Distinguished judge, attorney, and philanthropist Marianne D. Short, Esq., NC’73, JD’76, P’05, transforms the future of BC Law with a record-breaking gift.
by David Quigley
Here at Boston College, we are fortunate to be a part of a vibrant community rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic ideals that make our institution so special. This edition of Beacon features a number of BC champions whose important contributions help the University to serve as a force for good, both for its students and the world at large. Read full letter
Meet the top chef who determines where BC’s food comes from and where it needs to go.
For the Seigel family, giving back to Boston College has become a multigenerational affair
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION
An anonymous gift honors and amplifies the work of City Connects, BC’s holistic approach to K–12 student support.
With a new gift, John Kenneth Felter ’72, MA’72 aims to provide Eagles with the same kind of life-changing education that he received at the Heights.
BEACON BOOK CLUB
Haub Vice President for the Division of Mission and Ministry John T. Butler, S.J., better known at BC as “Father Jack,” shares Upon This Rock, a spiritual novel by Walter F. Murphy about the life of St. Peter from the moments after Jesus’s arrest and his denial, through the time of Peter’s death.
THE IDEA EXCHANGE
Vice President for Student Affairs Shawna Cooper Whitehead brings fresh eyes to the Boston College experience, helping students make the most of their time at the Heights.