News from Miriam Hall: Upcoming Exhibit and New Gallery Hours Darrell Matsumoto (pictured above), the recently appointed interim director of Art Programs, assistant professor of Photography and director of the Art Gallery in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, announces that the next exhibit to be on display in the Art Center Gallery in Miriam Hall is “Recent Painting: Irene Lawrence.” The exhibit’s opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wed., March 16. A conversation with featured abstract artist and printmaker Irene Lawrence will begin at 5:30 p.m. that evening. The exhibit will run through April 13. Note that the new hours for the Art Center Gallery are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The gallery is closed on holidays. Contact David Wackell for any questions.
Alternative Spring Break Takes off to Serve in Florida Soon Twelve students and Campus Ministry will be leaving for New Smyrna Beach, FL on March 6. They have decided to volunteer during their break to build a house for a family in need through Habitat for Humanity. Follow their adventures by searching #AMCASB16 on your favorite social media.
Cap and Gown Deadline
Fast Approaching Only 78 days until #AMCGraduates16! If you are planning on participating in Commencement, it’s imperative to order your regalia online by Fri., March 4. Remember to be part of the conversation and use the hashtag #AMCGraduates16 as we get closer to May 21.Residence Halls Close for the Break March 4, Reopen March 13 Residence halls close for the break Fri., March 4 at 5 p.m. and reopen Sun., March 13 at 9 a.m. Contact Shawn Edie or your resident assistant for any additional questions.
Honors Students Expanding Their Global Horizons Students from the Honors Program will travel to Quebec, Canada during their spring break as part of the Honors globalization experience. They will tour Old Quebec and make a day trip to Montreal to visit the motherhouse of the Sisters of Saint Anne.
Alumna Clementine Bihiga Selected as 2016 LaVigne Lecturer Author Clementine Bihiga ‘14G has been selected as the featured speaker for Anna Maria’s second annual Edith Mooney LaVigne ’63 Lecture to be held on Wednesday, April 13 beginning at 2 p.m. Happily Broken: Discovering Happiness Through Pain and Suffering explores Bihiga’s experience with the Rwandan genocide and civil war of 1994. A book-signing and reception will follow the lecture. All are welcome to attend.
Transfer Open House Set for March 14 Do you know someone who is looking to transfer to Anna Maria? Have them join us on Monday, March 14 to learn how Anna Maria’s convenient location, generous transfer credit policy and significant merit scholarships make it the best transfer fit. Click here to see the schedule of events and pass it along to a friend.Bingo, Beer and Bacon - Tonight! Need we say more? Come to the Hub tonight at 8:08 p.m. for Bingo, Beer, and Bacon. The bar will be open for those age 21 and older.
An OpEd by Director of Music Education Reagan Paras entitled “Oscar Controversy Speaks to Need for Arts Education” was featured in last week’s issue of Worcester Magazine. Click here to read the piece.
The men's basketball team will compete in the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Tournament which begins this Sat., March 5. Read more about their post-season and the upcoming tournament here.
Freshman Paul Schwarz set an Anna Maria College men’s lacrosse record for saves in a game in his collegiate debut. Schwarz tallied 34 saves during the AMCATS season opener against Curry College on Saturday. Click here to learn more.