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Christine ’11 & Erick Gallager ’10

We met in 2007 as members of the SMC Swim Team and credit Drew Millikin ’01 and the late Jim Donoghue ’70 with bringing us together. We swam in adjacent lanes but didn’t really speak to each other for months, since Erick was shy and Christine was wrapped up in her own freshman world. We […]

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Sister Love

Some of my best memories of St. Mike’s happened during the time that I was roommates with my older sister Jill. We shared an off campus apartment together, and although we had lived together as sisters our whole life, our time together at St Mike’s brought us closer than ever before.

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Paul Romasco ’11 & Jarah LaRock ’10

We have a St. Mike’s love story to share! We didn’t connect until after college, but were brought together by our mutual love of Saint Mike’s, and soon, of each other as well. We just made our love story official this morning when Paul proposed. Thank you for bringing us together! – Jarah LaRock ‘10

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Love & Gratitude

There are too many people – faculty, staff and fellow students to acknowledge for the love that I gained and shared during my time at Saint Michael’s and ever since. I am just filled with immense gratitude for the multitude of ways that so many people at St. Mike’s have enriched my life personally and […]

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Teachers We Love

Fr. Lorenzo D’Agostino was responsible for all the great opportunities I had in my career in the Air Force. An unforgettable mentor, teacher and friend. Loved by all who knew him. – Lt. Colonel Ron Tenaglia ’66

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Kelly Ainsworth ’15 & James DeVoursney ’16

At the beginning of my sophomore year, I attended many “Welcome Back” gatherings for different clubs around campus. At the Drama Club Picnic, I met a first-year student named James DeVoursney ‘16 who planned to major in Theatre. We talked for a few minutes and then the picnic ended. The next day, I went to […]

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Friends Then and Friends Now

Twelve years later it seems impossible to remember what life was like before this group of friends. From singing “Jack and Diane” in the suites to camping at SPAC for DMB to friends weekends in Boston to weddings in Vermont, this pack is in it for the long haul.

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George Murphy ’91 & Tara Webster ’92

We started at St. Mike’s in the fall of 1988. We met on day two of freshman orientation, and there we were two and half years later on the corner of Route 15 outside of Founders Hall getting engaged. I got the ladder loaned, and a few exchange students standing on the sidewalk got an […]

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Sarah & Josh Vaillancourt ‘04

Josh and I met freshman year. We both lived on the third floor of Joyce. There was a group of us that ate together, walked to class together, worked together. When Josh told me he liked me in November of our first year, I was shocked. He was rather introverted and I didn’t know him […]

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Bill ’56 & Joyce Leuchten

I met a Trinity College girl, Joyce McKenzie, in 1954, when I was a junior at Saint Michael’s. We “dated” for two years and married soon after we graduated. We have been married for 60 years, have five children and thirteen grandchildren. Thanks to my attending Saint Michael’s College, we have had a LOVING life. […]

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College Cool Kids

I want to take a moment to talk about the wonderful friends that I met during my first moments at Saint Michaels College. It all began in Ryan Hall, August of 1998. My first Friend was my new roommate Kristi Dyer ‘02 and then the companionship extended to the introduction of her hometown best friend David Barrowclough ‘02.

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Carl ’68 and Joyce Roof

Carl was a freshman in the great class of 1968 at SMC and Joyce was a sophomore at Trinity. Joyce knew a lot about SMC since her dad was a fan of SMC basketball and had helped start the Booster Club. Come the 1964 Halloween mixer (for you millennials and Generation Z’s, that is a […]

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Beth ’82 & Brian Manning ‘83

I met my husband at St. Mike’s. He was a Sophomore and I was a Junior. We were both orientation aides in the fall of 1980. We met at an orientation aide get to know you activity on the tennis courts the day before the freshman arrived. There were two lines across from each other […]

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Frank (’68) & Andrea Russo

I met my wife, Andrea (Natowich) of 46+ years at St. Mike’s. She was a student at Jeanne Mance School of Nursing and took a number of non-med courses at St. Mike’s. I proposed to her at Battery Park, like so many other Michaelmen did back then with their girlfriends. Andrea and I were married […]

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Bill (’65) & Mary Troy

My wife, Mary O’Reilly Troy, and I will be married 50 years this August. We met in 1965 during the week between finals and graduation while we were renting adjoining cabins on Lake Champlain along classmates. I was from Connecticut and she came from New York. She went to Trinity and I to SMC, but […]

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The Trio

We are the perfect example of this! I am getting married in August and my matron of honor and two bridesmaids are all from St. Mike’s! I met my MOH on move-in day as she lived just across the hall in Lyons and I met the other two later on. It wasn’t until senior year that we became closer and the bond has only gotten stronger over the past several years!

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Alison Dionne ’10 & Brian Madden ‘09

In my senior year at St Mike’s, I decided to move to Denver, Colorado.  I knew a girl who had graduated a year before me already out there and while she was visiting Burlington, we decided to meet up and chat about her experience. When I got to Ake’s Place, she was already with a […]

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Paula Rosado (’79) & Maureen Kinne (’78)

This is a special note for my special friend Mo who graduated from St Mike’s in 1978 and I graduated in 1979. After I graduated, I moved to Bergen County, New Jersey where I started my first job not far from Mo’s house.  We played tennis nightly and hung out with her large, wonderful family […]

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Shaleen & Conor Driscoll ‘08

It was my birthday, about the third day of freshman year. Classes hadn’t even started. I was leaving Alliot with a couple girls when a hippie dude with a surfer hair stopped to chat. There was a moment when I looked into those blue eyes, and I just knew. We exchanged AIM screen names. How […]

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St. Mike’s Stories of Love and Friendship

Did you meet at Orientation or noticed each other in class? Perhaps you met years after graduation through a St. Mike’s connection? Whether by luck or fate that brought you together, St. Mike’s is glad to be a part of your story!

Thank you to all who have shared your stories.

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