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the society aims to confer distinction on the
high scholastic achievement of its members,
and also to stimulate students' interest in
the field of Economics. The society publishes
a journal which promotes both these aims
through its nationwide circulation. Mu Chap-
ter of Boston College was founded in 1959
with these factors in mind.




Michael Tyner

President



William Donovan

C.B.A. Vice-President




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Cross and Crown



The Order of the Cross and Crown is
reserved for members of the Senior Class
of the College of Arts and Sciences who
have achieved distinction during the first
three years both in studies and in extra-
curricular activities. This means that they
must achieve a yearly average of at least
88% and have gained at least twelve points
in extra-curricular activities in accordance
with a system set up by the College.

Members of the society were selected
from Juniors who submitted an application
to the office of the Dean. The recommenda-
tions of last year's members were also de-
ciding factors in the selection of these
students.




George MacDonald

Marshal






Robert Magner

Marshal



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Seated middle; Student Moderator, Jean Marie Egan.



Siena Society




132



At-

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Maureen James and Eleanor Langone at the Child-
ren's Hospital.

The Siena Society is an honors group
reserved for the members of the Senior class
of the Boston College School of Nursing who
have achieved a high scholastic standing
and who have been most active in university
activities. Selection is by. application, exam-
ination of the student's record, and an inter-
view by present members.

The Siena Society is named in honor of
St. Catherine of Siena, a saint outstanding
intellectually and in her service to others. By
following her example, the members are bet-
ter able to incorporate the ideal of Ad
Majorem Dei Gloriam into their lives both
professionally and academically.

There are eleven members of the Senior
class in the Society at present. The Junior
members will be selected during the spring
semester and will be received into the Soci-
ety at the annual reception and tea on or
near the feast of St. Catherine of Siena,
April 30.



Robert Commizzoli

President



Jack Walsh

Treasurer




James Lee

Secretary



John Hogan

Vice-President



Sigma Pi Sigma is a national Physics honor society.
It was founded in 1921 as a local honor organization
at Davidson College, North Carolina, and in 1925
plans for the creation of a national society were put
into action. As of June, I960 there were over 105
chapters in Sigma Pi Sigma. The Boston College Chap-
ter had its origin with a group of interested Physics
students who petitioned the society for membership,



and in I 953 the Chapter was created.

The goals of Sigma Pi Sigma are the awarding of
recognition to the deserving student of Physics, the
promotion of interest in research and study, the en-
couragement of professional spirit, and the stimulation
of interest in Physics among college students in
general.




133







Arts and Sciences
Honors Program



The Honors Program of the College of
Arts and Sciences provides the participants
in the program with special seminars and
similar courses not found in the established
curriculum. It is hoped that through such
arrangements students will be allowed to
advance in accord with their abilities under
the supervision of challenging teachers and
stimulating course work.



Gordon Cackowski and John Hogan plan an Honors
project with Fr. Leonard, S.J.



The intelligentsia of the College
of Arts and Sciences — missing Dr.
Duhamel, moderator.




134



C B. A. Honors
Program



The C.B.A. Honors Program aims to meet
and challenge the capacities of superior
students entering the field of Business Ad-
ministration. Individual treatment, intellec-
tual stimulation, independent work and the
development of a professional attitude in
the approach to business problems consti-
tute the fundamentals of the Program. Stu-
dents extended the privilege of participa-
tion are selected on the basis of demon-
strated ability in their Freshman year, high
school record, faculty recommendations,
and personal interview.




Dr. Raymond Aherne, Director of the C.B.A. Honors Prograr



The intelligentsia of the College of Business Administration

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Education Honors Program




The School of Education invites students
of high academic standing and unusual abil-
ity to join the Honors Program. In their Soph-
omore and Junior years, these students
attend tutorials and colloquia in which they
are guided to understand, discuss, and eval-
uate influential writings in the humanities.
Having reached a level of competence in
these arts, the Senior members, under the
direction of Father William E. FitzSerald,
S.J., return to teach the Sophomores.



Marilyn Harrison, Ed Gyllenhammer, Pat Clark, and
Joe Roberts discuss the next seminar.




