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Phil Howrigan '57 Gives Back With Gratitude
When asked why he gives back to Saint Michael's, Phil Howrigan '57 says, "The cost of education has gone up, and by including the College in my estate plan, I can help future students afford the same quality education that I received." More »
Rit DiVenere '67, 50 Years of Loyalty to Saint Michael's...and Counting!
"Saint Michael's College shaped my life, and that of my family. I am grateful"... More »
For Patrick "Pat" Dugan '71, Saint Michael's College is Like Another Family!
When asked what motivated Pat and Karen Dugan to make a planned gift to Saint Michael's College in the form of a bequest... More »
For Pete Griffin '60 His Saint Michael's Education Was Priceless!
Growing up on a farm, Pete was fortunate to have the support of family and neighbors, who encouraged his participation in education and sports. His abilities... More »
With Jerry Flanagan, It’s All Saint Michael’s All the Time
Born in Erie, Pennsylvania and raised in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, Jerry Flanagan came to Saint Michael’s College in the fall of 1967 as a first-year student... More »
Young Saint Michael's Alum Plans Ahead to Give Back
Saint Michael's alumna, Christine McAuliffe '06, is a very forward-thinking woman! Because her time here at the College was so meaningful, she wanted to give something back. More »
Chuck Gilson '56 Is Committed to History Repeating Itself
No one is immortal. Few would dispute that with Chuck Gilson, who came to this realization and recently decided to donate $250,000 from his estate to Saint Michael's College. More »
Politi Fund Helping Saint Michael's Students Discover the World and Themselves
Learn how a man who lived for 95 years, spoke seven languages and lived across the world is still influencing Saint Michael's students' lives today. More »
This Saint Mike's Vermonter is a True Gem
Angie Aja Armour '99 M'09 is grateful to those who took a chance and gave her a meaningful experience at Saint Michael's. Angie and her husband are paying back the kindness by including St. Mike's in their estate plans. How? More »
For Frank Russo '68, It's All About Connections
Frank Russo's job of managing some of the world's largest public-assembly facilities—high-profile civic and collegiate arenas—amounts to "putting a puzzle together, knowing how it should all fit and making sense of it." More »
Leading by Example: A Matter of Policy
Rit DiVenere '67, who worked 38 years in the Saint Michael's College development office before retiring last year, recently practiced what he long preached by making an insurance gift to support scholarship and honor a friend. More »
Giving Back to St. Michael's a 'Win-Win'
"I give back to Saint Michael's because it helped mold me both as a businessman and as an individual," Will Infantine '86 says. Will was a noble Knight twice over in the early 1990s when he made a gift to Saint Michael's College. More »
It's Never Too Early to Provide for Saint Michael's...Just Ask John Hahn '75
John '75 and Lisa Hahn want to ensure St. Michael's future by planting a seed through an endowment in honor of their wedding anniversary. More »
Jerry McKenna '69 Makes a Major Gift, Then Keeps on Giving
Gerald McKenna '69 says he and his wife, Pat, decided to fund a scholarship for needy Saint Michael's students "because I was a needy student," Jerry says. More »
Alumnus Honors a Determined and Gifted Classmate
As Mike O'Brien '71 remembers it, alphabetical order in classes, housing or campus activities frequently placed him in a good position to observe and admire... More »
The Gift of Song
What would life be without music? The Robinsons don't want to imagine such a world. It's why they feel St. Michael's Glee Club plays such an important part in students' development. More »
A Salute From the Heart
Edward Archer '56 and his wife, Mary Madeline Archer, said their recent decision to establish the Michael D. Archer Military Heritage Scholarship Fund with a $50,000 two-installment gift annuity flowed naturally... More »
In Saint Michael's Corner -- a Champion
Time and again through Everest Smith's life, people called his dreams impossible, but the determined former Golden Gloves boxing champion always found a way to answer the bell and make admirers of doubters. More »
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