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This Week at La Salle

November 14, 2023

Image of four alumni smiling at Homecoming.

The University campus was abuzz with Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities this weekend. Check out the highlights. 

Image of Homecoming.

Relive the weekend’s celebration. Flip through the photos.  

Gregg Ciocca

Gregg Ciocca of Ciocca Dealerships recently made a gift to La Salle’s LEAP program. Learn how the donation benefits high school students in this dual enrollment opportunity

Melanie Guckin, ’25

Melanie Guckin, ’25, was a part of history when she travelled to Rome to participate in the pilgrimage opening the first synod involving women and young people voters. Read more about the religious gathering.

Featured events

Diwali celebration
Today, 12:30 p.m. 

Join the Multicultural and International Center to celebrate Diwali. Diwali or Deepavali is also known as the Festival of Lights and is a significant festival for Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. It is one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, it symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance."

Health Sciences & Wellness Network Night 

Today, 5:30-7:30 p.m.  

Meet and mingle with career professionals in the Union Ballroom.  

Men’s Basketball vs. Bucknell
Today, 6:30 p.m.

Watch the Explorers take on the Bisons at TruMark Financial Center. 

Men’s Basketball vs. Southern Indiana
Saturday, 2 p.m.  

Watch the Explorers take on the Eagles at TruMark Financial Center. 


Sunday, 5 p.m.  

Recognize the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time with Mass at De La Salle Chapel. 

Art Museum Gallery Reception  

Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m.  

Visit the art museum for its opening reception of a new special exhibition, Treasures of Immortality: Ancient Chinese Funerary Art. The focus of the exhibition revolves around ancient China’s production of mingqi, or spirit goods. Register here. 

National Native American Heritage Month 

Each year National Native American Heritage Month is celebrated in November. Within the month of November, we also celebrate National Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving. This is an opportunity to celebrate the rich traditions, languages, stories, and contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Island affiliates. To learn more visit the National Native American Heritage Month and also read the White House Proclamation.