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November 2012

  Alumni Events

BC Alumni 5K Road RaceSpirituality in the Workplace—St. Ignatius Style
Sunday, Nov. 4, 1:30–3:30 p.m.; $10 per person
Former Alumni House, 825 Centre Street, Newton Campus, Boston College

Professor Joseph M. O'Keefe, S.J., will explore the connections in adult life between work and spirituality. Included in the conversation will be a theological reflection of dignity of work and workers, discussion of ways to integrate personal and professional life, and the role of prayer.
» Click here to register.

GolfCWBC Beginning the Journey: Navigating an Over-Wired World #CWBCwired
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6–8:30 p.m.
The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Boston

Writer, editor, speaker, host, and life coach Terri Trespicio '95, will explore the notion of over-saturation and how to balance communication consumption at this year's Beginning the Journey, CWBC's signature program for young alumnae. The program will focus on the ways in which professionals communicate in an overly charged environment and how to manage and leverage this ever-changing world of technology to advance careers.
» Click here to register.

Welcome HomeWinter Wonderland 2012
Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College

The Alumni Association invites alumni, family and friends to Winter Wonderland, a special Christmas event. Festivities will include strolling carolers, crafts, entertainer Johnny the K, photos with Santa, a live petting zoo, and horse-drawn carriage rides.
» Click here for more information

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Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College
Discover what you don't know—but should—about retirement and other life-planning topics in an engaging three-part series. Join the Boston College Shaw Society and the BC Alumni Association for any of these free sessions featuring our alumni experts.
Making Sense of Long-Term Care
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6–8 p.m.; Free
Estate Planning for Everyone
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6–8 p.m.; Free
Making Retirement Work
Tuesday, March 12, 6–8 p.m.; Free
» For program details and registration, please visit

More Alumni Education events...

Deans Series on the Road: Breakfast in Chicago with Dean Susan Gennaro
Friday, Nov. 16, 7:45–9 a.m.
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, 251 E. Huron Street, Chicago

»Click here to register.

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GOLD MassAlumni Memorial Mass
Sunday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.
Mass: Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus, Boston College. Reception: Stuart House, Newton Campus, Boston College

Attend this Mass to honor the memory of all deceased BC alumni, family, and friends. A complimentary light lunch and reception will follow.
» Click here to register

More spirituality events...

12th Annual Veterans Remembrance Mass and Ceremony
Monday, November 12
9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Ignatius Church, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
11 a.m. Remembrance Roll Call Ceremony at Veterans Memorial (tent on Burns Library Lawn)

»Click here to register

**If you have any doubt that Boston College knows you are a veteran, please send an email to with your name, class year, and branch of service. We're also looking for information on alumni who are buried in Arlington National Cemetery (if you have not already informed us). Also, if you would like to participate in the annual "Wreaths Across America" event at Arlington on December 15, please contact us as well. The ceremony will start at 8:30 a.m.**

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superfansWall Street Council Market Perspectives Series: "Glass Half Full—The Attraction of Stocks in an Imperfect World"
Monday, Nov. 5
6 p.m., Registration/networking; 6:30 p.m., Program; Reception to follow
Waldorf Astoria, Vanderbilt Room, New York, N.Y.

» Click here to register

More affinity events...

FanFests 2012
BC vs. Notre Dame Football: Saturday, Nov. 10, time TBD
BC vs. Virginia Tech Football: Saturday, Nov. 17, time TBD
Flynn Recreation Complex
Tailgate fare will be available for purchase.
FanFests are held at each home football game and begin three hours prior to kickoff. Preregistration is required.

»Click here to register.

WCAS Alumni Career Night Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 8, 6–8:30 p.m.
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College

»To register, click here or contact Eva Maynard at 617-552-4757.

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Class of 52Classes of 1956 and 1961 Game Watch BC vs. Wake Forest Football
Saturday, Nov. 3, time 3 p.m.
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College

»Click here to register.

More class events...

Class of 1953 Mass and Luncheon
Sunday, Nov. 18, Noon
Mass: Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus, Boston College
Reception: Barat House

»Click here to register.

The Green Line Rivalry—BC vs. BU Hockey Game and Pregame Reception for BC GOLD Alumni
Saturday, Dec. 1, 5 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. hockey game
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College/Conte Forum

» Click here to register

University Christmas Chorale Concert and Reception

Sunday, Dec. 2
2 p.m. concert; 4 p.m. reception
Trinity Chapel and Stuart Dining Hall, Newton Campus, Boston College

»Click here to register.

Class of 1956 Christmas Mass and Reception
Sunday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Trinity Chapel and Barat House, Newton Campus, Boston College

»Click here to register.

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Lincoln Square
Rhode Island Chapter Mass with Walter "Skipp" Conlan, S.J.
Sunday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.
St. Joseph's Church, 5 Mann Ave. (corner of Broadway and Mann Ave.), Newport, R.I.

Jazz brunch following at The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, $27/person
»Click here to register.

More regional events...

Boston College vs. Notre Dame Game Watches
Saturday, Nov. 10
»To find your local game watch location, click here.

Maine Chapter Meeting
Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Cheverus High School, 267 Ocean Ave., Sparta Alumni Room, Portland, ME

»To RSVP, please email Vince Kloskowski '96 at

BC vs. NC State Wolfpack Pregame Tailgate

Saturday, Nov. 24, two hours before kickoff
Hedrick Gardner parking lot, 4011 Westchase Blvd., Raleigh, N.C.

» Email Tracey Himmel at for more information and click here to register.

Washington, D.C. Welcome Home and Holiday Reception
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
The Hotel George, Leaders Room, 15 E Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

» Click here to register

Hartford Chapter Professional Networking Night

Thursday, Nov. 29, 6–8 p.m.
Sidebar Lounge, 986 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, Conn.

» To RSVP, please email

Naples Chapter: Cocktails and Christmas Lights at Waterside

Friday, Dec. 7, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Waterside Shops, Naples, Fla.
All are welcome

» RSVP to Diane Van Parys at

Cape Cod Chapter Annual Christmas Party

Sunday, Dec. 9, Noon hors d'oeuvres; 1 p.m. dinner
Coonamessett Inn, 311 Gifford St., Falmouth, Mass.
All are welcome

» For more information, please contact Peter '56 and Bea '62 Colleary

Minnesota Chapter—BC Men's Hockey in the Mariucci Classic

Saturday, Dec. 29, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 30, 7 p.m.
St. Louis Park, MN

»Click here to register.

Visit your regional chapter websites for more events and information

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