2018 Momentum Awards

Just Have a Good Day

In 1976, Daniel Beaton began working as a custodian for Boston College as a 24-year-old father of three. Now, as a truck driver for BC’s mail services, Beaton has sent four of his five kids […]

2018 Momentum Awards

The Consummate Teammate

Almost 40 years ago, Boston College was leasing a property in Brighton. On Dec. 28, 1978, it brought one of the property’s maintenance staff members onto its own staff as a third-shift custodian. Around 10 […]

2018 Momentum Awards

The Love Story

T hirty-three years ago, love brought Frank Martins to Boston College. “I was working at Mass General Hospital,” Martins said. “My wife was actually a student here, she was living in Edmonds when I was […]

2018 Momentum Awards

Well Connected

Most Boston College students don’t give a second thought to the routine quiet “good, how are you,” they robotically repeat to the Boston College Dining cashiers, except to consider a quick “thanks, have a good […]

2018 Momentum Awards

The Sense of Humor

Entering O’Neill Library late at night, the exhausted and stressed appearances of students can often be disheartening. Among the desolation of students hard at work, security guard Tony Bianchi exists as a source of hope […]

2018 Momentum Awards

The Frisson in the Air

“I didn’t see, during that period of time, a real push for considerations of equality from the Catholic Church,” Copeland said. “And sadly, I still don’t see that today … We don’t have any substantive response from our bishops about the deleterious racial situation we’re living in.” […]