Shake a Tail Feather! – As members of the Class of 1960 exited the traditional event in which members of the graduating class are inducted into the Alumni Association and toasted by the Golden Anniversary Class, Richard "Moe" Maloney '60 joined some of his soon-to-be fellow alumni from the Class of 2010 in exuberant dance. The May 20 event, held under a tent on Bapst Lawn, was hosted by the Senior Class Gift Committee. Maloney and the rest of the Golden Eagles will join about 5,000 other alumni and family members at Reunion Weekend June 4-6. (Photo by Rose Lincoln)
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Alumni Participation Challenge at the Finish Line
Thousands of alumni, parents, and friends have responded to the call to help BC reach the Alumni Participation Challenge goal for fiscal year 2010. We're still tallying totals at the beginning of June and will send an e-mail report to alumni soon. Thanks to all who assisted in the effort to attain a record number of donors and gain an additional $500,000 for financial aid. More
Video Highlights of 2009-10 at BC
For nearly a decade, William Stanwood, adjunct associate professor of communication, and students in his Advanced Video Production course have partnered with the Alumni Association to create an annual "alumni video newsletter," a look back at the year on campus. Check out this year's video. The students handle all aspects of the project, from writing the copy to editing and directing the video, all under the guidance of Professor Stanwood. Special thanks to Tom Martin '61, former Alumni Association president, and his company, Cramer Productions, for their gracious support of this project each year.
Reunion of Woods College Alumni
All alumni of the University's intown School, Evening College, and College of Advancing Studies are welcome to the Woods College of Advancing Studies annual reunion reception, Thursday, June 3. James Woods, S.J., dean, will be host at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton Campus, familiar to many as the former Cardinal's residence. More
Upcoming Alumni Events
"Keeping the Peace: Law Enforcement in a Complex World" - Law Enforcement Alumni Network - Wednesday, June 2
RECONNECT@Reunion - Saturday, June 5
Monica Roberts, MA'01, MBA'08, has been appointed executive director of Peace First Boston, which fosters safe, effective school environments. More
Joan Lopresti Rees '83 is New Hampshire's special education teacher of the year. More
Sean Joyce '82 is the FBI's new lead intelligence official. More
BC's 134th Commencement
Among Our Newest Alumni
Korea Alumni Gather
Visit Retired Jesuits
Campion Center in nearby Weston is home to about 70 retired Jesuits, including many former BC faculty and staff. They welcome BC alumni as vistors and volunteers. If you can visit a Campion resident once a month, provide a slideshow or presentation, or be available to help with an occasional errand, please contact Meghan Farrell-Talmo, activities director at Campion, at 781-788-4757 or MFarrell@CampionCenter.org.
Alumni for Others on National Day of Service
More than 300 volunteers participated in 26 chapter activities in May as part of the fifth annual National Day of Service, sponsored by the Alumni Association. Here's a gallery of photos from these activities submitted by chapters from New York City to Hawaii.
Energy, Environment . . . and Economy
More than 150 alumni and friends attended “Alumni Networking Night – Financing the Transition to a Green Economy” May 26 in New York City. University Trustee Kathleen Corbet '82 moderated a discussion by a panel that included Frances Dubrowski, Esq., NC'70, P'09 (left). This was the second such event sponsored by the new BC Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN). More than 300 alumni have already joined this affinity group. If you are interested in participating, please send an e-mail to email@example.com and include your name, class year, job title, and company.
Alumni Travel: Savings on Early Bookings
Alumni, families, and friends—take a few moments to see what's on the Alumni Association travel study Web site for 2011. Early booking savings are available for trips to Israel and Australia/New Zealand, and for the "Mayan Mystique" cruise. Additional new destinations for 2011 include China and Tibet, France and Italy, Egypt, and Alaska. Click here for a full listing.
BC Athletics Update
Click here to view the 2010 BC football commercial. Join Coach Spaz and the Eagles as they return to the gridiron September 4. Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online or by calling 617-552-GoBC. The 2010 home schedule is highlighted by matchups against ACC rivals Virginia Tech, Maryland, Clemson, and Virginia, as well as a visit by archrival Notre Dame. Season tickets start at just $175. Get in on the action by visiting bceagles.com. Click here to get your season tickets today!
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John Butler, S.J., STL'06, has been named vice president for University mission and ministry.
A scholarship honoring "master mentors" Mary Hogan '57, MEd'61, and James Murphy '58, P'84, '93, two longtime and highly admired faculty members in the Woods College of Advancing Studies, has been established to benefit deserving students. More
On Eagles' Wings
Submit your prayers and intentions through On Eagles' Wings, an online service provided by the Alumni Association.
Planning an Event?
The Connors Family Retreat and Conference Center is now booking corporate outings, meetings, weddings, and social events. Find out more at www.bc.edu/retreat.
With more than 2,300 members, the Boston College Club is proud to be Boston's premier private business and social club. Visit the Web site for more information.
The McMullen Museum exhibit "Asian Journeys: Collecting Art in Postwar America" ends its run June 6. More
C21 Online offers two workshops this summer: "Encountering Jesus in the Scriptures," June 7–18, and "Spiritual Practices," June 21–July 2. For more information, contact Jessica Salefski at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bc.edu/c21online.
STM Continuing Education
For continuing education opportunities from the School of Theology and Ministry in June, visit www.bc.edu/stmce.
New Benefits and Discounts for BC Alumni
Boston College alumni now join BC employees in being eligible to receive discounts and special promotions with national and local companies, including Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club. For information on these special programs, click here.
Don't be left stranded—physically or financially. Whether you're taking a short trip within the U.S. or a dream vacation elsewhere in the world, protect yourself and your family with Travel Medical insurance and Trip Protection coverage through the Boston College Alumni Association.
For more information or to apply online, visit www.meyerandassoc.com/ma/bc or call the program administrator at 800-635-7801.
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As a Boston College alumnus, you may qualify for a special group discount* on your auto, home, and renters insurance from Liberty Mutual. See for yourself how much money you could save with Liberty Mutual compared to your current insurance provider. Call 1-888-393-GOBC (4622) or visit www.libertymutual.com/bc.
Official Reunion Airline
Jet Blue is the official airline for BC's Reunion Weekend 2010, June 4–6. Visit the reunion Web site for updates on all reunion-related activities.
BC Rewards Card
Each purchase on your Boston College Platinum MasterCard® earns you points toward exclusive BC rewards.
when you use the card at a BC bookstore, you will receive
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