Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Her Name is Rose

A native New Yorker now living in Ireland, Boston College alumna Christine Breen is the author of the new book Her Name is Rose (St. Martin’s Press, 2015). Breen is the co-author of several non-fiction titles about country living in County Clare … Continue reading

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At the Orphanage Edge

Following his graduation from BC in 1984, Jay Sullivan taught in Jamaica for two years as part of the International Volunteers Program (now JVC). In addition to his teaching duties, Sullivan got involved with Alpha Boys School in Kingston, an orphanage … Continue reading

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Praying our stories

Alumna Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa, a clinical social worker, has written a post for dotMagis, the blog of IgnatianSpirituality.com. In her post, “Praying Our Stories,” she recalls a course she took her senior at BC which explored God’s presence in the everyday experiences … Continue reading

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Malone’s trip

Alumnus Ian Thomas Malone is the author of a new book, A Trip Down Reality Lane (Limitless Publishing, 2015). It is about three college friends in Boston who step outside of reality and discover what matters most to them — including … Continue reading

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Boston Strong

Boston Magazine has published an exclusive excerpt from the new book Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph over Tragedy (ForeEdge/University Press of New England, 2015), co-written by Boston College alumnus Dave Wedge. In the book, Wedge and co-author Casey Sherman use their journalism skills to … Continue reading

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New book on Eagles Hockey

The new book Tales from the Boston College Hockey Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Eagles Hockey Stories Ever Told (Sports Publishing, 2014) details the long and highly successful history of men’s ice hockey at Boston College, from the informal “ice polo” … Continue reading

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Famously Forgotten

In their new book, The Mindset List of the Obscure: 74 Famously Forgotten Icons from A to Z, Boston College alumnus Ron Nief and his co-author Tom McBride, creators of the Beloit College Mindset List, explore 75 American culture icons once-famous and now … Continue reading

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