La Salle in the media | August highlights

September 6, 2023

President Dan Allen, Ph.D., speaks with students during a recent University event welcoming La Salle’s Vice President of Athletics & Recreation and Director of Athletics Ashwin “Ash” Puri.

La Salle received a variety of media mentions during the month of August.  

This includes news on the campus master plan, insight into higher education leadership, and more.  

Check out this month’s highlights: 

Effective transition planning 


President Dan Allen, Ph.D., discussed his first year at La Salle and how transition planning plays into presidential and institutional success.  

Grant Thornton names a new Philadelphia leader 

Philadelphia Business Journal 

Dave Maturo, MPA, ’97, was recently announced as Grant Thornton’s new market managing principal in Philadelphia.  

Once quarterbacks by default, two Philly trainers are helping guide the next generation of Black QBs 

Philadelphia Inquirer 

Vernard Abrams, M. Ed, ’05, spoke with the publication about his work as a quarterback coach for young athletes.  

Cultivating the next generation of brewers 

Westfair Business Journal   

John Rehm, ’04, shared how his combined science and business degree comes in handy as the director of brewing operations at Two Roads Brewing. He’s utilizing his knowledge more recently as the director of the brewing science certificate program at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Ct. 

— Meg Ryan