La Salle Heritage Week 2015 will begin on
Sunday, March 15, and continue through Friday, March 20.
The week is a time to honor our Lasallian traditions and to celebrate the founding of the University 152 years ago in 1863. The events and programs planned for this week reflect the three dimensions of the Christian Brothers tradition: faith, service, and community.
We encourage your participation in the various activities listed in the schedule.
SUNDAY, MARCH 15
6 p.m., De La Salle Chapel
MONDAY, MARCH 16
CELEBRATING FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (with formal program starting around 4 p.m.), Dunleavy Room
“Celebrating Faculty Achievement” is an opportunity for the University faculty to gather to recognize the achievement of their colleagues in the areas of scholarship and service. During this reception, a short program will honor the recipients of the Faculty Distinguished Scholarship and Faculty Distinguished Service awards.
LASALLIAN ASSOCIATION: WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?
Dr. Mary Fox, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
6:30 p.m., De La Salle Chapel
The Brother Scubillion Rousseau Justice Award will be presented at this event.
TUESDAY, MARCH 17
ASSOCIATION IN ACTION: REFLECTIONS OF LASALLIANS
Panel Discussion featuring Beth Paulin, associate professor of economics; Alan Wendell, Associate Dean of Students; and Julia Walsh, ’12, La Salle University graduate student
12:30–1:45 p.m., Music Room, Union Building
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
Be sure to show your school spirit by wearing blue and gold today.
Reflections on our recently deceased colleagues
1 p.m., by the memorial plaque in Olney Lobby
A remembrance of recently deceased colleagues—long-term administrators, faculty, and staff—whose names will be inscribed on the Memorial Wall in Olney Lobby.
EXPLORER CAFÉ: “LIFE AFTER 20TH AND OLNEY: IN ALL OF MY ACTIONS, AM I LA SALLE?”
Featuring La Salle Alumni Meg Maran, Joanna McClinton, Mark Natale, John Piree, Sam Scavuzzo, and Liz Wagner
Moderator: Amy Czulada, UMAS
3–4 p.m., Holroyd Atrium
3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A dinner celebrating the founding of La Salle University. All are welcome.
All offices close at 3:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 19
MICHAEL J. KERLIN LECTURE
AGAINST THE CULTURE OF ACQUIESENCE: DOES PHILOSOPHY HAVE A MISSION?
Dr. William Sullivan, Senior Scholar, New American Colleges and Universities
12:30–2 p.m., Music Room, La Salle Union
INTER-FAITH PRAYER SERVICE
5 p.m., De La Salle Chapel
SGA BASKETBALL MARATHON
7 p.m.–midnight, Tom Gola Basketball Arena
SGA will be donating 100 percent of the proceeds from this event to DePaul House, a nonprofit organization within the neighborhood that provides a transitional shelter to homeless men in the area.
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
SERVICE AWARDS LUNCHEON
Noon, Union Ballroom
The Department of Human Resources honors faculty and staff who have reached significant service milestones. By invitation only.
AROUND THE WORLD
8–10 p.m., St. Basil Court
Students will get to “travel the world” in one night! St. Basil Court lounges will be transformed into nine countries: India, Nicaragua, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Guyana, Ghana, Italy (Sicily), and the Dominican Republic. Late Night La Salle, the Multicultural and International Center, and Community Development have collaborated on the planning of this event.
In addition, an international photo contest for students, faculty, and staff will be held in conjunction with this event.
Lasallian Day of Giving
Explorers Give Back