A Lourdes University sports team brought home a conference championship last month. Some people probably won’t think the win is that big of a deal. Others may even question if the team members are real athletes. Read this column, and I will convince you otherwise. Continue reading Esports delivers success at Lourdes
Dr. Jami Curley, Dean of the Lourdes University College of Social Sciences, announced a new grant for its Like Me program dedicated to diversifying the educator workforce. The $50,000 one-year grant is awarded by the Greater Toledo Community Foundation through the Sylvania Sisters of St. Francis Donor Advised Fund. Continue reading Lourdes’ ‘Like Me’ program receives $50,000 grant
Shoppers can complete their holiday shopping and decorating with the purchase of a handcrafted item from one of the juried members of The Toledo Craftsman’s Guild at its Winter Festival of Crafts show. The show will be held at the Franciscan Center on the campus of Lourdes University on Convent Boulevard in Sylvania on Sunday, Dec. 11 with hours from 10 am to 4 pm. Continue reading Winter Festival of Crafts to be held
Lourdes University has announced the formation of a Athletics Hall of Fame, which will begin with the induction of its inaugural class on Nov. 3, 2023. Clark Kellogg will be the featured speaker at the ceremony.
The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize former Lourdes University athletes, faculty and staff, and others associated with the university who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by their performance on athletic teams or by outstanding contributions to athletics, and who have distinguished themselves since leaving Lourdes University. Continue reading Hall of Fame established for Lourdes athletes, coaches, administrators
Lourdes wrapped up the fall portion of its golf schedule with a victory at the Cleary Invitational on recently at Oak Point Country Club in Brighton, Mich.
The Gray Wolves posted a round of 304 to capture the title by five strokes over Indiana Tech. Siena Heights finished third with a total of 310. Continue reading Lourdes golfers bring home win
Lourdes University alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends will gather to celebrate Homecoming. The theme for this year’s festivities is “There’s No Place Like Lourdes.” Continue reading Lourdes to celebrate homecoming
Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., has announced her retirement as president of Lourdes University, an educational ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania. Dr. Gawelek began her term in July 2016. An innovative visionary, she has made a tremendous impact on the institution and the Sylvania community. Her last day is Sept. 30, 2022. The board of trustees has appointed Provost Terry M. Keller, Ph.D. as Interim President. Continue reading Lourdes president to retire; interim named
Upside Brewing, located in downtown Sylvania, is “On Tap” to give back to the community by being part of the On Tap and Uncorked event. The brewery has been open six years and continues to grow its following. What started as a home brewing hobby has led to one of the favorite must-visit destinations in Sylvania.
Exciting developments are in the works for Upside Brewing. “We are expanding next door and look forward to welcoming more guests. We will have additional seating for guests, guest taps from the area and a full bar. Continue reading Local breweries give back at ‘On Tap and UnCorked’
Lourdes University Vice President of Athletics Janet Eaton-Smith announced that Harrison Greer has been named the Gray Wolves’ new esports coordinator.
Greer had been the program’s graduate assistant and also served as a student coach and player for the Gray Wolves during his undergraduate playing days.
“It is an exciting time in athletics to name an alum, Harrison Greer, as the next esports coordinator,” Eaton-Smith stated. “Not only does it help support the alumni relations, but it also brings a fresh prospective as well as respect for the University as a whole. It will help support the big picture in the athletics department. Our goal is to recruit, retain and graduate quality student-athletes as we continue to build upon the Gray Wolf traditions.” Continue reading Lourdes esports coordinator named
A new Computer Science major will be an option for Lourdes students when the fall semester begins on Aug. 22. The major will require 36 credit hours and the minor will be 18 credit hours.
Dean of the College of Arts and Science Katherine P. Beutel, Ph.D., who oversees all the majors and programs in the college, has been working to add this new field for a few years.
Beutel explained that the 12 classes for the Computer Science major will be online. The courses will be spread over a student’s four years and will be mixed in with other core classes such as business or professional writing. Continue reading Computer science major now is option for Lourdes students