LTIP Cohort 4 Begins as Alums Move into the Classroom

 Front Row (L-R): Dan Hettinger, Tom Iven, Victor ScimecaBack Row (L-R): Kyle Garesche, Sam Olsem, Jonathan Borck The Lasallian Teacher Immersion Program (LTIP) Cohort 4 began August 28 at La Salle Institute in Glencoe. The participants include four students from St. Mary's University in Minnesota: Johnny Borck, Kyle Garesche, Tom Iven and Sam Olsem; and [...]

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Summer Service in Vietnam

Click for more pictures. Brother John Mai (NO-SF) spent the summer doing service in his home country, Vietnam. He joined an educational service trip organized by a Brother from Vietnam that included visits to Catholic parishes. Brother John Mai came to the United States from Vietnam in the 1980s after several tumultuous years. His strong [...]

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New School Year Starts with New Administrators

Congratulations and best wishes to the following administrators who have assumed new leadership roles in our schools:   •Mr. Robert A. Regan, President and CEO of J.K. Mullen High School, Denver, CO, effective March 1, 2010   •Mrs. Linda Brady, Interim Principal of J.K. Mullen High School, Denver, CO, effective May 1, 2010   •Mr. [...]

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Five Novices Begin their Novitiate Year

Five new novices were welcomed to the Regional Novitiate in Napa, California, on Sunday, August 22. Over the summer, the men completed their studies and/or worked in schools and ministries: Tony Baginski (DENA): Completed graduate courses at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA and assisted the retreat staff at St. Bernard's High School in Uncasville, [...]

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Manhattan College Receives $1.25 M Education Grant

Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY has received a $1,250,000 grant for its graduate program in School Building Leadership from the New York City Department of Education's Bureau of Nonpublic School Reimbursable Services (BNPS). School Building Leadership teaches students how to be collaborative, principle-centered, life long learners. It includes traditional classroom instruction, experiential and collaborative learning, [...]

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Brother Joseph Ventura, RIP

Brother Joseph Ventura, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died August 23, 2010 at Southside Hospital in Bayshore, Long Island, NY. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Wednesday, August 25, 2010Viewing 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Home245 Montauk HighwayWest Sayville, NY 11796 Thursday, August 26, 2010Viewing 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.Raynor & [...]

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St. Joe’s Teacher Works with Brothers in Sri Lanka

Deacon Bill Hynes has a passion for mission work. This summer, it took him to Sri Lanka, where he stayed with the Brothers of the Christian Schools in Colombo and taught five of their Novices and several women studying to become Good Shepherd Sisters. Getting to know the Brothers in other countries has helped Bill [...]

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Five Lasallian Colleges/Universities Top Regional Rankings

Five Lasallian institutions of higher education are ranked among the top in their regions in the 2011 Edition of U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges. The "Regional Universities" category includes 572 schools that provide a full range of undergraduate programs and some master's level programs, with few doctoral programs. Congratulations to the following Lasallian [...]

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District of San Francisco Focuses on Accessibility

Click here for more pictures. The District of San Francisco hosted its Third Assembly on Mission from August 1-4 at Saint Mary's College of California. The Assemblies are in response to the 43rd General Chapter directive in June 2000 that encouraged Districts to create or improve a structure responsible for the Lasallian Educational Mission. Eighty-two [...]

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Service Trip to Bahay Pag-asa Touches Hearts of Volunteers

Young volunteers experienced life-changing moments on a service trip to the Philippines. For seven years, Brother Dan Fenton of the District of San Francisco has taken volunteers on month-long trips to a youth center called Bahay Pag-asa or "House of Hope." It provides a safe, positive, educational environment for youth who are in trouble with [...]

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