On Monday, Feb. 22, the Presidential Search committee announced that it had selected Dr. Joseph Urgo as the next College president.The announcement marked the culmination of a search which began last April and restarted last October after all of the previous candidates withdrew. Urgo will join the College on July 1, 2010.
On Saturday, Feb. 13 former Maryland poet laureate and St. Mary’s Professor Lucille Clifton passed away unexpectedly from a bacterial infection at age 73.
After one of the largest snowstorms to ever hit Southern Maryland left the entire campus buried under more than a foot of snow, staff and administrators were left with the monumental task of getting the campus back to normal.
About 40 students and staff and two College administrators jumped into the St. Mary’s River on Thursday, Feb. 18 by the River Center as part of the annual Polar Bear Splash. Proceeds gathered from the event supported relief for victims of Haiti’s earthquake.
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The St. Mary’s men’s and women’s Cross Country teams are hosting a 24-hour relay run event in April to benefit hospital-ridden war veterans. The cross country teams, completing their first season as a Division-III team for the Seahawks in November under coach and Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC) director Tom Read More
John Prendergast, Former Director of African Affairs at the National Security Council and co-founder of the Enough Project, gave his second of three public lectures as the Senior Nitze Fellow on Tuesday, Feb. 16.