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Activities and Organization Fair

Thursday, August 28; 12:30-2pm

Union Patio (Union Ballroom-Rain Location

A great time to meet other students and learn about the groups and organizations and events on campus!

 For more info, please contact: Pete Lafferty, Community Development, lafferty@lasalle.edu

 

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Want Alumni Volunteers, Speakers, and Panelists?

Would your club or organization benefit from more alumni involvement? The Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations would like to assist your organization. Whether you are looking for a speaker, a panelist, or a volunteer, we would like to put your organization’s information on our Web site and in our e-newsletter to help you engage alumni volunteers for your organization.

For more information, please e-mail Jim Breslin, ‘13 at breslinj3@lasalle.edu

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King’s Dream, 2014

King’s Dream, 2014

I am writing to share plans for King’s Dream, 2014.   Our signature event will be a Day of Service on January 20, 2014.  Information to sign up can be found at http://studentaffairs.lasalle.edu/mlk/day-of-service/. Faculty, staff, and students (as individuals and as groups) can sign up on this webpage.  Service Projects will begin at 12:30pm. We are aiming at having 300 Lasallians join with neighbors and community members in several different service projects, mainly in the immediate area.

That afternoon at 5:00pm, there will be the Third Annual Interfaith Prayer Service honoring the memory of Dr. King. This service invites community neighbors to join La Salle Faculty, Staff and Students to worship and reflect together.  It will be followed by a simple reception.

Wednesday, January 29th, from 6:30pm until 8:45pm, there will be an Emerging Leaders Program. It is designed for students who are joining groups, taking on initial leadership roles, or students at large who would like to further develop their leadership skills. The program will address leadership styles, social justice and King’s Dream, and challenge attendees to make a difference!  Faculty and Staff can alert students to this exciting program by directing them to the website or by sending their names to Pete Lafferty (lafferty@lasalle.edu) Pete will then contact them.

The successful Oratory & Spoken Word Contest will hold its second event on February 7, 2014. While there is detailed information on the webpage the contest will focus on the following quote from Dr. King:

“We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of Now.  This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism.  Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy.”

I Have a Dream, August 28th, 1963, Martin Luther King

This quote is from Dr. King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech.  His words inspired masses of people and he became a legendary symbol of hope. Our country has made much progress since Dr. King’s speech, but injustices are far from nonexistent. Fifty years later, we may be bold enough to dream, but are we bold enough to take action?  How do we engage in the democracy that is our right and responsibility as citizens? How do we as Lasallians, men and women imbued with a Spirit of Faith use our faith in the way that we are challenged to by Dr. King: “With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day.” (King, August 28th, 1963)  With these questions in mind, students will be asked to write and deliver a five minute speech or spoken word piece that uses Dr. King’s quote as the jumping off point.

Signs, posters and invitations will appear as students begin to return to campus.

Complete information on all of these events can be found at http://studentaffairs.lasalle.edu/mlk/day-of-service/.

Everyone is invited to attend some of the events and joining in the Day of Service.  Faculty and staff are also asked to invite students to take part in these activities.

If there are any questions please feel free to contact me.

On Behalf of the King’s Dream Committee, thank you in advance for your support.

Brother Robert J. Kinzler, fsc

Director, University Ministry and Service

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RA, CA, and CC recruitment

Community Development is opening the 2014-15 Academic Year RA, CA, and CC recruitment. Applications for new applicants go live on Dec. 2, 2013. If you would like to nominate a student to apply to be an RA, CA, or CC please send their info (first and last name) to AHLUM@lasalle.edu and they will get an email invitation to apply.

Please also view the Recruitment website: http://studentaffairs.lasalle.edu/cdstaff/ to see more info. Our deadline for new applicants is January 22, 2014.

Interested students to attend one of the following interest sessions led by the committee (they are not required but they are helpful):

Jan. 14 @ 12:30pm in Union 312

Jan. 15 @ 9pm in the Bernard Lounge

Thank you! Questions can be directed to the Student Staff Recruitment Chair, Nancy E. Ahlum at AHLUM@lasalle.edu

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Relay for Life

The Relay for Life Committee will be hosting the Relay Kick off Event on January 23rd at 4:30 pm in the Music Room.  Please join the committee to learn more about the upcoming event on April 25th and how to make a team! For more information on upcoming events, please like our FaceBook page La Salle University Relay for Life:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Salle-University-Relay-For-Life/596278793727877

Also, keep an eye out for “paint the campus purple” occurring January 13th-17th! More information on events for that week will be coming.  Any questions can be sent to: lasallerelayforlife@gmail.com.

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Fundraising Form

Please complete the attached form and email to lafferty@lasalle.edu whenever raising any funds (for charity, help in defraying organization operations, etc.).

Thank you,

Peter Lafferty, Community Coordinator for Leadership Development, lafferty@lasalle.edu

fundraising request form general as of feb 09

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RSA and $$$ for Programs!

RSA and $$$ for Programs!

Need some funds to help run a program? Looking for some support on an initiative on campus? The Resident Student Association (RSA) offers money and support to organizations on campus. If you have a budget or don’t have a budget we are here to help. Come to any GAM (General Assembly Meeting) meeting at 9:15pm on Tuesday in the St. George Lounge. GAM works on a first come, first serve basis, but we do try to consider future events. All you need to do is email Shannon Ewing (ewings2@student.lasalle.edu) with your proposal by the Sunday night before GAM. RSA cannot guarantee that you will get all you ask for but we do our best. Thanks for your contributions to La Salle!

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Information Manual–visit for Policy info, programming and more!

Information Manual:  please visit this often for policy information, programming tips and guidelines, and other pertinent University procedures.

Found at: http://clubs.lasalle.edu/information-manual-for-student-organizations/

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Men’s Leadership Conference

I’m gathering ideas and input for a men’s leadership conference (date:  TBA).  If interested in sharing your ideas/input, please send me your name and email and I’ll be in touch!

Thank you,
Pete Lafferty; lafferty@lasalle.edu; 215.951.1669

Posted in Leadership Training.


The 2013-14 Funding Board schedule is announced!

The Funding Board schedule is attached; please share this schedule with members of your organization. The time is now to start getting your proposals ready and turned in for the academic year for programs, events and conferences.

Keep in mind other funding sources (Programming Budget, Bus Budget, Late Night La Salle Budget, etc.). Please contact the Student Programming Center (Union 307, 215/991-3558) for more information.
Thank you,
Chris Kazmierczak and Pete Lafferty, Co-Chairs of the Funding Board

Funding Board Schedule for 2013-2014 as of April 19 2013 PUBLIC

 

 

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