Past Articles

Selected articles from previous editions of Regis Today




Summer 2021

  • Shift/Change
    Why Timothy Abbott, ABSN ’23, NRP, Justin Andrews, ABSN ’22, and Jacqueline Gorman, ABSN ’21 are changing careers to nursing amid the pandemic.

  • Same Road, Different Paths
    Sisters Jennifer Amaral ’16 and Rachel Amaral ’19, ’21 are following different career paths, but both advocate for the good of others.

  • You’re Not Alone
    Regis alumni and faculty work to overcome stigma and provide treatment as cases of mental health conditions increase in the United States.

  • After Class: Crafting a Career
    Students gain hands-on experience with alumni entrepreneurs Iliana Ramirez ’10 and Mary Lou Blas ’08.

  • Academic Innovation: In a Class of Their Own
    Regis Professional MBA program bridges business and science.

  • Looking Ahead: Education Collaboration
    Partnerships between Regis and employers like Boston Public Schools extend discounts on graduate degrees and open up opportunities.

  • Hearts & Minds: Growing Knowledge
    Lori Hanks ’99 gives back to the Hannah Bradley Scholarship that helped her achieve her college dreams.

  • Alumni Spotlight
    Elizabeth Dill Chafcouloff ’68 reflects on a lifelong love of language and travel.

  • Focus on Health
    Regis applauds state’s practice supervision reform and Q&A with Tammi Magazzu, RN, MSN, WHNP-BC, Director of Regis College Health and Wellness Center

FALL 2020

spring 2020

  • Meet the We
    It’s time to “meet the we” of the Now We Fly Campaign. Read a handful of stories highlighting the campaign’s great impact on Regis students, faculty, and staff.
  • A Dedicated Life
    Celebrating and remembering the legacy of Regis supporter and champion Marshall M. Sloane, founder of Century Bank.
  • We Serve with Love
    An empowering service-immersion trip breaks down barriers.
  • Flatley Scholars in the Field
    The Flatley Foundation funds internships so students can prepare for life after Regis.
  • Answering the Call
    Regis public health students join the Department of Public Health to help in the fight against COVID-19.
  • Legacy in Action
    The legacy of Carol M. Murphy ’60 will positively impact countless lives.
  • A Gift for Generations
    Barbara Bagley ’70 joins the Catherine Burke Society to support future generations.

Fall 2019

  • Vetting a Passion
    Alexis Nicole Zallas ’13 fostered scientific curiosity and a love for animals to create a rewarding career as a veterinarian.
  • Game Changer
    Former student-athlete Kathleen Thompson ’91 makes a life-saving kidney donation to her Regis basketball coach Donna Tanner, EdD.
  • Now We Fly
    Regis surpassed its Now We Fly Campaign goal of $40 million during the Let It Shine Gala in October. The campaign will officially come to a close on December 31, 2019, completing the most ambitious fundraising initiative in the university’s 92-year history.
  • Taking Action
    Nursing students provide health and nutrition guidance for communities in Boston and Argentina through new exchange program.
  • Making Moves
    A career change from politics to nursing allows Katy Sullivan, MSN ’15, to make a hands-on impact on community health.
  • It Takes a Village
    Peggy Blanchard ’66 finds inspiration as a mentor and advocate for children and families in need.
  • Catherine Burke Society Spotlight
    When Leigh Alogna Duff ’69 celebrated her 50th Reunion in 2019, she and her husband William knew they wanted to make a special gift to Regis. Through the Catherine Burke Society, they made an impactful gift that will leave a legacy for decades to come. Here, the couple talks about why it was important to them to support Regis with a planned gift in memory of a former Regis president.  

Spring 2019

  • Advocating for Access
    Mayra Garcia '84 partners with Regis admission to create a path for Puerto Rican students.
  • Crusade for Change
    Regis North graduate Adolis Ramos '19 juggles family, work, and school as she advocates for Alzheimer's disease on Capitol Hill.
  • Inspiration Abounds
    Alumni join faculty and staff on a service trip to Kenya and experience how a sense of community can inspire true happiness.
  • Positive Reaction
    Diana Tran '16 and Andriana Harris '19 are exploring scientific research and the art of collaboration at Harvard Medical School.
  • Speaking Her Mind
    With nearly five decades of journalism experience, Carol Giacomo '70 is a passionate advocate of freedom of the press and is an expert voice as a member of The New York Times editorial board,
  • The Regis of Today
    Regis is growing stronger and more sustainable with a diverse approach and significant enrollment shift.

Fall 2018

  • A True Champion
    Isaiah Wilson ’19 uses mentorship to create opportunities for others
  • Cultural Exchange
    Nursing students from Saudi Arabia earn Regis graduate degrees and build personal connections
  • Little Fish, Big Impact
    Zebrafish Research Facility opens doors for studying human disease
  • In My Own Words - A Different World
    Regis in Haiti by Alexa Pozniak ’99
  • A Fresh Start
    Grace Milner Howard-Donlin ’00 founds an inner-city honors academy that challenges the status quo.
  • Smile On
    When Mount Ida College announced that it would close its doors in spring 2018 their Dental Hygiene program was left without a home, without educational pathways and without jobs - until Regis committed to continue the program.

Spring 2018

  • In My Own Words
    A Fire in Me By Alexa Cuellar '21
  • Lasting Impact
    Regis Autism Center leverages the power of early intervention
  • Individual Value
    Julie Flanagan White '94 on the people-side of banking and on mentoring Regis students
  • A Class Act
    Behind the scenes with actor, author, and activist Diane Guerrero
  • Love, Food, Family
    Regis alumnae Amy Bantos Tiglianidis ’98 and Tina Bantos Tiglianidis ’99 are sisters and co-workers who have successfully melded work, family life, and their Greek heritage.

Fall 2017

  • True Purpose
    Family inspires Natasha Iacoviello '20 to pursue a nursing career
  • Music Matters
    For Padmini Sushila Pillai ’05, singing and science are in tune.
  • Enduring Pride
    Regis Athletics takes on new challenges
  • The Write Stuff
    From the classroom to the big screen, Caitlin McCarthy ’92 is making her mark
  • Critical Thinking
    Lab research aimed at traumatic brain injury
  • Ahead of the Game
    Julie Griffin '94 on the fanfare of community-building at Gillette Stadium
  • Opening Doors
    Reflecting on Regis’ visionary move to go coed: a decade later

Spring 2017

  • Music Maker
    New Alumni Chorus director builds on strong choral heritage
  • High Scores
    Regis women's and men's basketball programs flourish on and off the court
  • Defining Your Best Self
    Business partners Alexandra Rogers ’14, ’15 (left), and Alexa Nicholls Costa ’14, ’15, opened their second LexRx location on Newbury Street in 2016.
  • A Transformational Team
    Student-led exhibit gives world-renowned sculptor “the best show I have ever, ever had.”
  • Now We Fly
    The Campaign for Regis
  • Hearts & Minds
    Empowered to Dream

Fall 2016

  • Finding Their Voices
    As long as there have been languages, there have been interpreters. Learn how Maria Vertkin ’11 is harnessing this ancient profession to create better futures for immigrant women in Greater Boston.
  • Crowning Achievements
    Renee Banks ’19 on pageants, nursing, and the fight against melanoma
  • Sacred Spaces
    A glimpse into favorite sacred spots on campus
  • Leading Roles
    Students take on dramatic roles to put theory into practice
  • Many Hats, No Collar
    Father Paul Kilroy builds community, connection