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July 30, 2021

VOL. 54 NO. 44


Vaccine Update and Reminders

President A. Gabriel Esteban | July 30,2021

On Monday, July 26, I shared a message with faculty, staff and students to announce the university will require all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.​

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DePaul posts a record fundraising year

Advancement | July 30, 2021

The tremendous challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic made the worldwide DePaul community only more eager to respond to urgent student needs. The result was a record-shattering fundraising total of $93 million for fiscal year 2021, the highest single-year total in university history.​
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Board of Trustees shares presidential search update

Office of the Secretary | July 30, 2021

​​On Tuesday, July 27, Gerald Beeson, chair of DePaul’s Board of Trustees, shared an update with faculty, staff and students regarding the presidential search. The full message is available on the presidential search website.
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Ghanem to address The Village Chicago on the Future of Work

Scott Butterworth | July 30, 2021

Provost Salma Ghanem will be the featured speaker Tuesday, Aug. 31, as The Village Chicago examines the role of higher education will play in the Future of Work. This online session is open to the public, and registration is free.​
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Jesse White Tumbler Soars on Wings of DePaul Generosity

Bob Sakamoto | July 30, 2021

​Jamari Grant is the first recipient of the Marc Jacobson Blue Demon Scholarship, a Vincentian-like collaboration among Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, DePaul soccer alum Marc Jacobson and DePaul athletics director DeWayne Peevy.
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Benefits-eligible employees: Take advantage of enhanced caregiving support options

Office of Human Resources | July 30, 2021

Through the end of 2021, benefits-eligible faculty and staff have access to enhanced benefits for caregiving services offered through Bright Horizons.​
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Mark your calendars for Academic Convocation and Welcome Back Celebration

University Marketing and Communications | July 30, 2021

To kick off the 2021-22 academic year, DePaul will host Academic Convocation and a Welcome Back Celebration for all faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 2. To attend, faculty and staff must RSVP in advance.​
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Student startup ideas face the judges Thursday in Pitch Madness

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center | July 30, 2021

Student entrepreneurs from nine universities throughout the Midwest will present their best startup business ideas in DePaul University's fourth annual Pitch Madness competition, sponsored by the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center.​
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The Call to Sacrifice: An Invitation to Community

Abdul-Malik Ryan | July 30, 2021

​In light of Eid-ul-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, consider how the holiday invites us to reflect on the value of sacrifice in nurturing love, creating powerful relationships and building real community.
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Life Events


In Memoriam: John M. McCann, father of the College of Education's Kevin McCann

July 30, 2021

DePaul mourns the passing of John M. McCann, a former university sports information director and the father of Kevin McCann, academic advisor in the College of Education.​

DePaul In The News

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American College of Healthcare Executives • William Martin

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South Side Weekly • Corey Schmidt and Nick Kachiroubas

The Democratic Socialist Caucus Pushes Progressive Agenda in City Council

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