Alumni Connections
Jerry Yor and alumni in LA

BC Hockey in LA – Jerry York '67 (right), coach of the 2010 national champion BC men's hockey team, joined Mike Moral '05 (center), and Jason Caperna '05, as well as some 60 other alumni, at a Los Angeles Chapter reception June 17 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Gene DeFilippo, director of athletics, also addressed the gathering.

Reunion Records and Snapshots

Attendance at Reunion Weekend 2010 set records! Nearly 5,400 alumni and family members participated in the programs, events, and parties that mark reunions. Click here for a gallery of photos from Reunion Weekend 2010.

Test Your BC Trivia Talents

Young alumni in the Boston area recently participated in a trivia contest at a local pub and we thought we'd give all of you a chance to test your BC knowledge. Click here for a 10-item quiz that includes questions posed to local GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) alumni. Try to answer each question. Even if you don't get them all right, you'll learn something about BC.

Pops on the Heights Scholarship Gala

BC's Pops on the Heights Scholarship Gala, an annual tradition, will take place September 24 on campus, in Conte Forum, as part of Parents' Weekend. Keith Lockhart will conduct the famed Boston Pops orchestra. For more information and to order tickets, click here.

Inviting Input from Graduate Alumni

The Alumni Association's Graduate and Professional School Alumni Advisory Council seeks to engage alumni of all Boston College graduate schools in deeper and more meaningful ways. The council consists of two alumni representatives of each graduate school. For more information, or to share your thoughts on ways to keep graduate school alumni connected to BC, contact Jean Chisser, associate director of the Alumni Association, at


Join fellow BC alumni at the Deutsche Bank Championship, New England's premier PGA tour event, held over Labor Day weekend at TPC Boston in Norton, MA. This year's championship will feature the top 100 professional golfers in the world. The Alumni Association has a limited number of discounted tickets available for seven consecutive days, Tuesday, August 31–Monday, September 6. Click here to register and, while at the event, please stop by the Alumni Association table under the BC flag at the 17th tee.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Calendar Icon ACC Alumni Boat Cruise - Chicago - Thursday, July 8

BC Alumni Day at the Races - Saratoga, NY - Saturday, July 24

Networking Night - Cleveland - Thursday, July 29

For more events, click here.

Featured Alumni

Daniel Ennis

Daniel Ennis '92

Marisa Cochrane Sullivan '07 is research manager at the Institute for the Study of War and was command historian of the U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq. More

Daniel Ennis '92 has been named senior vice president for finance and administration at Johns Hopkins University. More

Christine Grady, RN, MS'78, has been appointed a member of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. More

More featured alumni

Thank You to Volunteers

Father Leahy addresses volunteers

Hundreds of alumni volunteers attending Reunion Weekend were acknowledged for their leadership at a reception in Corcoran Commons. Among those expressing BC's appreciation for the time and efforts of these alumni were William P. Leahy, S.J., president; William Geary '80, chairman of the Board of Trustees; and Thomas Flannery '81, president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors 2009–10.

More than 3,450 alumni served as volunteers on the University's behalf during fiscal year 2009–10. Volunteering for BC is a great way to stay connected with classmates and other alumni with similar interests. Click here to request more information about additional volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

Employment Opportunities at BC . . . and Beyond

Alumni seeking employment or considering changing jobs can view opportunities at the University here.

The Boston College Career Center offers a variety of services to assist alumni, including notices of career fairs, advice for job seekers, and numerous job listings. Click here to visit the Career Center Web site.

Alumni Travel: Super Lineup for 2011

The Alumni Association is pleased to announce a great lineup of Travel Study programs for 2011! Whether you choose land, sea and/or rail travel options, these programs will be rewarding and memorable. The 2011 schedule includes South America, Israel, Costa Rica, Australia and New Zealand, the Caribbean, China and Tibet, France, Italy, Ireland, the Dalmatian Coast, Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean. We are also bringing back two North American programs: the Passage of Lewis & Clark aboard the Spirit of '98 and Alaska's Glaciers & Inside Passage aboard the M.V. Silver Shadow. Click here for a full listing.

BC Athletics Update - Football Ticket Options


There are several ticket options available for BC football fans. Season tickets are still available and start as low as $175! As a season ticket holder, you will have access to special offers, road game travel, and an e-newsletter. The home schedule features games against Weber State, Kent State, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame, Maryland, Clemson, and Virginia. Click here for season tickets. Starting at $85, 3-Game Flex Packs include the October 30 game vs. Clemson and allow you to choose two other games: Weber State or Kent State and Maryland or Virginia. Click here to select your 3-Game Flex Pack today! Single game tickets are now available for Weber State, Kent State, Virginia, and Maryland, starting as low as $10 for select games. Click here for available game tickets. Group tickets start as low as $10 per person for games against Weber State and Kent State, and $15 for Maryland and Virginia. For more information on group tickets, click here.

Rivalry Renewed
Boston College and Notre Dame have agreed to extend their storied football rivalry until 2019, with six games added to the schedule. More

July 2010

In This Issue

 Reunion Records
Trivia Contest
Pops on the Heights
Inviting Graduate Alumni Input
Upcoming Alumni Events
Featured Alumni
Thank You to Volunteers
Employment Opportunities
Alumni Travel
Athletics Update

University News

A $20 million gift from Carolyn Lynch, H'09, P'01, and Peter Lynch '65, H'95, P'01, will establish an educational leadership academy at the University to train and prepare new school principals.

More campus news

School News

John Garvey

John Garvey, dean of BC Law School since 1999, has been named president of the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. More

On Eagles' Wings

On Eagles' Wings

Submit your prayers and intentions through On Eagles' Wings, an online service provided by the Alumni Association.

BC Club

BC Club

With more than 2,300 members, the Boston College Club is proud to be Boston's premier private business and social club. Visit the Web site for more information.

STM Continuing Education

July events include: "Spiritual and Psychological Aspects of Illness," July 8; "The Christian Meaning of Enlightenment," with Richard Rohr, OFM, July 10; "Community Organizing as Discipleship Practice," July 15; and, "Women in the Old Testament: Then and Now," July 22. For full information and to register, visit

New Benefits and Discounts for BC Alumni

Boston College alumni now join BC employees in being eligible to receive discounts and special promotions with national and local companies, including BuyAmerica Benefits. For information on these special programs, click here.

BC Rewards Card

Each purchase on your Boston College Platinum MasterCard® earns you points toward exclusive BC rewards.

BC Rewards CardClick image to apply

Plus, when you use the card at a BC bookstore, you will receive a 10 percent discount on select items.

Rewarding yourself also supports the Boston College Alumni Association. Each year, with dollars funded by the card program, the Alumni Association awards $150,000 in scholarships for children of BC alumni.

Health Insurance for Class of 2010

The Alumni Association sponsors a program to help alumni needing health insurance on a short-term or permanent basis. The BC student health insurance plan ends August 6, so new graduates may need coverage soon. Going without health insurance puts you at personal and financial risk, but affordable options are available. Visit for more information or to apply. Learn more about all the insurance products available to alumni by clicking the image below.

Meyer and Associates

Insurance Discounts

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As a Boston College alumnus, you may qualify for a special group discount* on your auto, home, and renters insurance from Liberty Mutual. See for yourself how much money you could save with Liberty Mutual compared to your current insurance provider. Call 1-888-393-GOBC (4622) or visit
*Group discounts, other discounts, and credits are available where state laws and regulations allow, and are not available in all states.

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