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05 Apr

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A Letter to the Class of 2022

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Ashley Lane, Mount Saint Mary College Student Government Association president, speaks at the 2017 Gala Reception to donors and friends of the Mount.

Hi!

My name is Ashley Lane, and I am a senior here at the Mount. First let me start by welcoming you into the Mount Saint Mary College family. You are about to embark on an exciting journey here, filled with lasting friendships, good memories, and a fantastic education.

When I first came to the Mount, I was nervous, like many other incoming freshmen. I found myself questioning my decision to leave home and wondering whether I had chosen the right school. I quickly learned, however, that this was unlike any other college I had visited. The professors were there to help, the administration cared about any problems you were having, and the staff was always friendly and smiling. Continue Reading

10 Nov

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My First Year: A Freshman’s Reflection on His First Spirit Week

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Alexander Perlak and class members get ready to compete in their first Mount Olympics

Editor’s note: Each year at the Mount, we celebrate Spirit Week. The college community comes together and participates in a variety of events. It’s one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. Knight Life caught up with Freshmen Class President Alexander Perlak to hear about his experiences!

If you asked me as a senior in high school who would be the freshmen class president at Mount Saint Mary College this year, I probably wouldn’t have said myself. But here I am, president of the Class of 2020, and I’m loving this position more and more each day. Continue Reading

10 Feb

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Club Profile – Delta Leadership Society

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The MSMC Delta Leadership Society at their 2014 trick-or-treating event. Elisa DiGiacopo (back row, third from left) is the president of the Delta Leadership Society.

We recently reached out to the president of the Delta Leadership Society here on campus, Elisa DiGiacopo, to learn more about what they do as an organization.

Knight Life: Can you give us a brief overview of your club?

Elisa: Delta Leadership Society is a philanthropy club that focuses on doing charity work both on campus and in the Hudson Valley community. As a club, we brainstorm different charities that we would like to assist and then create events that either fundraise for or raise awareness about the particular charity or issue that we have chosen. Continue Reading