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Check out the historical mural in the Michael and Maureen Hester Administration Building that documents HNU’s story—from the arrival of the first Sisters to the establishment of the college and its relocation to the Oakland Hills.
College of the Holy Names Nuns on Lake Merritt, a photo by Holy Names University on Flickr.
In 1957 the entire college moved from Lake Merritt to the new campus on Mountain Boulevard. The old property was sold to Henry Kaiser, its buildings demolished to make way for the Kaiser Building. Above, some alumni and SNJM Sisters … Continue reading
College of the Holy Names music group pose in festive formal gowns, with trumpet and violin.
College of the Holy Names students and a Sister look on as a priest blesses a tree they are planting (we think! — let us know if you know more about this photo in the comments).
College of the Holy Names graduates pose on stairs of the school at the Lake Merritt campus.