Br. Thomas Gerrow Next President of La Salle Academy, Providence

The Board of La Salle Academy in Providence, RI announced the appointment of Brother Thomas Gerrow as the new president. He will assume the position when Brother Michael McKenery steps down at the end of this school year following 14 years of service. Brother Thomas is a graduate of West Catholic High School and La [...]

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Lewis University Named 2011 Tree Campus USA

Dr. Dominic Colonna, chair and professor of Theology, teaches a class on main campus. The Arbor Day Foundation named Lewis University a 2011 Tree Campus USA. It is the third consecutive year Lewis has been honored for its commitment to effective community forestry. "This distinction recognizes our commitment to providing a beautiful and sustainable environment [...]

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LLI Cohort Ends with Excitement for Mission

 LLI East cohort The fifth cohort of the Lasallian Leadership Institute (LLI) came to a close with the final gatherings of the three-year program in March on the East coast and in the Midwest. The concluding weekends gave participants a chance to reflect on their experiences and discuss how to implement what they have learned [...]

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Bro. George Van Grieken to become President of School in Singapore

After six years as Director of Vocation Ministry, Brother George Van Grieken is moving to Singapore to become president of Saint Joseph's Institution International (SJI International) effective June 1, 2012. It is a K-12 Lasallian institution that features an international curriculum and a diverse student body. The school opened in 2007 with 125 students and [...]

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Mullikin Appointed President of San Miguel DC

Don Mullikin has been appointed president of San Miguel School in Washington, D.C. Mullikin has strong Lasallian ties which include having most recently served as director of advancement at De Marillac Academy in San Francisco, CA. He also attended St. John's College High School in Washington, D.C. and is now in his third term as [...]

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Manhattan College Receives Mentoring Grant

Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY has received a grant to continue its work mentoring disadvantaged high school students. The Teagle Foundation, a national advocate of change in higher education through undergraduate opportunities in the arts and sciences, awarded the $270,000 grant to Manhattan and the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) to continue their joint Young [...]

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Mullen Hosts Fundraising Competition

Students and faculty at Mullen High School in Denver, CO are in a "Penny War" to raise money for twin school Meki Catholic Mission School in Meki, Ethopia. The fundraiser started March 5 with each grade level earning points by placing pennies and dollar bills in their own class level jar. Points are taken away [...]

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Two Dollar Donations Add Up at St. Raymond HS

Students at St. Raymond High School for Boys in Bronx, NY opened their wallets in support of their twin school, St. Mary's Secondary School in Nyeri, Kenya. Each student was asked to donate two dollars in November to help support the school and its students. The fundraiser brought in $836. The students try to donate [...]

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Calvert Hall Raises $10,200 for Mount La Salle College

Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, MD had its most successful mission drive to date for Mount La Salle College in Naka, Nigeria. Calvert Hall raised $10,200 for its twin school by collecting donations during homeroom periods. For reaching the school-wide goal, students will be permitted to stop wearing their sport coats one week [...]

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Bishop Kelley Raises Money with Beans and Jeans

Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, OK raises money year-round for St. Joseph's School in Keren, Eritrea. The most popular fundraiser at the school of more than 800 students is the "Beans and Jeans" effort. On those days, students bring two dollars or canned food items in exchange for wearing casual clothes instead of their [...]

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