Nekvasil to announce Saint Mary’s College President-Elect Wednesday, following ten-month nationwide search

first_imgSaint Mary’s Interim President Nancy Nekvasil and other campus dignitaries will announce and introduce the incoming College president at a “special event” for students, faculty and staff Wednesday, according to a media alert. Nekvasil will be joined by Gretchen Flicker, chair of the board of trustees and an alumna from the College’s class of 1993, and Sr. Veronique Wiedower, CSC president of the Sisters of the Holy Cross and an alumna from the College’s class of 1970, in announcing the president-elect.The new president was chosen after a ten-month nationwide search and will be the 14th individual to fill the position since the College was originally founded in 1844. He or she will take office this summer.The search was conducted with assistance from WittKieffer, a national search firm specializing in “presidential and executive searches in higher education,” according to the presidential search webpage. The search committee included trustees, faculty, administrators, students, alumnae and parents.The event will take place on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the atrium of Spes Unica Hall.Tags: Board of Trustees, Gretchen Flicker, Interim President Nancy Nekvasil, president-elect, SMC presidential search commitee, Spes Unica, Sr. Veronique Wiedowerlast_img read more


Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! Opens Off-Broadway

first_img Alessandrini and Phillip George direct the show, which started performances as Forbidden Broadway: Alive and STILL Kicking earlier this year after a ten-month hiatus. The new version frequently added revisions and additions as the current Broadway season unfolded. The production features takes on Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Idina Menzel, Rocky, Cabaret, The Bridges of Madison County, Aladdin, Bullets Over Broadway and more. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on July 20, 2014 Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! stars Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! opens officially at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre on May 4. New York’s longest-running comedy revue returns off-Broadway in a brand new up-to-the-minute edition that lampoons the best of Broadway’s current offerings. View Commentslast_img read more


Leclerc extends Ferrari deal until 2024

first_imgLeclerc came through the Ferrari Driver Academy and is the junior driver to German Vettel, whose contract at Ferrari ends after the 2020 season.“With each passing race this year, our wish to extend our contract with Charles became ever more self-evident and the decision means he will now be with us for the next five seasons,” said Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto.“It demonstrates that Charles and the Scuderia have a firm future together.“Charles has been part of our family since 2016 and we are more than proud of the results we are achieving with our Academy.“We are therefore very pleased to be able to announce that he will be with us for many years to come and I’m sure that together, we will write many new pages in the history of the Prancing Horse.”Share on: WhatsApp FILE PHOTO: Charles LeclercMilan, Italy | AFP | Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc confirmed on Monday he has extended his contract with Ferrari until 2024.“Extremely happy to announce that I will be staying with Scuderia Ferrari for five more years,” the 22-year-old said on Twitter.The 22-year-old, who joined Ferrari in 2016, has impressed in his first season alongside four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel.Leclerc had seven pole positions and two wins at the Belgian and Italian Grand Prix.“I’m so grateful to be driving for such a team,” said Leclerc.“I’ve learnt so much during this first year with the team and it is a great starting point to build a strong relationship for the years ahead.”last_img read more