June 2018
 
Summer Is Here!
With a successful Baccalaureate and Commencement 2018 behind us, the residence halls are empty and the campus is quiet. But for many of us here there is still much to be done. Over the next few months, we will host a number of alumni events, begin renovations to the Bishop Flanagan Campus Center, welcome a new group of students during summer orientation and the Esther's Dream Program, and host a series of summer camps. We look forward to keeping you up-to-date on AMC happenings on and off campus, and gearing up to begin the 2018 19 academic year.
 
Campus Updates
 
  • Our $3.5 million renovation project of the Bishop Flanagan Campus Center will begin this month. The two-year project will add an elevator, provide ADA accessibility, and update offices, the Hub and the dining hall. Stay tuned for pictures!
  • Our student athletes had a successful year on and off the field. Take a look at the
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Join Us . . .
 
June 25: 9th-Annual Golf Tournament, Sterling National Country Club
 
August 18: Red Sox game at Fenway Park (tickets are now on sale)
 
August 23: Cape Cod Reception, hosted by John Spillane, board of trustees chair
 
September 28 30: Homecoming and Reunion Weekend
 
January 12, 2019:
Alumni Basketball Game
 
February 2, 2019:
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction
 
2018 Golf, Patriots and Red Sox Raffle
Here's your opportunity to win . . .
  • 1st Prize: Golf for two at Pinehurst Golf Course (includes a three-night stay at Pinehurst Resort's Holly Inn and round-trip airfare within the continental United States.)
 
  • 2nd Prize: Golf for three at Eastward Ho! Country Club, Chatham, Mass.
 
  • 3rd Prize: Four tickets to a Patriots Game, December 30th vs. Jets
 
  • NEW PRIZE ADDED... Four Field Box tickets to Red Sox vs. Yankees Game, August 2nd
 
Only 150 raffle tickets are available | $100 each | Proceeds benefits scholarships and athletics
Winners will be announced on June 25 at the golf tournament.
 
Princesses & Superheroes at AMC
 
The 2017-18 Student Organization of the Year was awarded to the newly created Campus Princess Program . This group brings our talented students, dressed as superheroes and princesses, into hospitals and support centers to brighten the days of critically ill and disabled children.
 
Alyssa Banks '22 , a first year student at AMC, started the Campus Princess Program on campus in the fall because she wanted to make a difference in the lives of children battling serious illnesses. The program quickly grew to comprise 20 students and is advised by alumna Brooke (Denver) Brigham '13, '14. This year our students made several visits, among them Boston Children's Hospital, Why Me and Sherry's House.
 
Do you know an alumnus/a or a member of the greater AMC community who deserves a spotlight in an upcoming eNewsletter? Submit a nomination by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
Legacy Walkway
The Class of 2018 is coordinating the installation of a Legacy Walkway, a brick path leading to the gazebo in the center of campus. Will you join them and leave your mark? Order your brick today: It will be installed in early fall.
 
Welcome to the Alumni Association, Class of 2018!
 
On Saturday, May 12, our alumni community grew by 220. At the Hanover Theatre, in Worcester, 130 undergraduates and 90 graduate students received their diplomas from President Mary Lou Retelle. Congratulations to all of our newest alumni we're here to support you, and excited to see where your AMC education takes you! View all Commencement photos .
 
Yvette E. Bellerose, S.S.A. 72 congratulates Rebecca Foti ’1 8, the recipient of an award named after Sr. Yvette. It goes to a graduate who embodies the values of and a commitment to the Anna Maria College mission.
 
President Mary Lou Retelle with honorary degree recipients William S. and Joyce M. Cummings owners of Cummings Properties, who were recognized for their example of leadership, service, and stewardship.
 
John J. Spillane, Esq., chair of the board of trustees, congratulates honorary degree recipient Regina Marguerite O Connor, the Coordinator of Social Concerns for the Sisters of St. Anne, who serves an example of faith-based work and living for our students.
 
*Another former trustee has pledged $20,000, a possible total of $40,000! Please help us achieve our goal. A gift of any size counts!

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