Portrait of a President

Peter Hanycz likes to think he knows his wife, Colleen, pretty well. But the second she shared something about herself he’d never heard—just the two of them, in a parking lot, on a freezing winter day in London, Ontario—he knew exactly what he had to do. The couple was visiting London, about two hours away […]

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Meet La Salle’s First Family

In addition to being La Salle’s first lay and first woman President, Hanycz is also the first mother and La Salle parent to lead the University. The mother of three has spoken extensively on the complicated balance between work life and family life facing modern professional women, a topic she touched on frequently during her […]

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Send It In, Raf

Bill Raftery, ’63, has had quite a winning spring season this year. The 73-year-old CBS basketball analyst was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association’s Hall of Fame in June, on the heels of his induction into the Big 5 Hall of Fame in April. A month earlier, he called the NCAA Final Four […]

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Zarrilli Elected as New Chair of La Salle’s Board of Trustees

School of Business alum Stephen T. Zarrilli, ’83, assumed his new role as Chair of the University’s Board of Trustees this July. Zarrilli, who has served on the Board since 2012, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a growth capital provider in Wayne, Pa. He succeeds William R. Sautter, ’71, President […]

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Inside Lasallian Business

In August, La Salle’s School of Business welcomed its largest freshman class since 2008. More than 200 members of the Class of 2019 have noted their intention to study in one of the seven majors the school offers. This milestone is thanks in part to a robust marketing campaign to promote the new School of […]

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Alum Heads 2nd Largest Police District in Philly

Sekou Kinebrew, ’94, never planned on becoming a police officer, and he certainly never imagined that he would eventually be leading the police district in the Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood where he grew up. As an economics major at La Salle, Kinebrew’s original plan was to graduate and maybe move to New York and work on […]

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Politics in a NutShell

Do you remember the last time you bought a vacuum from a door-to-door salesman? Right, neither do we. After campaigning for Philadelphia politicians, Andre Del Valle, ’14, determined that campaign strategies, such as door knocking and phone calls, are just as antiquated and ineffective. Enter NutShell Politics—a new mobile app Del Valle designed that allows […]

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