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On Campus Dying to live Rev. Daniel Groody, director of the Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, spoke to an engaged McGlinn Center audience for his remarks on Dying to Live: Theological Perspectives on Undocumented Migration. Rev. Groody was the keynote speaker for the annual Hesburgh Lecture that brings attention

Program to attract Chinese students to Alvernia

to relevant topics in today’s local and global communities. Groody’s remarks provided a profound look at the human face of the immigrants seeking to enter the United States and explored why people leave their homes and what they face in their journey to enter America.

RCSP Launches

Alvernia hopes to attract greater numbers of Chinese students to study at its Reading campus through a unique partnership. Aimed at preparing larger numbers of high school students from Reading to attend and succeed at the college of their choice, the Reading Collegiate Scholars Program (RCSP) got underway this spring. Four Alvernia students — Christine Hall, Ashley Winters, Julianne Kuzma and Jenschool students in four Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs as part of the program. In addition, Alvernia student mentors provided SAT preparation and career guidance to Olivet students, and led discussions about the college application process and choice of major process. Through the RCSP program, eligible students can earn four-year scholarships to attend Alvernia. The first Reading Scholars are expected to enter Alvernia this fall.

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Earth Day of service — On a beautiful April day, 250 Alvernia students, faculty and staff members manned shovels, saws, rakes and clippers to clean up the Angora Fruit Farm near Antietam Lake.

bottom: Carey Manzolillo; left: Theo Anderson

nifer Toledo — worked with 58 high

Alvernia Magazine Summer 2014  
Alvernia Magazine Summer 2014  

Alvernia Magazine Summer 2014