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This Week at La Salle

March 30, 2023

Image of a student at a giving station outside the Lawrence Administrative Building.

This month, La Salle celebrated a milestone moment with its 160th anniversary. Check out this series of stories that highlight the University’s history. 

Alumni success

Meg Kane, ’03

Meg Kane, ’03, is a strategic communications professional who helped Philadelphia secure hosting rights for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Read more about Kane, a former Trustee who recently was named host city executive for Philadelphia Soccer 2026. 

Albert “Scooter” Vertino, ’93, poses with his most recent Emmy Award statuettes in his home in Georgia.

Albert “Scooter” Vertino, ’93, has won 14 Emmy Awards and holds a senior leadership position with NBA Digital and Warner Bros. Discovery Sports. His career in sports media began at 20th and Olney

Featured events

Women in Sports: Changing the Game 
Friday, 1:45 p.m. 

All are welcome at Founders’ Hall Auditorium, as the Business of Sports Club closes out Women’s History Month with this hourlong session. The featured panelists are Andrea Sorli, ’11, of the Philadelphia Eagles; Valerie Miller, MBA ’24, of the Philadelphia Phillies; and Alyssa Sanders, ’18, MBA ’22, of the Philadelphia Flyers. 

Blue and Gold Day 
Saturday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. 

Admitted students and their families visit campus for academic sessions, activities on the Quad, and more. 

Women’s Lacrosse at Saint Joseph’s 
Saturday, 1 p.m. 

Head over to Hawk Hill to cheer on the Explorers in this rivalry game. 

Sunday, 5 p.m.  

Celebrate Palm Sunday of the Passion of our Lord in the De La Salle Chapel. 

Explorer Café: Racial Progress in Post-Race America  
Tuesday, April 4, 12:30 p.m. 

Head to Holroyd Hall’s atrium, where you will hear from Charles “Chip” Gallagher, Ph.D., professor of sociology and facilitator of this Explorer Café. 

Gallery Tours: Easter  
Ongoing, La Salle Art Museum  

Take a self-guided tour through the La Salle Art Museum to discover artworks with a connection to Easter. A brochure with identifying images and information will be available upon arrival. The museum is open Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Additional hours are only available by appointment. 

Image of American Flags on the Hansen Quad.

NASPA and the Campus Vote Project have awarded a voter-friendly campus designation to La Salle for the fourth time. Read more about the honor.

Image of Community Dinner.

A communal meal 

Community Dinner is a marquee event during the University’s annual Mission and Heritage Week. This year, hundreds of faculty, staff, and students united to share a meal in a shared space—the Union Ballroom—in honor of Lasallian association. 

Background image of a cross and sunlight.

As Holy Week nears, there is still time to take a virtual Lenten retreat—made possible by the Lasallian District of Eastern North America.