Alumni Association hosts Jesuits
Sixteen retired Boston College Jesuits were honored at last Saturday's BC-Miami basketball game in Conte Forum as part of the Alumni Association's Retired Jesuits Remembrance Program.
The Jesuits, who are now living at the Campion Center in Weston, also were invited to attend a reception following the game, hosted by the Alumni Association Executive Board.
"We feel it's very important to make sure the Jesuit priests and brothers at the Campion Center know they are appreciated, and in our thoughts and hearts," said Alumni Association Treasurer Charles Heffernan Jr., '66, who helped organize the event.
Talk to focus on the Church in TV and film
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, MA, director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies, will present "Saints and Sinners: An Examination of the History of the Relationship between the Catholic Church, Cinema and Television" from 7-9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24 in Higgins 310.
The event is sponsored by the Catholic-Jewish Young Adult Council, a partnership between Jewish InterAction and the Archdiocese of Boston's Office for Young Adults, as part of its effort to examine and discuss how Jews and Catholics are portrayed in the media.
For more information, contact Adam Bovilsky of the Jewish Community Relations Council at 457-8666, or Susan Legere at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Weight Watcher at Work" group to form
The Human Resources Department invites Boston College employees to join a new 12-week "Weight Watcher at Work" group beginning later this month.
Registration for the group, which will meet on Tuesdays from Jan. 30 to April 17, will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in McGuinn 223. The cost is $130, $128 for Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan subscribers.
For information, call ext.2-3089.
Student Leadership nominees sought
The Office of the Dean for Student Development is seeking candidates for the 2001 Student Leadership Awards. The awards honor students who have contributed to campus life, such as through organizing lectures, concerts, poetry readings, discussions and other events or special projects.
Nomination forms for the award are available at ODSD in McElroy 141. These must be submitted by Feb. 14.
Winners will be honored at the annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet on April 9.
For more information, call Christopher Darcy at ext.2-4957.
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