Sister Joan Lescinski, CSJ, president of St. Ambrose University, will join a delegation of 24 independent college and university presidents to attend the first Higher Education Summit of the United States and Mexico, to be held at the end of the month in Guadalajara.
Sister Mary Jane Smith, CSJ is a founder and former executive director of Unity House in Albany, N.Y. The Albany Times-Union recently profiled her as one of the “Faces of Faith” in their community for her social justice work.
The Evangelist, newspaper for the Diocese of Albany, N.Y., published a profile of our Sister Chris Pologa, CSJ, who has taught theology at St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge, La. for the past eight years. In the wake of August’s monumental flooding, she has seen firsthand the many families who have lost homes and belongings.
Sister Mary Anne Nelson, the head of the music industry program at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, was recently profiled by WNYT in Albany. Her ministry in education and music has touched many lives and continues to break stereotypes of women religious.
Sister Betsy Van Deusen, CSJ spoke to Joe Donohue of public radio station WAMC in Albany, N.Y. about her ministry with the Family Opportunity Collaborative At Sunnyside. This pilot program in North Central Troy, N.Y. seeks to provide at-risk children and their parents with a support system to help in their home life and help with the transition to middle school.