Join us as we celebrate the heritage and legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston with events that reflect and speak to our values of service to the dear neighbor and unity with all. Events are open to all community members and free of charge.
Gracious Hospitality Drive
Help support the Regis Hospitality Center through the heritage week donation drive, sponsored by the School of Health Sciences. Checks or goods can be dropped off at any of the following locations:
There will also be a table event on Monday, March 18 from 11 am to 12:15 in College Hall Foyer hosted by HFS 320 Community Nutrition students where individuals can drop off donations and learn more about hunger on college campuses across the country.
Non-perishable food items such as canned beans, rice, canned tuna, soups, pasta, pasta sauce, grains, macaroni and cheese, granola bars, protein bars, oatmeal, cookies, snacks; hygiene products like feminine products, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant; gift cards such as gas gift cards, grocery store gift cards, and target gift cards.
Prayer, Piety, and Protest Digital Exhibit
Heritage week celebrates the journey of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, who were motivated by the struggles of humanity to make a difference in the world. Learn more about the history of our founders through our digital exhibit.
Student Government Service Challenge
The Service Challenge is a friendly competition between local Boston area colleges and universities from March 1 - April 15 to increase their school’s community engagement in the Spring semester. Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the many service opportunities that Regis already hosts during the months of March and April.
Select an event below to get more information regarding times and event details.
National Catholic Sisters Week CelebrationCollege Hall Chapel and Foyer
Mini Film Festival: Transformative Powers of Art and StoryCollege Hall 202
Heritage Week Creative Work Contest Winners and DiscussionMaria Hall Multi-Purpose Room
Winners of the School of Arts and Sciences Heritage Week Creative Work Contest on the CSJ charism (one undergraduate student and one graduate student) will be announced and winners will show case their works, followed by a moderated discussion on the values and heritage of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston.
Regalos: Supporting Regis Service Around the GlobeCollege Hall Foyer
As our service immersion programs grow, so does the need to fund them and make them accessible to all Regis students. Regalos has become our most essential fundraiser to continuing our global commitment to service. Join us for a night filled with stories of encounter and service to the Dear Neighbor. The night will include food, drinks, refreshments, fellowship, stories from our students, and a raffle. You will not want to miss it!
Tickets available at Eventbrite.
Tunnel of OppressionUpper Student Center
Open to all community members, the Tunnel of Oppression is an immersive and interactive diversity and inclusion educational event. This 40-minute event brings participants through a series of rooms focused on different identities (i.e. race, sexual orientation, gender, etc.)
Revealing Hidden Facets of Environmental Sustainability: A Panel DiscussionUpper Student Center
This panel will explore connections to sustainability from experts in occupational health, social justice, environmental activism, and how this relates to Regis' heritage. Panelists include Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso, Dr. Modhumita Roy, and Dr. Lynne Man, and the discussion will be moderated by Assistant Professor of Environmental Sustainability Kyle Peet.
Service Shark Tank Sustainability CompetitionUpper Student Center
Rohingya: Atrocities Against WomenCollege Hall 202
Nazda Alam will be our guest speaker and will show her short documentary about the Rohingya atrocities. A compelling short documentary about the Rohingya Women who were raped and tortured in Myanmar (Burma) and fled to Bangladesh.
Current Fulbright scholar at Regis, Dr. Maswood Akhter, will be the moderator for this panel and will talk about the history, current events, and future of this tragedy. He will also introduce students that will be on the panel to talk about their research on human rights. Those students are currently taking a Human Right course taught by Dr. Akhter.
Social Justice Leadership: Challenges and Interventions to Effect Change in Higher EducationCollege Hall 202
Sponsored by the EdD program.
Ms. Naziema Jappie, director of the Centre for Educational Testing for Access and Placement in Cape Town South Africa, will speak on global trends and African perspective of higher education in comparison to the USA in general, which will help the audience get a better understanding of these issues in a broader context.