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Delta Eta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Ps
is a chapter of the oldest professional busi-
ness fraternity in the United States. Its
principal objectives are to further the we
fare of its members, to foster scientific re-
search in the fields of commerce, account-
ing, and finance, and to educate the public
to appreciate and demand higher ideals
therein.

Delta Eta, one of the foremost chapters
in the country, has continually attempted
to better itself in all phases of professiona
activity. Recently, it initiated the Delta
Eta "Newsletter," a bi-monthly publication
devoted to research in the various fields of
the business society. Also, a Career Day
has been planned for the benefit of the
student body. One of its most recent suc-
cesses was its display of the major fields
of study in the College of Business Adminis-
tration. Criteria for membership are charac-
ter, scholastic achievement, and participa-
tion in extra curricular activities.



138




Delta Sigma Pi



Officers: Junior Vice-President, William Donovan, Jr.; Treasurer, Dan
Coughlin; President, Robert Whitten; Secretary, Edward Costello;
Senior Vice-President, Donald Kiernan.




Delta Sigma Pi is one of the most promi-
nent and leading national fraternities in
the professional field. Its purpose is to foster
the study of business in universities; to
encourage scholarship, social activity and
the association of students for their mutual
advancement by research and practice; to
promote closer affiliation between the com-
mercial world and students of commerce;
to further a higher standard of commercial
ethics and culture and the civic and com-
mercial welfare of the community.

Membership is limited to regularly enrolled
male students and members of the faculty in
schools of commerce and business adminis-
tration.

Delta Kappa chapter of Delta Sigma Pi
was founded at Boston College on May 4,
1957 and now consists of fifty-seven
brothers.



139



Kappa Pi



Boston College's newest fraternity, Kappa
Pi, was founded in 1959 by the male stu-
dents of the School of Education. In its first
two years, the fraternity was mainly inter-
ested in acquiring members. This year Kappa
Pi launched a program to attain the high
educational objectives proclaimed in its
constitution. A series of speakers and social
events were designed to promote fellowship,
bring the members closer to the profession,
and render service to the University.

In the future, Kappa Pi hopes to include
more students from the other schools so that
those students interested in the teaching
profession may reap the benefits of member-
ship in such an organization.




Bill Russell

President




Ronald Thomas

Secretary




George Grasso

Treasurer




140



Women's
Sodality




Officers: Prefect, Mary Ann Sposini; Vice-Prefect, Joyce Deveau; Secretary, Claudia
Demers; Treasurer, Martha Ann Kelly.



The Sociality is a way of life which fosters
the spiritual life of its members and those
around them. With personal spiritual life as
a background, the Sodalist engages in apo-
stolic and social activities both on campus
and in the community. Within the Sodality



itself there is a candidate program for new
members which is directed by Reverend
Edmund J. Hogan, S.J. Small groups of
consecrated members meet weekly with
Reverend David Cummiskey, S.J.



Graduate Nurses' Sodality



The Boston College Graduate Nurses' Sodality was
organized on January 16, 1949, under the special pat-
ronage of Our Lady of the Visitation. The purpose of
the Graduate Nurse Sodality is to organize Catholic
nurses under Our Lady's name and to cultivate a sin-
Defenders of the Faith in our nation's hospitals



cere devotion, reverence, and filial love for her. Each
Sodalist strives for personal sanctification, to save
and sanctify others, and to defend the Church of
Christ.




141




Officers: President, John P. Milan; Vice-President, William W. Doyle;
Treasurer-Secretary, Martin H. Dull.



John Berchman Society



Men's Sodality



The Men's Sodality of Boston College
provides a specialized training program de-
signed to develop greater lay initiative and
responsibility in the service of the Church,
a better understanding of one's role in the
Mystical Body, and an ability to appraise
world, community, and campus problems
with a view to their solution. The Sodality
then acts as a framework within which the
Catholic spirit of the members can be effi-
ciently used to exert a Christianizing influ-
ence on the social order.



Edward Sawicki

President



The John Berchman Society is
formed for the specific purpose of
organizing all those dormitory
students who wish to serve the
daily and Sunday Mass at St.
Joseph's Chapel. In the fall of
each year, classes are conducted
by the regular members for the
benefit of the new members. The
members perform a great service
for the priests who prefect the
dormitory corridors.




