President's Newsletter March 2014

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Fifteen students participated in mid-year Alternative Breaks with Franciscans for the Poor in Cincinnati and the Interfaith Center of Philadelphia, and 22 volunteered in Camden, Reading and the Dominican Republic during spring break. Groups also are preparing for end-of-year service in the Dominican Republic and Tennessee.

The Seniors College offered 13 classes for the spring semester. Six popular clubs continue including the Book Review Club, Lunch Bunch Discussion Club and the iPad Club. Classes have featured Reading Eagle reporters, trustee and recording artist Deanna Reuben and a joint program by the Criminal Justice and Education Departments.

Staff and students in University Life partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs teams to host our first Veteran Student Orientation and presented the workshop “Military Culture and Connecting with Veterans” for faculty and professional and student staff. 

Alvernia placed 35 student-athletes on the Middle Atlantic Conference Honor Roll, an award given to varsity student-athletes who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher. 

Ten students participated in the Pennsylvania Collegiate Choral Festival at East Stroudsburg University. Following a successful audition, they joined with other singers from colleges throughout the state to form an honors chorus. After rehearsal the group performed with a nationally recognized choral conductor to close the festival.

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