National guide to colleges highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools (St. Mary’s City, MD) January 23, 2017 — Innovative application of high impact educational practices at St. Mary’s College earned the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. Schools must demonstrate results across the Four Distinctions—Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes. Each school is evaluated on key indicators Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been named to the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017. St. Mary’s College is ranked among the top 100 on the list of best values in public colleges for both in-state and out-of-state value. Introduced in 1998, Kiplinger’s rankings highlight public schools, Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is ranked as the nation’s sixth best public liberal arts college in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Colleges” released online Tuesday, Sept. 13. St. Mary’s College also ranks 99 on the national liberal arts colleges list, public and private, and 10 in best colleges for veterans. “As one Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Director of Athletics and Recreation Scott Devine announced Monday morning the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2016. This year’s class features eight worthy individuals – the largest class in the 26-year history of the Hall of Fame. Four of the newest eight members – Tyson Lesesne ’08 (Edgewood, Md.), Emily (Smithson) Moore ’09 (Richmond, Va.),David Find out more »
Sean Reid ’07 (SOAN) has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ghana in anthropology from the U.S. Dept. of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Reid, a PhD candidate at Syracuse University, will do his dissertation fieldwork in Ghana.
Louis Hicks, professor of sociology, is a summer scholar awardee for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on American Veterans in Society. The institute will be held in July at Virginia Tech. Hicks is co-editor of a two-volume book, “The Civilian Lives of U.S. Veterans: Issues and Identities,” slated for publication in December Find out more »
On April 22, 2016, five faculty were recognized for their outstanding work as part of the annual Awards Convocation. The awards and the recipients are as follows: The Homer L. Dodge Award for Outstanding Service was established in 1985 by the late Norton Dodge, who served on the board of trustees of St. Mary’s College Find out more »
Hannah Lewis, a physics major who graduates this year, has been awarded one of the most highly selective merit graduate fellowships in the nation. The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia selected Hannah as one of 12 Jefferson Fellows to receive full funding to pursue graduate studies in the Graduate School of Arts Find out more »
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been honored with 2015 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. “Students are eager to volunteer in their communities and become better stewards of the environment,” said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Participating in Tree Find out more »