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Sen. Bob Casey to Speak at Commencement

Sen. Bob Casey to Speak at Commencement

One of America's foremost Catholic politicians, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.), will speak at BC's 141st Commencement. Activist and social worker Amy Guen, MSW'52; non-profit CEO Tiffany Cooper Gueye '00, PhD'07; actor Chris O'Donnell '92; and Fr. Leo B. Shea, M.M., '60, will also receive honorary degrees. Read more.

BC A-Z for 2021

As the newest class of Eagles readies for freshman year, the University has prepared a helpful video cheat sheet for them. See more

Spiritual Writings

Spiritual Writings

Tim Muldoon '92, whose books include Living Against the Grain and Six Sacred Rules for Families (co-authored with wife Sue '90), has received the Loyola Institute's 2017 Writer's Award in Spirituality. Learn more

Remembering Fr. Monan

Remembering Fr. Monan

Boston College honors the life of J. Donald Monan, S.J., the 24th president of BC, who was credited with saving the University from fiscal crisis and guiding it into a period of then unparalleled financial and academic success. Explore his legacy.

Mentoring Matchups

Alumni2Alumni

Alumni2Alumni, a new program launched by the BC Alumni Association, pairs recent BC grads with alumni mentors experienced in their fields and ready to provide personalized career guidance. Discover more.

In Appalachia

In Appalachia

Through Appalachia Volunteers of BC, fondly known as Appa, students serve marginalized communities over spring break, living the program's motto of "Love, Learn, Serve." See photos and video from this year's adventures. Explore.

Cracking the Glass Ceiling

Cracking the Glass Ceiling

Juniors Akosua Achampong and Tt King made history when they won the recent Undergraduate Government of Boston College election: Achampong is the first female African American UGBC president, and they are its first female leadership team. Read on.

Sight Follows Sound

Sight Follows Sound

New Carroll School of Management research into how sounds direct the eye to specific colors could help marketers guide consumer attention. Learn more.

Honoring Our Eagles

Honoring Our Eagles

BC will celebrate eight outstanding "men and women for others" at the Distinguished Volunteer Awards Dinner on April 7. Who are these Eagles? Learn more and reserve your spot at Boston's beautiful Park Plaza Hotel for this special evening. Join us.

Irish Autographs

Irish Autographs

BC was instrumental in a project digitizing autograph books kept by Irish political prisoners following the 1916 Easter Rising. Explore more

Alumni Profiles

(Janelle) Lovely Hoffman '03, MEd'04

(Janelle) Lovely Hoffman '03, MEd'04

Boston teacher Lovely Hoffman has developed a powerful self-worth curriculum for young black women, including a music video for her song "My Black Is Beautiful." Discover more

Tracey Wigfield '05

Tracey Wigfield '05

Emmy Award-winning producer, writer, and actress Tracey Wigfield received the Arts Council's 2017 Alumni Award at the 19th Arts Festival. Read more

Brian Retchless

Brian Retchless '07

Senior producer and editor for CBS on-air promotion Brian Retchless recently won a 2017 Writers Guild Award honoring outstanding achievement in writing. See him accept the award. Watch.

Sasha Greene

Sasha Greene '08, MEd'09, MEd'12

Sasha Greene will run the Boston Marathon to raise money and awareness for BC's Campus School, where she teaches pre-school. She shares her passion for the school in this new video. Watch.

 

 

 

 

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