(Left to Right) Joseph Schlee (Archbishop Curley class of 2019), Rev. Thomas Burke, O.S.S.T. (Dean), Rev. Phillip Brown, P.S.S.(President-Rector), Jake Serio (Archbishop Curley class of 2019) at St. Mary’s Seminary & University following the ceremony and celebration for the Pinkard Scholars class of 2017. Ten local students from across the archdiocese completed Religious Studies 235: Foundation for Dialogue: Theology and Culture. The 14 week college level course is part of the Pinkard endowment Scholars Program at the University. Nominations are required to apply for acceptance to this cornerstone program, which concluded its 17th year on Wednesday, December 6th 2017.