The annual freshmen parade down Linden Lane to Alumni Stadium for freshman convocation was missing this year, as members of the Class of 2024 remained in their dorm rooms and were addressed by keynote speaker Bruce Springsteen over Zoom. The award-winning musician spoke to Boston College freshmen remotely from a music studio, and encouraged the…
Bruce Springsteen, author of the memoir Born to Run, will address the Class of 2024 at the First Year Academic Convocation on Sept. 10 in Conte Forum.
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., addressed the flock of freshmen clustered in Conte Forum this past Thursday at First Year Academic Convocation. A maroon tapestry cloaked the bottom of the platform, emblazoned with phrase: Go set the world aflame.
At University Convocation, Leahy Commits to “Similar Response” to Renewed Abuse Allegations in the Church
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. spoke to Boston College’s faculty and staff Wednesday as part of University Convocation. In his speech, Leahy shared his thoughts on the University’s place in the world, and commented more specifically on the renewed revelations of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Leahy committed to formulating a response…
“I came into BC wanting nothing to do with my past, and I left as a Jew, needing to engage,” Golinkin said.
After growing up in the foster care system, Steve Pemberton is learning what it means to be a parent through the eyes of his three children.
After surviving years of abuse in the foster care system, Steve Pemberton shared his story and willingness to overcome adversity at the class of 2020’s Convocation address.
Author of ‘A Chance in the World’ and Vice President of Walgreens Steve Pemberton, BC ’89, will address the incoming freshman class at the 2016 Convocation ceremony.
The New York Times columnist reflects on ethics, and not having all the answers.