142



Evening

School

Sodality




Officers: Prefect, Virginia O'Connell; Secretary, Mary E. Lynch; Trea-
surer, J. Lee Cawthorne.



The aims of the Evening School Sodality are to offer the evening stu-
dents an opportunity for spiritual enrichment by sponsoring religious ac-
tivities. Days of recollection, holy hours, Communion breakfasts, and an
annual retreat are only some of the activities the Sodality utilizes in its
accomplishment of the work of the Lay Apostolate.



Basic Nurses Sodality



Officers: President, Marie Duggan; Vice-President, Ann Cumming;
Secretary, Judith McLaughlin; Treasurer, Kathleen Roycroft.



The Basic Nurses' Sodality forms a vital
link in the Archdiocesan chain of college
sodalities. Through it, the undergraduate
nurses of Boston College succeed in their
motto, "To Jesus through Mary." Their ac-
tivities are arranged to fit their busy sched-
ules both in the hospital and while on cam-
pus. They are ably led by Moderator Rev.
Gorman, S.J.




143




IIII New York

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Officers: President, Peter Viall; Vice-
President, David Wands; Secretary,
Pam Prime; Treasurer, Roy French.



The New York Club of Boston College was formally
founded in 1954. Previous to this time, an unorganized
Metropolitan Club existed without a charter. The
purpose of the Club is to foster an atmosphere both
spiritual and social, and provide a closer union among
the students from the New York-New Jersey area.
Included in the activities of the club are an annual



Christmas dance, this year held at the Summit, New
York City's newest hotel, and a picnic held at the
close of the school year. The Club also organizes trips
to athletic events, holds several dinner dances and
parties, as well as sponsoring a Communion Break-
fast each year.



Western N. Y.



Officers: President, Mike Hanna; Vice-President,
Gene Clifford; Secretary, Betsy O'Connor; Trea-
surer, Dave Knipper.



The Western New York Club was formed
in the early spring of 1961 for the purpose
of fostering the spirit of Boston College at
home and on campus. It is the youngest of
the regional clubs at Boston College, and it
is rapidly becoming one of the most active.
The club sponsors social functions in New
York State such as the annual Christmas
Dance in Rochester, and various social func-
tions here in Boston. The officers of the club
are now striving to organize a system where-
by the people of the Western New York
area will be as closely united after they
graduate as they are while at the Heights.




144



Maine



In 1954, a small group of students from
Maine banded together in order to retain
a certain autonomy and to promote to the
student body the haven known as "Vaca-
tionland". The grandest social event on the
agenda is the Annual Christmas Dance, now
in its eighth season and growing with the
times. A small but familial group, the Maine
Club of Boston College is confident of pros-
perity and continued growth.




Officers: President, David Madigan; Secretary, Alice Mac-
Donough; Treasurer, Paul Chabot; Vice-President, Carl Cyr.



Rhode Island



Formed in the fall of 1958, the Rhode Island Club
has been characterized by a steady growth over the
past three years. The membership has expanded from
twenty-eight to sixty-five and the social functions
have increased. The Club sponsors dances and parties



in Rhode Island, both during Christmas and Easter
recesses, and banquets in Boston. Profits are used to
sponsor the orientation program for incoming Rhode
Island freshmen.




Officers: President, Ed Infantolino;
Vice-President, Lou Cioci; Secretary,
Nina Celona; Treasurer, Fred Bou-
chard.



145





R. A. All the Way!!!






Present Arms!



Change of command.



Lewis Drill Team




Membership on the Lewis Drill Team is voluntary
and open to all cadets. It brings to Boston College
and the Army an honor in keeping with the motto,
"Ever to Excel". The team is composed of three
platoons which participate in four annual competi-
tions. As a result they have become "New England's
finest." Their appearances in the parades around
Greater Boston, New York on St. Patrick's Day, and
Washington, D.C. during the Cherry Blossom Fes-
tival, make them goodwill emissaries of the Univer-
sity and of the R.O.T.C. These drill champions also
provide honor guards for distinguished guests and
color guards for athletic events.



