PUBLISHED: 14:57 06 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:53 06 April 2019 Oliver Sullivan Brother Paul McAuley, who was found dead in Peru, was previously a teacher at St Joseph's College in Ipswich. Pictures: LA SALLE Archant A Catholic activist found dead in Peru was a former teacher at a top Ipswich school. Paul McAuley, taught at St Joseph’s College, an independent day and boarding school in Belstead Road.Mr McAuley, aged 71, known as Brother Paul to colleagues and friends, moved to Peru in 1995 and worked with indigenous people, campaigning for their human and environmental rights.Before moving to South America Mr McAuley, originally from Portsmouth, taught at St Joseph’s College during the late 1970s.His reportedly burned body was discovered by students at the youth hostel he ran in Iquitos, a large city in the Peruvian Amazon.St Joseph's College in Belstead Road, Ipswich where Brother Paul McAuley was a teacher during the 1970s. Picture: GOOGLE … [Read more...] about Former St Joseph’s College teacher Paul McAuley found dead in Peru
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Colorado College announced Thursday that Oprah Winfrey will deliver the class of 2019's commencement speech. Winfrey, however, isn't the only well-known name to grace students with parting words of wisdom. A look at the list of Colorado College's past commencement speakers reveals a who's who of personalities from a diverse cross-section of professions. Generals, judges, politicians, journalists, religious leaders, actors, singers, Pulitzer Prize winners and Nobel Laureates have all visited the CC campus. What makes the speakers so unique is their diversity. David Packard, the Pueblo native who co-founded Hewlett-Packard and would go on to be the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense, gave the 1964 commencement speech. Oprah to deliver Colorado College's 2019 commencement speechSupreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor presented in 1982. Gen Irving Hale, who served in the Spanish-American War, was the speaker in 1900. Nobel Laureate and former president of … [Read more...] about Colorado College commencement list of speakers a who’s who of politics, academia and pop culture
Chestnut Hill College will celebrate its 26th Annual Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 10 with a presentation on the difficulties of treating pancreatic cancer by Jonathan Brody, Ph.D. The event begins at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor of St. Joseph Hall and is free and open to the public. Jonathan Brody, Ph.D.Dr. Jonathan Brody is the director of surgical research and co-director of the Jefferson Pancreatic, Biliary and Related Cancer Center. He is also a member of the Kimmel Center and a professor within Chestnut Hill College’s surgery and pathology departments. His lab focuses on the many molecular aspects of pancreatic cancer, including how to target a novel pro-survival network in pancreatic cancer cells and optimize current therapies used in the clinic. He has published more than 100 peer-review publications in many top-tier scientific and cancer journals, and he has an interest in personalizing therapy for pancreatic cancer patients. Brody … [Read more...] about Jonathan Brody, Ph.D., to discuss pancreatic cancer at Chestnut Hill College
PUBLISHED: 17:30 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 17:30 11 March 2019 Steve Russell David Hennessy became head of the independent day and boarding school St Joseph's College in the autumn of 1987 Picture: ARCHANT An ex-headmaster of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, who went on to become a parish priest in Felixstowe, has died after a long illness. Then Brother David Hennessy, of the De La Salle order, he became head of the independent day and boarding school in the autumn of 1987. He said, before he started, that: “We have got to move with the times, but that is not to say I will follow any educational fashion.” He added that “huge value” would be put on links with the community.Brother David later trained for the Roman Catholic priesthood, being ordained in the college chapel three weeks before Christmas 1998. As Father Hennessy he served in Cambridgeshire before becoming the parish priest at St Felix, Felixstowe, in 2007.The Right … [Read more...] about Did you know David Hennessy at St Joseph’s College?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Laura Krantz Globe Staff January 15, 2019 Hampshire College on Tuesday announced its desire to merge with another educational institution, citing financial strain that threatens its future. The school is also evaluating whether to admit a freshman class for the fall. The news came in an e-mail from the president of the liberal arts college in Amherst, which is known for its nontraditional curriculum and gradeless courses.“When we look several years out, we are concerned about our future,” the president, Miriam Nelson, said in an interview with the Globe on Monday. Advertisement The potential merger adds new depth to the crisis facing small colleges across the country. Hampshire is one of the more elite schools to announce such plans. So far, at least in Massachusetts, the schools that have merged or closed have been less selective and less … [Read more...] about Hampshire College, facing financial pressure, considers merger