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JMM Leadership Summit
Hit the Links
Alumni in the News
The Theological Studies department is pleased to announce our annual ecumenical lecture. See below and the attached flyer for details.
Care for Creation: Muslim and Catholic Accord
Lifelong Learning at
Presenters:Fatima Al-Hayani, PhD & Sr. Shannon Schrein, PhD, OSF
Sunday, April 3 @ 3:00pm
Franciscan Center, Rooms A&B
All are welcome. Bring a friend!
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Hit the Links
Friday, June 3, 2016
With the very recent publications of Pope Francis's Laudato Si: Care for
Our Common Home and the International Islamic Climate Change
Symposium's (IICCS) Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change, the time is ripe for Muslims and Catholics to work more closely on ways that all might reverence God's gift of creation and call our brothers and sisters to action for the sake of our common home. Dr. Al-Hayani and Sr. Shannon will discuss Muslim and Catholic understandings of the goodness of God's creation, our special call as believers to treat the environment with respect and awe, and some practical ways for doing this together.
DR. AL-HAYANI earned her doctorate in Islamic Studies from the
University of Michigan and has taught, lectured and published widely on a variety of issues in the field, including Muslim understandings of science and religion.
SR. SHANNON SCHREIN, a Sylvania Franciscan, earned her doctorate in theology from Marquette University. Currently serving as the Director of the
MA in Theology at Lourdes University, she has shared her Franciscan way of life and her love of Jesus and the Scriptures with her students for more than forty years.
Benjamin J. Brown
Chair and Associate Professor
Dept. of Theological Studies
2016 Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit
Business as a Noble Profession: Creating the Culture
Wednesday, April 6 at 11:30 a.m.
Park Inn by Radisson in downtown Toledo
Panel Members are Vicki Escarra, CEO of Opportunity International, an organization working to end global poverty by creating and sustaining 20 million jobs by 2020. and Haley Thomas, Director of Sales and Marketing at Ballreich Bros., Inc., an Ohio manufacturer and distributor of potato chips and snacks
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Lourdes University-The Franciscan Center Saturday, April 30, 2016 6 p.m.
Lourdes University will host its annual, premier scholarship fundraising event, Luminations. An audience of 500 guests will gather to celebrate higher education and raise funds for student scholarships. The event will be hosted by Honorary Chair, the Makulinski Family Foundation and
Lourdes University President Dr. David Livingston and his wife, Joan.
Luminations will feature an exceptional silent auction with over 100 unique items donated by various local businesses and individuals in the community. As guests peruse the silent auction, they will enjoy cocktails, a remarkable assortment of grazing stations and fine music provided by the
The entertainment program will begin promptly at 8 p.m. with proud
Lourdes alumna, Chrys Peterson emceeing. Performers will include the
Ballet Theatre of Toledo, the Toledo Opera, the Toledo Symphony, local entertainer and vocalist, Kelly Broadway and performers from the Croswell
Tickets to Luminations are $125 each or $150 for patron tickets.
Sponsorship, advertising, silent auction donation opportunities are available. For more information, please call 419-824-3751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Each year, on the first Friday in June, members of the Toledo-area community "hit the links" for Lourdes University students. Sponsored by
MT Business Technologies, Inc./RICOH this year's golf outing will host 200 golfers in hopes of raising $41,000. Since its inception in 2000, Hit the
Links has raised nearly $300,000 dollars for student scholarships at
Hit the Links has been held at the Bedford Hills Golf Club in Temperance,
Michigan for the last 11 years. The outing includes 18 holes of golf played over 3 courses, a continental breakfast and lunch in the pavilion. Contests will include: top men's team, top women's team, top mixed team. Additional prizes will be awarded for:
Closest to Pin
Hit the Links is a magnificent opportunity for members of the community to gather to support higher education and Lourdes' students. The generosity of our sponsors and participants is what truly makes this event a success!
For more information on Hit the Links or how to get involved in this event, call 419-824-3751 or email email@example.com
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Cocktails and Registration - 5:30 pm
Program - 6:00 pm
Franciscan Center Commons
$10 per person; New 2015-16 grads are free!
Please join us for a special evening shared with fellow alumni, a delicious meal, important alumni updates and more!
Presentation of Alumnus of the Year Award
Voting on 2016-2017 Slate of Officers
Raffle - includes an iPad®!
Purchase tickets at www.lourdes.edu/alumnidinner
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Alumna, Cynthia Ruff '06, has completed her second book, "Keeping
Company with the Bishop". It is currently in e-Book format and can be purchased by visiting the Kindle Store at www.amazon.com.
her shortstory collection "In Ordinary Time" is also available.
Joseph Smith '09, graduated from Oakland University in Rochester,
Michigan with MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner in December 2015.
Are you an Amazon.com shopper? A portion of what you spend can be donated to Lourdes if you register and shop through smile.amazon.com. This will not affect the price of what you buy and if you are an Amazon Prime member, you will still receive your Prime benefits.
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Please note we are listed as Lourdes College instead of Lourdes
University. We are working to have this corrected.
Lourdes University, Office of University Relations, is seeking help from alumni by engaging in social media. Please like the Lourdes University
LinkedIn page. This is a great opportunity to stay connected to the
Institution, discuss your Lourdes experience, and interact with prospective and current students.
There is a difference between the Lourdes "company" page and the
Lourdes "university" page. The company page is an outlet for users to get acquainted with Lourdes University. University Relations also posts press releases onto this page. The University page allows for interaction or networking between members; similar to Facebook.
If you have questions, please contact Mike George at 419-517-8990or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lifelong Learning is an exciting educational program at
Open to all interested men and women, the only requirement for participation is an interest in ongoing learning! Participants enjoy:
Classes in a wide variety of academic subjects
Day Trips of educational interest
Monthly Lectures featuring outstanding speakers, held on the third
Friday of each month from September through May
All classes are offered for the sheer joy of learning with no tests, exams, or grades. Many are taught by Lourdes instructors or Lifelong Learning members who have a particular area of expertise. As alumni, you are granted a membership to Lifelong Learning, so you can take classes at the member rate.
For more information, contact Laura Megeath, Lifelong Learning
Coordinator at 419-517-8897 or email@example.com
You may have seen the article in various news outlets about the opening of the Parent Center at Lourdes. For more information, click here .
Judge Andy Devine's book Parents: The Perspective of a Juvenile Court
Judge is available for $12.95. To purchase the book, download the form here and send to Mary Arquette, Vice President, Institutional
Advancement, 6832 Convent Blvd, Sylvania, OH 43560.
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