Saint Michael’s College Centennial

first_imgSaint Michael’s College Centennial Week: featured public eventsThe public is invited to attend the following public events during thefeatured week, celebrating the Saint Michael’s College Centennialanniversary:Monday, Oct. 18, panel discussion, “The Medieval Roots of Saint Michael’sCollege,” at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center. Distinguishedauthor/professor panelists, who will explore 12th and 13th centurycultural influences, include, Anne Clark, University of Vermont, associateprofessor of religion; Maureen Miller, University of California, Berkeley,associate professor of history, and Terryl Kinder, author of Architectureof Silence: Cistercian Abbeys of France, with George Dameron, SaintMichael’s College professor of history, moderating and commenting.Tuesday, Oct. 19, Centenary Student Association Meeting at 7 p.m. in theMcCarthy Arts Center at 7 p.m. Presidents of the Saint Michael’s StudentAssociation from past years will participate in a discussion of past,present and future.Wednesday, Oct 20, The Cavani String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. in the McCarthyArts Center Cavani, winner of the prestigious Naumburg Chamber MusicAward, has been described by the Washington Post as “completelyengrossing, powerful and elegant.” Since their New York debut in 1987,they have won the hearts of audiences across the country with their uniqueblend of energy and lyricism. The quartet performs regularly in majorconcert series and festivals throughout North America and Europe.Co-Sponsored by Saint Michael’s College and UVM’s Lane Series. Ticketsrequired.Thursday, Oct. 21, Theater production: JB at 7:30 p.m. in the SaintMichael’s College Chapel. Pulitzer Prize winning play by ArchibaldMacLeish, JB is a modern dramatization of the Book of Job. It tells apoignant story of love, suffering and enduring faith, and will beperformed for one special Centennial performance in the Chapel and forfour performances Oct. 27-30 in the McCarthy Arts Center. Saturday, Oct.23, CENTENNNIAL CONVOCATION at 10 a.m. in the Ross Sports Center. Theconvocation marks Saint Michael’s 100th anniversary with a grandceremonial event. Highlights include an address by Sister Carol Jean Vale,past chair of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities,greetings from the community, from town officials, the Governor, Senator,and international educational partners, commissioned poem by SaintMichael’s poet Greg Delanty and performance of a Troy Peters originalcommissioned-for-the-Centennial orchestral composition by mezzo sopranoWendy Hoffman Farrell, the Vermont Youth Orchestra and the Saint Michael’sCollege Chorale.Saturday, Oct. 23, Ceremonies commemorating the Military Heritage of manySaint Michael’s graduates with the Presentation of the Medal of Honor bySenator Patrick Leahy (1961 SMC graduate) to Saint Michael’s PresidentMarc vanderHeyden at 2:30 p.m. in the Durick Library. The Senator willpresent a duplicate of the medal awarded posthumously to Saint Michael’sgraduate Donald Cook ’56, who was honored for rare heroism in Vietnamwhile held prisoner from 1964 to 1967, and for whom a United States Navyship has been named.Saturday, Oct. 23, Dedication of the Statue of Saint Michael the Archangelby sculptor James L. Sardonis, who created the whales’ tails on I89, inmemory of Saint Michael’s alumni, Ed Fergus ’83, John Iskyan ’82 and JohnMcErlean ’84, and others who perished on Sept. 11, 2001. Adjacent to theHoehl Welcome Center at 3:30 p.m.-30-last_img read more

Annual Meeting set for Orlando

first_imgAnnual Meeting set for Orlando Annual Meeting set for Orlando Plans are underway for The Florida Bar’s 2001 annual meeting, which will run from June 20 to June 23 at the newly-expanded Orlando World Center Marriott. The hotel boasts 500 new guest rooms, a multi-million-dollar fitness center and full service spa, and a new 18-hole golf course. With an emphasis on educational opportunities, the Annual Meeting and the World Center’s superb facilities provide the perfect setting for attorneys and their families to enjoy an entertaining mix of education, business, and pleasure. A total of 20 seminars will be offered at no additional charge to the Annual Meeting registration fee. The Bar’s meetings department currently has seminars scheduled for each day, including two seminars in the “President’s Showcase” which were hand-picked by the Annual Meeting Committee. The President’s Showcase seminars highlight topics that have generated a great deal of member interest, such as this year’s “Issues for Multistate Practitioners” and “Every Lawyer Can Make a Difference in a Child’s Life: A Holistic Approach to the Legal Needs of Children.” Both seminars will be held on Friday, June 22. Russ Herman, a trial lawyer and popular CLE speaker who was well-received at last year’s meeting, will present “Respectfully Controlling the Courtroom” on Saturday. He’ll cover courtroom strategies with topics such as “Understanding the Courtroom Environment,” “Marshaling Demonstrative Evidence,” and “Cross-Examination Your Time to Shine.” One of the most potentially interesting portions of the meeting will be the 2001 Judicial Luncheon Honoring Florida’s Judiciary. Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Wells will be the keynote speaker for the luncheon and will give the State of the Judiciary address. Political Humorist Mark Russell star of The Mark Russell Comedy Specials and a regular weekly commentator on CNN’s Inside Politics Weekend will also speak at the Thursday luncheon. TV Guide has called Russell “the funniest man on television,” and his syndicated column appears nationwide. The Annual Meeting brochure, including convention registration form and schedule, will be in the May Bar Journal. The 2001 convention rate at the Orlando World Center Marriott is $158. This fee includes unlimited local phone calls, Disney theme park transportation, use of fitness center and tennis courts, unlimited use of Hawk’s Landing driving range, local and national newspaper daily, and use of in-room safe. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-621-6038 or 407/239-4200. The deadline for hotel registration is May 31. Airline discounts are available through Delta by calling 1-800-241-6760 and referring to file number 175457A, and through USAirways by calling 1-877-874-7687 and referring to golf file number 32131756. March 15, 2001 Regular Newslast_img read more