Volunteers in the Read Aloud Program, entering its second year, attend a one-hour training session on campus, then spend one lunch hour per month reading to the children.
Training sessions will be offered on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Wednesday, Sept. 18 in McGuinn Third Floor Lounge.
Interested employees should contact Community Affairs Director Jean McKeigue, ext. 2-4787, or Employee Development Program Administrator Carole DiFabio, ext. 2-8532, by Sept. 9.
A crowd of over 8,000 will attend the concert by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the University Chorale on Friday, Sept. 27. This year's concert already has raised over $1 million.
These revised policies were sent to holders of the Policies and Procedure Manuals on campus in July.
A six-week, "Teilhardian Spirituality in Everyday Life Retreat" will be offered Sept. 12-Oct. 24. It is open to all, with priority to scientists and engineers. The group meets each Thursday from 5:10-8:45 p.m. at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge and members commit to a goal of 60 minutes per day of Spiritual Exercises.
The 24-week "Ignatian Spirituality in Everyday Life Retreat" will run from Nov. 27-April 30. Priority will be extended to Boston College staff members and the group will meet on Wednesdays from 5:10-8:45 p.m. in St. Mary's Hall. A commitment to 90 minutes per day of Spiritual Exercises is expected.
For more information on either retreat series, contact James Skehan, SJ, at ext. 2-8312.
For further information, or to sign up as a volunteer, please call ext.2-3060.
Though some employees are required by federal and state laws to attend some courses, others are being offered in response to employee interest.
September training sessions in chemical hygiene, fire extinguishers and radiation are planned.
For more information on these workshops and the entire series, including times and locations, contact the Environmental Health and Safety Office at ext. 2-0307.
Upon presentation of a BC ID, faculty and staff can purchase tickets to Thursday evening and Saturday matinee performances for $4, and Friday and Saturday evening shows for $5. The prices apply to the three mainstage shows, the three Bonn Studio shows and season subscriptions for the coming year.
The new prices do not apply to special performances which are not produced by Robsham.
No audition is required. The band rehearses Wednesdays from 7-10 p.m. in the Conte Forum Band Room. Call ext. 2-3018 for details.
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