2019 Events

RECONNECT ~ ENGAGE ~ REMINISCE …

January 11, 2019
Yearbook Signing for the Class of 2018

Reynolds Family Athletic & Convocation Center, 1:45 p.m

February 7, 2019 
Trivia Night: Ursuline Alumnae vs. Ursuline Parents
Sharpen your trivia knowledge and join Ursuline alumnae and parents for a fun evening of community-building in the Ursuline Tea Room, 7 p.m. Appetizers provided. Cash bar.

March 26, 2019 
A Virtual Tour of Brescia and a Taste of Italy

Alumnae are invited back to campus for and evening event in our I.D.E.A. Hub, on Tuesday, March 26, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., where we will explore the birthplace of the Ursuline Order  - Brescia, Italy - past and present, through a virtual tour and presentation with Director of Innovation and Design Mr. Greg Mertz, and Campus Minister Ms. Katie McNally. Light Italian cuisine will accompany our presentation! Delizioso! RSVP by March 20 to alumnae@ursulineacademy.net.

April 11, 2019 
Alumnae  Reception - Boston
Ursuline Academy is pleased to announce our third annual alumnae reception in Boston.  Join us on Thursday, April 11, from 6-8 p.m. at Earls in the Prudential Center, 800 Boylston Street, Unit 107, in Boston for Appetizers, beer and wine, and good fun! Please RSVP to alumnae@ursulineacademy.net by April 5.  Grab a classmate and reconnect with your alumnae sisters. 

 

We welcome ideas for future alumnae events!
Please contact alumnae@ursulineacademy.net to rsvp for any of these events or to suggest others!

Past Alumnae Events

2018

January 5, 2018
Yearbook Signing for the Class of 2017

Reynolds Family Athletic & Convocation Center, 1:45 p.m

February 8, 2018
Trivia Night: Ursuline Alumnae vs. Ursuline Parents
Sharpen your trivia knowledge and join Ursuline alumnae and parents for a fun evening of community-building in the Ursuline Tea Room, 7 p.m. Appetizers provided. Cash bar.

March 22, 2018
Lunch and Learn Series: "Prevention over Prescriptions"
with Mary Meade Ambrefe '84, P'18, Pharm.D., BCGP Clinical Pharmacist. Mary will discuss "Healthcare: the movement toward a system that is proactive and preventative." 11:30 a.m., Ursuline Convent.

April 10, 2018
Mind and Muscle: Evening of Yoga and Lifestyle Coaching
NEW DATE! Come engage your mind, body and spirit in the new Reynolds Family Athletic & Convocation Center. Light supper at 5 p.m. At 5:45 p.m., join Mary Meade Ambrefe '84, P'18 for a discussion about living a healthy lifestyle. At 6:45 p.m., Elizabeth King P'20, '22 will lead a yoga class for all levels. Join us for the entire evening or just attend what your schedule allows. This program is open to all alumnae, current families and students. RSVP to specialevents@ursulineacademy.net

April 12, 2018
Alumnae Networking Reception
Metro Meeting Center, 75/101 Federal Street, Boston, MA
Ursuline Academy is pleased to announce our second annual networking event in Boston. Join your Ursuline sisters for some appetizers and good cheer as you connect with classmates from 6 - 8 p.m. RSVP to alumnae@ursulineacademy.net

May 29, 2018
Fore the Girls Golf Tournament
Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA. Join alumnae, parents and friends at our 26th annual Fore the Girls Golf Tournament supporting our athletics program. Play in the event or just join us for dinner.

June 7, 2018
Lunch and Learn Series: "There's No App for That"
with Greg Mertz, Digital Integration Specialist, Ursuline Academy. As computers grow increasingly sophisticated, what essential qualities and abilities set humans apart? 11:30 a.m., Ursuline Convent

September 22, 2018
Homecoming and Reunion
Come back to campus to reconnect with friends and see Ursuline's campus today. The day is filled with something for everyone from our face-painting and bounce house for younger children to afternoon learning sessions offered by faculty and staff members. Stay for the day and catch one of the athletic games, enjoy lunch at our community barbecue and attend Mass. We'll be honoring our alumnae from the classes of the 3's and 8's with an evening cocktail reception and special reunion gifts. To get involved with outreach for your class please contact Susan Hehir at alumnae@ursulineacademy.net or call (781) 493-7713.

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Brescia Ball

Join the Ursuline community at the Reynolds Family Athletic & Convocation Center. Now in its 11th year, the Brescia Ball is the Academy's largest fundraiser. Kick up your heels and get ready to have some fun as we transform the Reynolds Center for this annual event with our "Denim and Diamonds" themed evening. The money we raise goes directly to support the scholarship program for today's girls.

