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HIGHLIGHTS OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2009-2010
Doerr Center cited in recognition of SLU as a "savior" of our city. Saying that Saint Louis University reflects the best of the Jesuit devotion to the inner city poor, a national survey ranked SLU among the top 25 urban colleges and universities considered "good neighbors." Saviors of Our Cities: A Survey of Best College and University Civic Partnerships
The rankings singled out SLU's Doerr Center for Social Justice and Micah Program.
Continuing the Conversation: Building Inclusion on the SLU Campus, Saturday April 10, 2010. A half-day intergroup workshop was presented by the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ). A group of 25 students, faculty and administrators explored identities of privilege and oppression and the social structures through which these identities become socialized. The event was co- sponsored by the Doerr Center for Social Justice, the Cross-Cultural Center at SLU and the African American Studies Program.
Hoops for Haiti, Saturday March 27, 2010. Students and faculty/staff from across the University faced off in a basketball game to raise funds for Friends of the Children of Haiti and Randolph World Ministries, two NGOs that have connections with members of the SLU Community. This student-organized event raised over $1,100 - making the students winners in addition to the faculty-staff team, who won the basketball game.