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					                                                                                      I want to make the world a better place.
From your first moment at La Salle University, you’ll feel it. It’s an                           wIll YoU help me?
energy that’s hard to describe, and difficult to match. It’s a place where
knowledge is lived, not just learned. And it’s an experience that will
connect you with the countless opportunities of Philadelphia—one of
America’s greatest cities—in ways most schools can barely imagine.

                                                                             Martha Kutteh
                                                                             La Salle Student

 WeLcome to LA SALLe UnIverSIty...
                                                                             I am one of over 1,500 La Salle students who spend over 100,000
                                                                             hours per year in our community and elsewhere working for such

    Where yoUr PASSIon IS oUr PUrPoSe .
                                                                             organizations as Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters,
                                                                             Project Appalachia, and many others. I believe in the Lasallian credo
                                                                             of “touching the hearts of others.” Will you help me?
                                                                                                                                                                    tUtorIng programs                                            “There is a very diverse range of people here at La Salle,
                                                                                                                                                                     • Foster Care—a tutoring program for children in the
                                                                                                                                                                       foster care system                                        but one thing that ties everyone together is belief in the
                                                                                                                                                                     • Neighborhood Tutoring—an after-school homework
the chrIStIAn BrotherS
                                                                                                                                                                       help program                                              Christian Brothers tradition. And that, at its core, is about
                                                                                                                                                                     • TEAM Lasallians—a tutoring and mentoring program at

                                                                                                                                                                       San Miguel School and La Salle Academy                    the development of close, personal relationships with
                                                                                                                                                                    mentorIng programs                                           those around you. Nobody here takes those relationships

                                                                                                                                                                     • La Salle Organization Caring for Kids—an arts and
                                                                                                                                                                       crafts program for children at St. Christopher’s          for granted. It’s who we are.”
                                                                                                                                                                       Children’s Hospital
                                                                                                                                                                     • PAL Youth Center—a Police Athletic League program
                                                                                                                                                                       for elementary and middle school students                 Brother Joe Burke

                                                                                                                                                                    dIrect servIce programs                                      President Emeritus
                                                                                                                                                                     • AIDS Outreach—a program coordinated with Calcutta
                                                                                                                                                                       House involving therapeutic social activities
                                                                                                                                                                     • Circle K—a tutoring program and clean-up initiative
                                                                                                                                                                       with the local community                                                                                                  Learn more about La Salle’s Christian Brothers tradition by visiting
                                                                                                                                                                     • Homeless Outreach—an education program in the                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                       Center City area
                           At the heart of the learning experience at La Salle                 QUest for excellence
                                                                                                                                                                     • National Student Partnerships—a community-based
                           University is our spiritual heritage and Christian                  In academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and all other      resource center assisting people in finding jobs
                           Brothers tradition. We believe our students can                     areas of life, the Christian Brothers tradition is founded in           and housing
                                                                                               excellence. It’s no wonder our programs are consistently ranked       • Neighbor to Neighbor—a variety of projects with the
                           match up academically with those from any                           among the best in the nation by respected journals and guides.          local community, ranging from gardening to snow
                           school in the country. What truly sets La Salle                     We have produced 17 Olympians, offer more than 110 student              shoveling to light carpentry
                           students and graduates apart is the compassion,                     groups, and are 10th nationally among liberal arts colleges for       • Soup Kitchen—a program offered at St. Francis Inn in

                                                                                               the number of graduates who are top corporate leaders.                  the Kensington area, serving food to the homeless
                           commitment to service, and integrity they apply to
                           every aspect of their lives.                                        commItment to servIce
                                                                                                                                                                    alternatIve sprIng and sUmmer break trIps
                                                                                                                                                                     • Los Niños—a summer trip to Tijuana, Mexico, to help
                           compassIon for one another                                          Each year, more than 1,500 La Salle students engage in formal           build schools and create bonds with families in Mexico
                                                                                               volunteer programs across Philadelphia, the United States,            • Project Appalachia—a spring break trip to Harlan
                           The atmosphere and campus culture at La Salle is unmistakable.
                                                                                               and the world. This amounts to more than 100,000 hours of               County, Kentucky, to build houses and friendships with
                           It’s one of kindness, warmth, respect for all, and fun. For most
                                                                                               community service. La Salle’s Fellowship of Community &                 low-income families
                           students, the development of lifelong friendships begins on day
                                                                                               University Services (FOCUS) is student-led and coordinates a          • Project Mapendo—a summer service trip to Tanzania,
                           one. Humor is a shared characteristic of the Christian Brothers                                                                             Africa, to help tutor citizens
                                                                                               huge array of programs, activities, and events aimed at
                           who teach here. While profoundly moving in terms of the
                                                                                               improving Philadelphia neighborhoods and the global community.        • Habitat for Humanity—trips to rural areas to help build
                           spiritual relationship with God, the Christian Brothers routinely                                                                           houses for those in need
                           have their students rolling out of their chairs with laughter.
  I want to stop the scoUrge of cancer.       At La Salle University, we take great pride in the                                                                                       “I was accepted into the Honors Program, and as part of
                                                                                                                  La Salle’s blend of academic excellence, personalized
                                              fact that we are consistently ranked among the                      instruction (our student-to-faculty ratio is just 13:1),
                                                                                                                  experiential learning, and connections throughout                    the Honors Lab I was able to experience the ballet, the
                                              country’s top schools. At the same time, we take                    Philadelphia and the world have resulted in some

            wIll YoU help me?                 more pride in the kind of academic distinctions                                                                                          Museum of Art, the orchestra, and ‘The Tempest.’ It was

