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As Presidents of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities we feel spiritually and morally compelled to raise a collective voice confirming our values and commitments as Americans and educators. We represent colleges and universities from across our nation with more than 215,000 students and 21,000 faculty, and over 2 million living alumni.
On Thursday, October 6th, musicians Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Buddy Miller and The Milk Carton Kids took the stage at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, CO for the first concert of an 11-city tour across North America. For the next two weeks, these celebrated artists would travel on the road with the staff of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) USA to raise awareness of the global refugee crisis through the most universal of languages – music.
On Friday, October 14th, Rev. Arturo Sosa, S.J. was elected the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus during General Congregation 36 in Rome. The former Provincial of the Jesuits in Venezuela, Fr. Sosa is the first Superior General to hail from Latin America.
We recently caught up with Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt (a.k.a. Nancy and Beth) to find out why participating on the Jesuit Refugee Service USA Lampedusa Concert Tour for Refugees is so important to them. They will perform at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C. for the final show of the tour on Friday, October 21st!
This month, Jesuit colleges and universities across the United States are hosting a variety of events to commemorate Constitution Day. The U.S. Congress approved the declaration of Constitution Day in 2005 in response to legislative efforts by the late Senator Robert C. Byrd (D-WV) to formally recognize the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787 (constitutionday.com).
On Tuesday, September 13th, U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best colleges and universities in the United States. Jesuit institutions were featured prominently on the list.
Across the country, members of the "visionary" class of 2020 are moving onto Jesuit campuses and beginning a new chapter in their lives as college students. For several schools, the class of 2020 is their largest freshman class ever. Read on for highlights from move-in week, including videos and photos of the newest Jesuit-educated students on our campuses!
This fall, many Jesuit alumni events will be taking place across the country. The following is a full list that will be updated throughout the fall. Questions or suggestions? Please contact AJCU's director of communications, Deanna Howes: email@example.com or (202) 862-9893.
Over the next two weeks, athletes from around the world will compete in the 31st Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Many of them have ties to Jesuit colleges and universities: from alumni to coaches, Jesuit-educated athletes will be found on the court, in the pool and on the field!
For only the second time in its history, Seattle University (SU) is sending a delegation to World Youth Day (WYD) and MAGIS this summer in Poland. The participants (ten students, two alumni, one member of the Jesuit community and one campus minister) will experience the Church as a Global Church through meeting young adults from around the world to pray, share, and learn together.