CT BCH History
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What year was BCH founded?
How many students went to BCH the first year?
What subjects did BCH offer when it was founded?
Latin, Greek, Philosophy, and Theology
Who was the founder of the school?
Rev. John McElroy, SJ
Where was the first school located?
Harrison Avenue and James Street in Boston's South End
When did the "high school" and "college" officially separate?
When did BCH move to it's present location in Columbia Point?
1948/opened in 1950
By what year did all of the students and the Jesuits move to Columbia Point?
What was opened in 1997?
Who was the schools first lay president?
William J. Kemeza
What is lay?
Not a Jesuit priest
What was built in 2005 and named in 2008?
Who is the Arrupe division named after?
Rev. Pedro Arrupe, SJ
What was the first Jesuit institution in Massachusetts?
What was the first Jesuit institution in the US?
Why did many Irish Catholics immigrate?
The Potato famine
What did the original BCH have?
A library, gym, theater, and classrooms
What were the original pieces of the new location?
McElroy Hall and sewage pumping
What was the 1970 Eminent Domain?
Commonwealth of Massachusetts made us give up the land which is now Umass
What were only buildings in 50s, 60s?
McElroy, Cushing, and Loyala