Since arriving at BC, Director of Athletics Martin Jarmond has provided a support system for first-generation student-athletes, hosting meet-and-greets and debuting an informative and inclusive panel discussion.
The Office of Learning Resources for Student-Athletes will be renamed the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS), according to a University press release.
In order to solve the largest issues holding the institution back, which were laid out in the pillars making up the University’s new athletics capital campaign, Greater Heights, Jarmond realized he had been presented with a unique opportunity.
On Sept. 28, Athletic Director Martin Jarmond announced a $150 million capital campaign solely centered around fundraising for Boston College Athletics. It is the largest athletics capital campaign by an ACC school, and it is designed to better develop student athletes.
The athletics campaign—designed to foster student-athlete development, strengthen competitive excellence, increase external engagement, and improve facilities around campus—is the largest of any ACC school.
After participating in a pilot program last year, second-year Director of Athletics Martin Jarmond announced that the school has finalized its alcohol sales at both Alumni Stadium and Conte Forum.
On Wednesday, BC’s new indoor practice facility—a $52.6 million, 115,700 square foot installation, now known as the Fish Field House—was unveiled to the media.
For the third year in a row, nine Eagles will be inducted into the BC Varsity Club Hall of Fame—among others, the Class of 2018 features a Pro Bowl quarterback, a decorated goaltender, and one of the top defensemen in school history.
Wasting no time, Martin Jarmond—the youngest Director of Athletics in the Power Five—has been chasing excellence ever since he was hired last April, innovating and inspiring with the underlying motivation to make a difference.
On Wednesday afternoon, Boston College announced that the Brighton complex, which was opened this March, will be dedicated to University trustee associate and former Boston Red Sox CEO John Harrington.