On Nov. 1, alumnae of Marymount College and members of the Religious of Sacred Heart of Mary gathered in Butler Commons to celebrate Sister Rosamond Blanchet, R.S.H.M., MC '62, for her recent election as general superior of the sisters' generalate in Rome. Full Story
Turnout for this year's Jubilee—held from May 31 to June 2—was an all-time high, with nearly 2,000 alumni and family returning to the campus. Marymount College alumnae took the opportunity at Jubilee to share recollections of their own campus in Tarrytown. Therese Hackett Cedrone, MC '78, recalled snowy hikes down the steep hill into town, and struggling back up hours later. Full Story | Photos
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Alumnae of Marymount College, Tarrytown have a place at Fordham that bears the name of their foundress, Marie Joseph Butler, R.S.H.M.
The renaming drew a large contingent of alumnae from Marymount, which was closed in 2007. In addition to a plaque, the room was festooned with pictures and quotes from Mother Butler, who founded the women's college in 1907. Read more |
If you were at Marymount as a student on any Founder's day, you are already familiar with the story of Mother Butler and six R.S.H.M. coming up from the railroad station down near the lakes, with some of their luggage and a small statue of Mary, on December 8, 1907.
Daughters of Marymount, the spirit of Mother Butler has not faded with the years. It is alive and well. Read more.