LA SALLE RECEIVES $1.27 MILLION THROUGH ELIGIBLE PARTNERSHIP GRANT PROGRAM

In January, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera announced that La Salle was one of three universities to receive federal funding under the Eligible Partnership Grant Program. More than $3 million was granted to La Salle, Shippensburg, and Temple universities through the Department of Education’s Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher […]

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LA SALLE BEGINS NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH TRUMARK FINANCIAL® CREDIT UNION

Beginning in the Fall 2017 semester, TruMark Financial® Credit Union will provide affordable financial products and services at a new student-operated credit union branch on La Salle’s campus. TruMark Financial is also providing a significant gift to La Salle for the naming rights to its major athletics facility: the Tom Gola Arena at the Hayman […]

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WILLIAMS NAMED TOP A-10 COACH

La Salle women’s basketball head coach Jeff Williams was named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year after leading the Explorers to one of the biggest turnarounds in college basketball this season. Williams guided the Explorers, who were selected 12th inthe preseason poll, to a record of 17-13 overall and 9-7 in the A-10.

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PART-TIME MBA RECOGNIZED BY U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT

La Salle’s School of Business was named to U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools, specifically, the Best Part-Time MBA Programs. The ranking is based on five criteria: average peer assessment score; average GMAT score and GRE scores of part-time MBA students entering in the fall of 2016; average undergraduate GPA; […]

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OPEN MINDS INNOVATION CHALLENGE PROMOTES COLLABORATION AND SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

La Salle’s third annual Open Minds Innovation Challenge, a marathon-style competition that promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and sustainable solutions in the service of a greater good, took place Jan. 27-29, at Holroyd Hall. Open Minds was conceived and produced by La Salle’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and La Salle’s chapter of Enactus, a national organization […]

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LA SALLE SENIOR NAMED FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR

Continuing a longstanding tradition, La Salle senior Robert McDonough, ’17, has been selected for the highly competitive Fulbright Scholars program. McDonough, who is earning a degree in economics with minors in mathematics and German, will spend one year studying the relationship between Austrian translator Nora Wydenbruck and poet Christine Lavant at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt […]

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2017 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

(from left): Patrick T. Harker, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Cathleen Parsons-Nikolić, La Salle Vice President for University Advancement; and Tom Pappas, ‘70. Harker was the keynote speaker at La Salle’s 16th annual Economic Outlook forum on Feb. 15, held at the Union League of Philadelphia.

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BRADSHAW NAMED ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

President Colleen Hanycz announced on March 28 that William “Bill” Bradshaw, ’69, signed a multiyear agreement as Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation. Bradshaw served in an interim capacity in the same role since March 9, 2016. Bradshaw has over 36 years’ experience as an Intercollegiate Division I athletic director, first at La Salle (1978-1986), […]

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MARTIN LUTHER KING INTERFAITH SERVICE: A LA SALLE TRADITION

The La Salle University Community Building Team and Office for Mission hosted the sixth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service on Monday, Jan. 16, at Founders’ Hall, home of the La Salle School of Business. Speakers and musicians came together to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and its meaning today, including Pennsylvania State Representative Joanna McClinton, […]

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LA SALLE JOINS MAYOR’S COMMUNITY SCHOOLS PROGRAM

La Salle’s Community Building Team and Career Services, along with La Salle Dining, have joined the Community Schools Program led by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, ’80. They are partnered with Logan Elementary School. To launch the partnership and support students, the departments hosted a school supply drive on April 3. “As an education major at […]

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DAY OF GIVING THROWBACK THURSDAY EVENT RAISES $231,000

March 23rd marked La Salle’s fourth annual Day of Giving in which more than 1,600 donors raised more than $231,000 for the La Salle Fund in just 24 hours. Countless Explorers shared their most cherished La Salle memories and photos on social media for a special Throwback Thursday-themed Day of Giving. Donors who gave $50 […]

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT’S STEP TO SUCCESS PARTNERS WITH LA SALLE

Across four days, 1,200 third grade students from the School District of Philadelphia visited La Salle in December 2016 and March 2017 as part of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Step to Success, a program that develops a foundation of college aspiration for elementary school-aged children. “These little Explorers were exposed to campus life and […]

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NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES RECEIVES WYSS CENTER GRANT

La Salle’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences received a $100,000 grant from the Wyss Center for Innovation to support the expansion of the University’s Mature Health Connections program of the Neighborhood Nursing Center. Since fall 2011, Mature Health Connections has reached nearly 8,000 adults in underserved communities through education, screening, and immunization activities. The Neighborhood […]

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LA SALLE WINS FIVE EDUCATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS

La Salle University Marketing and Communications team earned five awards from the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards for its work on the Explorers are Never Lost and An Affordable Path for All campaigns. The refreshed brand campaign earned bronze awards for its manifesto video, viewbook, integrated marketing campaign, and t-shirt design. La Salle’s college affordability […]

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LA SALLE STUDENTS MAKE WAVES AT INNOVATION FELLOWS SILICON VALLEY MEETUP

Student Kenneth Brewer, ’17, and RJ Lualhati, ’16, were selected by Stanford University’s prestigious Innovation Fellows program as two of 23 team members for its Silicon Valley Meetup, which took place March 9-13. They were selected out of a community of 1,000 Fellows for the impact they have made at La Salle, and for their contributions […]

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