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Marathon Monday Mile21 Campaign | Monday, April 21, 2014
During the annual Boston Marathon on Monday, the Boston College Student Programs Office will be sponsoring its annual "Mile 21 Campaign." The Mile 21 Campaign seeks to promote the Boston Marathon throughout the Boston College campus, and encourage BC students to come out and watch the Marathon runners along Commonwealth Avenue. From 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., student volunteers will be stationed in the parking lot outside of Stayer Hall. Free Mile 21 tank tops, featuring the phrase "For Boston" and a commemorative ribbon with the date of the Boston Marathon bombings last year, will be available for distribution. Free Mile 21 sunglasses will also be distributed, and all volunteers will receive a free Mile 21 snapback hat!


To download a flyer click here.

Tuesday April 22–Friday, April 25

BC vs. Syracuse Orange to see who can collect the most donations!

Tuesday April 22 – Friday, April 25, 2014
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | GATE C Conte Forum Concourse

Please visit the American Red Cross Registration Site to schedule an appointment.


Thursday, Friday & Saturday
April 24 - 26, 2014
Noon - 11:00 p.m.
O'Neill Plaza - Stokes Plaza - Gasson Hall

Every year, the Boston College Arts Festival brings the Boston College and surrounding communities together to celebrate the arts. The 16th annual Arts Festival committee invites the community to experience the variety of arts at Boston College firsthand. A talented group of more than 1,000 student and faculty artists will present music, theater, dance, poetry, film, painting, sculpture, and more. Enjoy some music, buy some art, try your hand at ceramics, listen to readings, enjoy a play…there’s so much to experience at the BC Arts Festival!

Mark your calendar for May!



A Boston College 5k road race for runners or walkers to benefit the Saint Columbkille School.

Saturday, May 3
Location: Boston College

Race Times:

  • 9:30 a.m. - KIDS FUN RUN
  • 10:00 a.m. - 5K RACE

Further information on how to register here.


Download a calendar of events here.

Learn more about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month here.

Tuesday, April 1

Opening Ceremony: Featuring Lisa Lee
7:00 p.m. | Heights Room

Wednesday, April 9

Project HAPA: HAPA Talks
8:00 p.m. | Vanderslice, Cabaret Room

Monday, April 14

Minute to Win It
7:00 p.m. | Fulton Honors

Tuesday, April 15

5:00–7:00 p.m. | O'Neill Plaza


Download a calendar of events here.

Learn more about Care Week here.

Sunday, April 6

10:15 p.m. | The Heights Room c/s Campus Ministry

Monday, April 7

Man Up: What does it mean to be a man at BC?
12:00 p.m. | McGuinn 334 c/s Bystander Intervention

Tuesday, April 8

The Lived Experience of Sex Trafficking, with Rachel Lloyd
4:00 p.m. | McGuinn 121
c/s WGS, Office of Health Promotion, Sociology Department, R.E.A.C.T., VSA

Wednesday, April 9

Healing with Yoga
12:00 p.m. | McElroy 237
c/s Campus Rec

Take Back the Night

6:00 p.m. | O'Neill Plaza

Thursday, April 10

Elizabeth Smart Presentation
7:00 p.m. | McGuinn 121
c/s Science Club for Girls, R.E.A.C.T., FISTS, Sharps, To Write Love On Her Arms, I Am That Girl, Winston Center, UGBC, SWSG


Thursday, April 10

Talent Showcase: Featuring Striver’s Row Poet,  Zora Howard, Boston College dance organizations, poets, and student art
7:00–9:00 p.m. | Vanderslice Cabaret Room

Friday, April 11

Get Ready, It's a New Day:
Featuring Dr. Jelani Cobb, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Institute for African American Studies, University of Connecticut 
6:00–7:00 p.m. | Stokes Hall, Room 195S

Fashion Show: Flawless
8:00–10:00 p.m.| Heights Room

Saturday, April 12

Students vs. Alumni Basketball
12:00 p.m. | Recreation Complex Outdoor Basketball Court

Alumni Mixer
5:30–7:00 p.m. | Stokes Hall, Chocolate Bar

The Black Excellence Gala: Featuring Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
6:30 p.m. | Murrary Function Room

Sunday, April 13

Dr. Donald Brown Award Brunch
12:30 p.m. | McElroy Commons, Faculty Dining Room

Voices of Imani Album Release Concert
5:00–7:00 p.m. | Gasson 100