DePaul University Newsline > Multimedia > Blue Demons show off renovated Lin Park at community event
Sept. 22, 2022
As part of the university's 125th anniversary celebrations, DePaul hosted a community event at the newly-renovated Lin Park on Sept. 17. President Rob Manuel, DIBS, Blue Demon athletes and 100 other members of the Chicago community came together for basketball drills, sunshine and DePaul cheer.
Read more about the DePaul and Chicago Park District partnership to renovate the park in Newsline. Read more about DePaul's 125th anniversary celebration plans online.
Blue Demons and Chicago community members gathered on a sunny Saturday to celebrate the renovation of the city's Margaret Hie Ding Lin Park, located at 1735 S. State St. (Image courtesy of Kassidy Brown)
Robert L. Manuel, president of DePaul, welcomed attendees to the morning's program. (Image courtesy of Kassidy Brown)
Fr. Memo Campuzano, C.M., vice president for the Division of Mission and Ministry, shared a laugh with Nick Ongenda, a senior and center on the university's men's basketball team. (Image courtesy of Kassidy Brown)
Maeve McErlane, a freshman and guard on DePaul's women's basketball team, ran drills with youth attendees. (Image courtesy of Kassidy Brown)
Caleb Murphy, a junior and guard on DePaul's men's basketball team, helped youth attendees with a dribble drill during the event. (Image courtesy of Kassidy Brown)
DIBS, DePaul's mascot, showed off his hoops skills. (Image courtesy of Kassidy Brown)