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105th Anniversary Reunion Set for November 1-3, 2013

St. Elmo Hall’s eagerly awaited 105th Anniversary Reunion is scheduled for the weekend of November 1–3, 2013. The Reunion Committee has been busy since the beginning of the year, recruiting Class Representatives and setting an overall plan for Reunion activities. With the official release of the 2013 Football schedule in late February, the Committee was […]

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Undergraduate President’s Report

Sam D. Sisto ’14 I am happy to report that the 2012-13 school year was quite successful for St. Elmo Hall, although our RUSH results turned out to be somewhat mixed. On February 2nd we gave out seventeen bids, and fifteen were accepted. Unfortunately, for various reasons, six of the new pledges subsequently dropped out, […]

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Treasurer’s Report on Financial Condition

Hal Rodriguez ’78 I am pleased to report that the financial condition of St. Elmo Hall as of April 30, 2013 is excellent. Our financial condition is comprised of our current operating condition, where we have a cash balance of $65,000, and our capital fund, which has a balance of $1,615,000. We have mortgage debt […]

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Gordon Burris Steps Down as St. Elmo Faculty Advisor

Sean Jenkins Named New Advisor Gordon C. Burris, St. Elmo’s Faculty Advisor since 1998 and a friend to generations of Elmos, stepped down in April 2012. He continues to serve as a Senior Assistant to University President Theresa Sullivan, drawing on the contacts and friendships developed over almost five decades at the University of Virginia. […]

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New Directors Add Depth to Board

There have been several new Directors added to the Board the past few years, in keeping with the theme of getting “younger and more local.” James Zehmer ’02 works for the University as an Historic Preservation Project Manager, and has supervised a number of important restoration projects on the Lawn, including Pavillion X. Given the […]

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Spring 2013 Letter from the alumni President

Frank Shea ’72 The phrase “publish or perish” is well known in the academic world, and describes the potentially adverse consequences of not writing frequently enough. Although I do not think my position as St. Elmo’s Alumni President is in jeopardy, I will confess that it has been too long (almost 2 years) since we […]

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St. Elmo 105th Reunion | November 1-3, 2013

Mark your calendars! The Alumni Board has chosen the weekend of November 1 – 3, 2013 for St. Elmo’s 105th Reunion. We are working now to plan a memorable weekend in Charlottesville, including golf at Birdwood on Friday, Cocktail Party and Class Dinners Friday night, Brunch and Football game vs. Clemson on Saturday, and of […]

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St. Elmo RUSH 2013 Results

Fellow Elmos: I am pleased to report that thirteen new pledges joined St. Elmo Hall on Bid Day, February 2nd. Although this is the smallest pledge class since 2009, the results are consistent with the goals set several months ago by the undergraduates, with the encouragement of the Alumni Board. As you may recall, Elmo […]

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