Meet the tireless co-chairs leading alumni, parents, and friends into the largest fundraising campaign in BC’s history.

by Andrew Davidson

Soaring Higher offers us an opportunity to reflect on our priorities as an institution and to make advancements that will strengthen the University for generations to come.

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Chopping It Up

Financial Aid

BC Trustee Sue Martinelli Shea ’76 has helped 38 students—and counting—find a home at the Heights through scholarships. “It’s a gift for me…I love looking at somebody in the face and saying: ‘I believe in you.’”

It Runs in the Family

Student Life

For these three, their experience at BC has made all the difference.


Investing in faculty and academic programs creates a richer student experience and a more academically competitive institution.


Hello, My Name Is:

For years, Ben has played matchmaker between BC and its benefactors. Now he takes on a new challenge leading strategy for Soaring Higher.

Katherine Gregory


Boston College’s enduring history plays out in the pictures and portraits of these two books.

A New Energy

Realizing Soaring Higher‘s full potential requires a better understanding of the people and moments that have made it all possible.

Points of Light

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