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This Week at La Salle

March 18, 2021

Emery C. Mollenhauer, FSC, Ph.D. standing for photo in a classroom

‘Nothing short of iconic’

Emery C. Mollenhauer, FSC, Ph.D., an iconic figure at La Salle for more than a half century, died Sunday. He was 94. Learn more about Brother Emery and his role in growing La Salle’s enrollment, campus footprint, and regional and national reputation.

Students walking together in front of the library

Stretch your gift on Day of Giving

You can double your impact on Day of Giving. Members of the University community have made pledges and challenges that exceed $200,000 in the hope of inspiring other acts of philanthropy.

Faysal Faroik Coulibaly, '21

A legacy of transfer-student success

La Salle is one of 150 four-year institutions across the country lauded for creating pathways to support community college transfer students—and the only Philadelphia university to make Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll each of the last six years.

Featured Events

Alumni Association virtual coffee house

Tonight, 8 p.m.

Join communication professor Mike Smith, Ph.D., and alumnus Jason Ager, ’04, Ph.D., for tonight’s live musical performances. It’s not too late to register.


Sunday, March 21, 6 p.m.

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

Hispanic, Latino, Latinx? What does it all mean?

Wednesday, March 24, 3:30 p.m.

Luisa Marcela Ossa, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Global Languages, Literatures, and Perspectives, leads this discussion as part of the Explorer Café series. Register here.

John XXIII Pacem in terris lecture

Tuesday, March 30, 7 p.m.

The marquee event of Mission and Heritage Month features a panel discussion on the papal encyclical Fratelli tutti and global efforts to enact for the common good. Learn more.

Flags flying on La Salle's Campus

Civic engagement on display

NASPA and the Campus Vote Project designated La Salle a voter-friendly campus for the third consecutive iteration of its program, building upon the University’s reputation for civic engagement and voter advocacy.

Crosses made with palm

Lenten retreat

“Mystical Hope” serves as the theme of a Palm Sunday virtual retreat offered by the Lasallian District of Eastern North America. There is no fee to register for the March 28 event.

Student looking at a laptop with virtual interview simulation

Practice makes perfect

A new tool is helping La Salle students prepare to make a strong first impression in virtual interviews. Find out more about Big Interview, which is available to students and faculty through the Career Center.

More to explore

The Basket

The St. Benilde Tower location of The Basket, La Salle’s on-campus food pantry, is open today from 12–5:30 p.m.

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.