Monika K. Hellwig, Georgetown University theologian and executive director of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, will present "A Vision of the Catholic University for the Future" on April 17 at 4 p.m. in Gasson 100 as part of the Inaugural Lecture Series marking William P. Leahy, SJ's, first year as Boston College president.
The final event in the series will be a faculty panel discussion, "What Does Jesuit Education Mean, and How Can it be Implemented at Boston College?" The event will comprise this year's Faculty Day and will be held on May 1 in Robsham Theater. Panelists and starting time will be announced.
Four members of the English faculty will be on hand for a "Women/Writing" roundtable discussion on Tuesday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin 101.
English faculty Assoc. Prof. Suzanne Matson, Asst. Prof. Elizabeth Graver, and part-time faculty members Pagan Kennedy and Elizabeth Kirschner - all of whom have published fiction or poetry - will discuss women, writing and gender. The event is open to students and faculty interested in creative and scholarly writing.
The fifth annual Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship will be awarded during a gala event on Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m. in the Lower Campus Dining Hall's Heights Room.
The scholarship is awarded to a junior of Latino descent who best represents the values and ideals inherent in the life of Archbishop Romero. Academic excellence and community service, both on and off campus, are the primary factors in determining the winner.
Romero, the archbishop of San Salvador, was assassinated while celebrating Mass in 1980.
For more information on the gala, call ext. 2-1996.
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