Archive for Reconciliation with Creation

AJCU Conference 2018

April 16 – 18 2018
2018 Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities
Conference on Facilities, Public Safety and Sustainability Conference
University of Scranton, The DeNaples Center
900 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA 18510
Conference Mission Statement: To create a safe and collegial environment for leadership from AJCU institutions to share best practices and opportunities for improvement related to public safety, facilities and sustainability that are consistent with and affirm our Jesuit tradition.

2018 Jesuit Day of Service

The 2018 Jesuit Day of Service will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018!

The Jesuit Day of Service is a spring service event in which JCU students, alumni, faculty, and staff partner with the Tri-Street Homeowners Association, St. Francis Elementary School, Fatima Family Center, Eliza Bryant Village, and other area organizations in Cleveland, to lend a helping hand. Activities include cleaning classrooms inside the school and completing yard work outside. Students have helped build community gardens, clean-up and renovate playgrounds, and cleaned the exterior of seniors’ homes.

24th Annual IAJBS World Forum/ 2018 CJBE Annual Meeting

Conference Theme: Innovation for Sustainability

Now more than ever, organizations need to innovate to stay relevant in a dynamic, global environment. The theme of the 24th World Forum is consistent with the World Forum’s ten year focus on sustainability. Today, sustainable enterprises not only require innovative business practices in product design, partnerships, logistics, marketing, accounting, and finance; sustainable enterprises themselves have created new norms for what counts as innovation in business and hold the promise of redefining what effective business strategy looks like in the 21stcentury.

  • Happening On: July 22 – 25, 2018
  • Hosted By: Seattle University, Seattle WA, USA
  • Theme: Innovation for Sustainability
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2018 *Deadline extended!
  • Notification Deadline: April 15, 2018
  • Full Paper Deadline: June 1, 2018

AJCU-AP Sustainability of Life Project

As a continuation of the JCAP Conference on Sustainability in 2016, the AJCU-AP Sustainability of Life Project was held at Sanata Dharma University from March 7, 2018 to March 9, 2018 in which the main concern is being environmentally friendly not only on campus, but also in society. Representatives from Ateneo de Manila (Philippines), Ateneo de Davao (Philippines), Xavier University (Philippines), Instituto São João de Brito (East Timor), Politeknik ATMI Surakarta (Indonesia), and Sanata Dharma University (Indonesia) participated in this project.

Laudato Si’ in North Sydney

Around 40 people attended a Laudato Si’ Mass and Conversation at St Mary’s North Sydney on 2 February, with EcoJesuit Coordinator Fr Pedro Walpole SJ joining them as special guest.The Mass celebrates the anniversary of Pope Francis’ environment encyclical, Laudato Si’, each year. The special liturgy has been developed by the Parish Ecology Group over the past two years with help from the Parish Music Minister Michael Paton.

HIPSIR offers a MA degree in Peace Studies and International Relations, as well as Certificate course in the same area

Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) offers MA degree in Peace Studies and International Relations. HIPSIR also offers accredited certificate courses in conflict analysis, transitional justice, human rights and good governance; peacebuilding, conflict resolution and reconciliation; Catholic Social Teaching; refugee, migration and peacebuilding; leadership and management, among others.