January 2016



Meet President Colleen Hanycz at Special Alumni Events

La Salle’s new President, Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D., wants to meet you! Join her and fellow Explorers for Charting Our Future: Conversations with President Colleen Hanycz, a Presidential tour across the U.S.

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The 15th Annual Economic Outlook

“Eye on the Fed and the Economy: What to Expect in 2016”

Are you wondering what’s on the economic horizon? Join moderator Steve Zarrilli, ’83, La Salle University Board Chair and President and CEO of Safeguard Scientifics, at the Union League of Philadelphia on Jan. 21, 2016, from noon to 2 p.m. for the 15th Annual Economic Outlook – “Eye on the Fed and the Economy: What to Expect in 2016” – and get an expert’s perspective on the upcoming fiscal climate.

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2016 Hall of Athletes Induction

La Salle Athletics proudly announces its 2016 inductees into the Hall of Athletes, to be honored on Saturday, Feb. 27, after the men’s basketball game versus the George Mason Patriots. This year’s inductees include alumni of the men’s and women’s track and field, swimming and diving, and rowing teams.

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Explorers Gave Back During the Holiday Season

Explorers celebrated the holiday season by volunteering their time and talent with various organizations in the Philadelphia area. They were part of the Alumni Service Committee, a new initiative aimed at increasing service opportunities for La Salle alumni spearheaded by Emily Plummer, ’13, and Jordan Feld, ’08. Still in its early days, the Alumni Service Committee is already making a significant impact.

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Featured Grad Program: Professional and Business Communication

La Salle’s M.A. in Professional and Business Communication program combines theory and practice, emphasizing the real-world skills needed to excel in today’s competitive job market. Many employers say that the number one skill they look for in prospective employees is communication.

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Athletic Bytes

La Salle University will add three new teams to its varsity sports program this coming academic year.

The 1968-69 La Salle men's basketball team will be one of five teams inducted into the Philadelphia Big 5 Hall of Fame on April 11, 2016, at the Palestra.

La Salle student-athlete Mattias Glenesk, '17, qualified for the 2016 USA Swimming Olympic Trials on the final day of the AT&T Winter National Championships.

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New Year Career Checkup

Your car gets its checkup regularly. And you schedule your medical checkup annually. But what about your career? It’s been said that many people spend more time planning a vacation than planning their career. Is your career healthy, or are there areas that need attention?

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Featured Student: Lauren Schechter, ‘18

One of the main things at La Salle that caught my interest was the Business Scholars Program. It’s highly rated and successful, which appealed to me, since I knew I wanted to major in business.

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