For the Summer Scholars program, Erin Breen ’19 is writing a series of creative nonfiction essays this summer that explore the intersection of spirituality and the literary. She also traveled to South Africa for a 5-week summer journalism course.
Don DiJulia ’67, longtime athletics director at SJU and now special assistant to University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., will be honored with the Shield of Loyola. In addition to recognizing Don with this distinguished award, the University has designated a scholarship in his name. Proceeds from the Leadership Awards Dinner will provide the initial funding for this scholarship.
This summer, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will holds its ninth Camp Kinney, an accredited camp that combines individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with their neurotypical peers. Hosting campers that range in age from two to 30, the camp will run June 25 to July 26, and will give approximately 100 participants an opportunity to improve social skills and independence as they explore new experiences.
One of 36 recent graduates to begin their journeys in full-time service, Dan Soucy ’18 has received a William J. Clinton Fellowship to serve in India. But Soucy is no stranger to the region, the work and the language.
The assignment was simple: Student groups must create a project that will counter health issues found in third-world countries. Now, the Institute of Clinical Bioethics (ICB) at Saint Joseph’s University is bringing their design to a refugee camp in Chad.