CRSM Supporters Rally at the Virtual Founders’ Fundraiser 

On Saturday April 18th, CRSM held its first Virtual Founders’ Fundraiser.  This year’s theme, We Are More Than a Building was particularly apropos.  As President Preston Kendall put it, “The problems caused by the pandemic are wide-ranging, including the necessary step to cancel our in-person Founders’ Fundraiser – but we can be together in spirit. It turned out just that … Read More

CWSP Program Working Harder Than Ever

As the 2014-2015 school year begins, our Corporate Work Study Program launches a bigger and better program than ever. Consider these impressive facts: • We’ve grown to 75 full-time jobs from 43. • We’re driving 100 students a day to a demographic territory from Pleasant Prairie in Wisconsin, south to Touhy Avenue in Skokie, west to Antioch. • The retention … 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

Walgreens Joins Cristo Rey St. Martin to Promote Value of School’s Work Study Program

Richard Pena, a senior at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan, is proof of how valuable the school’s work study program can be to both students and employers. As part of the work study program, Richard is an express shipping coordinator at Walgreen Co.’s corporate headquarters in Deerfield. At a networking event on April 23rd at Walgreens, where … Read More