Monday Morning Update

February 11, 2019


CAREER PATHS: Sophomores Abe Medeiros and Madeleine Fancher are gaining the skills and perspectives they need to succeed in their careers through our new and innovative Pathways to Careers program. Meet Abe and Madeleine here.

UNITED AGAINST HATE: Students, faculty, staff, and alumni recently spent three hours in a packed Martin Instituted Auditorium, uniting against hate speech and confronting tough issues related to social justice. Learn more here.

ALUMNI DAY: Three hundred alumni and their families visited campus recently for an open science lab hosted by faculty for children of alums, a winter carnival with children’s activities including a Barn Babies petting zoo, a chili cook-off, craft beer tasting, basketball games, and more. See our recap here.

LESS TRASH: Last semester, use of disposable to go containers on campus dropped by 77 percent thanks to the popularity of Green 2GO reusable containers. With this change, we reduced trash by more than 10 tons over the previous semester and made a procurement savings of $24,000. Visit here for more information.

JANUARY TIME LAPSE: The Meehan School of Business is in a vital stage of development, as they begin adding bricks to the exterior. Take a look at the progress we made in January, as scaffolding and coverings took shape around the building. Visit here to watch the video.

THIS WEEK ON THE HILL
SALAMENO LECTURE: THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICAN MEMORY
 Christy S. Coleman, CEO of The American Civil War Museum, gives the 2019 Salameno History Lecture on legacies of the civil war.
 Tue., Feb. 12 | 4 p.m. | Martin Institute Auditorium

SPORTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK
 2/12: Women's Basketball v. Saint Michael's; Women's Basketball v. Saint Michael's
 2/16: Women's Basketball v. Franklin Pierce; Women's Basketball v. Franklin Pierce
 Click here for a schedule that includes all sports

Valentine's Day is this Thursday! Check out a recent alumni Valentine's story shared by our Archives Department. Thanks for reading, see you next week!