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Thursday, January 24, 2013

University of Dayton China Institute

August 8 2012 Grand Opening

The University of Dayton is establishing a presence in China with the Aug. 8 grand opening of the in one of the fastest-growing innovation parks in the world.

Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) officials invited the University of Dayton to open a stand-alone institute in the ultra-modern park and then made a multi-million-dollar investment in the renovation of a five-story, 68,000-square-foot building for classrooms, laboratories and project space.

SIP wants the University of Dayton to do applied research and product development for industries in the park, which is home to a third of the world’s Fortune 500 companies, as well as provide education and training. ...University of Dayton China Institute

Weiping Wang, who has overseen the University of Dayton's initiatives in China since 2002 and helped increase enrollment of Chinese students to a record high, serves as the executive director of the University of Dayton China Institute. ...

Friday, January 18, 2013

UD Program in Bangalore

Social Matters, Fall 2012

University of Dayton (UD) Faculty in India

Sr. Laura Leming paid a visit to the UD program in Bangalore, India where we have offered a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology at the Deepahalli Educational Center for approximately seven years. Sr. Laura is pictured (at right) with Rani Thanickachalam and Bro. Sebastian Bara, a UD sociology graduate.

Dr. Jeremy Forbis has taught in the program at Deepahalli for the past three summers.(edited) Social Matters Fall 2012

Monday, January 7, 2013

India Ninth Assembly of Marianists

January 2009

Edited from District of India newsletter Volume 9 Issue #1

University of Dayton Deepahalli Educational Center Graduates (Jan. 9, 2009)

Ninth Assembly of the Marianists in India

Eighty-three of our ninety-seven Marianists and twenty-four Aspirants of the District of India gathered at Deepahalli campus, Bangalore for the ninth assembly (2008) held since the arrival of the Marianists in India in 1980.

Seven Previous Assemblies

1. Dec. 1986, Kathmandu
2. May, 1988, Kathmandu
3. Dec., 1989, Holy Cross, Bangalore
4. Nov., 1993, Gopalpur-on-the-Sea, Orissa
5. Dec., 1996, St. Anne’s Generalate, Lowadih, Ranchi
6. Dec., 1999, Deepahalli, Bangalore
7. Dec., 2002, Deepahalli, Bangalore
8. Dec., 2005, Deepahalli,Bangalore

Those who attended the Assembly

Assistant for Religious Life Fr. Andre Fetis and Assistant for Education Bro. Jose Marie Alvira both from our General Administration.

Province of the USA: Assistant Provincial Fr. James Fitz and Assistant for Developing Regions Fr. Joseph Lackner and Fr. Bernard Lee of St. Mary's University (San Antonio TX) main speaker of the seminar for the Deepahalli University of Dayton programme “Theology in Today’s Context”. (January 12-13 2009)

Frs. David Fleming and Joseph Lackner gave presentations at the Seminar. Franca Zonta (FMI), Superior of the Marianist Sisters in India also attended