Alumni, Displays at Regina Library, General artifacts

Go Boldly: Rivier’s 90th Anniversary & Alumni Reunion Weekend

This weekend is Alumni Reunion Weekend, and we are so excited to welcome our Alumni to campus! As part of the festivities, we have helped Rivier's Office of University Advancement and Alumni Relations create a beautiful display honoring Rivier's 90th Anniversary. We have a wonderful exhibit that celebrates Rivier's rich history, achievements, and future plans.… Continue reading Go Boldly: Rivier’s 90th Anniversary & Alumni Reunion Weekend

Archival photographs, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary

Flashback Friday: July

“One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” — Jeannette Walls Happy Summer! It's Flashback Friday once again; today I'm sharing the July photo from the Commemorative 1984 Rivier calendar. Summer may be a quiet season in academia, but there was often plenty of activity at Rivier in… Continue reading Flashback Friday: July

Alumni, Archival photographs

Handbooks: For Students, by Students

"It's often better to offer guidance, than to give advice." -- Unknown Last week, I had the pleasure of an alumna visiting the Archives to peruse some student handbooks from the 1960s and 1970s. It was wonderful to hear a bit about her experiences at Rivier as a scholar and a Student Officer, and to… Continue reading Handbooks: For Students, by Students

Alumni, Archival photographs, Commencement

Commencement Time!

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -- Eleanor Roosevelt The academic year is over, and the campus seems quiet. Exams are long over, the dorms are cleaned out, and the parking lots are uncharacteristically empty. However, there are plenty of commencement-related events going on-- culminating in this Sunday's… Continue reading Commencement Time!

Alumni, Archival photographs

Flashback Friday: April Edition

"Our spring has come at last with the soft laughter of April suns and shadow of April showers."- Byron Caldwell Smith. It's Flashback Friday yet again, and I'm sharing the April photo from the Commemorative 1984 Rivier calendar. The commitment to breaking down barriers to education appears early and often for Rivier, and it shows… Continue reading Flashback Friday: April Edition

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Flashback Friday: March

““By March, the worst of the winter would be over. The snow would thaw, the rivers begin to run and the world would wake into itself again.” ―Neil Gaiman It is Flashback Friday once again! Today I'm sharing the March photo from the Commemorative 1984 Rivier calendar. The featured photo for March 1984 is of… Continue reading Flashback Friday: March

Alumni, Archival photographs

Flashback Friday: February Edition

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn." — Hal Borland It's Flashback Friday time, and today I'm sharing the February photo from the Commemorative 1984 Rivier calendar. The featured photo for February was this snapshot, featuring tuxedoes, taffeta, and... trees. The caption informs us that this was taken at a prom in the… Continue reading Flashback Friday: February Edition