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Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Saint Mary’s Read More Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Saint Mary’s On Monday, January 18, Saint Mary’s held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Organized through the President’s Council on Inclusivity and Multicultural Diversity (PCIMD), the 25-minute virtual ceremony honored the legacy of Dr. King and his impact on the College, the community, and the world. Looking Back and Looking Forward Read More Looking Back and Looking Forward In a letter to the Saint Mary's community on January 15, 2021, President Katie Conboy announces the approval of the new strategic plan for the college. She touches on the spirit of "Looking Back and Looking Forward". A Call to Civil Discourse Read More A Call to Civil Discourse At Saint Mary’s, where we dedicate ourselves to the core values of learning, community, faith/spirituality, and justice, we have a special opportunity to become the kinds of citizens who will serve and protect our democracy and who will not be bystanders. Alumna Helps Adapt Public Policy Course Read More Alumna Helps Adapt Public Policy Course Michelle Fitzgerald Abiyaghi ’06 was washing dishes one night, reflecting on the political climate, when she wondered what it would be like to re-take her American Public Policy course 15 years later. Saint Mary’s HUST Professor Publishes Memoir Read More Saint Mary’s HUST Professor Publishes Memoir As college students, we often think of our professors as all-knowing. We’re captivated by their passionate lectures and they encourage us to expand our minds. Philip Hicks, PhD, Bruno P. Schlesinger Endowed Chair in Humanistic Studies, knew a professor like that, too. Saint Mary's Mourns Loss of Sister Miriam Cooney Read More Saint Mary's Mourns Loss of Sister Miriam Cooney Sister Miriam Cooney, CSC, was a revered and beloved professor of mathematics at Saint Mary’s College for more than 40 years. Sister Miriam entered her heavenly home on December 16, 2020. She was 95 years old. Courier Campus News Read More Courier Campus News News from around campus Supporting Future Generations Read More Supporting Future Generations Across the country, Saint Mary’s alumnae come together in their communities to support each other and future students. For their part, the LA alumnae club has developed a series of Christmas ornaments with beautiful campus scenes, and since 2015, has raised over $50,000. Upon Reflection Read More Upon Reflection President Conboy looks at the past year, and looks ahead to 2021 with hopeful longing. Hard Decisions Read More Hard Decisions "The hardest decisions in your life, I guarantee, will be the best ones you ever make. Don’t let fear stop you," says Melanie Garman Neumann '98, cofounder of PRESENT Now, a California-based nonprofit.