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Saint Mary's students head back to class

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Saint Mary's students headed back to class on Monday morning.  The Freshman class will be the largest class on campus, with 440 women. It will also be the most diverse class in the history of Saint Mary's College, with 23 percent (100 students) coming from historically underrepresented groups.

Freshman Elizabeth Quayn was a little uneasy as she prepared for her first day of college.  "I was a little nervous," Quayn said, "because I wasn't sure where any of my classes were."  Junior Catherine Sullivan was a little more excited to start her year.  "I am really excited," Sullivan said, "junior year is the time where you get to figure out your own classes, you don't have to take any core classes anymore."

Saint Mary's first-year class is also the first to be offered the Four Year Graduation Promise.  Students who follow the promise's guidelines are guaranteed to graduate in four years or the College will pay for any additional courses a student needs to earn her degree.

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