“I wonder how the staff at CRSM had any patience with me”: An Interview with Marco Carrillo

Marco graduated from CRSM in 2012. Immediately after graduation he went to art school, studying animation graphics. He now works for a production studio in Chicago as a motion graphics artist. He has a unique and positive attitude about art and creativity – one that’s been a driving influence in his life for as long as he can remember. I’m … Read More

Career Day: Business Pros Open Up New Horizons for Students

 Students React to Their Career Day Experience “I found that all the careers, whether you are in engineering or supply chain, have something in common…communication skills are crucial.” “I was thinking about marketing prior to Career Exploration. Now I can definitely say, because of the Career Exploration Event, I’m certain it’s the path I want to take.” “Before the Career … Read More

Understanding Our Fears of Vaccination

by Pierre Edmonds & John Geis Cristo Rey St. Martin’s efforts to fight the devastating effects of the pandemic within the surrounding communities offered an unexpected opportunity – the chance to open a discussion about the pervasive fears of vaccination which are impeding the eradication of diseases across the country. During the month of February, Cristo Rey St. Martin and Jewel-Osco partnered … Read More

Corporate Work Study Successfully Transitions Students to Work Remotely 

As with most of CRSM’s activities, Corporate Work Study has had to adjust to the new normal of the pandemic. Over 45 business partner executives gathered virtually for the 2021 Business Partner Meeting. At the top of the agenda was one of the central issues facing many of northern Illinois’ corporations – remote work. Because of Cristo Rey’s partnerships with … Read More