Thursday Briefing – News from around the globe for the week of Oct. 30, 2014
What’s happening on campus, in the community and around the world.
Cabrini College ran an event to help yourself and others become more knowledgeable about breast cancer awareness. The event was held on Oct. 23 at the Health Hut right outside CAVS Corner for students and anyone that wanted to learn more about breast cancer.
Businesses need to learn how to collaborate with youth in order to be successful. Members of the Cabrini community learned from distinguished nonprofit leaders in arts and humanities, education, social services and more. The event was sponsored by the Nerney Leadership Institute.
With the focus on women’s health, panelists of the Body Image Conference showed that the human body can change in many ways throughout life, both good and bad.
Raising awareness for cancer is taking on a new meaning. On Saturday, Oct. 18 Philadelphia hosted the Making Strides”breast cancer event. Thousands of people from all over attended this event and Cabrini’s Delta Xi Phi chapter was there to participate.
The Cabrini community received incite on human trafficking both domestically and internationally and how officials are fighting the topic.
A published Poet, Pulitzer Prize winner and co-author with a lawyer, grassroots legal aid, President of the Covenant House International co-wrote this summer reading book, Almost home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope.
The sounds of bagpipes and drums signaled the entrance of the man who was about to become Cabrini’s eighth president. On Saturday, Oct. 25, Dr. Don Taylor was inaugurated as the first male president of Cabrini College.
The stigma surrounding LGBT was broken down to the audience about the issues that these people each day. Paige Walker facilitated the workshop. That is to go with doing her best to make those in the room comfortable and enjoy the discussion. It helped to get people to corporate when she asked if anyone had […]
Teaching future educators how to properly address domestic abuse among children is no easy task. A recent symposium discussed how to deal with children who are exposed to domestic abuse with education majors.
Students and teachers have whispered and talked about the media blitz of domestic violence stories. The media runs these stories of professional athletes beating their wives with gripping headlines and footage, yet these are real lives. How is this truly promoting intelligent conversations about such a terrible issue? There is a vital need for educational […]
The Dixon Center was packed with people this Saturday. However this time it was not the lacrosse team occupying the gym. A crowd of unfamiliar faces loaded into the Dixon Center Dance Studio as P.in.K, Cabrini’s self-defense class was held from 1p.m. to 3 p.m.
Sleeping in is never an option for student leaders. The First Annual Student Leadership Summit was held on Friday, Oct. 10, better recognized as the dean’s fall holiday. This enabled busy student leaders to earn the LEADStrong points they had been striving for or to discover ways to better their leadership roles in clubs with […]
Thursday Briefing – News from around the globe for the week of Oct. 23, 2014
With election day closely approaching, representatives from the 13th congressional district presented at Cabrini College in hopes of building their support network.
Just a year after Cabrini College started a fair trade club, it was declared the seventeenth college in the United States to be a fair trade school in December of 2013.
Students and faculty laced up their sneakers and showed off their athletic ability playing wallyball to help support a fair trade. The tournament was held on Oct. 13 in the Dixon Center and, like past years, was a success.
With a focus on the student debt crisis and domestic inequalities, congressional candidate Brendan Boyle wanted students and faculty to know one thing while addressing them: “The people have a voice.”
While Resident Life departments aim to do the best for their campuses and their staff, it is not met with mixed feelings on how the system is run. Cabrini College is no different.
Fire drills and emergency situations for students is a task that needs to be practiced to help public safety in knowing what to do in a real situation and how to handle the incident if occurs on Cabrini’s campus. This is especially important for those students with mobility issues.
What shapes the way we think of body image? This is a pinnacle question that will be getting discussed at the National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image.
This year, CAV Cash and meal exchange can no longer be used at locations that had this system in the past.
Increased enrollment and a change of office location did not hinder the momentum of the residence life office or the staff’s commitment to students.
Thursday Briefing – News from around the globe for the week of Oct. 16, 2014
Ebola was first found in Zaire or what is now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo, in 1976. The Ebola virus is an extremely rare disease and symptoms are similar to a very severe flu. Sweating, body aches, pains, vomiting and uncontrollable diarrhea are all symptoms of Ebola.
The educational gap has been on the rise since 1966.
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