2009 media releases 

December 2009

12/15/09 Saint Martin's University partners with third Korean University

12/14/09 Saint Martin's announces Linda Fletcher Scholarship winners

12/02/09 Saint Martin's University hosts Take Back the Night

November 2009

11/20/09 Saint Martin's University opens new Recreation and Fitness Center

11/19/09 Rick Panowicz and Brian Charneski named new Chair and Vice Chair of Saint Martin’s Board of Trustees

11/18/09 Saint Martin’s hosts a lecture on “Harry Truman and the Korean War

11/17/09 Saint Martin's Procession of Carols and Candlelight Mass

11/16/09 Saint Martin's student wins prize in Met Opera competition

11/16/09 Saint Martin's info sessions for alternate route to Teacher Certification Program

11/13/09 Saint Martin's University raises nearly $180,000 for scholarships

11/09/09 Saint Martin’s University hosts Dr. S. Rudolph Martin

11/09/09 Saint Martin's University announces America’s Service Heroes Scholarship recipient

11/09/09 Saint Martin's Society of Fellows honors new students

11/03/09 Saint Martin's University student killed in Afghanistan

11/02/09 Sacred Music Concert at Saint Martin's University

October 2009

10/29/09 Saint Martin’s University hosts economics scholar for second Harvie Lecture

10/26/09 Saint Martin's University hosts Shanghai delegates

10/19/09 Saint Martin's University hosts talk on sweatshops and social justice

10/16/09 Saint Martin's Professor Named SWE Distinguished Engineering Educator Award

10/07/09 Saint Martin’s University’s students to present research at Murdock Conference

10/06/09 Saint Martin's University to host memorial services for Father David Prebula

10/01/09 Saint Martin's University hosts 7th Annual Latino Youth Summit

10/01/09 Saint Martin's University hosts Polish delegates

September 2009

9/23/09 Saint Martin’s University’s eat local challenge stimulates appetites and local economies

09/22/09 Saint Martin’s University hosts co-teaching workshop

09/1/09 Saint Martin's University President to be inaugurated on September 18

August 2009

08/31/09 Sister Helen Prejean is first 2009-10 Harvie Social Justice Lecture at Saint Martin's University

08/31/09 The Saint John’s Bible reprints to come to Saint Martin's University

08/27/09 Rock bands Centrevol and Emsley to perform at Saint Martin's University

08/26/09 Saint Martin's University president appointed to the NWCCU

08/26/09 Saint Martin's University to screen Guantánamo film on Constitution Day

08/13/09 Saint Martin's University recognized as a military friendly school for 2010

July 2009

07/21/2009 Saint Martin's University to participate in "Yellow Ribbon Program"

June 2009

6/11/2009 Saint Martin’s University issues Dean’s List - Students honored for academic achievement

May 2009

5/12/2009 Saint Martin’s offers opportunities to increase cultural understanding - University seeks host families and cultural ambassadors

April 2009

4/22/2009 Saint Martin’s to confer honorary degree on Rev. Stephen C. Rowan, Ph.D. - Commencement scheduled for Saturday, May 9 in Marcus Pavilion

4/09/2009 Saint Martin’s students perform collection of one act plays - Student productions include McClure’s “Pvt. Wars” and Abe’s “The Man Who Turned into a Stick”

4/09/2009 Ian Werrett, Ph.D., to address Saint Martin’s Society of Fellows - Spring colloquium focuses on the importance of a Benedictine education

4/09/2009 Hiroshima Bombing survivor to speak at Saint Martin’s University - Hideko Tamura Snider describes her experiences as an 11-year old child

March 2009

3/23/09 Dragon boat paddlers to hit Capitol Lake for Saint Martin’s festival - 2009 Dragon Boat Festival set for April 26

3/23/09 Career and Internship Fair offers opportunities for job-seekers - Saint Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College co-sponsor event

February 2009

2/24/09 Saint Martin’s University names new academic vice president -  Joseph D. Bessie, Ph.D. assumes role effective July 1.

2/24/09 Local music organizations perform Rutter’s Magnificat -  Performance includes talent from Saint Martin’s, SPSCC, Opera Pacifica Chorus and the Olympia Chamber Orchestra

2/18/09 “DJ B-Mellow’s 206 Takeover” Hip Hop Concert at Saint Martin’s

2/18/09 Saint Martin’s opening theatre performance scheduled - “Old Times” set for Feb. 25-27 and Feb. 28 at the State Theater

2/9/09 Saint Martin’s hosts third Robert A. Harvie Social Justice lecture -  Living social justice at Saint Martin’s — two concrete examples

2/9/09 Saint Martin’s celebrates Women’s History Month - Three events geared towards women’s needs

2/9/09 Saint Martin’s honors five at Hall of Fame and Hall of Honor induction - Alumni and friends recognized for athletic achievement and support

2/6/09 Information sessions set for Saint Martin’s School Administration Certification program

2/5/09 Saint Martin’s Annual Crab Feed set for Feb. 20 - New “green” feature: nearly 100 percent of the waste will be recycled!

2/5/2009 Saint Martin’s announces theatre performance schedule - Student productions include Pinter’s “Old Times” and McClure’s “Pvt. Wars”

January 2009

1/30/09 Saint Martin’s University issues Dean’s List - Students honored for academic achievement

1/15/09 Information sessions set for Saint Martin’s alternative teacher certification program