                                                                                                                  impressive distinctions. Consider…
                                              that can’t be measured with rankings or lists.
                                                                                                                                                                                       amazing to explore Philadelphia in this way and to see
                                                                                                                    •   La Salle has graduated 58 Fulbright Scholars.
                                              a phIladelphIa foUndatIon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the AcAdemIc edge
                                                                                                                    •   La Salle has graduated nine Emmy winners.                      these things.”
                                              Since 1863, La Salle has been a highly respected fixture in           •   La Salle’s medical school placement rate is 98 percent.
                                              Philadelphia’s landscape of higher education. As a student            •   La Salle’s chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma Business
                                              here, you will benefit from long-standing connections and                 Honor Society was recognized as the best such society          Sean Hand, Sophomore
                                              partnerships with more than 400 hospitals and health care                 in the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Political Science, English
                                              centers, international media conglomerates, national television       •   La Salle is one of only 19 schools nationwide selected to
                                              networks, virtually every school district in the region, and              participate in the Kemper Scholars Program, combining
                                              the fourth largest concentration of Fortune 1,000 companies               classroom experiences with summer internship positions.
                                              in America.                                                           •   La Salle’s nursing faculty includes two Fellows of the
                                                                                                                        American Academy of Nursing, a designation given to
                                                                                                                        only 2,000 nurses nationwide.
                                              learnIng bY doIng
                                                                                                                    •   La Salle’s average class size is 20, resulting in
                                              A hallmark of the La Salle experience is hands-on learning.               individualized instruction from world-class faculty.
                                              Whether it’s assisting faculty with groundbreaking cancer             •   La Salle’s business program is accredited by the AACSB,
                                              research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an internship at         a credential achieved by just one in three business
                                              CNN, a co-op experience at Johnson & Johnson, a Students in               programs in the nation.
                                              Free Enterprise regional competition in Boston (which we’ve           •   La Salle’s M.S. graduates have achieved a 100 percent
                                              won the last three years), or a study abroad experience in                pass rate on the National Certifying Exam for Speech-
                                                                                                                        Language Pathologists. The national pass rate is
                                              China, learning at La Salle is never static.
                                                                                                                        79 percent.
                                              brIngIng the world to YoU                                             •   La Salle’s Business Scholars Co-op Program offers a
                                                                                                                        hands-on learning experience unlike that of any
Dr. William Price                             Each year La Salle brings some of the world’s most respected              other university in the nation, and you will graduate
Chemistry Department                          leaders and thinkers to campus to speak and engage in                     in four years.
                                              activities with students. Recent speakers have included               •   La Salle was the first college in the nation to offer a
                                              Bill Clinton, Alan Keyes, Steve Forbes, CNBC’s Ron Insana,                combined program in elementary and special education.
                                              U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, and Pennsylvania Governor                 •   La Salle is one of only two universities in the Philadelphia
La Salle undergraduate students are           Edward Rendell.                                                           area with its own cable TV station, which reaches more
                                                                                                                        than 300,000 subscribers.
working with me to improve the targeting
of radiation therapy. Will you help me save
the lives of cancer patients?                 Learn more about La Salle’s many academic distinctions by visiting
                                                                                                                                                                neIghborhood nUrsIng center                                    stUdY abroad
                                                                                                                                                                The Neighborhood Nursing Center is yet another example of      Each year, dozens of La Salle students take advantage of
                                                                                                                                                                La Salle’s commitment to serving the greater Philadelphia      study abroad opportunities. We offer four full-semester study

                                                                                                                                 Art museum
the InnovAtIve ProgrAmS                                                                                                                                         community. The center’s purpose is to provide access to        abroad programs in Australia, Ireland, Italy, and Mexico.
                                                                                                                                                                public health, educational, and community services to          Additionally, hundreds of students every year participate in
                                                                                                                                                                underserved populations residing in a multicultural, diverse   travel study classes, which typically occur over the course of
                                                                                                                                                                urban community.                                               a few weeks in locations all over the world, including China,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Germany, Guatemala, India, and Spain to name a few.
                                                                                                                                                                bUIldIng blocks daYcare center
                                                                                                                                                                Established in 1973 on La Salle’s main campus, the Building
                                                                                                                                                                Blocks Daycare Center serves students and faculty in the La
                                                                                                                                                                Salle community, as well as neighbors beyond the campus.
                                                                                                                                                                The center also provides an invaluable learning resource for
                                                                                                                                                                La Salle students.                                             Learn more about La Salle’s innovative programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               by visiting

