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  • Alumnus and French Teacher Honored as Expert on Franco-American Culture : Saint Anselm College
    For the Media Multimedia Portraits Magazine Saint Anselm Blog RSS Feeds Saint Anselm College Home Page News Perreault honored Main Content Alumnus and French Teacher Honored as Expert on Franco American Culture June 27 2012 Laurie Morrissey Communications and Marketing 603 656 6047 Robert Perreault a member of the Class of 1972 and a longtime teacher of conversational French at Saint Anselm College was selected as the Franco American of the Year by the Franco American Centre in Manchester N H Perreault is well known as an expert on Manchester history and New England Franco American culture He is a writer public speaker and historical tour guide and has published several books more than 150 articles essays and short stories as well as a novel L Heritage and two books Perreault is the former librarian and archivist of the mostly French language collection that was transferred from the Association Canado Americaine in Manchester to the lower level of Geisel Library in 2009 and he selected the current collection of 3 000 volumes that serves as a resource to researchers on both sides of the border Saint Anselm College A Catholic Benedictine Liberal Arts College 100 Saint Anselm Drive Manchester New

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/Perreault-honored.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Biology Professor Conducts Fieldwork in Western U.S. : Saint Anselm College
    macrogeographic variations of the MacGillivray s Warbler a five inch long warbler that is hard to see but easy to hear Pitocchelli is listening for the geographic differences in the bird s trill Reporting from the base of Mt Rainier in Washington state Dr Jay explains his current research the goal of the trip is record a sample of songs from MacGillivray s Warblers males at each of these study sites Once I have a sample from each locality I can compare these samples across the range of this species to search for patterns of variation As the MacGillivray s Warbler breeds in the Rocky Mountains Dr Jay s fieldwork is taking him to the heart of their breeding range from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the northern forests of California and Oregon He is comparing the results of his first study on the Mourning Warbler to the variation in song in MacGillivray s Warbler These two species apparently diverged from a common ancestor over one million years ago during the early Pleistocene glaciation and I would like to describe how their communication systems have diverged since this split says the biology professor Saint Anselm College s own

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/Biology-Professor-Research.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Biology Professor Peter Larson Publishes Book on Running : Saint Anselm College
    Page News Larson Running Book Main Content Biology Professor Peter Larson Publishes Book on Running June 19 2012 Laura Lemire Laurie Morrissey Communications and Marketing 603 641 7240 Big bulky running shoe Barely there footwear Biology professor Peter Larson has tried both as well as the ultra minimalist barefoot style of running He describes them all investigates the science behind how they change your running form and explores how shoes and form are related to injuries in his new book The associate professor of biology has published Tread Lightly Form Footwear and the Quest for Injury Free Running which he co authored with Bill Katovsky In addition to exploring runners injuries the authors search for potential solutions to the injury epidemic The paperback was released by Skyhorse Press June 1 Larson is also the author of Runblogger a blog on running shoe innovation and the science of running He chairs the biology department and teaches exercise physiology comparative anatomy and human anatomy and physiology His latest research activities focus on the biomechanics of running He has completed eight marathons since 2007 including qualifying for and completing the Boston Marathon in 2011 For information on his book visit www treadlightlybook com

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/Larson-Running-Book.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Abbot Mark Cooper, O.S.B., Elected Fifth Abbot of Saint Anselm Abbey : Saint Anselm College
    new abbot and the chancellor of Saint Anselm College As the fifth abbot of Saint Anselm Abbey Abbot Mark serves as the monastic community s religious superior and spiritual leader He is also the highest ranking administrator as chancellor of the college Part of the historic event includes the retirement of Abbot Matthew Leavy O S B today after almost 27 years of service making him one of the longest serving abbots in the Benedictine Order worldwide Following a sabbatical for rest and renewal Abbot Matthew will continue to serve the abbey and college in new ways yet to be determined Abbot Mark begins his new role immediately Previous to the election he managed the college s finances for 33 years and was set to retire as the treasurer and vice president of financial affairs at the end of this month Abbot Mark professed vows as a member of the Benedictine community at Saint Anselm in 1972 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1976 He earned his bachelor s degree in political science in 1971 from Saint Anselm College He earned an M S A in business administration from the University of Notre Dame He studied at Saint John s Seminary in Boston and St Albert s Seminary in Oakland Calif He taught at Woodside Priory in Calif and received an Alumni Award of Merit in 2003 for his contributions to the growth of the college He was elected following a two day election process that involved 25 monks voting on up to six ballots Of the 28 member community 25 were eligible to vote on 21 possible candidates Following a clear majority Abbot Mark accepted the honor and was immediately confirmed by the Abbot President The group then proceeded to the Abbey Church for a service of thanksgiving

