Discover Your Everest

Explorers Discuss What It Takes To Reach The Top Happiness—the scientifically unwieldy notion that stands throughout history as possibly the most universal of human aspirations. Everyone from philosophers and poets to self-help gurus have tried to unlock the secret of attaining it. Granted to us as an unalienable right, we relentlessly pursue happiness as if […]

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10 Questions with Barbara Amster, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-FD, ASHA Fellow

HOMETOWN: Brooklyn, New York  TITLE: Professor, Chair, and Graduate Director of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders  YEARS AT LA SALLE: 20  DEGREES: Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Science, Temple UniversityM.S., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Pittsburgh B.A., Speech and Theatre, Brooklyn College What made you want to become a speech-language pathologist? “My grandmother suffered from […]

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Mission in Action

Giving back starts at home. This year, 14 La ­Salle alumni came together to do what Explorers do best for the very first La ­Salle Alumni volunteer trip.   Organized by Maggie Garin, ’17, in conjunction with the Alumni Relations office, the cohort of alumni joined together to make a difference. “Throughout college, we were constantly called […]

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Thank you, Jim Butler

The Alumni Relations office would like to give a special thanks to James A. Butler, Ph.D., ’67. After graduating from La ­Salle College, Butler receive his Ph.D. from Cornell University and then returned to La ­Salle to teach in the English Department. Over the years, Butler’s contributions to the University include Chair and professor of the English […]

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TWO EXPLORERS HELP KIDS PLAY AWAY THEIR DIFFERENCES

It’s a widely known fact that childhood experiences help shape who we become as adults. From what foods we eat to what motivates us, those experiences inform decisions we make throughout our lives. For Nicole Denicolo, ’14, and Jennifer Dickson, ’14, experiences are helping create a more inclusive future.  Denicolo spent most of her younger […]

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#300LASALLE: A WORLDWIDE TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE DEATH OF SAINT JOHN BAPTIST DE La ­Salle, (1719-2019)

This year, 2019, marks the 300th anniversary of the death of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers and founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. As such, The Institute has designated 2019, a Jubilee Year, the Year of Lasallian Vocations. Throughout the year and around the world, […]

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Connelly Library, Then and Now

The Connelly Library stands as one of the most iconic buildings on campus. Now, 30 years after it opened to students in the Fall of 1988, a $1 million grant proposes exciting upgrades. The Library was named after John F. and Josephine Connelly. John Connelly was a member of the La Salle University Board of […]

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