DePaul University Newsline > Issue > November 15, 2018
Earlier this year, DePaul's Division of Mission and Ministry created a campaign to bring more awareness to the ethical implications of the fast fashion industry. Following a campus-wide t-shirt design contest, two winners were selected and their designs went to print. The shirts are now available for purchase in the DePaul campus bookstores.
DePaul University's undergraduate entrepreneurship program moved up nine places to rank No. 13 in the Princeton Review's annual "Top Schools for Entrepreneurship" survey released Nov. 13. It was the biggest year-over-year rankings jump among undergraduate programs listed as the best in the nation for 2019.
DePaul has elected Donna Thompson, CEO of Chicago-based Access Community Health Network, and Joseph R. Marbach, president of Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey, to its 41-member Board of Trustees.
Master’s in public administration graduate student Brittany Alston currently is wrapping up a quarter-long internship with State Senator and Assistant Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford, of Illinois' 4th district. Read on to learn about Alston's experience and how she plans to commit her future to the government sector of public administration.
While the U.S. civil rights movement is often said to have ended in 1968, the continued fight for equal rights for all Americans can be seen in today's protests, says Valerie Johnson, an associate professor and chair of DePaul's Department of Political Science.
The Financial Executives International Chicago Chapter named Jeff Bethke as its 2018 CFO of the Year in the large not-for-profit organization category. Bethke, DePaul's executive vice president and chief financial officer, accepted the award at the 8th Annual CFO of the Year Awards on Nov. 13 in Chicago.
The Illinois Geographic Information Systems Association named alumni Sarah Arnold and Brian Li, both in DePaul's class of 2018, as the recipients of the organization's 2018 Outstanding Student Award. The awards were presented at the ILGISA annual conference on Oct. 23.
Hundreds of DePaul students gathered on The Quad for the Ugly Sweater Party holiday celebration, Wednesday, Nov. 7, on the Lincoln Park Campus. The Student Affairs event included bounce houses, a tree decorating contest, games, holiday photo booths and hot chocolate to chase away the afternoon chill. Later in the day, the DePaul community gathered in St. Vincent’s Circle for the inaugural DePaul Tree Lighting Ceremony.
In late October, the Workplace Environment Committee and Academic Affairs hosted an Adjunct Faculty Resource Fair on DePaul's Loop Campus.
Earlier this month, the Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health hosted its second annual gathering, "Chicago Communities and Universities United: A Convening on Immigrant Mental Health," on the Lincoln Park Campus.