The J.V. Team displays its tal
ent in front of Blinstrubs.



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Guide Right.




The Boston College R.O.T.C. Band has grown
in both quantity and quality along with the R.O.-
T.C. Brigade. This has become particularly ev-
ident through the ever increasing demand for
its appearance in public events. Under the able
drum majorship of Cadet Francis Burke these
musicians have displayed their talents in numer-
ous performances in parades from New York's
Fifth Avenue to Boston's Tremont Street. On
campus they participate in the R.O.T.C. Day
ceremonies, the Military Mass, and the Spring
Review. These envoys from Chestnut Hill have
captured many victories in the form of prizes
and awards; we are well proud of their outstand-
ing achievements.




R.O.T.C.
Band



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The band rehearses before the B.U.



Cadet first lieutenant Bernard Gately leads the color guard
and band into a victory V.



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150




Cadet

Officers

Club



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A three man detail folds our nation's flag.



During the past few years the Officers Club
has doubled both its membership and its activi-
ties. Membership in the club is open to all cadets
in the R.O.T.C. Advanced Course. Its purpose
entails the rendering of service to both the Uni-
versity, the R.O.T.C, and college sponsored
functions in order to instill esprit-de-corps among
advanced corps cadets. This has been accom-
plished by extra-curricular instruction and de-
velopment of the character of these future army
officers.



Far Right: President, Steve Tobon. Far Left: Moderator, Ma-
jor Claude W. Cooper.




Military
Ball




Distinguished

Military

Students



The Distinguished Military Students were
so designated by Col. Wood after careful
consideration of their qualifications. These
seniors possess outstanding qualities of lead-
ership, high moral character, and a definite
aptitude for the military service. They have
creditably accomplished their academic re-
quirements and have demonstrated leader-
ship ability through their achievements while
participating in recognized campus activi-
ties. They are militarily in the upper third of
their R.O.T.C. class and academically in
the upper half of their college class.





153



Second Battle Group: Arnold, C O; Horrigan,
S-l; Regan, S-2; LaVoie, X O; Murphy, S-4;
Cackowski, S-3.





First Battle Group: DiBelardino, C O; Doherty,
S-4; Lundregan, S-3; McKenna, X O; Dolan, S-2;
Meyers, S-l .



Cadet



Staffs




Third Battle Group: Signorello, C O; O'Dell, S-2; Buckley,
X O; Whitten, S-3; Hagan, S-4; absent, Brennan, S-l.



154




Brigade Staff: Tobon, Dep. C O; Greely,
C O; Turcotte, X O; Rebello, Liaison; Car-
low, S-4; Locke, S-3; Beauregard, S-2; Ma-
honey, S-l ; Connelly, P I O.





Spring cleaning



Our first day at camp



Summer Camp 1961



A quiet Friday evening at Fort Devens





Honorable Henry Cabot Lodge delivers
main address for 1961 Summer Camp
Graduation.



A very short break




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About face!




Cadet Blaney addresses the Court.




Major Moore checks the day's correspondence.



Major Cooper inspects the files.




157




Col. Merigold studies cadet reports.




But my mother says I need a 38 medium.




s* Last minute instructions.




The Annual Turkey Shoot.



Sgt. Page checks the score.





159




The R. O. T. C. Cadet Award display




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The underclassmen are the spark of the
University. They are the source of all the
unbounded and unguided energy that is
channeled into the production of the ac-
tivities of the campus. As Freshmen they
are as yet unsure of their way; they grope
unsteadily, and through their errors, they
learn. The cocky self-assuredness of Sopho-
more year finds them climbing a little closer
to the responsibility of which they are so
capable, but just one last fling, one more
blow-off before they take the next step. As
Juniors they can see what must be done and
they do it. Their path lies clear before them;
as each decision is passed, they approach
ever closer to their objective, to the stature
and realization of Senior year. They are the
heirs of the world and they are reaching for
it.



Their path lies clear before them;

as each decision is passed,

they approach a little closer to their

objective, to the stature and the

realization of Senior year . . .




165



Hm, I feel so good.




B.C. underclassmen are always alert and ready to go.




'Maaatilda, Maaatilda .




