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Travels With the IRC

Travels With the IRC


Travels With the IRC


Story of Frank's time in college and involvement with the International Relations Club (IRC) as told by a classmate.


Frank J. Macchiarola Digital Archive, St. Francis College Library


Robert W. Sheehan




Frank loved the IRC as well as I did. We traveled each year as students from one city to another for student conventions. All of the top names in academia attended , but "we controlled the show" and and really put SFC "on the map", so to speak. I missed Frank because he graduated one year ahead of me in 1962. Ted Spencer and I carried the torch in our senior year and were elected National President, and National Vice-President respectively, much to the glee of Bro. Henry and I have the letter to prove it;

Knowing Frank in College, and re-connecting in later years, was a great ride. Frank e-mailed me only a few days before he died, and I was in a state of disbelief. He sustains me to this day.

Robert W. Sheehan, '63

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