                            A big part of what distinguishes La Salle                       honors program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “My co-op experience at                       InternshIps
                            University from other top schools is vision. Since              La Salle’s Honors Program is designed for the highest achieving

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Internships are a major component of the learning experience
                            our founding nearly 150 years ago, we have                      high school graduates and incorporates a rigorous and                                                                                                                           PricewaterhouseCoopers was beneficial         at La Salle. Thanks to our long-standing relationships with top

                                                                                            rewarding program into the general curriculum. The program
                            pushed the limits of the imagination, stayed at                 has been recognized for its excellence by the National Collegiate                                                                                                               because I was able to gain work               businesses, companies, and organizations throughout Philadelphia
                            the forefront of thinking, and offered the kind of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and beyond, students can find internship opportunities at such
                                                                                            Honors Council, and has seen graduates continue their studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            experience, knowledge, and contacts           locations as…
                            innovative programs that, in many cases, simply                 at such schools as Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Georgetown,
                            can’t be matched.                                               Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame, and Princeton,                                                                                                                                                                            • American Red Cross                • Paine Webber
                                                                                            among others.                                                                                                                                                                   in my major-related industry. The La Salle    • Albert Einstein Medical Center    • Philadelphia Art Museum
                            bUsIness scholars co-op program                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Cannes Film Festival              • Philadelphia Eagles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            faculty and staff truly have each student’s

                                                                                            the art mUseUm                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Centocor                          • Philadelphia Inquirer
                            This is the only such program in America that offers two                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • CNN                               • Philadelphia Phillies
                            full-time, co-op work experiences to students, while at the     La Salle’s Art Museum is a significant point of pride for the                                                                                                                   best interests at heart.”                     • Ernst & Young                     • Philadelphia Police Department
                                                                                            entire campus community. It was opened as a small collection                                                                                                                                                                  • Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu          • PricewaterhouseCoopers
                            same time allowing them to graduate within four years.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Federal Bureau of Investigation   • School District of Philadelphia
                            Students benefit from this program’s partnerships with such     in 1976, and has since blossomed into one of the true gems of                                                                                                                                                                 • IBM                               • U.S. Department of Commerce
                            organizations as Charming Shoppes, Enterprise, Ernst & Young,   the Philadelphia arts community. La Salle is the only university                                                                                                                Amanda Cassetta, Junior                       • Independence Blue Cross           • U.S. Department of Health and
                                                                                            in the entire city to own a permanent display of paintings,                                                                                                                                                                   • Johnson & Johnson                   Safety
                            General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers,                                                                                                                                                                                    Accounting                                    • Mattel Toy Company                • 2006 Winter Olympics
                            and Turner Investment Partners, among others.                   drawings, and sculptures from the Renaissance to the present.                                                                                                                   Hammonton, New Jersey                         • Merrill Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • MTV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • New York Life Insurance

           La Salle University’s programs in business                         • La Salle now offers an unprecedented four-year,
                                                                                B.S./M.B.A. dual degree program with an emphasis          • Five recent La Salle graduates were selected for             Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from
           provide a challenging, collaborative, and                            in accounting.                                              Vanguard’s Leadership Development Program.                   programs in business include…
           hands-on learning experience. Nearly 20,000

                                                                              • La Salle’s chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor          • La Salle is one of only 19 schools nationwide selected to
           business leaders have graduated from the                             Society—the honor society for the highest-ranking           participate in the Kemper Scholars Program, combining        Dominic Grosso, ’73, Vice President and
                                                                                students in AACSB-accredited programs—was recently          classroom experiences with summer internship positions.
           School of Business since 1954, and you will find                     recognized as the best such society in the world.                                                                        CIO for AAA Mid-Atlantic
                                                                                                                                          • La Salle’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team has
           many in executive positions with such industry                     • Standard & Poor’s ranked LaSalle 10th in the nation         won the Boston Regional Competition each of the last         Jack Simpson, ’68, Controller and CAO,
                                                                                among liberal arts colleges for the number of graduates
           heavyweights as Disney and ESPN. It’s no wonder                      who are top corporate leaders.
                                                                                                                                            three years, earning a trip to the national competition in
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Charming Shoppes Inc.
                                                                                                                                            Kansas City.
           that many professionals consider La Salle’s to be                  • A La Salle sophomore business major recently won the
           one of the best-connected business schools in                        prestigious Johnson & Johnson national competition and
                                                                                                                                          • A team of four La Salle business students recently           Tom Leonard, ’70, Partner,
                                                                                                                                            earned first place in Johnson & Johnson’s Case Study
           the region.                                                          was accepted into the company’s financial leadership        Competition, beating teams from Bucknell, Lehigh, Penn       PricewaterhouseCoopers
                                                                                development program.                                        State, and Villanova, among others.
           Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s   • La Salle’s Executives-on-Campus Program attracts          • La Salle’s Business Scholars Co-op Program offers a
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dennis O’Brien, ’83, Speaker of the House,
           programs in business…                                                more than 100 executives each year to meet with             hands-on learning experience unlike that of any other        Pennsylvania House of Representatives
                                                                                business students.                                          university in the nation, with such organizations as
             • La Salle’s business program is accredited by the AACSB,
                                                                              • PricewaterhouseCoopers has formally recognized              Charming Shoppes, Enterprise, Ernst & Young, General
               a credential achieved by just one in three business
                                                                                La Salle as a targeted school for the recruitment of        Electric, Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers,
               programs in the nation.
                                                                                business students.                                          and Turner Investment Partners, among others.
nUrSIng And heALth ScIenceS

