BOLD MOVES: The youngest female contractor and real estate developer in Massachusetts, Pamela Bardhi ’13 doesn’t “get shaky” when faced with the challenges of the construction industry. Instead, confident and skillful, she makes bold moves, which Bardhi says is a credit to how her family and Stonehill prepared her to be an entrepreneur. Meet Pam.
COMPETITIVE EDGE: A growing number of Stonehill students see the College’s data science minor as providing a valuable, competitive edge in the tech-sector job market and seniors Paul Flynn and Erica Cordatos are just two of them. Read their story.
CULTURE FEST: Celebrating different cultures, this year’s DiverCity festival featured two a cappella groups, a multicultural fashion show, a Latin Meets Africa dance/song presentation, Ukulele-backed songs in English and Vietnamese, Irish step-dancing, a folk-rock group, and a service immersion performance. Check it out.
MARATHON MISSION: This year marked the 6th anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, as well as the first time since the tragedy that the running of the Marathon fell on the same day of the year. WCVB Channel 5 News marked the occasion by highlighting the efforts of survivor Heather Abbott '96, who raises funds for amputees in need. Abbott is also this year's commencement speaker on Sunday, May 19. Hear her story.
EGGS GALORE: The main quad recently became a playground with children hunting for Easter eggs at the annual Alumni Easter Egg Hunt. Sponsored by the Alumni Council Programming Committee, the event attracted more than 225 children as well as close to 200 alumni parents and grandparents. Take a look.
THIS WEEK ON THE HILL
FUTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
The recent presidential transition was the most difficult and abrupt in EPA’s history—and Stonehill alum Kevin Minoli ‘97 was not just there, he was EPA’s top attorney. Come hear his thoughts.
Wed., Apr. 24 | 12-1:15 p.m. | Martin Institute Auditorium
DANCE COMPANY SPRING PERFORMANCE
Come join the Stonehill College Dance Company for their performance of Night at the Museum! It will be a night full of dance, inspired by art from multiple eras.
Thu., Apr. 25 | 7 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre
Fri., Apr. 26 | 7 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre
Sat., Apr. 27 | 2 p.m. | Hemingway Theatre
GUEST MUSICIAN: RENE IZQUIERDO
Classical guitarist Rene Izquierdo has dazzled audiences the world over with stunning technique, expression, and musicianship. In addition to a brief performance, he will lead a masterclass with College Guitar Students.
Fri., Apr. 26 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Martin Institute Auditorium
SPORTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK
4/23: M. Tennis v. Saint Thomas Aquinas
4/24: W. Lacrosse v. Saint Michael's
4/25: M. Tennis v. Franklin Pierce
4/26: Softball v. Franklin Pierce (Doubleheader)
4/27: Softball v. Franklin Pierce (Doubleheader)
Click here for a schedule that includes all sports
Throwback to this week in 2016, when the Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex won a CMAA design award. Thanks for reading, see you next week!