25 U.S. Representatives & 3 U.S. Senators Attend Biannual AJCU Congressional Breakfast
On Thursday, October 5th, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) hosted the biannual AJCU Congressional Breakfast at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. Twenty-eight members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives attended the breakfast, as well as the presidents and government relations officers of twenty-three Jesuit colleges and universities (including AJCU associate member, St. John's College in Belize).
Photos from the breakfast are available on AJCU's Facebook page. (Left: Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. (Fordham University), AJCU Board Chair Rev. Michael J. Graham, S.J. (Xavier University), Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J. (Loyola University New Orleans), Rev. Michael J. Sheeran, S.J. (AJCU)
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