Newly hired athletics director Blake James spoke to the BC community and the media for the first time on Thursday at his introductory press conference.
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., Issues Statement in Response to April 26 ‘Heights’ Article
The Heights article of April 26, 2021 describing allegations against Fr. Ted Dziak contains erroneous and irresponsible claims about me and my role as President of Boston College. A response is necessary.
BC Plans to Reopen as Scheduled in Fall
BC plans to resume on-campus classes on August 31 as scheduled, University President William Leahy announced in an email on Tuesday.
Tree Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) kicked off the Christmas season with its annual Christmas Tree lighting in O’Neill Plaza on Tuesday night, featuring an appearance by Fr. Leahy.
Leahy Signs Letter Expressing Concern Over Visa Delays
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts, of which BC is a member, sent the Sept. 16 letter to the state’s congressional delegation.
LTE: In Response to “Leahy Addresses Faculty at Convocation”
We, the members of Climate Justice at Boston College, read the August 29 article about Fr. Leahy’s convocation address with hope. We applaud Fr. Leahy’s stated commitment to BC’s “long-standing Jesuit Catholic heritage” and to meeting global challenges that Catholic universities, as Fr. Leahy notes, are uniquely positioned to help confront. Yet we also recognize…
Student Groups Come Together for ‘Divestment 101’
The talk was presented by BC’s chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America, Climate Justice at BC, the GLBTQ+ Leadership Council, FACES, and Students for Justice in Palestine .
Leahy, University Presidents Discuss Church’s Renewal
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., spoke on a panel titled “Revitalizing Our Church: Ideas from University Presidents.” The event addressed how the Church can find a path to restored credibility.
Carolina Tiru, MCAS ’20, Awarded Romero Scholarship
Carolina Tiru, MCAS ’20, was awarded the 2019 Oscar A. Romero Scholarship at an awards ceremony Saturday night. Tiru was awarded the scholarship for academic excellence, as well as significant involvement within the greater Latinx and Hispanic communities.
UGBC Calls for Official Statement on Abuse Scandal
A resolution calling upon University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. to issue an official statement condemning the clerical sexual abuse uncovered in a Pennsylvania grand jury report last summer passed in the UGBC Student Assembly on Tuesday.