Santa Fe Campus Holi Celebration Raises $2,500 for Nepal Earthquake Victims
Nepali students on the Santa Fe campus organized a Holi celebration on the soccer field on Sunday, May 3, that raised $2,500 for victims of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated regions of their home country on April 25.
One hundred and one seniors and 19 Graduate Institute students tossed their caps in the air in jubilation, after receiving their diplomas during the 223rd Commencement ceremony at St. John’s College, Annapolis. Per tradition, tutor David Townsend led the procession of graduates and faculty from the steps of McDowell Hall to the campus front lawn for a simple yet dignified ceremony.
Tutor emeritus and honorary alumnus Jonathan Tuck addressed the Annapolis graduates at the St. John's College's 223rd commencement ceremony on the college’s front lawn on Sunday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m. These are his remarks.
St. John’s College, Annapolis, recently named Maryland’s host site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour, is pleased to announce that the First Folio exhibition will be on view to the public from November 1 through December 4, 2016 at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College.
The St. John’s College Chorus and Orchestra performed W. A. Mozart’s “Great Mass” in C minor. Directed by St. John’s tutor Peter Kalkavage, the concert was held on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. and Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall at St. John’s College.
Al Luckenbach, who served as the Anne Arundel County archaeologist for 26 years, will present “Uncovering the History of Anne Arundel County.” His presentation will explore the significance of the Anne Arundel County archaeology program, covering many of the sites that Luckenbach has explored over the years. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Tuesday, May 12 at 8 p.m.
One hundred-one St. John’s College seniors, having completed their senior essays and defended them in oral examinations, are expected to receive their diplomas at the college’s 223rd commencement ceremony on the college’s front lawn on Sunday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m. Nineteen students in the Annapolis Graduate Institute will receive their master’s degrees. At St. John’s, the senior class selects the commencement speaker. This year, tutor emeritus and honorary alumnus (2014) Jonathan Tuck will address the graduates.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College, the community is invited to the special event “Three Centuries of Silver in Annapolis: Creating, Collecting, Cherishing.” Participants will explore the integral role that silver objects played in the history of our city, state, and nation—from the colonial era to American naval ships at sea.