                                      Few universities in the Philadelphia area, or the                  • La Salle’s M.S. graduates have achieved a 100 percent
                                                                                                           pass rate on the National Certifying Exam for
                                      nation for that matter, can match the quality of                     Speech-Language Pathologists. The national pass rate
                                      La Salle University’s programs in nursing and                        is 79 percent.
                                      health sciences. Throughout the region, many                       • La Salle students have been placed at an 86 percent
                                                                                                           rate for nutrition internships, compared to the national
                                      of the top nursing practitioners and nursing                         average of 55 percent.
                                      executives you will find have one very important                   • Graduates of the School of Nursing are currently enrolled   Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from programs in
                                                                                                           in graduate or Ph.D. programs at top schools, such as       nursing and health sciences include…
                                      thing in common—a degree from La Salle.                              Cornell and Georgetown.

                              Ph.D.                                                                                                                                    schools
                                      Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s   • Students in the Speech-Language-Hearing Science             Sharon Millinghausen, ’83, Chief Nursing Executive
                                      programs in nursing and health sciences…                             program have achieved a 100 percent placement rate          at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
                                                                                                           into the required professional experience of the Clinical
                                        • La Salle’s nursing faculty includes two Fellows of the
                                          American Academy of Nursing, a designation given to
                                                                                                           Fellowship Year since the inception of the program.         MaryAnn Simpson, ’82, School Nurse,
                                                                                                         • La Salle students are placed in student nursing positions
                                          only 2,000 nurses nationwide.
                                                                                                           at more than 20 Philadelphia area health care facilities,
                                                                                                                                                                       Fulton Elementary School (Philadelphia)
                                        • One hundred percent of La Salle’s nursing faculty work           including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital,
                                          at least one day in the field, which means you’ll get the        Girard Medical Center, Abington Memorial Hospital,
                                                                                                                                                                       Libby Kozanas, ’99, Transplant Coordinator
                                          most relevant and cutting-edge instruction.                      Albert Einstein Medical Center, and Belmont                 and Clinical Research Nurse Specialist,
                                        • La Salle’s Neighborhood Nursing Center offers                    Psychiatric Hospital.
                                          distinctive learning opportunities for students and
                                                                                                                                                                       National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Health
                                                                                                         • La Salle’s didactic program in nutrition and coordinated
                                          provides life-changing health services to Philadelphia’s         program in dietetics are currently approved by the
                                          underserved communities.                                         Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of
                                        • La Salle has built partnerships with more than 400               the American Dietetic Association.
                                          hospitals and health care facilities where students can
                                          get hands-on experience.
                      La Salle University offers more than 40 undergraduate    UndergradUate majors                                specIal mInors
                                                                               Accounting                                         Accounting
                      programs through its three distinct schools—the School   American Studies                                   Asian Studies
                      of Arts and Sciences; the School of Business; and the    Art History                                        Business Administration
                                                                               Biochemistry                                       Catholic Studies
                      School of Nursing and Health Sciences. La Salle also     Biology                                            Central and Eastern European Studies
                      offers 13 graduate programs, including a doctorate in    Chemistry                                          Environmental Studies
                                                                               Classical Languages                                Forensic Science
                      clinical psychology.

                                                                               Communication                                      Health Care Administration
AcAdemIc ProgrAmS
                                                                               Computer Science                                   Health Science
                                                                               Criminal Justice                                   International Studies
                                                                               Digital Arts and Multimedia Design (DArt)          Leadership and Global Understanding
                                                                               Economics                                          Life Science
                                                                               Education                                          Marketing
                                                                               Elementary/Special Education                       Risk Management and Insurance
                                                                               Secondary Education                                Urban Studies
                                                                               English                                            Women’s Studies
                                                                               Environmental Science
                                                                                   Biology Concentration                          pre-professIonal
                                                                                   Chemistry Concentration                        programs
                                                                                   Geology Concentration
                                                                               Health Science
                                                                                                                                  Teacher Certification
                                                                                                                                  Veterinary Science
                                                                               Information Technology
                                                                               Integrated Science, Business, and                  gradUate programs
                                                                                   Technology (ISBT)
                                                                               Management*                                        Accounting
                                                                               Management Information Systems                         4-year B.S./M.B.A.
                                                                               Marketing                                          Bilingual and Bicultural Studies

