LA ­SALLE RANKED #34 BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT IN REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES NORTH

The 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” guidebook has ranked La ­Salle University as 34th overall in the North Region, which includes nearly 200 universities across 11 states in the Northeast and District of Columbia. The ranking is based on graduation and retention rates, peer assessment of excellence, financial resources, student […]

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LA SALLE RANKED FOURTH IN THE NATION FOR MBA JOB PLACEMENT

The Full-Time Master of Business Administration program at La Salle University’s School of Business has the fourth-highest employment rate in the nation, according to a new report from U.S. News & World Report. Among the 131 MBA programs considered for the study, La Salle’s employment rate for graduates three months after graduation is 96.4 percent, […]

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MCDONALD NAMED DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Following a comprehensive national search, La ­Salle University named MarySheila E. McDonald, J.D., as Dean of the School of Business in July 2017. McDonald joined La ­Salle in March 2011 as the School’s associate dean and served as interim dean for seven months prior to this appointment. In the interim role, she facilitated the development […]

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2017 NEWMAN CIVIC FELLOW, HANNAH BROUGH, ’18

La Salle University’s Hannah Brough,’18, was one of 273 students selected for Campus Compact’s 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. This is the fifth time a La ­Salle student has received this prestigious honor that emphasizes personal, professional, and civic growth. Brough is a communication sciences and disorders major with an impressive history of leadership […]

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EXPLORIENTATION WELCOMES INCOMING FRESHMEN

La Salle welcomed 936 incoming freshmen to the University for the 2017-2018 academic year. To help new Explorers get settled in and feel at home, Explorientation was created. Freshmen were able to immerse themselves in campus life for a week full of entertainment and events including Movie Night, Philly Phood Phest, meetings with advisers, information […]

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FIVE INDUCTED INTO HALL OF ATHLETES

Steven Davis, ’83, Connie Newman, ’60, Cheryl Reeve, ’88, MBA ’90, Stash Graham, ’05, and Kelli McGahey, ’93 were inducted into the Hall of Athletes.

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O’CONNELL NAMED DISTINGUISHED LASALLIAN EDUCATOR

Brother Ernest Miller, FSC, D. Min., M.A.,’95, La ­Salle’s Vice President for Mission, presents Maureen O’Connell, Ph.D., associate professor of religion, with the 2017 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award during the University’s Opening Meeting in August, pictured with University President, Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D.

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FALCONE RECEIVES 2017 LINDBACK AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING

In recognition of his dedication to excellence in teaching, David Falcone, Ph.D., associate professor o f psychology, (pictured with University President, Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D., and Brian Goldstein, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs) was named the recipient of the 2017 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at La ­Salle’s Commencement ceremony.

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GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDED FELLOWSHIP FROM NATIONAL BOARD FOR CERTIFIED COUNSELORS

La Salle University graduate student Jehanzeb Dar was selected for the National Board for Certified Counselors’ Minority Fellowship Program-Youth (NBCC MFP-Y). The Fellowship grants Dar, who is pursuing a master’s in La Salle’s Professional Clinical Counseling Program, with $8,000 to support his education and facilitate further service to underserved minority populations, with a specific focus […]

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PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM CEPH ACCREDITED

La ­Salle’s Public Health Program in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The council is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit public health programs across the country.

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TRUMARK FINANCIAL® HOLDS GRAND OPENING

On September 22, TruMark Financial® kicked off the official grand opening of its new student-operated credit union branch on La Salle’s campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Along with a full-service branch on site, TruMark Financial® offers professional mentoring to students and a financial literacy program in which employees work with school administrators and conduct […]

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COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD

La Salle University’s Neighborhood Nursing Center is the 2017 recipient of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s Organizational Public Health Recognition Award. The award is given each year to recognize an organization that has made substantial contributions to the health of the community through work in public health.

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ATA CELEBATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY

The weekend of June 3-4, the Alpha Theta Alpha sorority came together to celebrate 40 years of sisterhood at La Salle University. One of the biggest highlights included the announcement that more than $54,000 was raised to establish the Brother Gerry Fitzgerald ATA Scholarship Fund, a scholarship in Br. Gerry’s name for a current La […]

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