We’re Back!

CRSM’s fall semester kicked off to a rousing start early this morning. A fleet of vans lined the curb with students hopping on to be driven to companies and nonprofit organizations across the northern suburbs and Wisconsin. “This a monumental, magical moment,” President Preston Kendall said, welcoming all for the first gathering together in two years. Tune in on the … Read More

New Alumni Opportunities

The New Alumni Services Program   =  College & Career Support CRSM students graduate with a rigorous college prep education and an unparalleled work experience entry on their resume. Yet our alumni face obstacles to their college degree and employment goals unknown to most of their contemporaries. Alumni can now reach out to Alumni Services for one-on-one help. College Support  – … Read More

2019 Alumni Christmas Party

The 2019 Alumni Christmas Party kicked off at 5:30 on December 18th. It was a well attended affair – dinner and libations were served up as well as two exciting announcements. 1) The Phase II Construction Project is scheduled to begin in February 2) A new and exciting initiative has begun: Mary Ann Hocter has been appointed as the Director … Read More

Alumni Success Update: Triumphing with True Grit

Meet Viridiana “Vivian” Fajardo, admissions and administration coordinator for CRSM. A member of the Class of 2010, she recently graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the Valedictorian from Robert Morris College with a degree in Business Management. “We talk about grit a lot here, but today we have a shining example from our own school who worked incredibly hard,” Principal … Read More

Octavio Adrian Brindis Founders’ Dinner 2018 Speech

Good evening, My name is Octavio Adrian Brindis and I am a proud CRSM alum, class of 2010. I still cannot believe that I was a high school freshman over 10 years ago. Today, I am a ninth grade teacher. Don’t get me wrong, I love my job. But, I just can’t imagine having a freshman version of me in … Read More

CRSM Alumna and East Coast College Student Committed to Giving Back

Meet Anissa Garza. A graduate of the Class of 2015, she is a sophomore at Bates College in Maine who is double majoring in psychology and religious studies. This fall, she will head to Tarragona, Spain for a semester, inching closer to her dream to one day earn a doctorate in psychology, become a clinician or researcher and, eventually, a … Read More

Cristo Rey graduate wins Gates Cambridge scholarship

Mayra Tenorio, Class of 2011 graduate, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge beginning in the fall. One of 36 U.S. recipients and 90 across the globe, she was chosen from a pool of approximately 6,000 applicants. She will head to England in October. The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to postgraduate students who … Read More

It Takes a Mentor: Alumni Return to Share College Experiences

With the goal to support students to and through college, exploring the experiences of alumni who are navigating their journeys toward long-term success is an important link between CRSM and what lies ahead after graduation. Recently, a handful of CRSM alumni came back to spend an afternoon with seniors, serving as mentors sharing their own experiences in college and the … Read More

Classy Reunion: Welcoming Home Alumni

From Duke University in North Carolina, Johns Hopkins in Maryland and Marquette and Loyola universities closer to home, more than 50 CRSM alumni and about 10 teachers and staff gathered on Dec. 22, 2016 at Salutos Italian Restaurant in Gurnee to celebrate the Christmas holiday and reunite with former classmates. Sharing stories and tales from the college front, many of … Read More

Class of 2016 Alumna Named “2016 Youth of the Year”

Photo: Giselle Baca (left) with the leadership for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake County Congratulations to Class of 2016 graduate Giselle Baca who was named “2016 Youth of the Year” by the Boys & Girls Club of Lake County. Headed to Wheeling Jesuit University where she received a full ride scholarship, Baca is the second CRSM student to … Read More