theKENRICK The Kenrick Memory Project is a collaborative public history project to preserve the history of one of Christian Brothers University’s oldest buildings and to help build the community culture of CBU. Many of CBU’s stakeholders have vivid memories of their time in Kenrick Hall, and this multimedia project hopes to preserve those memories and the artifacts associated with them and to present them to the current and future CBU community. The Kenrick Memory Project is a joint venture of the CBU Honors Program, the Student Government Association, the Plough Library, the Office of Advancement, and the CBU Alumni Association. Additionally, history major Amber Campbell (’17) worked on the project as an independent study class through the History Department during the Fall 2014 semester. The course was supervised by alumna Caroline Mitchell Carrico (’10) who is also involved in the leadership of the project. This project has multiple components. The project team is interested in collecting as many individual memories related to Kenrick as possible. Students set up a booth at the International Festival of Hops during Alumni Weekend in October and encouraged returning alumni to record their impressions of the building. Alumni, trustees, faculty, staff, and current students are also asked to add to the project by emailing their memories to firstname.lastname@example.org. Using these memories as a starting
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The Christian Brothers Band, formed in 1872, is oldest high school band in America. The 1942 band was led by Brother Joseph Raphael.