document is as relevant as ever. US News and World Report Read More US News and World Report Saint Mary’s College announced it received three national rankings from U.S. News and World Report’s in its list of Best Colleges for 2021.