STONEHILL COLLEGE NEWS



Students Present at Top Economics Conference
When many of the nation’s top economic scholars recently met in Boston at the annual Eastern Economics Association Conference, four Stonehill students were among the presenters.


Students and Faculty to Collaborate on Research
Fifty Stonehill College students will work with twenty-eight faculty members on a variety of research projects this summer.


Students to Aid Faculty With Summer Research
Fifty Stonehill College students will work with twenty-eight faculty members on a variety of research projects this summer.


The Hottest Irish Book in Boston for St. Patrick's Day
Looking for the best Irish Book in Boston for this Saint Patrick's Day? Look no further than Stonehill alumnus Gerry O'Neill's Rogues and Redeemers, which gives a riveting behind-the-scenes portrait of the Irish power brokers who forged and fractured 20th century Boston.


In Appreciation: Robert Richards
Bob Richards died on March 7 after a brave battle with a variety of health issues. Whether serving the athletics program, teaching journalism, or advising The Summit, Bob lived for the Stonehill cause and, in the process, became a beloved mentor to countless alumni.


Students Embark on Week of Spring Break Service Trips
A total of 169 Stonehill students will soon travel the globe for the 2012 H.O.P.E. Alternative Spring Break Program where they will spend their vacation to help make a difference in impoverished or disaster stricken areas.


Stonehill Student Presents at Prestigious Higher Education Conference
At the fourth annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy (CHEP) earlier this month, Finance and Economics major Caroline Sheldon ’12 was the lone undergraduate chosen to present at the three-day event which showcases the best pedagogical practice and research in higher education today.


Prof. Antonio Barbagallo Honored By Sicilian Gov.
Stonehill Professor of Foreign Languages Antonio Barbagallo was recently honored as a Siciliani Eccellenti (Excellent Sicilian) by Sicilia Mondo, a social network partnership created by the Association of Sicilians in the World and the Emigration Department of Sicily’s regional government.


A Dozen Valentine Vignettes
We asked faculty, staff and students to tell us in 20 words or less what they like most or least on Valentine's Day whether it be a poem, a song, a tradition, a prayer, a movie, a destination, a meal, or a memory.


Registrar Rallies Students to Build Homes
Since 2009, Registrar John Pestana ’92 has been working with nearly 100 Stonehill students each year through the Stonehill Chapter of Habitat for Humanity (HFH).


Understanding Blessed Moreau's Educational & Spiritual Philosophy
Rev. Thomas P. Looney '82, C.S.C. celebrates the life of Blessed Basil Moreau, the founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, on January 20 at the Chapel of Mary.


Go Beyond Romance This Valentine’s Day
Linda Commito is the author of "Love Is the New Currency" shares her thoughts about Valentine's Day.


Women and Global Music: Hear Libana On Feb. 12
The musical ensemble group Libana will perform in Stonehill’s Alumni Hall on February 12 at 7 p.m.


Autism Speaks President To Visit Stonehill Thursday
One of the newest clubs at Stonehill, Autism Speaks U, will host a fundraiser/presentation featuring the president of Autism Speaks, Mark Roithmayr. The event, free and open to the public, will take place this Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Martin Auditorium.


Women and Global Music: Libana Performs at Stonehill
In the next installment of the Nakamichi Concert Series, the musical ensemble group Libana will perform in Stonehill’s Alumni Hall on February 12 at 7 p.m.


Valentine’s Day Ruminations
Linda Commito is the author of "Love Is the New Currency" shares her thoughts about Valentine's Day.


Professor Maura Tyrrell Honored
On Friday, January 20, during the Congregation of Holy Cross' celebration of its founder, Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., Biology Professor Maura Tyrrell was presented with the 2011 Spirit of Holy Cross Award. The award acknowledges the critical importance of collaborators in living out the vision and mission of Fr. Moreau.


May Pavilion Skating Rink Opens on Campus
The Thomas & Donna May Skating Pavilion saw its first skaters take to the ice as students returned to campus for the start of the spring semester.


Three Ways Martin Luther King’s Message is Alive at Stonehill
Director of Intercultural Affairs Liza Talusan discusses the many ways in which Stonehill is helping to keep Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy alive.


Paying it Forward (For Stonehill)
Retired FBI veteran Paul Daly '62 recently presented Kirstin Vinal ’14, a criminal justice major from Swampscott, with a J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Scholarship from the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation.


Year in Stories
2011 was a year of many accomplishments for Stonehill.


Campus Mourns Death of Student
We are saddened to announce the sudden death of one of our students, Jeffrey Cooney ’15.


Stonehill Ends the Word
Beginning on Monday, November 14 Stonehill's Best Buddies chapter will hold a week-long campaign seeking students to stop using the R-word. The campaign is a part of an international campaign called "Spread the Word to End the Word."


Stonehill Celebrates Thanksgiving
In celebrating Thanksgiving, every family has its own interpretation of the holiday. Here 11 members of the Stonehill community share their Thanksgiving traditions.


Linda Sarro ’86 Honored with 2011 Alumni Service Award
The Alumni Association honored Linda (Demarkles) Sarro ’86 for her years of commitment and service to the Alumni Auction with the 2011 Alumni Service Award at the Alumni Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Sunday, November 20.