                                                                               Mathematics                                        Central/Eastern European Studies
                                                                               Modern Languages                                   Clinical Counseling Psychology
                                                                                   French                                         Computer Information Science
                                                                                   German                                         Education
                                                                                   Italian                                        History/History for Educators
                                                                                   Russian                                        Information Technology Leadership
                                                                                   Spanish                                        Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
                                                                               Nursing                                            Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N., and
                                                                               Nutrition                                              certificate programs)
                                                                               Philosophy                                         Professional Communication
                                                                               Political Science                                  Speech Language Pathology
                                                                               Psychology                                         Theology and Ministry
                                                                               Public Administration
                                                                               Religion                                           affIlIated programs
                                                                               Social Work                                        wIth thomas jefferson
                                                                               Sociology                                          UnIversItY
                                                                               Speech-Language-Hearing Science
                                                                                                                                  Medical Technology
                                                                                                                                  Occupational Therapy                         Learn more about these areas of study by visiting
                                                                               * Management majors are required to double-major                                      
                                                                                 or minor in Risk Management and Insurance
                                                                                                                                           Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from programs in the
                                                                                                                                           arts include…
                                                                                                                                           Thomas Curley, ’70, President and CEO,
                                                                                                                                           The Associated Press
                                                                                                                                           Timothy O’Toole, Esq., CBE, ’77, Managing
                                                                                                                                           Director, London Underground
                                                                                                                                           William J. Burns, ’78, Ambassador to Russia,
                                                                                                                                           U.S. Department of State
                                                                                                                                           Judith R. Spires, ’75, President, Acme Markets
                                                                                                                                           Megan Barnett, ’01, Deputy Press Secretary,

                                                                                                                                           U.S. Department of Energy
                                                                                                                                           Eileen Matthews, ’81, Co-owner of Segue

                                                                                                                                           Productions Inc. and Executive Director of the
       With nationally acclaimed programs ranging                         • Recent La Salle graduates were accepted into Trinity
                                                                            College in Dublin, Ireland, one of the most prestigious        Mid-Atlantic National Academy of Television Arts
       from education and communication to American                         graduate education programs in the world.                      and Sciences Organization
       studies and religion, La Salle University’s                        • A La Salle graduate from 2004 was recently awarded
       programs in the arts are among the most popular                      the Best Thriller Award at the New York Independent            Joanna McClinton, Esq., ’03, Assistant Defender,
                                                                            Film Festival.
       on campus.                                                                                                                          Defender Association of Philadelphia
                                                                          • La Salle’s education programs meet the standards of the
       Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s     “No Child Left Behind” initiative designed to graduate         Meg Kane, ’03, Account Executive, FCF Schmidt
                                                                            highly qualified teachers.
       programs in the arts…                                                                                                               Public Relations
                                                                          • Education majors benefit from field placements
         • Nine La Salle graduates have won Emmy Awards, and                beginning in the freshman year, with each first-year
           in 2003 alone, five of our graduates were nominated for          student spending two hours per week in a school setting.
                                                                                                                                           Gary Crawford, Esq., ’71, Judge, District Court
           an Emmy.
                                                                          • La Salle is one of only two universities in the Philadelphia   of Maryland
         • La Salle was the first college in the nation to offer a          area with its own cable TV station, La Salle 56, which
           combined program in elementary and special education.            reaches more than 300,000 subscribers.
         • Students at La Salle regularly earn internships with           • Some of Philadelphia’s top talents, such as KYW’s Bill
           Philadelphia’s largest PR firms, the city’s professional         Wine and Bill Fantini, teach in the communication
           sports teams, and major media outlets such as                    department at La Salle.
           Comcast SportsNet.
                                                                                                                                                 Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from programs in the
                                                                                                                                                 sciences include…

                                                                                                                                                 Major General Yves J. Fontaine, ’75, United
                                                                                                                                                 States Army
                                                                                                                                                 Theodore Tysak, ’80, Principal Scientist,

           world class
                                                                                                                                                 Rohm and Haas Company
                                                                                                                                                 James F. Markmann, MD, ’83, Chair of
                                                                                                                                                 Transplant Surgery, Harvard School of Medicine

               There is perhaps no more forward-thinking                          • La Salle was named among Yahoo!’s “Top 50 Small
                                                                                    Schools” for being technologically advanced. The campus
               area of study at La Salle University than that of                    has more computers than you can count.
               the sciences. With some of the industry’s most                     • Students have the opportunity to conduct groundbreaking
               respected experts and scholars providing                             cancer research alongside renowned faculty at places
                                                                                    like Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Fox Chase
               personalized guidance, students at La Salle get                      Cancer Center.

