Gov. Bruce Rauner stops by CRSM, applauds students, work-study program

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner visited Waukegan and stopped by CRSM June 28, 2018 for an informal chat with students, faculty, board members and work-study partners, and tour of the school. During the roundtable session held in the library, he said he strongly supports programs such as the Corporate Work Study program and praised students for their hard work and for … Read More

Career Exploration Event Inspires Young Minds to Achieve Success

Forty local professionals from myriad fields ranging from accountants and engineers to a nurse practitioner and human resources recruiter, shared advice and insights on how students can pursue degrees that will take them to the next level in the pursuit of their career areas at a Career Exploration event held recently at CRSM. “In addition to a phenomenal exposure and … Read More

How to be Awesome: Experts help CRSM seniors craft their professional brand

Seniors were encouraged to bring an “open mind and positive attitude” Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 when experts from financial services, talent acquisition and social media and marketing at area firms shared their insights with students on how to create their own unique “brand.” Topics for the day included everything from “The value of social capital,” and “Creating Your Own Path: … Read More

AbbVie Technology Team Inspires CRSM Students to Become “Techies”

Jose Castaneda is one of those people who gets really excited about technology. At AbbVie Inc., where he is an Information Security/Business Systems Analyst, his boss says that “techies,” Jose’s colleagues who develop the technology, play a pivitol role in the “amazing things we do in health care.” This fall, in tandem with the National Techies Day in October, Jose, … Read More

Operation School Supplies

For many Cristo Rey families, getting their kids ready for back to school is another financial struggle when they’re trying hard to make ends meet. We are very thankful to two of our Corporate Work Study partners for their contributions this year at the start of school.  La Voz, the Hispanic ERG at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, and employees at Hollister Inc. … Read More