Monday Morning Update

April 8, 2019


EMPOWERING SUMMIT: Close to 200 prominent diverse women from the Mid-Atlantic states and the North East, along with many student and faculty allies, recently spent two days in the Martin Institute exploring leadership, social justice and what might constitute the pillars of a just society. Find out more here.

DISTINCTIVE DOZEN: Choosing a path doesn't always come easy for graduating seniors, but Pierrce Holmes '19 has not only decided on his next challenge but has also earned the opportunity to chase his dreams. Holmes applied and was accepted to twelve different law schools and has enrolled in UPenn Law for next fall. Additionally, he was chosen as this year's Commencement speaker for his class. Learn more here.

MAJOR LEAGUE VISIT: Adam Grossman, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the Boston Red Sox, visited the College as part of the Leo J. Meehan School of Business C-Suite Speaker Series. Grossman shared lessons learned from marketing for the Sox and offered some advice to students. Check it out here.

ATHLETES CRUSH CANCER: 135 people recently gathered outside the Shields Science Center to run in the Athletes Crush Cancer 5K and support a classmate, teammate, survivor and friend, MacKenzie Greenberg '19. The group raised $2,700, which will go directly to Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation. Find out more here.  

LENTEN TRADITION: A 14-step devotion marking Jesus’s last day on earth, the Stations of the Cross invite meditation on the trials that Jesus endured. On campus, this Lenten tradition has a social justice focus and recently brought together students, faculty and staff in a mini pilgrimage on the Quad to recall Christ’s example while pairing each Station with a contemporary social justice issue. To see photos and learn more, visit here.

THIS WEEK ON THE HILL
BOOK LAUNCH: ONE GOD, TWO FAITHS
Rabbi H. David Web and Rev. Francis Cloherty discuss their new book, One God, Two Faiths: What do Catholics and Jews believe? 
Wed., Apr. 10 | 2:30 p.m. | MacPháidín Library

STONEHILL TRIO CONCERT
Born only a couple of decades apart, Sergei Rachmaninov, Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich are three of the most remarkable and substantial Russian composers of the twentieth century. Come hear their works.
Thu., Apr. 11 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Martin Institute Auditorium

STC: ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
Stonehill Theatre Company presents this fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet is told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play. Buy tickets here.
Thu., Apr. 11 | 7:30 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre
Fri., Apr. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre
Sat., Apr. 13 | 2 p.m. AND 7:30 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre
Sun., Apr. 14 | 2 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre

11TH ANNUAL DIVERCITY FESTIVAL
This culmination of dance, fashion, and theatrical performance pulls from the talents of the Stonehill Community. Various aspects of diversity are represented through artistic form as we explore social issues that impact our community today.
Fri., Apr. 12 | 7-9 p.m. | Sports Complex

SPORTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK
4/9: Softball v. Assumption (Doubleheader)
4/10: Baseball v. Assumption; W. Lacrosse v. Pace
4/11: M. Tennis v. St. Anselm
4/12: W. Tennis v. Holy Cross
4/13: Softball v. St. Michael's (Doubleheader); Baseball v. SNHU (Doubleheader)
4/14: Softball v. St. Michael's (Doubleheader); Baseball v. SNHU
Click here for a schedule that includes all sports

Congratulations to the Equestrian Team, who captured the IHSA Zone 1, Region 4 Championship this season, its first since 2012, and is sending Emma McConville '20 to the IHSA National Championships. Thanks for reading, see you next week!