Category Archives: Looking back

Looking back: Fall of 2009

The show must go on The sudden death of Crescent Player Mike Altieri days before the opening night of “Othello,” led to a decision that director Sheila Hickey Garvey made that the production must continue. “At first I thought, ‘How can we go on?’” said Garvey. “Then I began to realize that this is exactly what we need to do

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Looking back: Fall of 2007

The ballroom breaks a sweat The Adanti Student Center’s walls in the ballroom were “sweating” due to humidity. According to Brad Crerar, director of the Student Center, there was a problem with the design of the building. “The problem is there is too much humidity in the outside air and there is no dehumidifying systems, thus causing the walls and

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Looking back: Fall of 2006

Ribbon cutting unveils new student center The $36.5 million Michael J. Adanti Student Center was completed and dedicated in the former president’s name. “The building is a tribute to the warmth that President Adanti felt both about the campus and the students, and I think that the building conveys that warmth perfectly,” said Brad Crerar, student center director. The dedication

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Looking back: Fall of 2003

President announces retirement   After nearly 20 years, President Michael J. Adanti announced his retirement. In a letter to the campus community, Adanti said it was a decision that required soul searching and was not one he took lightly. “I will take with me into retirement many fond memories of Southern and, in particular, of the people I have worked

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Looking back: Fall of 2001

The Southern community copes with tragedy Members of Southern’s community attempted to deal with the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Bulletin boards were constructed in Schwartz Hall and North Campus. A healing and interfaith gathering was held on-campus and a flag was hung from North Campus. “It will be hard to return to being everyday

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