While time has brought vital change to Brescia over the past 100 years, the bold spirit of our foundresses, students and community endures.
In recognition of Brescia’s Centennial, this photo compilation features a photo hybrid – demonstrating a meeting of our unique past and innovative future.
1924: Brescia students, and their dates, pose on Brescia’s famous marble staircase before Brescia Ball
1928: Euripides “Alkestis” is performed at Brescia as open air theatre
1930: Marjorie MacDonald ’40 and Margaret Carlin ‘39 stand on the steps of Brescia Hall
1936: Mother St. James joins with her fellow Sisters in front of the expanding Brescia Hall
1940: Games are afoot as Brescia’s Archery Team practices on campus
1943: Home Economics students display their hard work at the University’s annual Fashion show
1946: The Ursuline Sisters receive the University’s first car
1947: Brescia’s students enjoy the weather and practice their skiing outside of Ursuline Hall
1947: Graduates proudly hold their bouquets following Brescia’s Baccalaureate and Magisterial ceremony
1952: Showcasing the original Brescia Hall sign
1966: The Ursuline Sisters walk down the long cobblestone path of Brescia Hill
1978: School pride is alive as students and alumnae march down Brescia Hill during Homecoming celebrations
Become Part of Brescia's Living History
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