Tag Archives: mid-century

Fifty years ago this week…

A warm congratulations to our Class of 2012, graduating this Saturday, May 12. Today we share with you this image of the Class of 1962 celebrating their Commencement in the then-new Corrigan Courtyard. How many of you from that Class … Continue reading

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The art of Louisa Jenkins’ Sophia Mural

The Spring 2012 issue of CA Modern, a magazine on Californian Mid-Century Modern architecture published by the Eichler Network, features a fascinating and colorful story on the art of mosaics, “Art Goes to Pieces.” In it, Senior Staff Writer David … Continue reading

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College of the Holy Names new campus in the Oakland hills

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Color photo of College of the Holy Names at Lake Merritt

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Mr Raskob walks with alumnae

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College of the Holy Names dorm room, 1964

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Science class

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College of the Holy Names Nuns on Lake Merritt

College of the Holy Names Nuns on Lake Merritt, a photo by Holy Names University on Flickr.

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New Beginnings: Campus Construction

The 60-acre property nestled in the Oakland hills was purchased by the Sisters with the money earned by the sale of the Lake Merritt campus to Henry Kaiser. The mid-century modern campus buildings, designed by Bay Area architect Milton T. … Continue reading

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Unicef — Off to help the world’s children

College of the Holy Names Unicef collection, a photo by Holy Names University on Flickr. College of the Holy Names Unicef collection.

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