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This Week at La Salle

April 29, 2021

Lincoln Financial Field

Commencement Weekend, explained

Commencement Weekend is almost here. Need details about the May 15 ceremonies in South Philly? Read up on the important times, the ticket and guest protocols, the honorary degree recipients, and more.

Albania Luciano Wilmo headshot

"Fighting for my dream"

Albania Luciano Wilmo, ’21, is used to beating the odds. Meet the social work major who has beaten cancer, earned U.S. citizenship, started her own business, and—in two weeks—graduates from La Salle.

Nicholas DiGregorio headshot

Twice as nice

Graduate school can be a grind. Just ask Nicholas DiGregorio, ’16, MBA ’21, who next month will celebrate earning his La Salle MBA and simultaneously completing medical school.

Kate Ward Gaus

Featured Events

Shifting Borders of the Americas

Today, 12 noon

Mey-Yen Moriuchi, associate professor of art history, serves as a panelist and the moderator of this Philadelphia Museum of Art event, at which speakers will discuss the complex history of “art of the Americas.” Don’t miss out.

Get Ready For Finals! workshop

Today, 5 p.m.

Students: This workshop, from the Center for Academic Achievement, offers tips for organizing, goal-setting, and studying that will prep you for final exams. Reserve your spot.

Bankers Day

Friday, April 30, 10:30 a.m.
School of Business students showcase their work in Founders’ Hall and receive mentorship from La Salle alumni and corporate partners. There will be limited in-person participation this year.

College Signing Day at La Salle

Saturday, May 1, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
This celebratory outdoor event offers food, festivities, and more, as the University welcomes to campus students who are admitted into La Salle’s Class of 2025 as they confirm their attendance for the fall.


Sunday, May 2, 6 p.m.
Mass for the fifth 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.

The La Salle University Podcast

"A shared mission of what we’ve inherited"

La Salle’s podcast 20th & Olney discusses the significance of the Lasallian mission in the 21st century with guest Br. Ernest J. Miller, FSC, D.Min., M.A. ’95, Vice President of Mission, Diversity, and Inclusion. 

La Salle in the media

La Salle in the media 

This month, University faculty, staff, and alumni appeared in TIME Magazine, Runner’s World, the Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC, and more. Check out media highlights from April. 

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 12–4:45 p.m.

Student scholarship opportunity

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.

Summer 2021 courses

All students are eligible to register for Summer 2021 courses. Explore available courses in Br. Luwis in the myLaSalle Portal.

Explorientation details

The University’s orientation program for new students, Explorientation, will take place in July and August in a virtual format, with optional in-person programs first-year students can attend during Welcome Week. These sessions are designed to help students succeed in their first year at
La Salle. Supplemental material is available in a Canvas course for students to review at their own pace over the summer. For up-to-date information about Explorientation, email