Documentary Featuring Bethlehem University to Premiere in Canada

A documentary featuring the story of Bethlehem University premieres June 3 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Across the Divide, produced by Salt + Light TV of Canada, depicts the incredible steadfastness of Bethlehem University as it is "caught in the cross-fire" of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It highlights the positive contributions and impact towards bringing about [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:59+00:00 May 31st, 2012|International, News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Documentary Featuring Bethlehem University to Premiere in Canada

CBU Announces New Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Degree

Exemplifying the Lasallian Education quality of advancing innovations in teaching and technology, Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN, is launching a new, cutting edge Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics degree in August 2012. CBU is taking a leading role in innovative education by offering this degree as the first and only undergraduate degree of its [...]

By | 2012-11-07T12:36:06+00:00 May 31st, 2012|News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on CBU Announces New Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Degree

Brother Álvaro Speaks About New Poverties and the Lasallian Mission

In an interview with Radio Vatican on Founder's Day (May 15), Superior General Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría explained the new poverties to which Lasallian schools are responding today. "Beyond material poverty which is both old and new, the education action of the Lasallians is turned towards poverty as solitude and abandonment which, today, constitutes a [...]

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Visitor Appointed for the RELAN District of Canada Francophone

The Superior General has named Bro. Louis-Paul Lavallée as Visitor of the RELAN District of Francophone Canada effective May 19 for a term of three years. The Francophone Canda became a District of the new RELAN (Région Lasallienne de l'Amérique du Nord/Lasallian Region of North America) at a ceremony in Montreal in which Bro. Louis-Paul was also [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:59+00:00 May 25th, 2012|News, People, Regional|Comments Off on Visitor Appointed for the RELAN District of Canada Francophone

USAT and Canada Francophone Unite Together as RELAN

RELAN District Visitors: Bro. Fernando Lambert (Canada Francophone), Bro. Stanislaus Campbell (representing Bro. Donald Johanson, San Francisco), Bro. Timothy Coldwell (New Orleans-Santa Fe), Bro. Dennis Malloy (District of Eastern North America) and Bro. Larry Schatz (Midwest). The radiance of the sun in Laval, Montreal on Saturday, the 19th of May 2012, was rivaled only by [...]

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Matching Grant Helps Fund SMU’s First Generation Initiative

Saint Mary's University in Winona, MN has raised $250,000 for First-Generation Initiative scholarships in 2012 partly thanks to a generous matching grant from Jack and Mary Ann Remick. In January, the Remicks gifted the university a $100,000 matching grant to raise funds for the First-Generation Initiative. This program provides full scholarships and support to low-income, [...]

By | 2012-11-07T12:37:00+00:00 May 25th, 2012|News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Matching Grant Helps Fund SMU’s First Generation Initiative

Manhattan Alumnus Author James Patterson Donates Scholarships

Award-winning author James Patterson continues to support his alma mater, Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY, with the establishment of 16 new James Patterson Scholarships. Starting in the fall, 16 rising seniors and juniors who exemplify hard work, determination and leadership in the classroom and within the campus community will each be awarded a $5,000 scholarship. [...]

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Symposium Unites Lasallian Women

The Institute's first-ever International Women's Symposium was hosted by the PARC Region in Pattaya, Thailand from April 29 - May 3. This historic event was organized by the Pacific Asia Regional Conference (PARC) in response to the challenges presented by the 44th General Chapter and Circular 461 to strengthen association with lay Partners and their [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:59+00:00 May 16th, 2012|International, News, People|Comments Off on Symposium Unites Lasallian Women

New Visitors Gather in Rome

  San Francisco District Aux. Visitor Bro. James Joost (2nd row, far left), Superior General Bro. Alvaro Rodriquez (4th from left), USAT Gen. Councilor Bro. Robert Schieler (2nd row, 5th from left), Midwest District Aux. Visitor Bro. Mark Snodgrass ( 2nd row, 7th from left), Vicar General Bro. Thomas Johnson (2nd row, far right), and [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:59+00:00 May 15th, 2012|Districts, International, News, People|Comments Off on New Visitors Gather in Rome

US and Canada Form a New Region in North America

A new Region known as Région Lasallienne de l'Amérique du Nord (RELAN) or Lasallian Region of North America has emerged in the Institute. This brings together the USA-Toronto Region and the Canada Francophone Region, underscoring the strong Lasallian presence in Canada and the United States for 175 years. This historic unification will be celebrated at [...]

By | 2012-11-07T12:38:09+00:00 May 10th, 2012|News, Regional|Comments Off on US and Canada Form a New Region in North America