Dr. White watches a student's graphing technique.



Dr. Fimian checks controls in lab.





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The initial exposure to Philosophy.



167




Prof. Dunn assists a prospective C.P.A.



Prof. Boulanger lectures on the German language.



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Fr. Devine explains the term "Yahweh" to freshman
students.





A panel discussion takes place in Prof. McCue's
Rhetoric class.




Some underclass members of Alpha Kappa Psi listen
intently to a lecture on opportunities in business.



A Sophomore Russian class




"Who made you, son"?




170



The Junior Interclass Council





The 1963 staff of the Heights surround the Editors-
in-Chief, John Higgins and Ed Duffy



The CBA Debating Society



171




Spring fever at its peak.



'Stick



em up




'It's no use, she's dating a senior".




Hear-Here!



172






Oh Holy Cross, on bended knee




'Do you realize we're almost sophomores?"



173



Taking full advantage of the first Spring-
like day.




Nurses cram anywhere they can
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'Jane is nice but she doesn't twist




Underclassmen enter St. Mary's chapel for daily Mass.



A lone co-ed strolls down Linden Lane.




"Let's see, today we have salami, provo-
lone, and prosciutto on rye."



177




The Sophomore Interclass Council.



It seems the only students who look at bulletin boards are freshmen.





"What would the troops say if they saw me now?"



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Some students never seem to make a
nine o'clock class.



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A stroll through the campus.



A triple date in this"? |. |




179




The tower from Bapst Library.




Locked out of the library again.



Day hops descend from the Heights.



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In early Spring thoughts turn to other activities.



Sub Turri Centennial Editors: Thomas Jackson, Editor-
in-Chief; Roberta Shanks, Managing Editor; Mike
Hanna, Business Manager.




Alpha Kappa Psi underclassmen, Len McCarthy and Dennis
Farrington, display first prize in Marlboro contest.



181





Ascending to the Heights




Say, this looks a lot like a blank check.




33% fewer cavities in our group.




Campion Hall foyer




'Where else would you suggest we hide the body



183




really slaughtered him when he com-
litted "vicious circle".




The Fulton Debating Society has won national recognition.



Fulton members discuss techniques of debating.



184




Classmates gather to exchange notes.



Tonight, "The Misfits'





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Partial view of Cushing and Campion Halls.
Is Dino Martin watching?



I don't believe it.




186




Was I supposed to get the film?



According to this the professor is way out.







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That darn bus is always late



187




Third floor — lingerie, foundation gar-
ments, and men's room."




A&S Junior Honors Program




A&S Freshman Honors Program



then take a left at the second traffic light."



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CBA Junior Honors Program




School of Education Sophomore
Honors Program








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189




CBA Sophomore Honors Program



The Centennial Committee






'And they say these cars never need gas!'



190



The Freshman Interclass Council




Major Turcotte demonstrates the position of port arms.



This happens every month.



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A Crusader is carried to rest.




A serious dorm student.




B.C. tradition at its best.



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Underclass football stars whoop it up.




How could he have dropped that pass"?




Miss Rice, I am fulfilling an assignment'



193




Holy Mary, Mother of God



194




A brief moment with a friend.









Five minutes a day for self-reflection.



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They are the
heirs of the world




and they are
reaching for it.



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There is perhaps a no more colorful way
to exemplify the expansion of the University
and the concurrent awakening of esprit de
corps than by the spectacle of college ath-
letics. They are the typification of all the
symbols of manly tradition and progressive
techniques that have been evolving at the
Heights for almost a century.

The mighty roar of a packed stadium as
the well-trained muscles of a Boston College
football team propel lithe bodies across
green turf adds still another chill to the al-
ready crisp Autumn air. The gasp of spec-
tators as a runner hurtles himself across the
tape or a backcourt man weaves through
the opposition for the winning lay-up gives
notice to the world of the Uhiversity's prow-
ess.

Whether the team be equipped with rac-
quets or golf clubs, ice skates or skis, they
are sure to find a tourney in which they can
command recognition. From sailing to base-
ball, they are champions. They carry the
name of Boston College proudly across the
nation from the gridirons of Texas to the


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