Service


US Catholic Bishops Honor UD grad

June 13, 2017

This week, the bishops will honor Sr. Tracey Horan, the 2017 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award winner, during their annual Spring General Assembly.


Tu Luz Trasciende (Your Light Transcends)

June 06, 2017

I was moved by her raw emotions as she shared her story and own experiences during the dictatorship, which lasted from 1973 to 1990. When we left the location of the mural, she gave us all hugs and said how she was so grateful we wanted to hear her story. She also said that giving her hugs gave her a sense of solace and hope for her father. The respect and compassion she showed us, without knowing us for very long, reminded me that caring for the people around me is one of the most important things in life. Your light transcends ( Tu Luz Trasciende).


Joyful Send-Off

May 31, 2017

I was thrilled to help send off "UDSAP '17," a group of University of Dayton students who are spending the summer in Salyersville, Kentucky, in solidarity with the children and families of Appalachia. Godspeed to Brother Tom Pieper, S.M., and these selfless students.


The Word is Alive Today

May 30, 2017

Seemingly out of the blue, my newfound friend turned to me and said, "Well, don't you see it? The Word is alive today."


Introducing the 2017-2018 Global Education Seminar (GES) Cohort

May 04, 2017

The University of Dayton is pleased to introduce the 2017-2018 Global Education Seminar (GES) cohort.


Student Profile: Emily Kegel

May 01, 2017

University of Dayton senior Emily Kegel took an immersion trip to Cameroon during her first year that changed her life. The premedical major from Louisville, Kentucky, was described by history professor Julius Amin as "one of the leading proponents for diversity and inclusion on campus." She soon will embark on a two-year journey to Botswana to serve in the Peace Corps.


Graduation Pledge

April 21, 2017

What are we really doing here? Why does the University of Dayton exist? How are UD grads different from those who graduate from other colleges and universities?


A Century of Selfless Service

April 08, 2017

Guess who’s turning 100? In case you don’t know it, the University of Dayton is home to one of the oldest Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs in the country.


From Service to Success via Lalanne

April 07, 2017

Lalanne is a teacher service program in the Marianist tradition sponsored by the Center for Catholic Education at the University of Dayton.


"Show Me Your Hands": Elizabeth Abrams' Marianist Student Award Speech

April 04, 2017

“Show me your hands.” My hands. My hands are important. They tell my story. They embrace. They hold. They do. They feel. They are embraced. They are held. They are felt. So I am going to tell you some of the stories of my hands, and I invite you to listen for two things, and these are two of the most important things the Marianists have taught me: the importance of showing up, and the importance of staying.

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