Join Us for ELEVATE Friday September 17th

Join us under the stars for a Ravinia-style concert Featuring The Wichita Jacks Country Rock Band   Pack a picnic or buy some fabulous BBQ from Soul & Smoke           reserve your tickets here: https://cristoreystmartin.org/elevate

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

Anthony Ochoa Talks About Coming Back to CRSM

Meet Anthony on Video…   A recent graduate of Bates College, Anthony has taken a job with Schuler Scholars* to work at his alma mater.   “We are thrilled to have Anthony joining our Cristo Rey St. Martin Schuler team. His perspective as an alumnus of both the school and Schuler will be a significant asset in the years ahead.” … Read More

Cristo Rey Going for 100% Student Vaccination

There are three reasons for the success of Cristo Rey’s COVID response: • CRSM nurses • School administration • Families and students of CRSM Nurses Nel Monaco (left) and Amy Horvath (right) working at the 2nd dose clinic for CRSM students and families. Cristo Rey’s successful COVID response began with the quick implementation of a hybrid teaching model, coupled with … Read More

Preparing for Work: CWSP Freshman Orientation

One of Cristo Rey’s missions is to prepare students for work. This summer’s Freshmen Orientation Program took on new importance as our business partners plan their remote and on-site work strategies. CWSP is making sure that student workers are prepared for any eventuality.             These are the training modules freshmen attend: Email Setup Email Etiquette … Read More

The Need is Still There: A Special Food Pantry Event at Cristo Rey

The Northern Illinois Food Bank and Cristo Rey St. Martin have cooperated to hold 12 Mobile Pop-up Markets on campus. The June 24th event at CRSM however, held a special place in the hearts of the friends of the Northern IL Food Bank. Working beside Cristo Rey faculty and students at the Food Pantry, 50 family and friends volunteered to … Read More

Baird “Kids Win!” Grant Brings Student-Run Coffee Shop Within Reach

Cristo Rey St. Martin is honored to have been selected as an inaugural recipient of The Paul Purcell “Kids Win!” Annual Baird Education Grant. The grant award was established as a tribute to former Baird Chairman Paul E. Purcell who passed away in February 2020. Mr. Purcell was a true champion of Cristo Rey for nearly 25 years.  He frequently … Read More

“a dream to buy my mom a house”: An Interview with Czier-Anne Gone

Since her graduation from CRSM in 2013, Czier-Anne earned two bachelor’s degrees – Physics from Loyola University and Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.  She took time out to speak with me about her early struggles with the English language, her deep involvement with CRSM, her heroes, and the continuing use of her talent in the sciences.   … Read More

“It’s good to be uncomfortable”: An Interview with Josh Washington

  Josh graduated from CRSM in 2017. I spoke with him just after he received his degree in Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics from Loyola University. Josh is a study in humility and competence. His record of achievement is remarkable given his young age – and there is much more to come. Thanks so much for making time for me, … Read More