We will continue to share Advent resources in upcoming issues of AJCU Higher Ed News! Please submit yours by writing to Deanna Howes Spiro: firstname.lastname@example.org.
News from Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Gifts and Grants: Gonzaga University received a $576K grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support its Gonzaga Family Haven program; Le Moyne College received a $525K grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to fund its Healthcare Advancement Resource Center; Loyola University Chicago was named among several Chicago universities to receive a $51M grant from the Institute for Translational Medicine to improve healthcare equity; and Spring Hill College received a gift from an anonymous donor to fund a nursing simulation lab.
Academic Updates: Santa Clara University was named the newest member of the American Talent Initiative; Seattle University announced a new 'Project Pivot' to provide scholarships for recently laid-off current graduate students and prospective students in tech; and the University of San Francisco's Thacher Gallery announced educational programming surrounding its new exhibit of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Stories of Service: Loyola University New Orleans' student food pantry was profiled in The Times-Picayune; Regis University was profiled by Denver's local NBC affiliate for its work to educate incarcerated individuals; and students from The University of Scranton were featured on Scranton's local Fox affiliate for a Thanksgiving community service project.
Mission Matters: In honor of tomorrow's Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier, we're excited to share a brand-new video from Xavier University's Center for Mission and Identity. Click on the link below to watch 'St. Francis Xavier and the Crab'--you'll enjoy seeing him presented in a whole new light!
Sports Shorts: Finally, if you are planning to watch Team USA take on the Netherlands in the World Cup tomorrow morning, you will see a former Fairfield University goalkeeper among its players! Click here to learn about Matt Turner; go Team USA!
Upcoming Events Across the Jesuit Network
Here's what's happening on campus and online over the next few weeks:
On Saturday, December 17, all Jesuit alumni and friends are invited to participate in Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery. This year, all volunteers must register individually through the ANC website; for details on the meet-up location for Jesuit alumni and friends (and post-event reception!), please write to email@example.com. Wreaths Across America is also being held across the country! Le Moyne College invites alumni and friends in New York and Massachusetts to participate as well; click here to learn more.
AJCU Higher Ed News is a weekly e-newsletter that features the latest news and information from Jesuit colleges and universities. To submit a story or subscribe, please send an e-mail to Deanna Howes Spiro (firstname.lastname@example.org).