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This Week at La Salle

April 8, 2021

Gaye Riddick-Burden, ’99, MSN ’01

An investment in nursing inclusivity

Inspired by an alumnus’ gift, La Salle University has created the Gaye Riddick-Burden Scholarship for Undergraduate Nursing, offering financial support for an undergraduate student of color in nursing—an industry that traditionally has suffered from a lack of workforce diversity.

Kate Ward-Gaus

“What it is to be Lasallian”

Kate Ward-Gaus’ life, education, and career have been influenced by the Christian Brothers. Members of the University community recognize the recently retired assistant vice president of student wellness for her dedication to students and commitment to La Salle’s mission.

Cross on a hill at sunrise

Scholarship opportunity for students

La Salle students looking to pursue careers in the non-profit sector are exclusively eligible for a Fall 2021 scholarship from WizeHive, valued at $10,000. Get all the details.

Kate Ward Gaus

Featured Events

Department of Recreation events

Today, various times

From driveway fitness outside the IBC, to yoga under the lights of McCarthy Stadium, the Department of Recreation is helping students, faculty, and staff stay fit and safe this week, for the University’s quiet period. Create an IM Leagues account to learn more and reserve a spot.

Blue and Gold Days

Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11

La Salle welcomes to campus admitted students for its final weekend of Blue and Gold Days. A virtual experience is available, too.


Sunday, April 11, 6 p.m.

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

Grad Fair

Monday, April 12, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Graduating students—Visit the Outpost to ask questions about Commencement Weekend and your graduation application, pick up and purchase your caps and gowns, and more. Don’t miss out.

Student receiving COVID-19 test

Returning to campus safely

Starting tomorrow, the University will begin a reintegration testing strategy. Students selected randomly received an email Monday with details for scheduling an appointment. Learn more about this essential step.

Candace Robertson-James featured on NBC10

Identifying health care inequity

Candace Robertson-James, DrPH, assistant professor and director of public health programs, discusses the existence and impact of health care inequities with NBC10 for its special feature on Asian-American racism.

More to explore

COVID-19 vaccine certification

Have you completed a full cycle of the COVID-19 vaccine? If so, the University invites employees and students to submit a COVID-19 vaccine certification form.

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.