Down to the Very Marrow: Alumni Save Lives with Transplants

From Boston to Bangladesh — by the bedside, in the operating room, and in the halls of the Legislature — Anselmians help people of all ages and walks of life …

L to R: Jennifer Venuti ’07, Jenna Moran ’08, Dr. Bimalangshu R. Dey, M.D., Ph.D.

Tending The Garden: Saint Anselm's Agricultural Past

Saint Anselm College was built on farmland. Its earliest residents included not only students, monks, and professors but a variety of animals: pigs, cows, chickens, rabbits, horses, and bees. Tomatoes, …

College gardens, undated, Saint Anselm College archives

Remarkable Gifts: A History of Philanthropy at Saint Anselm – 1960s and Beyond

After doubling the size of its campus in the early 1960s with its historic “Once in a Lifetime” capital campaign, Saint Anselm entered a new decade with a steadily increasing …

Bob Collins '37

Climbing The Hill: Women In Saint Anselm History

On a summer day in 1956, Mary Menner ’60 walked to the college from her home on Rundlett Hill. At less than a mile, her trip did not take long—but …

Nursing Students, undated

Philanthropy

Bob Collins '37

Remarkable Gifts: A History of Philanthropy at Saint Anselm – 1960s and Beyond

After doubling the size of its campus in the early 1960s with its historic “Once in a Lifetime” capital campaign, Saint Anselm entered a new decade with a steadily increasing enrollment, on its way to becoming a vibrant modern college. However, as the name of the campaign suggests, its fundraising … [Read More...]

Construction site of Perini Science Center, circa 1959

Remarkable Gifts: A History of Philanthropy at Saint Anselm College 1889-1966

Robert Frost, in his poem, "New Hampshire," claims that all New Hampshire has its specimens: "One each of everything as in a showcase/ Which naturally she doesn't care to sell." Starting in 1889, at least in conception and charter, New Hampshire had one Benedictine school. It was a lofty and … [Read More...]

Jeff and Irene Burke

Happy to Help: Jeff & Irene Burke

Jeff Burke remembers receiving a rejection letter from Saint Anselm College. He’s still got it... somewhere. “Saint Anselm was the only college I applied to and I was rejected right off the bat,” recalls the 1969 grad. He did the only thing he could think of. He wrote a personal letter to the … [Read More...]