Friday, December 7, 2018
Commissioning Mass for Kate Nolan Levesque '77
as President of Ursuline Academy, at 9 a.m. in the Reynolds Center. RSVP to alumnae@ursulineacademy.net if you would like to attend.

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Alumnae Service Program at the Italian Home for Children

An encore event for alumnae. We'll be happily repeating this service event after last December's successful visit to the Italian Home for Children in Jamaica Plain.  Our group of UA alumnae will again gather to sort and wrap Christmas gifts, under the direction of Eileen Porro Mendes '95, the home's Director of Operations. RSVP to alumnae@ursulineacademy.net.
 

2017

January 6, 2017: Yearbook Signing for the Class of 2016

We invite the Class of 2016 to return to the Ursuline Tea Room to pick up their personalized yearbooks and catch up with their classmates and former teachers.

Friday, March 3, 2017: Women in Leadership

Read more about this annual alumnae symposium on the Women in Leadership page.

Thursday, March 30, 2017: Lunch and Learn - "Women in Mission"

Join your sisters for lunch in the Ursuline Convent while you hear Mary-Kate Tracy-Robidoux '94, Director of Mission Effectiveness, discuss the importance of being a generous people who live the motto "I will serve."

April 27, 2017: Boston Networking Reception

Alumnae from any year are invited to gather for an informal networking reception at the Metro Meeting Centers, 101 Federal St, 4th Floor, Boston. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP by April 20.

Thursday, June 1, 2017: Lunch and Learn - "Honoring the Past and Securing the Future"

President Rosann Whiting will be the day's guest speaker, blending the history of Ursuline Academy with a glimpse into the future.

September 23-24, 2017: Reunion & Homecoming Weekend 2017

All alumnae are invited to attend Homecoming activities on September 23rd.
10: 30 am - Registration
11- 11:30 am - "Honoring the Past and Securing the Future," a program with Rosann Whiting, President, for all alumnae, friends and family
12 - 2 pm - Barbeque
2 - 2:45 pm - "Shaping an Ursuline Girl: from Recruitment to Graduation," a program with Maura Polles '86, Director of Admissions, for all alumnae, friends and family
4 pm - Community Mass
5 pm -Tours of the new Athletic and Convocation Center for all alumnae, friends and family.

Sisterhood Brunch, Sunday, September 24, 10 a.m.
All alumnae are invited to spend the morning with old friends in the comfort of the Ursuline Tea Room sharing delicious breakfast selections and warm conversation! $10 per person. Register here.

Reunion Reception
The classes of 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 & 2012, as well Boston & Springfield Alumnae, are invited back for a Reunion reception on Saturday evening. Get more info here.

Thursday, October 12, 2017: Lunch and Learn - "Women and Wealth"

Jane King '61, President of Fairfield Financial Advisors, will share her expertise on financial strategies for women in 2017.

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Alumnae Service Event at Italian Home for Children

You are invited to join our group of Ursuline Alumnae for a morning of gift wrapping on Saturday, December 16th from 10 am to 12:30 pm at Italian Home for Children in Jamaica Plain. Eileen Mendes '95 is Director of Operations at the Italian Home for Children. Let's join with her to make this year's Christmas Gift Drive a fun and meaningful UA service event!

2016

January 8, 2016: Yearbook Signing for the Class of 2015

The Class of 2015 returned to the Ursuline Tea Room to pick up their personalized yearbooks and catch up with their classmates and former teachers over refreshments.

March 4, 2016: Women in Leadership

Read more about this annual alumnae symposium on the Women in Leadership page.

September 24, 2016: Homecoming

Formerly known as Family Mass and Barbecue, we invite all our current students, their families, our alumnae, current faculty and past faculty to join us for a day filled with fun. Join us for the BBQ, Mass, and cheer on the players at the sporting events against other Ursuline schools.

November 22, 2016: Powder Puff Game

Join us while you are home for Thanksgiving break to connect with your classmates on the sidelines of the annual Powder Puff game where the seniors face off against the juniors in a "friendly" game of football. Kickoff is at 3:15!


2015

Monday, January 5, 2015: Yearbook Signing for the Class of 2014

The Class of 2014 returned to the Ursuline Tea Room to pick up their personalized yearbooks and catch up with their classmates and former teachers over refreshments.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Florida Luncheon

Ursuline Academy alumnae Kate Crowley Toomey '62 and Inez Walsh Moore '62 hosted a luncheon with classmates and friends of Ursuline at the Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club in Boca Raton, FL. President Rosann Whiting shared her vision for the Academy.

Friday, March 6, 2015: Women in Leadership

Read more about this annual alumnae symposium on the Women in Leadership page.

Saturday, May 2, 2015: Reunion

The classes of 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 & 2010, as well Boston & Springfield Alumnae, returned to campus for an evening of cocktails and conversation on the Convent terrace.

