Blair Labatt III, director of information technology at one of the largest food service distributors in the nation, personally visits St. Mary’s University each year to handpick Engineering students to intern at Labatt Food Service’s San Antonio headquarters.
They didn’t talk much about it; it wasn’t something either of them brought up. Eusebio “E.J.” Tamez’s little brother, Luis, was diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease in 2016 and, soon after, started dialysis. Yet the brothers kept their relationship close without discussing Luis’ condition.
Once a semester, the Department of Physics and Environmental Science at St. Mary’s University takes students from its Introduction to Geology class to Enchanted Rock — a massive, dome-shaped pink granite batholith near Fredericksburg.
For many kids, the thought of going to the dentist is enough to bring shivers down their spines. For a young Millie Garcia, it only confirmed what she wanted to become when she grew up.
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The mark of a great law school to Patricia Roberts, J.D., is weaving values of service into the educational mission, while training skilled, competent lawyers — both ethical and formed in faith.
When Wilzave Guzman thinks of her homeland — Puerto Rico — she is filled with good memories of growing up in a tight-knit neighborhood, volunteering with military organizations to help feed the island’s needy. But for the senior double majoring in Environmental Science and in International and Global Studies there is also pain and, at the same time, acceptance and awe at the vast power of Mother Nature.
By the time the coronavirus pandemic began impacting the St. Mary’s University community, faculty and students in the Department of History had already begun documenting the swift and historical changes reshaping the Rattler landscape.