St. Mary's College of Maryland, The Public Honors College
About St. Mary's

After St. Mary's: Meaningful Careers

Making a Difference in the World


At St. Mary’s we pride ourselves on service-learning and civic engagement.

It’s no surprise, then, that many of our graduates join the Peace Corps or undertake careers in environmental advocacy, poverty alleviation, and other social causes.

Here are just a few of the socially-conscious and globally influential organizations where you can find our alumni making a difference:

ACCION International Center for Human Development Habitat for Humanity National Coalition for the Homeless
Agency for International Development Chesapeake Bay Foundation Holocaust Memorial Museum Ocean Conservancy
Alliance for Children and Families Chesapeake Conservation Corps Humane Society Peace Corps
American Red Cross Common Cause Institute of the North Sea Grant Maryland
AmeriCorps Conservation International MacArthur Foundation Seeds of Independence
Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center Creative Interventions LLC McKenzie River Trust St. Leonard Faith Community
Archdiocese of Baltimore Environmental Defense Fund MD Assoc of Environmental Education  World Bank
Art with a Heart Frederick S. Pardee Center MD Crime Victims' Resource Center  Women's Institute for Housing
Big Brother Big Sister Friends of the Earth National Center for Smart Growth Youth Homes, Inc.
Hannah Biggie

Alumni Spotlight

Hannah Biggie '10

Current Position: Peace Corps Fellow at Columbia University, where she will study education and teach in disadvantaged New York City Schools
Political Science with Minor in African and African Diaspora Studies

“Professor Dennie inspired me to pursue African Studies and my eventual goal to work in Africa following graduation. I could not have achieved my success in the Peace Corps and my acceptance to Columbia University without the great education he provided me and his support as a mentor.”