September 26, 2015: Homecoming

All current students, their families, alumnae, current and past faculty were invited back to campus for a day of family fun, athletic contests against visiting Ursuline schools, a BBQ, and Mass.

2014

Monday, December 22, 2014: Mini Reunion for the Class of 2012

The Class of 2012 returned to campus for a mini reunion in the Ursuline Library.

Thursday, September 25, 2014: Ursuline Chicago Chapter Event

Chicago area alumnae gathered at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba to join President Rosann Whiting in a conversation about the future of the Academy and the plans for expanding the campus.

Saturday, September 15, 2014: Homecoming

Current students, their families, alumnae, current faculty and past faculty returned to campus for a day filled with fun, including a barbecue, Mass, an alumnae vs. student soccer game and a reception with the Ursuline sisters.

Saturday, May 3, 2014: Reunion

The classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 & 2009, as well Boston & Springfield Alumnae, came back to campus to meet and reminisce.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014: Ursuline NYC Chapter Event

Our alumnae in NYC enjoyed a night at Sarabeth's, 381 Park Avenue South at 27th Street, New York, NY with the Director of Alumnae Relations, Julie Griffin-Carty '05.

Thursday, April 3, 2014: Ursuline DC Chapter Event

Ursuline alumnae in the DC area gathered at The Chart House and enjoyed a night of catching up and discussed the future of the Ursuline Alumnae Association as well as the plans for expanding the Ursuline Academy campus.

Friday, March 7, 2014: Women in Leadership

Read more about this annual alumnae symposium on the Women in Leadership page.

Monday, January 6, 2014: Class of 2013 Yearbook Signing

We welcomed the members of the Class of 2013 back to campus to catch up and receive their yearbooks. It was great to see everyone catching up and swapping college stories.

2013

Wednesday, May 15, 2013: Spring Alumnae Tea

Graduates of the Classes of 1947 - 1959, when Ursuline was located at 12 Arlington Street in Boston, came to the Dedham campus on Wednesday, May 15 for an Alumnae Tea. They enjoyed afternoon tea while listening to a current student talk about her Ursuline experience, and then shared stories from their days at the Boston Ursuline. Before the afternoon was over, the Boston alumnae posed for a photo with the original Ursuline Academy sign that hung at 12 Arlington Street:

Spring Alumnae Tea

Wednesday, May 1, 2013: Wine, Women & Wealth

Wine, Women & Wealth

On Wednesday, May 1, more than 20 Ursuline alumnae gathered with their fellow graduates of Greater Boston's Catholic schools for girls for a conversation about estate planning and money management featuring guest speaker and author Patricia M. Annino, Esq. Read more on the Alumnae News page.

Saturday, April 27, 2013: Reunion 2013

We were thrilled to host alumnae of the Classes of 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 & 2008, as well as some Boston and Springfield alumnae, on campus for Reunion 2013. Check out photos and a video slideshow from the event on the Reunion page!

Friday, March 1, 2013: Women in Leadership

Each year the Women in Leadership Symposium brings distinguished alumnae back to campus to speak to students in Grades 9-12 about their professional and personal journeys since leaving the halls of Ursuline Academy. Read more and watch a highlight video of this year's event on theWomen in Leadership page.

2012

Wednesday, November 7, 2012: High Tea for the Classes of 1947 - 1962

Ursuline hearts from the Classes of 1947 - 1962 reunited for a high tea at the Convent on the Dedham campus. Stay tuned for details about future tea events!

April 28, 2012: Reunion

We were so happy to welcome so many of our alumnae home on Saturday, April 28! We had a wonderful time celebrating at the beautiful Ursuline Convent. Thank you very much to the Ursuline Sisters for generously opening your home to us for the event. A special thank you to our fabulous class agents for all their help planning the event!

March 2, 2012: 15th Annual Women in Leadership Symposium

(L to R): Jane King '61, Mary Beth O'Leary '05, Dr. Suellen Walsh Rother '85 and President Rosann Whiting

The alumnae speakers at Ursuline Academy’s 15th Annual Women in Leadership Symposium spoke to Grades 9-12 about their professional and personal journeys since leavings the halls of Ursuline. Read more about their speeches and watch highlights from the day on the Women in Leadership page!

February 9, 2012: Ursuline Hearts Unite in NYC

Gravy Restaurant LogoWe had a marvelous time with our alumnae in NYC and met other UA alumnae in NYC from Ursuline Dallas, TX, Ursuline Wilmington, DE and Ursuline New Rochelle, NY. Big thank you to Alexandra Sulu '02 for hosting us at Gravy!

January 6, 2012: Class of 2011 Yearbook Signing

They walked the halls, talked to their teachers and classmates and snacked in the Tea Room, just like old times. The Class of 2011 came home to Ursuline Academy for their Yearbook Signing! Read more about the event on Ursuline's Bear Essentials blog, and check out photo and video highlights here!