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

Alumni, Archival photographs, Buildings and grounds, Displays at Regina Library, Past and present, Special events

Celebrating Progress, Remembering the Past

"The Science of Today is the Technology of Tomorrow."  -- Edward Teller. We are excited about the new Science and Innovation Center that will be opening on campus next year.  We fondly remembered the buildings that once stood here and served that purpose in previous blog posts: Gone, But not Forgotten and Gone but not forgotten: Part 2 . … Continue reading Celebrating Progress, Remembering the Past

Archival photographs, mystery photos, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Special events

Reminiscing…and More Mystery Photos

"A good life is a collection of happy moments." -- Denis Waitley This week, a few of us from the Regina Library had the good fortune to once again meet with the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary.  As we did in March (see our previous post Time to Remember), we brought photos from the… Continue reading Reminiscing…and More Mystery Photos

Alumni, Archival photographs, Nursing

Celebrating Nurses Week

"Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription." – Val Saintsbury  In 1983, Rivier collaborated with St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua to establish a Nursing Program on campus.  Since then, our excellent Nursing Department has consistently prepared its graduates for one of the most challenging professions in existence.   We are exceedingly proud of our… Continue reading Celebrating Nurses Week

Alumni, Archival photographs, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary

Remembering Sister Lorraine

"Preserve your memories, keep them well.  What you forget, you can never retell."  -- Louisa May Alcott The Rivier community lost an extraordinary person this past week: Sister Lorraine Arsenault, pm passed away on April 13.  Sister Lorraine was an integral part of not only the Rivier campus, but of the greater Nashua community as well. … Continue reading Remembering Sister Lorraine