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Dr. Colbry speaking at Cabrini Day 2014

Cabrini Day 2014 showcases leadership for social change

Cabrini Day 2014 was held on November 11 and this year’s Lead for Change rally hosted 80 tables filled with students wanting to make a difference. We take a closer look into the construction of this campus wide celebration and why it is so valued by the Cabrini community. Check out this week’s full episode, […]

Dixon Center filled with Lead for Social Change presentations. (Jill Nawoyski/Staff Writer)

Cabrini Day’s ‘Lead for Change’ event amplifies fight for social justice

The Dixon Center was full of students, professors and faculty on Cabrini Day, all there to present or learn—some even both. This year’s theme was homelessness. With over 60 posters and presentations, the room with teeming with excited students ready to share their insights on topics including poverty, domestic violence and all kinds of social […]

#Stand4Freedom

Cabrini students stood in solidarity with people all across the country advocating for those who have been affected by human trafficking. For 24 hours beginning at 6:40 p.m. on April 8, and ending at 7 p.m. that following day volunteers in the Cabrini community stood in support of the fight to end human trafficking.

Hidden Minors

International business minor:  “This minor may appeal to the student who wants to work for a U.S. company that does business abroad or maybe even the student that eventually wants to live abroad while working for a U.S.-based company.” This is how Dr. Erin McLaughlin, assistant professor of business administration, describes the international business minor. […]

Johanna Church-DeSanto, Cabrini alumna ‘91, digs a ditch for water runoff. The group helped build homes destoryed by mudslides when Hurricane Agatha decimated Guatemala.

Group sees power of social justice firsthand

Azurdia was just one witness to an ethnic genocide that killed over 200,000 over the 36-year civil war in Guatemala that halted economic growth. His story and others from San Lucas Mission was shared to a group of 10 students, faculty and alumni that immersed themselves in the society of the over spring break.

Dr. Raquel Green interacts with a parent of a Norristown Area School District student. The program mentor Hispanic youth throughout their high school career.

Cabrini partners with local community

Hope. That is the word that describes the emotion on the faces of some Hispanic parents in the Norristown Area School District as they celebrated their high school students’ new after-school program offered by an Engagement with the Common Good (ECG) class at Cabrini.

FairTradeChocolate

Bookstore offers “Divine” options

People tend to feel guilty when eating chocolate but the campus bookstore might just rid one of their shame. The campus store has been providing Cabrini students, faculty and staff with fair trade chocolate for the past three years.

Brian Wiggins

Brian Wiggins, a new addition to the communication department, shares Cabrini’s commitment to social justice.

Twenty three students in the Working for Global Justice seminar class traveled from their Cabrini classroom to Washington D.C., on Friday, April 11, in order to lobby Congress on the topic of foreign assistance for underdeveloped countries and additional funding for food aid.

Lobbying for change

Twenty three students in the Working for Global Justice seminar class traveled from their Cabrini classroom to Washington D.C., on Friday, April 11, in order to lobby Congress on the topic of foreign assistance for underdeveloped countries and additional funding for food aid.