Archival photographs, Nursing

Hope and Healing

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

Displays at Regina Library, General artifacts

Archives on Display

“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

Alumni, Archival photographs, mystery photos

Visiting Memory Lane- Mystery Photos Ahead

"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

Alumni, Archival photographs

Spring Break!

"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!

Alumni, Archival photographs, Buildings and grounds

Browsing the Bookstore

“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

Archival photographs, Buildings and grounds, Past and present, Regina Library

Past and Present: Regina Library, Winter Edition

"If winter helps you curl up and more that makes it one of the best of the seasons."--Murray Pura Don't the winter months make you want to curl up with a good book, or gather with friends, or have a hot cup of coffee?  Yes, us too.  And while there are many places that are… Continue reading Past and Present: Regina Library, Winter Edition

Alumni, Archival photographs, Special events, Thanksgiving


"The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for." Norman Vincent Peale Thanksgiving is in just six short days, and most of us are already looking forward to sharing the day (and a surfeit of food) with our loved ones.  Hopefully, we are keenly aware of how much… Continue reading Thanksgiving

Archival photographs, Commencement, Special events

He Tells the Stories

"...this honor you give me today, means as much to me as any honor I have received...ever.  It is most special because it comes from Rivier where excellence, responsibility, and love trump all other goals. " -- Fred Minot Wetherbee, II.  May 16, 2009 If you live in New Hampshire, there is a 99.99% chance that… Continue reading He Tells the Stories

Buildings and grounds

Autumn Days

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”  -- Stanley Horowitz Autumn in New Hampshire is lovely; perhaps it's Mother Nature giving us one last beautiful, vibrant gift before the starkness of winter. As October nears its end, and those winter days approach, we thought… Continue reading Autumn Days