CRSM Holds Much Needed Food Distribution in July

According to estimates from Feeding America, there are 36,400 Lake County residents living with food insecurity. Volunteers from Cristo Rey St. Martin and The No. IL Food Bank are helping. Interest in volunteering for our next event?  Thursday, August. 19th  3:15-6:15pm email: jdippold@cristoreystmartin.org      

CRSM Students Finish College Accredited Statistics Course

With Accreditation and administrative work completed, President Kendall’s efforts to offer college credit courses to students at CRSM is expanding. And now, Principal Odiotti’s dream to offer a college level statistics course has happened.   Under the guidance and able teaching of Scott Lane of Arrupe College of Loyola University, students passing the dual-credit summer course will earn three, fully … Read More

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

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