Over 200 People Elevate at the Lincolnshire Marriott

On Saturday night October 20th, over 200 people attended a party in Lincolnshire, IL. There was dinner, there was dancing, a fabulous band and chances to win gifts – all the things one might expect of a memorable Saturday night out. But your typical Saturday night this was not. It was decidedly a-typical because 200 people gathered expressly to help 403 Cristo Rey students … Read More

Beyond day-to-day work: creative ways Cristo Rey works with students on professional development

Behind the scenes at Cristo Rey St. Martin, the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) staff works tirelessly to find ways to meet our students where they are in their professional career development. This fall, there are a variety of workshops and seminars going on at CRSM targeted to each different grade level. We are so appreciative to the business partners … Read More

From Dartmouth to public health, alumna paying it forward to the community

Since she graduated from Cristo Rey St. Martin in 2010, Paola Cazares has graduated from Dartmouth College, run the Ivy League institution’s Spanish speaking Affinity House and currently is working at a primary care clinic in Waukegan as a medical scribe and clinical information specialist. Her goal: to go to medical school and become a physician. Cazares, who grew up in … Read More

The Summer Culture Club: Teachers and students seek high adventure

The question, “What did you do for your summer vacation” reverberated through the halls of CRSM these first weeks back at school as teachers and students recounted their tales of significant travel and educational adventures. From climbing Machu Picchu in Peru, to drumming circles, to college campuses and the golf course, each story was more exciting than the next. On … Read More

CRSM President Preston Kendall Speaks Out on Innovation in Education

Earlier this month, President Preston Kendall sat on an Education Innovation panel for the Age of Agility Summit Illinois. The event presented insights and perspectives from business, education, and policy leaders on how the future of work impacts the way we deliver education. The event, held in downtown Chicago, was sponsored by America Succeeds and Empower Illinois. Other speakers on the panel included: Moderator: Carly Bolger, … Read More