A Seed Planted, A Legacy Grown

It’s 17th-century France. Two men—one a priest, the other a layperson—happen upon one another at the door to the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Child Jesus. In March 1679, they had different objectives. That chance encounter, between John Baptist de La Salle and Adrian Nyel, ultimately birthed the Institute of the Brothers of the […]

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Full Circle

Creating an enriching student experience often involves encouraging students to open their eyes and see futures greater than they ever imagined. The Business Leadership Fellows program began in 2018 as a learning-based offering for leadership-focused students. Developed by MarySheila E. McDonald, J.D., Dean of the School of Business, and supported in large part by Edward […]

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GIVEN LIFE, GIVING LIFE

It’s easy to take everyday things in life for granted. But for the more than 113,000 men, women, and children on the organ transplant list, the simple things are cherished the most. For some, the natural inhale and exhale of a breath is a small miracle to be celebrated, and a calling to give back. […]

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Maura Ford, ’19, receives Fulbright Scholarship

Recent graduate Maura Ford, ’19, received a Fulbright Scholarship to serve as an English teaching assistant and volunteer in an immigration agency in Mexico. Ford continues the University’s longstanding track record of producing a large number of Fulbright Scholars, joining an exclusive list of others in the La Salle community who have held the honor. […]

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ONCE A ROWER

It’s 5 a.m. Looking out toward the Philadelphia skyline, you see the quiet side of the city most people never see—the one teetering between rise and sleep. But you’ve already beaten the sun on your way to the water. Your teammates have, too. Each of you is integral to the success of the other.   […]

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Pups Are Never Lost

La ­Salle announced in Spring 2019 that students would be able to live with their dogs on campus throughout the academic year. In August, the University’s four-legged guests moved in to the newly renovated, dog-friendly residence hall at St. George. This initiative has been made possible through the generosity of Stephen Degnan, ’87, Chief Human Resources […]

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Students learn what poverty feels like

  For the third year running, La ­Salle hosted a poverty simulation program in November using the Missouri Action Coalition toolkit. The simulator events gave students and community members the ability to role-play, as a member of a low-income family trying to survive week to week. Everything from single parents trying to care for their children […]

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