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    Service Learning
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    Family and Alumni Weekend 2016
    Join us Sept. 30-Oct. 2 as we celebrate another fun-filled Family and Alumni Weekend.
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    Contemplation in action
    This academic year, the Rockhurst community will focus on the core value of contemplation in action.
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    Find Your Home
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Rockhurst University bell tower
September 23, 2016
As part of the annual Family and Alumni Weekend celebration of all Hawks from the past, Rockhurst University will recognize three outstanding alumni for their careers and contributions to the community in a luncheon scheduled for noon on Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Greenlease Library . The Xavier Medal of Honor recognizing outstanding service to others will be presented to Bridget McCandless , M.D., ’07...

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RU associate Vice President for Enrollment Matt Ellis
September 19, 2016
In July, Matt Ellis stepped into the role of associate vice president for enrollment at Rockhurst University, a position that had previously held by Lane...
Tom Gallagher sitting in a chair
September 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium
Tom Gallagher, attorney, business executive and contributor to the National Catholic Reporter, will discuss “Contemplation in Action in the Life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.”...
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September 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium
Join us for the second annual College of Health and Human Services Speaker Series. Cole Galloway, Ph.D., is a physical therapist, neuroscientist and founder of...

Upcoming Events

September 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
various campus locations
October 1, 2016 - 10:30am
Conway Hall, room 103
October 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Convocation Center