Welcome to Beacon

As Boston College adjusted to the “new normal” of physical distancing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Beacon adapted as well.
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The Long View

A $25 million promise from Pat and Aja Stokes will bring more undergraduates to the Heights.
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For of Those to Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Required

The Mancinis have established a new scholarship program to provide an education to students in need.
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The Gift of Hope

Transforming lives through BC’s Prison Education Program.
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Dedicated to helping others, three past recipients of donor scholarship support have converted that generosity into action, choosing to teach, heal, and protect their fellow human beings through their career paths.

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Beliefs, Perspectives, and Conversations

As the new director of undergraduate admission of his alma mater, Grant Gosselin faces a shifting landscape of rising costs and increased need for financial aid, changing socio-economic demographics, and a slew of high-profile college admission scandals—not to mention a once-in-a-century pandemic. One could understand why an admission director would head for cover. But not Grant Gosselin.


Take a peek inside BC leaders’ offices

Joy Moore: VP for Student Affairs

Moore’s office on the fourth floor of Maloney Hall is a reflection of her commitment to engagement and formation for students and for herself.


Always striving for Greater Heights

Dual Threat– Football’s Latest Design Play

Priority number one for BC’s new football head coach, Jeff Hafley, is instilling a winning culture with the best talent possible. Hafley’s team will have new top-tier facilities to power our recruiting efforts thanks to Mikey ’86 and Jay Hoag and the late Bill Campbell.

Beacon BookClub

A storied tradition begins a new chapter

In honor of Fr. Neenan’s legacy at Boston College, the Dean’s List tradition will be carried on as part of a new feature called the Beacon Book Club. Each issue, a leading member of the BC community will add a pertinent or favorite book to the list.

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