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Gasson Fireworks

Light the World Crosses $1.5 Billion Mark

Take an in-depth look at the campaign’s impact so far, with special insights from our campaign co-chairs. Discover more.

BC in Ireland

Pre-Sale Tickets

Single game tickets for the Aer Lingus College Football Classic are now available in an exclusive pre-sale to BC alumni, parents, and friends. Details here.


Throwback: Relive the Beanpot Trot

Remember the Chicago Bears’ “Super Bowl Shuffle?” Thirty years ago, it inspired BC Hockey’s Beanpot Trot. Read more.

Fr. Leahy

Laetare: Rejoice in the Lenten Journey

BC’s Jesuits offer guidance throughout Lent with online reflections and the joyful celebration of Laetare Sunday, featuring Mass and brunch. Read more.


BC a Best Value

Kiplinger ranks BC No.19 on its list of Best College Values in private universities. Read more.

BC Experience

A Sneak Peek of Boston College Experience

BC debuts immersive summer programming for high-schoolers. Read more.

The A to Z Guide to Boston College

Whether you’re visiting campus for the first time or returning to the Heights after many years, here are 26 things to know about Boston College. Read more

IRA Charitable Rollover Now Permanent

Take advantage of recent legislation to make tax-free distributions from your IRA to Boston College. Learn more at  


New Endeavor Connects Liberal Arts Students with Careers

Thanks to generous parent donors, the Career Center is launching a new program to help liberal arts students find their career paths. Read more.

Alumni Profiles

Maria Stephan

Soaring Eagles: Alexa Fleischman ’11

In a bid to engage girls in STEM, Alexa Fleischman’s start-up lets them design and 3-D print their own shoes. Read more.

Maria Stephan

Soaring Eagles: David Benoit ’08

Wall Street Journal reporter David Benoit has been named 2015 Business Journalist of the Year. Read more.

Maria Stephan

Soaring Eagles: Yvonne McBarnett ’07, MS’09, P’16

Yvonne McBarnett ’07, MS’09, P’16, helps undergraduates with high financial need as manager of BC’s Montserrat Coalition. Read more.

Maria Stephan

Soaring Eagles: Amy Poehler '93

Amy Poehler ’93 takes her place on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Read more.





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