"The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members." -- Mahatma Gandhi Words fail us this week. We share some photos from the Archives from Rivier's Peace and Social Justice Program, and hope they inspire you to love, to be an ally, to fight injustice, and… Continue reading Peace and Social Justice at Rivier
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. -- Albert Enstein Today is National Bike to Work Day. Given the current pandemic, there are fewer of us who can do that today. We do hope, though, that everyone is able to get outside whenever possible, either on wheels or… Continue reading Bicycles.
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." -- Native American Proverb Yes, Earth Day was a few days ago, on April 22nd. But the Rivier Community has always known how important it is to protect our environment, not just on Earth Day, but every day. Rivier's Biology… Continue reading Earth Day, Every Day
"When it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow." -- Jerry Chin Pictured here is a photo of the Rivier College float in Nashua, NH's Centennial Parade. It was taken in June 1953. It's beautiful, and interesting... and in the context of current events it… Continue reading Here’s to Parades: Past and Future
Nurses may not be angels, but they are the next best thing.-- Anonymous Rivier has always been proud of all its graduates; today, in particular, we acknowledge our Nursing and Health department. In times such as these, amid fear and uncertainty, let's remember and thank all those who heal us and bring us hope. In… Continue reading Hope and Healing
“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.”– Mia Hamm Once again, we are proudly displaying some artifacts from the Archives at the Regina Library. This month,… Continue reading Archives on Display
"We take photographs as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone." --unknown Yesterday, a couple of us were in the Archives poring over some of the slides we own. The hours flew as we viewed pictures from the 1950s through the 1980s. We smiled at images of erstwhile students, wearing the styles of days… Continue reading Visiting Memory Lane- Mystery Photos Ahead
"Nothing lasts forever, except the day before you start your vacation.” -- Unknown After today, students here at Rivier will be on Spring Break for the next week. Some may be traveling to an exotic destination, others may simply be taking the opportunity to rest, still others may be seizing an opportunity to work a… Continue reading Spring Break!
"Winter is not a season, it's a celebration." -- Anamika Mishra Does winter sometimes make you want to hunker down under a warm blanket with a hot cup of tea? Yes? You're not alone. However, we New Englanders know that if we were to hibernate every time it was slushy and chilly, we would be… Continue reading Winter Ball
“A bookstore is one of the many pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” ― Jerry Seinfeld It’s been said that a bookstore is sometimes where you find what you weren’t looking for—that is, what you didn’t realize you needed. Certainly, our bookstore at Rivier is where students purchase their required textbooks and… Continue reading Browsing the Bookstore