La Salle University Students Inspire Young Writers

A growing program at La Salle University in Philadelphia touches the lives of inner-city students through writing. Education Professor Bob Vogel developed the Urban Writers Program: Writers Matter after meeting Erin Gruwell, a teacher who started a writing program for high school students that was made into a movie called Freedom Writers. Vogel adapted Gruwell's [...]

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New Martin de Porres Executive Director Named

The Board of Directors of Martin de Porres has announced the appointment of Dr. Edward Dana as Executive Director. He will assume the position when the term of Bro. Raymond Blixt ends on June 30, 2011. Dr. Dana was introduced to MDP in 1979 through work with the summer program and he was immediately drawn [...]

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Lewis University Students Place First in International Competition

Lewis University students earned first place in the first Periodic Puzzle Competition, which drew 76 teams from the United States, Belize, Canada, China, Cuba, England and Russia. The groups competed in five divisions. The Lewis University team placed first overall in the undergraduate lower level division for non-chemistry majors. The division drew largely from students [...]

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Brother Cormac Murphy, RIP

Brother Richard Cormac Murphy, FSC, died Monday, April 26, 2010 in the Holy Family Community at Mont La Salle in Napa, California. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Monday, May 3, 2010Mont La Salle Chapel4401 Redwood RoadNapa, California 945589:00 a.m. - viewing10:00 a.m. funeral liturgy and burial in the cemetery MILESTONES:Born Noel Francis Murphy November 7, 1915, in San Francisco [...]

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Brother Eduardo Barros, RIP

  Brother Eduardo Barros, FSC, of the DENA District, passed away April 25, 2010 at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, NJ. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Wednesday, April 28, 2010De La Salle Hall810 Newman Springs RoadLincroft, NJ 07738-1608Viewing from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm Thursday, April 29, 2010De La Salle HallMass of Christian Burial [...]

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CBA-Lincroft Students See Fundraising Pay Off in Nicaragua

Five students from Christian Brothers Academy-Lincroft recently visited Nicaragua to see two new schools that are results of a CBA fundraising effort. The schools were built in honor of Brother Andrew O'Gara in Rancho Alegre and Michael Wheeler in Ocote Arriba. Bro. Andrew was the first president of CBA and passed away last year. Wheeler [...]

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Visiting Students from Kenya Meet VP Biden

Visiting students from St. Mary's Secondary School in Kenya with Bro. Dominic Jordan and Vice President Biden Two students at St. Mary's Boys Secondary School in Nyeri, Kenya had an unexpected experience while visiting the United States for two weeks. On April 22, 20-year-old Nelson Gitonga and 17-year-old Dennis Mwai were guests at the home [...]

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Lasallians Respond to the Call for Social Transformation

Who will speak for those who do not have a voice? Students and faculty of Lasallian schools and colleges in the United States and Toronto, Canada, will assemble from April 25-27 at the United Nations in New York City for the Lasallian Convocation on the Rights of the Child, a teach-in on how and why [...]

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De La Salle Blackfeet Visitors Now Have a Bunkhouse

Immersion groups visiting De La Salle Blackfeet School in Browning, Montana now have a place to stay. The Bunkhouse at Holy Family Mission has already hosted 16 groups since it opened in October 2009. Construction started in 2005 with an inspirational group of women from Amazon Heart. The group transforms the lives of women living [...]

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Lewis University Honors the Brothers for 50 Years of Service

This year, Lewis University is celebrating its 50th anniversary as an institute of higher education sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools. A special ceremony was held on April 7 to honor the Brothers' commitment and dedication. More than 100 Brothers have served at Lewis since 1960 as teachers, administrators or trustees. Currently, 14 [...]

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