CBU Health Research Grant on Its Second Year

Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN received the second segment of a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for the university's Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program. The new release of $242,208 will fund the project in 2011. The five-year grant continues the training of undergraduate and graduate students [...]

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Brother Richard Gerlach, RIP

Brother Richard Gerlach, FSC, of the Midwest District died December 23, 2010 at St. Anne's Extended Health Care Center in Winona, MN. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Monday, January 3, 2011St. Thomas More ChapelSaint Mary's University Campus, Winona, MNVisitation at 9:30 a.m.Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.Prayers of Interment will be conducted at the Chapel immediately following the [...]

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Forbes Ranks SMU as Best in STEM Programs for Minorities

Forbes magazine has listed Saint Mary's University of Minnesota as the top school for minorities in science, technology, engineering and math. Forbes compared blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians (groups typically underrepresented in STEM) to whites and Asians (groups typically well-represented). While SMUM does not have a large population of minority students, 35% received degrees in [...]

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Bethlehem University Embarks on Primary and Secondary Schools Program

Bethlehem University is working on a program to enhance education in primary and secondary schools in Palestine from 2010-2014. The program will engage more than 50 schools, teachers, students, and parents. It expands on a 2007-2010 program that reached 15 schools. The program will provide schools with equipment and training for students and teachers to [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:12+00:00 December 21st, 2010|News|Comments Off on Bethlehem University Embarks on Primary and Secondary Schools Program

Five Core Principles Shared in Five Course Meal at Saint Paul’s

Saint Paul's School in Covington, LA is creatively reaching out to parents through a new Lasallian formation program. The Five Core Meal is modeled from a program the New Orleans-Santa Fe District developed and tested last year with parents from Lasallian schools in Louisiana. Approximately 40 parent leaders attended the inaugural dinner at Saint Paul's, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:12+00:00 December 14th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Five Core Principles Shared in Five Course Meal at Saint Paul’s

Fourth LV Run Raises $50K

With their running shoes laced up and eyes on the finish line, more than 70 Lasallian Volunteers (LV), LV alumni, and friends ran in the Memphis marathon, half marathon, and 5K on December 4 to raise funds for the LV program. Now on its fourth year, the fundraiser brought in approximately $50,000 with more donations [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:24:12+00:00 December 13th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Fourth LV Run Raises $50K

Regional Initiative on the Rights of the Child Now Has a Website

Extensive information on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the work being done in the USA-Toronto Region and the Institute can now be found in one website on www.fscdena.org/programs/rights-of-the-child/index.php. This is part of an Institute-wide effort to undertake an active educational and advocacy initiative to protect the rights of [...]

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Brother Frederick DelAntonio, RIP

Brother Frederick August DelAntonio, FSC, of DENA died December 8, 2010 at Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan, NY. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Friday, December 10, 2010Viewing from 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. St. Raymond's Brothers' Residence1754 Castle Hill AvenueBronx, NY 10462 Mass of Christian Burial at 8:00 p.m.Church of St. Raymond1759 Castle Hill AvenueBronx, NY 10462 Saturday, December [...]

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Search Continues for Executive Director of Lasallian Education Association

The search for the first Executive Director of the new Lasallian Education Association (LEA) for the USA-Toronto Region continues. According to General Councilor Brother Robert Schieler, "This position and the Lasallian Education Association Council are new structures in response to the Brothers' last two General Chapters and the 2006 International Assembly's call for new structures [...]

By | 2010-12-07T00:00:00+00:00 December 7th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Search Continues for Executive Director of Lasallian Education Association