Alumni & Friends Societies

San Ignacio Society

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, all in-person San Ignacio Society events will be postponed until further notice. Thank you.
The San Ignacio Society, named in honor of the founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and the patron saint of Saint Ignatius College Prep. The San Ignacio Society, whose efforts support tuition assistance for Latino American students at Saint Ignatius, will host events for the Latino as well as entire Ignatius community throughout the year.

    • Sept 15 ~ Oct 15

      National Hispanic Heritage Month

      Sept 15 ~ Oct 15

  • San Ignacio Virtual Welcome 9.9.20

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On September 9, 2020, the San Ignacio Society hosted a Virtual Welcome for incoming Latinx students and their parents. We heard from Lou Nieto ’73, Phil Acevedo ’09 and Peter Amaro ’01 who all talked about their experience at Saint Ignatius as a Latinx student and how it prepared them for their future. Alyssa Cabrera ’21 gave insight about being a current student and her involvement with ALAS and other ways of getting involved and meeting other Latinx students. Kitty Hooper ’87, our Diversity Coordinator, listed all the resources Saint Ignatius has for Latinx students and gave examples of how ALAS can also be a resource. John Chandler expressed what a gift our Latinx families are at Saint Ignatius, thanked them for their involvement then gave examples of the many Saint Ignatius service projects that happen in the Latinx communities here and around the world. Thank you to everyone who joined this event, including Principal Brianna Latko. A special thank you to Veronica Reyes for translating and Inaugural President of San Ignacio, Julio Paz ’98 for moderating.

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  • San Ignacio Society Supports Latinx Students

    On July 29, 2020, the San Ignacio Society Leadership held a zoom meeting with nearly 60 members of the Ignatius community about how they and Saint Ignatius are supporting the Latinx community through these challenging times. The San Ignacio Society is responding to this crisis through a lens of solidarity by activating a $150K Latinx emergency response fund. Proceeds of the fund will support Latinx students at Saint Ignatius. CLICK HERE to make a contribution.
  • Supreme Court Upholds DACA

    Thursday, June 18, 2020, was a momentous day, as the United States Supreme Court upheld DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).
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Event Recaps

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass and Reception 12.12.19
The evening started with a special Mass celebrated in both Spanish and English by Fr. Lukas Laniauskas, SJ , concelebrants Fr. Michael Caruso, SJ and Fr. Paul Kalenzi, SJ with Dcn. Chuck Thompson where we joined the Faculty and Staff in prayer as we Blessed the Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe that will now hang on the 1st Floor at the top of the west staircase just outside the Dean’s Office. Afterwards, San Ignacio members, students, family and friends all gathered in the Brunswick Room to honor Our Lady by bringing everyone together as one.
San Ignacio Family Fiesta 09.15.19
Thank you to all who came out to celebrate the 4th Annual San Ignacio Society Fiesta! It was a beautiful day filled with families, friends and delicious food! Thank you to the leadership of Julio Paz '98, Phil Acevedo ’09, Sonia Antolec ’01, Patricia Avila Rodriguez ’98, Chuy Bravo, Jr. ’00, Martin Cabrera, Jr., Luis Montgomery ‘91, Lou Nieto ‘73, Hon. Daniel Trevino ‘93 and Simon Weffer ‘91. We celebrated Leticia L. Gonzalez as the San Ignacio Society Endowment is to be renamed the Michael W. Gonzalez ’73 Scholarship in honor of her husband.
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