A New Chapter Begins

Inspired by Faith, Dedicated to Service, United in Community

The day President Colleen M. Hanycz, Ph.D., settled into her office in the Peale House this July, a new chapter began in La Salle University’s storied 152-year history. And it’s already proving to be a page-turner. On Oct. 9, La Salle held its first Presidential Inauguration in the 21st century, officially installing Hanycz as the 29th President, the first […]

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First Word: This Work is Ours

An Exerpt From the President’s Inaugural Address Let me begin by expressing my gratitude to each of you gathered here today. Your efforts humble me, as does your devotion to La Salle. While today you do welcome a new President, more importantly, you honor a fine school with a remarkable history. … I have often reflected on what it is that distinguishes […]

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…In the Holy Presence of God

Less than two weeks after Pope Francis presided over Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, the La Salle community gathered in worship in that same hallowed space to celebrate the Inauguration Mass for President Hanycz on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Members of the La Salle family and the Hanycz family played important […]

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Lasallian Day of Service

Perhaps nothing embodies the Inauguration theme, Inspired by Faith, Dedicated to Service, United in Community, more fully than the Lasallian Day of Service, which kicked off Inauguration Week on Saturday, Oct. 3. La Salle Explorers near and far joined in service at more than 40 locations in the Philadelphia area and across the nation. “We […]

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A Presidential Occasion

After a weeklong series of Inauguration events “Inspired by Faith, Dedicated to Service, United in Community,” Colleen M. Hanycz, Ph.D., was formally installed as La Salle’s 29th President on Friday, Oct. 9, in an elegantly decorated Tom Gola Arena. The ceremony honored the institution’s rich Lasallian tradition and enlivened the crowd with excitement for the […]

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Homecoming 2015 Brings Explorers #Back2LaSalle

More than 1,000 Explorers came #Back2LaSalle for Homecoming 2015 to revisit fond memories and reconnect with La Salle. Hosted by Alumni Relations, the weeklong celebration included something for everyone: awards ceremonies, lectures, campus tours, sporting events, networking opportunities, and, of course, the Homecoming Party, crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen, and the sold-out men’s […]

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World Meeting of Families Online Extra

La Salle Magazine’s winter 2015–16 cover story, A New Chapter Begins, highlighted some of the ways in which students, alumni, faculty, and staff from across the La Salle community were inspired to serve during the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia. The response from the Explorer community about their involvement in […]

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