Anna Maria Musicians Perform Annual Holy Week Concert The Concert Chorus and Wind Ensemble performed beautifully to a large crowd on Tuesday at St. Mary of the Hills Parish in Boylston. View performance photos here.
Academic Symposium Week News Academic Symposium Week is shaping up to be a full week of engaging programming. Highlights include: April 11: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Guest Speaker and Vigil Esteemed alumnus and Massachusetts State Police Superintendent and Colonel Richard McKeon ‘83G will serve as the keynote speaker followed by a Q&A session. Afterward, a vigil will commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. April 13: Social Work Conference and Edith Mooney LaVigne ’63 Lecture From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anna Maria will present the 14th Annual Social Work Conference—“Fight or Flight: Working & Living with the Effects of Military Service.” Beginning at 2 p.m., the 2nd Annual Edith Mooney LaVigne ’63 Lecture will feature esteemed alumna and author Clementine Bihiga ‘14G. She’ll discuss her book Happily Broken that explores her experience with the Rwandan genocide and civil war of 1994. April 14: Student and Faculty Presentations Throughout the morning, select student presentations will take place followed by faculty presentations in the afternoon. The day will also feature poster presentations and a career fair in Information Commons. More details to come in next week’s Insider.
Civic Engagement Opportunity for Anna Maria College Students
Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) will visit Anna Maria College next Tuesday, March 29. The purpose of her visit is to gain Millennials’ perspectives on a variety of topics, including college debt and the job market. All students are welcome and encouraged to join the conversation over lunch on Tues., March 29, beginning at Noon in the Southeast Dining Hall. Students not able to be there exactly at Noon are still welcome to drop in between Noon and 1 p.m., as the conversation will be ongoing. This is a great opportunity to interact with the State Senator who represents Paxton and a number of surrounding towns in the Massachusetts Legislature. RSVP to Laurie Hickey.Get Career Inspiration at the Public Safety Networking Night The annual Public Safety Networking Night will take place on March 30 at the Holden Police Department. Anna Maria students and alumni are invited to network with alumni and industry professionals from 6 to 8 p.m. RSVP by March 28 to Alumni or Career Services and indicate if transportation is needed.Residence Halls Reopen Monday, March 28 Residence Halls will reopen after the Easter Break on Mon. March 28 at 9 a.m. Contact your RA or Lisa Saverese with any questions.#AMCTurns70 Insider Fact of the Week In 1969, Anna Maria’s Student Government Association memorialized Robert F. Kennedy with the RFK award (remember to get your nomination in.)
Learn from the Incarcerated on March 31 The Molly Bish Center and School of Justice and Social Sciences are welcoming back “Incarcerated” to campus. Inmates serving at the Bureau of Prisons in Devens, MA will recount their straight-forward stories of incarceration, opportunities lost, family impact and other personal insight. All students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend in the Zecco Performing Arts Center on March 31 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Contact Ann Marie Mires with any questions.Cabaret Performance on April 1 & 2 Be prepared to be amazed on April 1 and 2 for "A Night On Broadway: A Tribute to Broadway's Most Beloved Musicals and Plays." The performance will include a wide variety of acts ranging from plays to solos and will even feature large group dance numbers. Tickets are available at the door: $8 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. Performance times include 7 p.m. on April 1, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on April 2.Deadline Extended to April 1 for AMC Award Nominations Students can nominate a person, event and/or organization that they believe are exceptional and truly contribute to the Anna Maria College community. Read about the different awards and complete the nomination form here. Nominations are due April 1 and voting will begin April 4.
Over 200 photos were taken last week for the Inside Out project. Thank you to all who participated. Be on the lookout for when the project goes live on campus.
Fire Science adjunct professor Dan Kerrigan has been featured on the Fire Engineering blog. Read the article here.
Take part in the April #AMCATFriday challenge! For the month of April, each Friday that you wear your AMCAT attire, stop by the dining hall during lunch to put your name in the raffle. More details to come in the next Insider.