Gilbert Bandarra Wonders Why

Class Notes
Gilbert Bandarra ’53 has always been curious, especially about the natural world. “If there is a breeze, I think about where it is coming from. If I look at a bird, I record it in my mind,” he says.

Four for Three

Last January, three new Alumni Council officers began their three-year term. Here, they each answer four questions about their new roles, giving back and their Stonehill experience.
  • Got Pickles?

    After tinkering with ingredients, James Lynch M’20 found a pickle recipe he really liked, never imagining that this newfound interest would grow into something more.

  • Just One Thing

    Mary Charlotte Buck ’14 jokes that somewhere between children and cheese you’ll find her. “Yes, that’s my life,” says Buck, who works as a school-based counselor with the Boston Public Schools and, on the side, runs MaryCharcuterie, where she creates trendy snack boards.

  • Finding His Voice

    Musician Jehlad Hickson ’17 went from being booed off the stage at a music club talent night to performing three times on "America’s Got Talent" (AGT) before 10 million viewers on each occasion.

Wedding Plans, Interrupted

What happens when a pandemic disrupts your plans? Two alumni share how they had to rethink their weddings and celebrate their day in a new way.

Alumni Events Go Virtual

When the campus closed and households around the country went into quarantine last spring, the Office of Alumni Engagement swiftly kicked into high gear, planning a variety of virtual programming to engage, inform and entertain alumni families.