CRSM Creates a Hybrid Learning Model

Armed with lessons learned from a successful summer school session, Cristo Rey St. Martin has implemented a comprehensive, hybrid strategy for teaching and learning. It’s been only 38 days since CRSM said goodbye to the Graduating Class of 2020 but CRSM has already finished its first two weeks of the 2020-21 school year. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, CRSM … Read More

Campus Ministry’s “New Normal”

Having a positive impact on the community and in the world is the mission that Campus Ministry shares with its students, faculty, staff and, for that matter, the world. The “new normal” of the Covid-19 pandemic has made being a person for others, committed to faith and justice even more important, if not more challenging. Thanks to Steans Family Foundation … Read More

Volunteer Project at The Ray Bradbury Experience Museum

Thanks and appreciation was extended to CRSM student volunteers: Charlize C. ’22, Mauricio C. ’21 and Jonathan C. ’23 for their help in preparing for Mr. Bradbury’s 100th Birthday celebration. As a business partner of Cristo Rey St. Martin, The Ray Bradbury Experience Museum (RBEM) offers Cristo Rey students a working experience and area residents a fascinating look into the … Read More

“Commitment and Time Management”: An Interview with Cassandra Abarca    

Cassandra (CRSM ’18  Alverno College ’22) and I spoke on the phone not long after a Boston-based non-profit announced that she had been elected to the organization’s 2020-2021 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Like most recent college prep graduates, her journey during the Covid-19 pandemic can only be described as unpredictable. But it is clear that her ambition and mastery … Read More

CRSM Featured on WTTW; Chicago’s PBS Station

On July 20th, WTTW (Chicago’s PBS Station) aired a segment about Cristo Rey St. Martin. The broadcast described the Cristo Rey work-study educational model, and featured several CRSM students discussing their academic pursuits and the benefits of their work commitments. President Kendall discussed the challenges that CRSM is facing during the pandemic with host Brandis Friedman. You can watch the … Read More