Preston Kendall Receives Award from Ignatian Volunteer Corps

Submittted by Christine Curran, Regional Director, Ignatian Volunteer Corps Chicago Chapter.  Photo by Steve Donisch.   Each spring, the Ignatian Volunteer Corps Chicago Chapter hosts an “Evening of Gratitude” to celebrate individuals and organizations which partner with the IVC Chicago and make exceptional contributions to the community. The 2014 Evening of Gratitude, held on Saturday, April 26, was hosted at the … 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

President’s Pen: December 2013

One of our alumni will be graduating Boston College in 2014.  He just informed us of his acceptance into Teach-For-America.  He will be teaching in a challenging neighborhood in Milwaukee next school year. Another alumna attending Alleghany College was awarded a special grant to do environmental impact research in the Jungles of Peru over the summer. Yet another alumna in … Read More