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This Week at La Salle

March 11, 2021

student in biology lab

Day of Giving—March 23

On March 23, La Salle’s annual Day of Giving will provide support for first-generation students and scholarships. Make a plan to be a difference-maker.

St. John Baptist de La Salle Statue with mask

Fall 2021 plans

Last week, the University announced initial plans for the Fall 2021 semester—including an expansion of in-person instruction and the continued delivery of an on-campus residential experience. More details.

Dr. Hazell listening to heart rate of young girl while on a mission trip in Haiti

‘Beacon of positivity’

The pandemic has not halted Rhonda Hazell, DPM, and her commitment to service. The assistant professor of biology shared her rewarding experiences from a recent mission trip to a Lasallian elementary school in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

Featured Events

Women’s basketball vs. Duquesne

Today, 11 a.m.

The eighth-seeded Explorers open the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament with a first-round match-up against Duquesne.

“I got what on my midterm?”

Today, 12:30 p.m.

Staff from the Center for Academic Achievement lead students in creating action plans for an improved spring semester. It’s not too late to reserve your spot.


Sunday, March 14, 6 p.m.

Mass for the fourth Sunday of Lent will be held at 6 p.m. in the De La Salle Chapel and livestreamed through the La Salle UMAS Facebook page.

The Rise of Right-Wing Populism in Central and Eastern Europe

Tuesday, March 16, 12:30 p.m.

The latest installment of the Diplomat in Residence series welcomes Jan Kubik, Ph.D., professor of political science at Rutgers University. Register for the event.

What can animated films teach us about how we treat animals?

Wednesday, March 17, 3:30 p.m.

Geoffrey Beatty, assistant professor of digital arts, leads this examination in the latest installment of the Explorer Café series. Join the dialogue.

Alumni Association virtual coffee house

Thursday, March 18, 8 p.m.

Join communication professor Mike Smith, Ph.D., and alumnus Jason Ager, ’04, Ph.D., for live musical performances. Get registered.

Female student studying with mask on

Summer course registration

Today, all students are eligible to register for Summer 2021 courses. Visit Br. Luwis in the myLaSalle Portal to explore which courses are available.


Way of the Cross

Several Archdiocese of Philadelphia parishes, including St. Martin de Porres in North Philadelphia, have live-streamed the Stations of the Cross—allowing Lenten participation from the safety of your home.

More to explore

The Basket

The St. Benilde Tower location of The Basket will be open today from 12–5:30 p.m.

COVID-19 resources

Weekday Masses

Each week, on Monday and Wednesday, Mass will be held at 1 p.m. in the De La Salle Chapel. Those who attend will be required to wear face masks and maintain physical distancing.