               the attention and access to world-class facilities                 • La Salle offers first-year students access to the best
                                                                                    possible facilities, including the new Perkin-Elmer Clarus
               that result in a lifetime of success.                                500 Gas Chromatograph.
               Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s   • La Salle professors like Gerald Ballough of the Biology
               programs in the sciences…                                            Department—widely recognized as one of the top
                                                                                    neuroscientists in the country—have established
                 • La Salle’s new, multimillion-dollar Science and                  national reputations.
                   Technology Center will provide a home to the sciences
                   where student-centered learning and research                   • La Salle’s popular Integrated Science, Business, and
                   can flourish.                                                    Technology (ISBT) program immerses students in a
                                                                                    team-oriented approach to solving problems intertwining
                 • Graduates from La Salle’s science programs have been             science, computer technology, and the liberal arts.
                   accepted into prestigious graduate programs at such
                   universities as Stanford and California-Berkeley.              • Sophomores in the ISBT program receive a handheld
                                                                                    PC to complete research projects both in and out of
                 • La Salle’s medical school placement rate is nearly               the classroom.
                   100 percent.
                                                                                  • La Salle has received more than $25 million in federal,
                 • Traditional offerings, such as biology, chemistry, and           state, and private funding to assist ISBT students.
                   geology, are augmented by innovative offerings in
                   forensic science, crime scene processing, and
                   evidence analysis.
I want to make these the best foUr Years
              of YoUr lIfe
           wIll YoU help me?


                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the BUzz
                            Jordan Feld                                          There is so much more to the college                                is a place on the move. Plus, we’ve just acquired 30 acres of
                                                                                                                                                     “new” campus space at Germantown Hospital.
                            La Salle Student                                     experience than classes and labs. And life at
                                                                                 La Salle University truly epitomizes the word                       events and actIvItIes
                                                                                 “community.” Whether you’re hanging out with                        Every year at La Salle we coordinate countless campus-wide
                            As a member of the Student Government                friends at St. Basil’s Court, meeting with a                        events and exciting activities. For example, one of our most
                            Association, I help make the decision on how         student group at Connelly Library, warming up                       popular events—Late Night La Salle—includes a campus-wide,
                                                                                 for an intramural game in Hayman Hall, or                           late-night breakfast, bingo, movie screenings, and much more.
                                                                                                                                                     On top of this, you will have an endless range of on-campus
                            students’ activity fees are allocated. It’s my       getting ready for an Explorers game at the                          activities, concerts, movie nights, coffeehouse readings,
                                                                                 newly renovated McCarthy Stadium, you will find                     performing arts, bus trips, and opportunities to get into
                            goal to use those dollars to respond to the          countless ways to form life-changing friendships                    Philadelphia on a weekly basis.
                            needs of students by funding hundreds of clubs,      and lifelong memories.
                                                                                                                                                     stUdent clUbs and organIzatIons
                            organizations, and student social activities. Will   campUs and facIlItIes                                               With more than 110 student clubs and organizations
                                                                                 The moment you step foot onto our campus in the heart of            from which to choose, you will never be at a shortage
                            you take on a leadership role in making the next     Philadelphia, you will see our dedication to providing the best     for opportunities to hone your skills, strengthen your
                                                                                 possible facilities. From St. Basil’s and Tree Tops Café (our new   extracurricular interests, and discover new ones. La Salle’s
                            four years even better than the last four?           $26-million residence hall and dining facility), to our recently    student organizations range from the Italian Club, to Student
                                                                                 renovated athletics fields, to our soon to be completed             Government, to the African-American Student League, to
                                                                                 shopping center (with Starbucks), to an amazing new science         the Fellowship of Community and University Service, and
                                                                                 building (that’s on the way), you will quickly find that La Salle   everything in between.
                                                                                 A proud member of the prestigious Atlantic 10
                                                                                                                                                                                       I want to engage YoU In the classroom
                                                                                                                                       men’s sports            women’s sports
                                                                                                                                       Baseball                Basketball
                                                                                 Conference, La Salle’s Explorers compete in           Basketball              Crew
                                                                                 23 NCAA Division I sports (12 for women and           Crew                    Cross Country

                                                                                                                                                                                                  wIll YoU let me?
                                                                                                                                       Cross Country           Field Hockey
                                                                                 11 for men). More than 500 undergraduates             Football                Indoor Track & Field
                                                                                 participate in intercollegiate athletics, and         Golf                    Outdoor Track & Field
the exPLorer SPIrIt
                                                                                                                                       Indoor Track & Field    Lacrosse
                                                                                 La Salle is one of just 14 colleges nationwide

                                                                                                                                       Outdoor Track & Field   Soccer
                                                                                 to have won both NCAA and NIT basketball              Soccer                  Softball
                                                                                                                                       Swimming                Swimming
                                                                                 championships. Additionally, more than 1,000          Tennis                  Tennis
                                                                                 students compete each year in our wide array of                               Volleyball

                                                                                 intramural programs and club sports.

