To achieve your full potential you need two things: A wide array of effective, inspirational learning opportunities and the mentoring that connects you with the specific opportunities that best serve your goals.
Over 25,000 graduates
— including the small sampling presented here — are a testament to the fact that Stonehill does an extraordinary job of providing both. Their stories are a prism through which to see the many facets of how our community defines and achieves success.
Here, the entire college community collaborates to help students develop the knowledge, skills and character to meet their professional goals and live lives of purpose and integrity.
We can't wait to begin helping you write your success story.
Jen Burge ’04, Facebook, Software Engineer
“ Stonehill is where I developed an appreciation for digging deeper. Sometimes I see people fix some symptom of a bug and move on. I try harder to get to the root cause, because that usually leads to a better fix. ”
FACTOID: Jen was awarded two prestigious national scholarships: The Claire Booth Luce Scholarship and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship ($30,000 a year for a maximum of three years’ studies.)
Andrae Vandross ’02, U.C.L.A. School of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology Fellow
“ I've wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember, but the Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience was where I discovered that I wanted to make research a part of my career. ”
FACTOID: Sang in Stonehill's all-male a cappella group, The Chieftones, and played drums as the only student member in a faculty band, the Stonehill Jazz Quintet.
Abby Arcadipane ’12, Boston Children's Hospital, Frontline Supervisor
“ The variety of classes in the HCA program gave me exposure to many aspects of the U.S. health care system, as well as organization, teamwork and management skills necessary to succeed. ”
FACTOID: Completed an internship at Children’s, which lead to the offer of a full-time position at the world-class hospital.
STUDENT LIFE Create a Student Life Experience That Suits You
One thing that makes Stonehill such a tightknit community is that 91% of students live on campus. So whether you’re headed for dinner, a concert or a Skyhawks home game, you’ll find friends to join you.
This is an active campus where many students participate in sports at some level. It’s also a welcoming community that recognizes that not everyone’s idea of fun involves a ball or a puck. There are more than 80 student clubs and organizations to engage your mind, body and spirit.
You’ll eat well, sleep well and form friendships that will last a lifetime.
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Ryan Asselta ’98, Fox Television/Sports Illustrated, Television Host, Anchor, Reporter
“ The curriculum and opportunity to broadcast play-by-play at Stonehill games prepared me for many different aspects of life and helped me become more well-rounded. ”
FACTOID: Co-hosted Fox Sunday night program “Sports Extra” with former Stonehill baseball player turned sports broadcaster Joseph “Duke” Castiglione ’96.
Corinne Sherman ’11, Google, Product Marketing Manager, Strategic Analytics Lead
“ My degree provided me with the ability to concentrate on the areas of marketing that I was the most passionate about. Stonehill allowed me to be a true innovator. ”
FACTOID: Has 35+ U.S. patents pending in the space of commerce, social media, marketing and future technologies.
Brad Scudder ’04, Rugged Races, CEO
“ I met some amazing people at Stonehill and shared some incredible adventures with them. These experiences helped build the courage it took to create my own company from nothing. ”
FACTOID: Presented his urban adventurer business on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and walked away with one of the five highest investments in the show’s history ($1.75 million from entrepreneur Mark Cuban).
Sarah Galligan ’12, Boston Celtics, VIP Member Experience Executive
“ The rigors of the academic world at Stonehill definitely prepared me for the professional world I am in now. ”
FACTOID: Was a midfielder on the Stonehill lacrosse team and ranked 10th in program history for career goals and 11th for assists.
David Simas ’12, The White House, Presidential Advisor
“ The sense of community that I always had here is something I remember the most. It was hard not to fall in love with Stonehill. It gave me the education I needed to do what I do today. ”
FACTOID: Successfully ran for Taunton School Committee at age 23 and later served as deputy chief of staff for Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts.
INTERNSHIPS Internships That Make a Big Difference
Whether it’s NASA or the Boston Celtics, Stonehill can connect you with internships that help you hone your career plans and give you contacts that can help turn those plans into reality.
Students have interned at world-class hospitals, entertainment industry giants, Wall Street firms and at the highest levels of government. We also have internship programs that include housing arrangements in places such as New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Dublin, London, Madrid and Paris.
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Chris Tirrell ’09, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Legal Counsel
“ The Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience was just one of many formative Stonehill experiences that contributed not only to what I do, but (more importantly) who I am. ”
FACTOID: Won Corporate Counsel of the Year Award for his work creating opportunities for youths from impoverished backgrounds.
Judy Salerno ’73, Susan G. Komen, President and CEO
“ Stonehill prepared me to ask the ‘right questions’— to be a thinking person. I’m a better person for having my Stonehill experience. ”
FACTOID: An expert on health care policies, she co-authored a book and an HBO documentary on obesity called “The Weight of the Nation.”
Alexander Swayne ’11, State Street Global Advisors, Principal
“ The opportunity to intern while at Stonehill prepared me immeasurably. It gave me the chance to put book smarts to work in ‘real world’ applications and made it possible to hit the ground running after graduating. ”
FACTOID: Board member at the Urbano Project, which empowers urban teens and professional artists to effect social change through participatory works of art and performance.
Matt Gorman ’11, Jeb 2016, Rapid Response Director
“ Stonehill encouraged me to get off campus and get my hands dirty in the fields I was interested in. Through internships, my Learning Community and a semester in Washington, D.C., my work became more than just a theory. ”
FACTOID: As a junior, was crowned “Mr. Stonehill,” an annual competition where 12 of Stonehill’s most talented male students showcase their style and skills.
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE We Want to Connect You With the World You Will Help Shape
There’s a reason why, the minute you get here, we’re encouraging you to go away.
Few colleges in the nation are as committed to international learning opportunities as Stonehill. Nearly 40 percent of our students spend a semester abroad—four times the national average—and our international programs are consistently ranked among the best in the United States.
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Jordan Medeiros ’12, Facebook, Finance Associate
“ From the very start, my humanities classes gave me an appreciation of subjects outside the world of finance and equipped me with a desire to continuously adapt and learn in my role today. ”
FACTOID: Captain of the Men's Lacrosse team, interned at Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase and Paypal Inc.
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Eliseo Miranda ’14, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Product Development Engineer
“ Stonehill challenges every student to achieve the most they can. I’m so prepared for the future. ”
FACTOID: Conducted quantum optics research through Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience and accelerator and fusion physics research as an intern at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
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