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

Students on the stairs at Brescia University College Recreated Photo


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

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How do you encapsulate 100 bold years of women leading? By sharing the stories of those who lived and breathed it. Become part of Brescia’s living history by adding to our Online Memory Album.

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