“To embrace accountability and responsibility”: An Interview with Liz Martinez

I met with Liz Martinez (CRSM ’12, Lake Forest College ’16) during her first visit to the new campus on Belvidere Road. Our conversation covered a lot of territory; from her extracurriculars at CRSM, through a family health crisis, to her successes at First Midwest Bank. The following conversation has been edited and condensed.   First of all, thanks for … Read More

“I would not be where I am without CRSM”: An Interview with Antonio Mancilla

I spoke with Antonio (CRSM ’18, Lawrence University ’22) about his experiences in the Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program, his course work at Lawrence University and his blending of Mathematics, Art and the Japanese language – just before his departure for Japan and a full year of study in Tokyo. ___________________________________________________________________________ The following conversation has been edited and condensed. … Read More

Freshmen Class Getting Ready

to “Go Corporate”   Freshmen finished their first week of training in the Corporate Work Study Program.  Another 2 week session is coming up in August to make sure they’re ready to go for our business partners!   There is no doubt that Cristo Rey St. Martin is a leader in work study training. Students work diligently on a wide … Read More

April Student Life News: CRSM “lawyers” take on the Daley Center

The first inaugural Howlett Cup brought together students from Loyola Academy, Cristo Rey Pilsen, Christ the King Jesuit, and Cristo Rey St. Martin to compete as attorneys and witnesses in a mock trial tournament. It was the first mock trial experience for all schools involved. CRSM’s team was moderated by Mrs. Michelle Miller and Ms. Caitlin Murphy, who held try-outs … Read More

President’s Pen: March 2014

Normally at our Founders’ Dinner, we would not have had students dancing and performing a skit. Normally, we would have heard a speech from one of our students. We might have heard from one of our alumni: a young man studying Business on a full-ride scholarship at Georgetown. He may have told us that during his junior year at CRSM, … Read More

February CWSP News: Discover Financial Services hosts CWSP Breakfast Seminar

On Wednesday, February 12, Discover Financial Services and Walgreen Co. hosted a Breakfast Seminar on the Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program.  Roger Hochschild, President and COO of Discover, and Kelly McNamara Corley, EVP and General Counsel of Discover, welcomed over 50 guests to hear from featured speaker Steve Pemberton, Chief Diversity Officer at Walgreen Co. and author of A … Read More