                                                                                 Learn more about athletics at La Salle by visiting:

                                                                                                                                                                                       Marianne Gauss
                                                                                                                                                                                       Management Department
                      “Being a student-athlete at La Salle has given me so
                      much. I’ve developed time-management skills, I’ve been                                                                                                           I teach at La Salle because it offers such small classes. Students
                      able to compete successfully at the top level of college
                                                                                                                                                                                       learn best by being helped to develop their own ideas through
                      sports, I’ve developed the kind of leadership skills
                                                                                                                                                                                       dialogue. I believe our style of education is also more demanding
                      employers are always looking for, and I’ve made
                                                                                                                                                                                       than the education offered by colleges featuring a lecture hall.
                      friendships that I know will last the rest of my life.”
                                                                                                                                                                                       Engaging students in discussion is what I enjoy most. Is that the
                      Kristin Hextall, Junior, Soccer                                                                                                                                  type of education that will suit you best?
                      Voorhees, New Jersey
                                                                                                                                                                                                             oUr alUmnI                                Gary Smith, ‘75                                     Sonya Senkowsky, ‘90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Senior Writer                                       Freelance Science Writer
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Here’s a look at the levels of success    Sports Illustrated
                                                                                                                                                                                                             La Salle graduates have achieved over                                                         Tajuana Williams, ‘90
                                                                                                                                                                                                             the years…                                Sallyanne F. Harper, ‘76                            Senior Account Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CFO                                                 Academic Management Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       General Accounting Office, U.S. Government
the LA SALLe LegAcy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Lorna (Sullivan) Hempel, Ph.D., ‘91
                                                                                                                                                                                                             William J. Raftery, ‘63                   Francis McGettigan, ‘77                             School Psychologist
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Basketball Analyst/Commentator            Deputy Comptroller                                  Riverton School
                                                                                                                                                                                                             CBS Inc., ESPN                            General Electric
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Catherine Holsing, ‘91
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Richard Albertson, ‘65                    Angelica M. Stacey, Ph.D., ‘77                      Hospice/Social Worker/Adjunct Professor
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Vice President                            Professor of Chemistry                              North Plains Hospice/Presentation College
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Stephens Inc.                             University of California, Berkeley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Richard Windish, ‘91
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Walter W. Noce, ‘67                       William J. Burns, ‘78                               Partner
                                                                                                                                                                                                             President and CEO                         Ambassador to Russia                                Hayes & Windish

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles        U.S. Department of State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Barbara J. Woolston, ‘92
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Raymond Ricci, ‘67                        Barbara O’Hara, Esq., ‘78                           Head Nurse
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Former Vice President for Enrollment      Partner                                             Student Health Center, Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Services, Retired                      Hughes Nicholls & O’Hara                               & Lee University
                                                                                                                                                                                                             La Salle University
                      Everyone defines “success” differently. And all                      emploYers                                                gradUate schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ernie Scarano, ‘79                                  Elena Strauman, Ph.D., ‘95
                      universities can claim to have highly successful                     Some of the organizations that employ La Salle interns   Some of the graduate schools that have accepted recent   Richard Stoutzenberger, ‘68               President                                           Assistant Professor of Communication
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Guidance Counselor
                      alumni. But the real difference that distinguishes                   and co-op students, or have recently hired La Salle      La Salle graduates include…                              Coventry, Rhode Island, School District
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ernie Scarano Communication Services                College of Charleston

                      La Salle University is the rate at which our                         graduates, include…                                      • Columbia University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lee Wesler, M.D., ‘79                               Captain Steven Schaefer, ‘99
                                                                                           • Archdiocese of Philadelphia                            • Cornell University                                     David Coffey, D.O., ‘71
                      graduates take on meaningful positions in their                      • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals                            • Dartmouth College                                      Family Physician
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Medical Center of Northeast Connecticut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brand Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Eli Lilly & Co.
                      chosen career field, and how quickly they ascend to                  • Children’s Anesthesiology Associates                   • Drexel University
                                                                                                                                                    • Duke University
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Montgomery Family Practice
                                                                                           • Citizen’s Bank                                                                                                                                            Brian McDonough, M.D., ‘80                          Stacy Hart, ‘01
                      their dream job. Much of this is due to the approach                 • Deloitte & Touché                                      • Emory University                                       Stephen Kerwick, Esq., ‘73                Medical Reporter                                    Communications and Event Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                    • Georgetown University
                      we take toward preparing our students for life after                 • Ernst & Young
                                                                                                                                                    • Harvard University
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Foulston Siefkin LLP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fox Television                                      Roger Williams University School of Law
                                                                                           • Fox Chase Cancer Center
                      college. That approach is like everything else we do                 • Johnson & Johnson                                      • Johns Hopkins University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       David T. Poiesz, ‘80
                                                                                                                                                    • La Salle University                                    Arthur Warren, Esq., ‘73
                      here—personal.                                                       • JPMorgan Chase
                                                                                           • KYW News Radio                                         • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine           Deputy Chief/Ethics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Senior Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.
                                                                                           • Mindbridge Software                                    • Princeton University                                   U.S. Department of Commerce
                      career servIces center                                               • NBC Olympics                                           • Rutgers University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rebecca Efroymson, ‘87
                                                                                           • New York Life                                          • Stanford University                                    Peter Ryerson, ‘74
                      La Salle’s Career Services Center provides thoughtfully crafted                                                                                                                                                                  Senior Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division
                                                                                           • Philadelphia Eagles                                    • Temple University                                      President                                 Oak Ridge National Laboratory
                      programs and activities designed to position you for success         • PricewaterhouseCoopers                                 • Trinity College (Ireland)                              Ryerson Management Associates
                      from your first day here. Some of these services include career      • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children                • University of California, Berkeley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Christine Velicer, Ph.D., ‘88
                                                                                           • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital                   • University of Notre Dame                               John Conners, Esq., ‘75
                      counseling sessions, interviewing workshops, access to job fairs,                                                             • University of Pennsylvania                             Educator/Consultant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Senior Fellow Trainee
                                                                                           • Towers Perrin                                                                                                                                             Department of Epidemiology,
                      eXplorenet (an electronic job exchange), the Experiential Educa-     • U.S. Department of Health and Safety                   • Villanova University                                   Tax Educator’s Network, Inc.                 University of Washington
                      tion Fair, the Career Expo, on-campus job interviews, and graduate   • The Vanguard Group                                     • Widener University
                      school preparation including the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, and LSAT.          • Wells Fargo
                                Throughout our nearly 150-year history, we at
                                                                                                                                                                    I want to celebrate the dIversItY of a great cItY
                                                                                                   plan YoUr la salle vIsIt

