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Moraga resident honored by Saint Mary's College
Longtime Moraga resident Millicent McCormack will be honored on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Saint Mary's College during the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Each year the college's Alumni Association honors deserving alumni and friends by bestowing six different awards for ...By Michael Lupacchino

Saint Mary's women's basketball season starts strong
Head Coach Paul Thomas, entering into his 12th season at Saint Mary's, has compiled a composite record of 215-137.
So far this season, the Gaels with a 10-5 record, have proven if ...
By Jon Kingdon

Free classical concert at SMC Chapel, Jan. 26
Ensemble ARI, a group of Korean American musicians in the Bay Area dedicated to bridging Korea and other communities through western instruments while honoring Korean history and culture, will be collaborating with Calextone, an early music ensemble that specializes in ...

Saint Mary's Chamber Musicians concert a perfect respite for the holiday season
The Saint Mary's College chapel will serve as a beautiful backdrop for the first of two free concerts offered by the Saint Mary's Chamber Musicians. The Nov. 20 evening performance will feature beautiful instrumental and vocal music by Bach, Telemann, Massenet and ...

Saint Mary's College Dance Company Presents 'Counterparts,' Nov. 16-18
"Counterparts," choreographed, performed, and produced by the senior class of SMC students, is a statement on how each individual choreographer's expression becomes a part of the larger, diverse and intricate whole that is the Saint Mary's College Dance Company.
Submitted by Leslie Montano

'Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi' opens at SMC tonight
If there is a 21st-century voice that continues to be heard for centuries or decades, we might hope it is the voice of Oakland-born playwright Marcus Gardley.
Like the writing of William ...
By Lou Fancher

SMC jazzes it up at first of three concerts
Like jazz? The Lamorinda community is invited to attend the first in a series of three lively Saint Mary's College Jazz Band concerts, featuring "up-tempo numbers, dance tunes, and instrumental jazz soloists" under the direction of maestro John Maltester at 7:30 p.m. ...By Jennifer Wake

Saint Mary's new Athletic Director is committed to Gaels' winning legacy
At the two previous universities that employed new Saint Mary's Director of Athletics and Recreation Mike Matoso, he left his mark with upgraded athletic facilities. Sure enough, in addition to successful sports programs and the welfare of student-athletes, Matoso said ...By Nick Marnell

NBA stars return to Saint Mary's for charity basketball game
Saint Mary's College presented the Second Gaels All-Star Classic June 25 at McKeon Pavilion, and the program featured an alumni basketball game with SMC players across several decades. Patty Mills coached the white squad, featuring Joe Rahon and Mitch Young, to ...

SMC's MFA dance program presents the first ever 'Process Dance Festival'
Launched in 2014, Saint Mary's College of California MFA in Dance program offers dancers, choreographers, and designers the chance to further their studies and prepare for employment in professional dance organizations and higher education. The second graduating ...Submitted by Michael Lupacchino

Local honors for SMC rugby champs
The Town of Moraga honored the Saint Mary's Gaels Rugby team for winning its third national Division I-A championship in five years at a recent town council meeting. Accepting the proclamation for the team was tournament MVP Holden Yungert, a senior and All-Conference ...By John T. Miller

Award-winning author Fowler to speak at unique writing conference at SMC
The MFA Creative Writing Program at Saint Mary's College and Hedgebrook, the prestigious women's writing retreat and nonprofit, announce Bridging: A One-Day Hedgebrook Writing Retreat for writers who identify as women, on Saturday, June 10 at Saint Mary's College.

Diplomas for Saint Mary's College grads
Two batches of Saint Mary's College students, class of 2017, received their diplomas on the Moraga campus during ceremonies held over Memorial Day weekend.
An estimated 680 Saint Mary's ...

Our First 100 Days: Lessons from the Lamorinda Community Conversations
While the rest of the country and world might be looking at Trump's First 100 days, a local group of Lamorinda residents has been looking back on our own First 100 days of the new administration.
Submitted by Maura Wolf

Town-Gown relationship at an all-time high
Saint Mary's College has scored big with the ...By Sophie Braccini

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