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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

Liturgy

LITURGY

6 p.m., De La Salle Chapel

MONDAY, MARCH 16

Faculty Achievement

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

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

ASSOCIATION IN ACTION: REFLECTIONS OF LASALLIANS (PANEL DISCUSSION)

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

Memorial Wall

COLOR DAY

Be sure to show your school spirit by wearing blue and gold today.

Color Day

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.

20th and Olney

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

Community Dinner

COMMUNITY DINNER

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

Interfaith

INTER-FAITH PRAYER SERVICE

5 p.m., De La Salle Chapel

SGA Basketball Marathon

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

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

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.