NEW FACULTY: With 21 recent hires, the College now has 175 full-time faculty members. Our new faculty bring expertise in Chemistry, Computer Science, Religious Studies, Biology and Health Science, Sociology and Criminology, Education, Psychology, Speech Pathology, Physics, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Business Administration/Management, Accounting, and Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Meet the professors.
FIVE FACETS OF FRED MOTEN: On Wednesday, October 16, the College will welcome award winning scholar of black studies, performance studies, critical theory, and poetics Fred Moten to campus as this year's Chet Raymo Literary Series speaker. To explore Moten's literary, intellectual, and cultural impact and preview his visit to campus, we have pulled from a number of different sources to offer five facets of his work, viewpoints, and life. Find out more.
STRONGER HEARTS: The College is offering a limited-edition T-shirt to members of our community who capture images of the big and small ways in which they show kindness and compassion in their communities. We have 10 to offer—first-come, first-serve—for those who email us with a photo. If you miss out, enter into a drawing by tagging @stonehillcollege and #StrongMindsStrongerHearts on an Instagram Story. See examples on our Instagram.
DETECTING CANCER: Alumna, trustee and biochemist Dr. Marsha Moses ’75 is working to find “simple tests to detect breast and other cancers, such as brain cancers that currently may not be identified until they are symptomatic,” noted the Globe in a special 150th anniversary tribute to Children’s Hospital where Moses directs the vascular biology program, searching for breakthroughs that transform medicine. Read her profile here.
GRADING TESTS: This is Biology Professor Maura Tyrrell ’64 at home grading more than 60 tests from students in her Biological Principles class back in the day. The tests are spread out because Tyrrell used to run an item analysis on the questions to gauge which questions her students found difficult. After returning the tests in class, she would devote more time in reviewing those challenging questions. Find out more here.
THIS WEEK ON THE HILL
71ST FOUNDERS' DAY MASS
Come build community and celebrate the founding of Stonehill College at our annual Founders' Day Mass. All are welcome to this wonderful celebration with refreshments to follow!
Tue., Oct. 8 | 12:05 PM | Chapel of Mary
NAKAMICHI CONCERT: ANALOG CHORALE
Analog Chorale, a new Boston-based choral ensemble with a flair for unique performances, will present Monteverdi's masterpiece Vespers of 1610 with professional instrumentalists.
Tue., Oct. 8 | 8-9:30 PM | Chapel of Mary
STORIES OF THE STONEHILL LATINX COMMUNITY
This event will feature a panel of students who identify as Latinx at Stonehill sharing their stories, cultures and experience. Attendees will be able to gain insight on various Latinx cultures and hear about their personal stories of triumph and resilience.
Wed., Oct. 9 | 5-6 PM | Martin Institute Auditorium
LUNCH WITH SENATOR PAUL FEENEY
Senator Feeney will discuss the political atmosphere that has divided our Country from kitchen tables to Congress and how important it is for policy makers to connect with constituents and inspire voters.
Thu., Oct. 10 | 12 PM | Martin Institute Auditorium
SPORTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK
10/8: W. Soccer v. Bentley
10/9: Field Hockey v. St. Anselm
10/11: M. Tennis v. U. District of Columbia (DC); W. Tennis v. U. DC; W. Volleyball v. Bentley
10/12: M. Soccer v. Adelphi; W. Volleyball v. Franklin Pierce
Click here for a schedule that includes all sports
This Wednesday marks our 71st annual Founders' Day! Take a look at last year's 70th Anniversary Founders' Day celebration. Thanks so much for reading!