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On Tuesday, April 18th, just two days after Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, Georgetown University held a Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition and Hope to apologize for its historical legacy of slavery and to promote reconciliation. While the University did not directly own slaves, Georgetown benefited financially from the sale of 272 enslaved individuals by the Maryland Province Jesuits in 1838.
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), representing twenty-eight Jesuit institutions across the United States, cannot support the Administration’s proposed higher education budget for FY18.
As students seek out relevant and stimulating internships throughout their undergraduate careers, be sure to let them know about their semester and summer opportunities at The Beijing Center (TBC) in China. TBC provides a unique environment for people from all over the world to engage with China.
On Saturday, January 28th, Rev. Michael J. Sheeran, S.J. was named the recipient of the Hesburgh Award at an awards dinner during the annual meeting of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) in Washington, D.C.
In light of President Donald Trump's recent Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States," Jesuit colleges and universities have issued statements to their students, faculty, staff and local communities.
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) has announced that ten percent of the 115th U.S. Congress are Jesuit college and university alumni/ae. Among the 535 members of this Congress, 56 are alumni/ae of Jesuit institutions: 12 in the Senate and 44 in the House of Representatives. This represents a notable increase from 50 members in the 114th U.S. Congress.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Across the country, our campuses are lit with dazzling lights; our churches are filled with beautiful choral music; and our communities are being served by our generous students.
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.