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/New-Abbot-Elected.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Electing The Fifth Abbot : Saint Anselm College
    believed to hold the place of Christ and is responsible for every member of the community As the monks at Saint Anselm Abbey prepare for a new leader they consider the spiritual qualities of an abbot and what it means for their future Fr Peter Guerin O S B participant in three past abbatial elections emphasizes the seriousness of the matter Every abbot has a strong influence on the monastic observance of the community and on the individual lives of his monks an influence that outlasts his abbatial service he says For example Abbot Bertrand provided a strong monastic foundation in forming our community that has had lasting effects on our basic values However the monks have the luxury of time for this fifth election In 1963 1972 and 1986 the monks had only weeks to accept and prepare for the election Now Abbot Matthew s January announcement of his retirement allows the community to consider and pray for the kind of abbot they need at this point in their history The elected abbot brings a different personality and style It affects the life of the community in a day to day way says Father Jonathan DeFelice O S B president of the college Marking the Ballot an act of Faith The Abbey has 28 community members 25 of whom will vote on 21 possible candidates There are several requirements one must meet to be elected Candidates must be an ordained priest be at least 30 years old and have been in solemn vows for at least seven years A monk who does not meet the requirements can be postulated meaning his selection would be sent to the Vatican for approval Bishop Joseph and two junior monks will not participate in the voting On June 5 the election session begins

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/Abbatial-Election-Preview.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Harry E. Dumay, Ph.D., Appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance : Saint Anselm College
    of Saint Anselm College is pleased to announce the appointment of Harry E Dumay Ph D as the next chief financial officer and vice president for finance for the college Dumay who was selected following a national search will come to Saint Anselm from Harvard University where he serves as chief financial officer and associate dean for finance and information technology in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences He will replace Father Mark Cooper O S B who will retire after managing the college s fiscal health for 33 years He will start July 16 I am thrilled that Harry has agreed to join the Saint Anselm community in what is a key role for the college s future Father Jonathan said With 13 years of success in finance and administration for institutions of higher education Harry Dumay brings a wealth of experience to the position and can most certainly build on the record of accomplishment established by Father Mark and others Dumay started at Harvard in 2006 and helped create the bureaucratic and administrative architecture to transform Engineering and Applied Sciences from a division to a full fledged school He also manages the information technology support for the school Under his leadership the school weathered the economic downturn without layoffs of personnel and reversed a four year trend of budget deficits to two years of budget surplus He previously worked at Boston College where he earned his Ph D in higher education administration as the chief administrative officer for the Graduate School of Social Work He also worked at Boston University as director of finance for the College of Engineering He holds an M B A from Boston University and an M A in public administration from Framingham State University His activities outside of work include serving pro

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/Harry-Dumay-New-CFO.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Abbot Matthew Leavy Urges Saint Anselm Grads to Live and Love Generously : Saint Anselm College
    day Abbot Matthew Leavy s words encouraged graduates to look at a more unique and exotic place this inner sacred space where you make sense out of things through deeper understanding Return to this space to make sense of things and to make decisions that will affect you your family children your parents and far beyond he advised Fellow Anselmians life is about decision Do not succumb to the subtle temptation to live by default You deserve more you are capable of more You have been endowed with so much more In fact you have been given too much for you to use for yourself alone The education received here was expensive but is meant to be expansive Your space within your heart is meant to expand as Saint Benedict reminds us It is meant to stretch not shrink to stretch in service to others Always live and love generously Before awarding the diplomas College President Jonathan DeFelice O S B saluted the accomplishments of the class He noted that being an Anselmian did not end for them upon graduation reminding them always to do something worthwhile rather than something easy to make the right choice even when it s difficult to do so Being an Anselmian means that words like learning commitment spirit community service and faith are always part of not only your vocabulary but your life Liam Concannon a politics major from West Roxbury Mass also addressed the graduates To his classmates who hope to have a positive impact in their respective fields he acknowledged that the challenges can appear overwhelming He encouraged them to focus instead on what they can do for one individual The task we are given is not to take on the world but to focus on its smallest component the individual he

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  • Baseball Earns Second-Ever Bid to NCAA Regional : Saint Anselm College
    across town at Southern New Hampshire University s Penmen Field from Thursday May 17 through Sunday May 20 The Hawks who are 28 23 2 on the season and won a pair of Northeast 10 Championship games for the first time in program history this past week earn the No 4 seed and will take on third seeded Franklin Pierce University 36 16 1 on Thursday Saint Anselm went 2 0 1 against the Ravens during the regular season but were beaten 12 8 Saturday as Franklin Pierce punched its ticket to Sunday s Northeast 10 Championship final where it would fall to Le Moyne College The Penmen earned the right to host the six team double elimination tournament as they grabbed the No 1 seed with a 38 12 overall record SNHU will play host to sixth seeded Dowling College 31 17 in first found action In Thursday s other contest second seeded and Northeast 10 Champion Le Moyne 40 13 1 will face off with No 5 Wilmington Del University 32 16 The East Region champion will advance to Cary N C with the other seven regional winners to take part in the Division II College World Series

    Original URL path: http://www.anselm.edu/News/Baseball-Advances-to-NCAA-Playoffs.htm (2016-02-01)
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