the PhILAdeLPhIA connectIon     La Salle have enjoyed a special relationship with
                                the city of Philadelphia. Our students are never
                                                                                                   No amount of words can truly describe what the La Salle
                                                                                                   experience is like. That’s why we encourage everyone to plan
                                                                                                   a visit to our campus. We offer open houses and Saturday visit
                                bound by classroom walls. You will find them
                                across the city every day, taking advantage of a
                                diverse, vibrant, exciting learning laboratory that
                                                                                                   programs, informational interviews with admission counselors,
                                                                                                   and tours Monday through Friday.                                                wIll YoU joIn me?
                                                                                                   Contact our Office of Admission to arrange your visit.
                                is hard to match anywhere in the country.
                                                                                                   La Salle University
                                InternshIp opportUnItIes
                                                                                                   1900 West Olney Ave.

                                As a student here, you will enjoy meaningful partnerships and
                                connections with 400 hospitals and health care centers,            Philadelphia, PA 19141
                                international media conglomerates, virtually every school
                                district in the region, and the fourth largest concentration of    (800) 328-1910
                                Fortune 1,000 companies in America.                                (215) 951-1500
                                learnIng resoUrces                                       
                                You will benefit from such unparalleled learning resources as
                                the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Franklin Institute, Mütter
                                Museum, Future Center and Fels Planetarium, the Academy
                                of Natural Sciences, and more than 100 sites designated as
                                National Historic Landmarks.                                                                                                                                  Michelle Talisesky
                                                                                                                                                                                              La Salle Student
                                recreatIonal oUtlets
                                Whether you’re interested in art or athletics, biking or ballet,                                                                                              The location of the college you attend will play a huge role in the
                                you will find countless opportunities for fun in Philadelphia.
                                Shopping on Main Street in Manayunk. Catching a concert at                                                                                                    overall education you receive. I chose La Salle, in part, because
                                the Wachovia Center. Hanging out with friends on South Street.
                                Having a picnic on Boathouse Row. Going to an Eagles or 76ers                                                                                                 there is no place in the country where you can meld culture,
                                game. Throwing a Frisbee in Fairmount Park. Participating
                                in Earth Day in Memorial Park. These are just a few of the                                                                                                    history, diversity and internship opportunities like you can in
                                opportunities waiting for you.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Philadelphia. Is that the out-of-class experience you want?

                                You can find directions to our campus by visiting
                         La Salle is an independent, coeducational university
                         founded in 1863 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, a
                         Catholic order dedicated to teaching and career preparation.
                         The University has been ranked among the country’s
                         top schools by U.S. News & World Report, Barron’s, Money
La Salle University      magazine, and The New York Times.
Office of Admission      The University’s enrollment totals more than
                         6,138 students, including approximately 3,281 full-time
1900 West Olney Ave.     undergraduates, 1,058 part-time undergraduates, and
                         1,799 graduate students. About two-thirds of full-time
Philadelphia, PA 19141   undergraduates are resident students.
                         The University offers undergraduate
(800) 328-1910           concentrations in nearly 60 academic areas within its
(215) 951-1500           three schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, and Nursing and          Health Sciences.
                         Classes average 20 students, and the student-faculty
                         ratio is 13:1.
                         The University fields 23 NCAA Division I sports
                         teams, including 11 for men and 12 for women. At La Salle,
                         more than 500 undergraduates participate in intercollegiate
                         varsity sports and more than 1,000 in intramural sports.
                         La Salle has more than 40,000 alumni.
                         Students who have submitted complete applications
                         (high school transcripts, essay, letters of recommendation,
                         SAT/ACT scores) by November 15 will be considered under the
                         University’s non-binding Early Action program, and will
                         receive an admissions decision by December 15. Those
                         applying after November 15 will be considered on a rolling
                         admissions basis.
                         In the past year alone La Salle awarded more than
                         $76 million in financial aid to students, averaging more than
                         $15,000 in aid to each incoming freshman. Students may be
                         eligible for a host of merit-based scholarships, including the
                         Christian Brothers Scholarship, the Community Service
                         Scholarship, and the Founders Scholarship.

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