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This issue of the magazine includes the following features:

  • Commencement 1988: Four hundred eighty-three seniors received their baccalaureate degrees at the College's 37th Commencement exercises. The Class of '88 holds the distinction of having among its number the 10,000th graduate of Stonehill.
  • Reunion Weekend Highlights More than 500 members of the anniversary Classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, and 1983 were reunited at this annual alumni event on campus.
  • "Inflating Souls with Hot Air Does Not Make Them Full:" A review of Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind. Professor Finnegan reviews this bestselling controversial critique of American higher education.
  • Writing Flourishes Across the Curriculum: Students from all disciplines are developing writing as a learning tool throughout their College Curriculum.
  • All-American at Stonehill: Mary Naughton, a senior this fall, is the first Stonehill woman ever to be chosen a first team All-American.
  • New Construction at Stonehill: The construction of three new buildings on campus-a dormitory, an athletic complex, and the Martin Institute-will bring many new options and opportunities to campus life at Stonehill.

Publication Date

Summer 1988


Commencement, Reunion, Writing, Mary Naughton, All-American, Martin Institute, Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex, Reunion, Stonehill


Architecture | Creative Writing | Education

Stonehill Alumni Magazine Summer 1988