2019 Economic Outlook Forum

Walter E. Williams, Ph.D. economics professor at George Mason University, stood as the keynote speaker for the 18th annual Economic Outlook forum held at the Union League of Philadelphia on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Williams discussed the role of the government in American society and its impact on the economy.

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Explorers in the House

La ­Salle alumni are carving a spot for themselves as elected officials, with eight getting newly elected or re-elected to Pennsylvania Districts during the November 2018 Election. The start of 2019 brought two names to the forefront, gaining positions of leadership to the legislature.  Representative Joanna McClinton, ’03, was appointed as the first woman and African […]

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POWER 100

Five of La ­Salle University’s distinguished alumni have been named to the 2018 Philadelphia Business Journal POWER 100 list. All five were also acknowledged in the 2017 POWER 100 list, which recognizes the most influential people with the most impact in the Greater Philadelphia region, as determined by the Philadelphia Business Journal’s editorial board.   Steve […]

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William “Bill” Bradshaw, Intercollegiate Division I Athletic Director, Announces Retirement

He graduated an Explorer in 1969. Fifty years later, he’s retiring as head of the Explorers.  On January, 15, William “Bill” Bradshaw, ’69, Intercollegiate Division I Athletic Director, announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2019.  “To have the opportunity to finish my 40-year career as a Division I Athletic Director back at my alma mater, where […]

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Comcast Awards Summer Love, ’22, with 2019 Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award

The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, ’80, honored La Salle’s School of Business student, Summer Love, ’22, with the 2019 Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia’s annual Mayoral Luncheon on January 31. Love was one of two local students to receive the award at the […]

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State Senator Art Haywood presents La Salle University with One Million Dollar Grant

La Salle University was delighted to welcome State Senator Art Haywood to campus as he presented a check for a one million dollar Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to support the transformation of the University’s Connelly Library into the Connelly Learning Commons. “La Salle University is extremely grateful to Governor […]

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Alumna Paula M. Krebs, Ph.D., Receives Brother Teliow Fackeldey, FSC Presidential Medal for Outstanding Integrity, Merit, and Public Service

At La Salle University’s recent Honors Convocation, Paula Krebs, Ph.D., was presented with the Brother Teliow Fackeldey, FSC Presidential Medal Award for Outstanding Integrity, Merit, and Public Service. One of the University’s highest and distinctive honors, it is given to individuals who have distinguished themselves professionally, socially, or civically in the guiding mission and principles […]

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Cherylyn Rush Honored With 2018-2019 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

La Salle University is pleased to announce that Cherylyn Rush, Director of Multicultural Affairs, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award. The award recognizes a La Salle University faculty or staff member who represents a steadfast dedication to the Lasallian mission of education and pastoral care, inside and outside the classroom. Awardees […]

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Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón Speaks at La Salle University

To a packed house on La Salle University’s campus, Felipe Calderón, former president of Mexico, presented his thoughts on the North American Free Trade Agreement, immigration, the drug trade along the U.S.-Mexican border, weapons, and healthcare services. Facilitating the discussion were associate professors of political science Michael Boyle and Miguel Glatzer, and Emily Dabas, a […]

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La Salle Hosts the 15th Annual Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI)

La Salle University hosted the 15th annual Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI), July 23-27. Twenty participants from across the country explore this year’s theme, Community Responses to Urban Challenges, through presentations with University faculty and visits to agencies in Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey that serve underserved communities. Participants are immersed in the urban experience […]

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La Salle Named A Voter Friendly Campus By NASPA For The Third Year

La Salle University is one of 83 campuses in 23 states designated as a “Voter-Friendly Campus.” The initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project (CVP) and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, held participating institutions accountable for planning and implementing practices that encourage their students to register and vote in the 2016 […]

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La Salle University Alumni Provide Mentorship, Career Advice to Undergraduates

Explorer Executives on Campus program connects students with alumni working in their fields of study. La Salle University hosted 33 alumni on campus for two days of networking and mentoring with undergraduate students across multiple fields, September 18 and 19. The Explorer Executives on Campus program is designed to bring together alumni professionals and undergraduate […]

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La Salle University Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation

PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2018)—La Salle University is one of six partner institutions of the Philadelphia Regional Noyce Partnership (PRNP) to share a $1.45 million National Science Foundation (NSF) five-year collaborative grant to recruit, prepare, and retain STEM teachers. The initiative seeks to increase the number of talented STEM majors who later become K-12 mathematics and […]

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La Salle University Student and Public Safety Officers Receive Commendations for Meritorious Service for Lifesaving Actions

On Tuesday, September 11 at 10:47 a.m. in the La Salle University Union Market, an Aramark employee went into cardiac arrest. As she collapsed, Joshua Biawogei, a junior biology student and coincidentally an EMT, caught her and guided her to the floor. Public Safety Officer Joseph Kitchen also witnessed the fall. Attempts to wake her […]

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La Salle University Wins HR Department of the Year Award – Nonprofit Category

La Salle University’s Human Resources Department has been named the recipient of the 2018 Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year – Nonprofit Category. La Salle, a Lasallian Catholic university founded in 1863 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, was the only university represented in the group of 11 finalists. “The La Salle Human […]

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Robert Reese Named Vice President for Enrollment Services

In October 2018, Robert Reese joined La Salle as Vice President for Enrollment Services.Reese brings a significant body of experience in enrollment and higher education administration to La Salle. He is responsible for recruiting the best and most promising students to campus, and provides oversight to undergraduate day admission, financial aid and scholarships, graduate and […]

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School of Nursing and Health Sciences Announce a 96.94% First-Time NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

The La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences is proud to announce a 96.94 percent first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate for the October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018 testing cycle. This rate exceeds the state and national NCLEX first-time pass rates averages. “This is the fourth year in a row that our rates […]

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La Salle University Awarded It’s On Us Grant

La Salle University is the recipient of the Governor’s It’s On Us PA grant. The grant provides one year of funding-worth more than $27,000-to support a campus-wide effort to inform, empower, and educate survivors on their rights and resources available through state and federal law.

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Ellen Reilly, ’83, Receives IT Leadership Award

Ellen Reilly, ’83, Vice President, Technology Partnerships, IQVIA,  was honored with the IT Leadership Award on November 8, 2018. Reilly is an alumni board member who has remained connected over the years, helping recruitment, attending men’s basketball games, and Charter Dinner as well as serving on reunion committees. She has given generously to the University and […]

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