Ignatian Heritage Week is a series of events designed to celebrate our heritage of being women and men for and with others. Ignatian Heritage Week 2017 will take place from Sunday, January 29th through Saturday, February 4th. The theme is: “Teaching and Learning in the Ignatian Tradition.”

  • Ignatian Heritage Week 2017 Schedule:

    • Sunday, January 29th
      • 9:00 pm: MASS (Church of the Gesu) Celebrate students living and learning the mission. Followed by a dessert reception at 10:15 pm in Schott Dining Hall.
    • Monday, January 30th
      • Noon: SPACE: A DROP-IN RETREAT (D.J. Lombardo Student Center – O’Dea Room) Reflect upon our call to learn through direct experience, inspired by the words of Fr. Kolvenbach, S.J.
      • 2:00 pm: AN IGNATIAN MODEL FOR REFLECTION (Dolan Center for Science and Technology – A202/A203) Faculty, staff, and students explore a model for reflection. Hosted by the Provost Council Committee on Reflection.
    • Tuesday, January 31st
      • Noon: Reflection in Music, Poetry, and Word (Dolan Center for Science and Technology, O’Connell Reading Room) Reflections on Ignatian teaching and learning centered on the words of Fr. Kolvenbach, S.J., Lunch included. Limited seating. Registration required. Click Here
      • 4:00 pm: CELEBRATION OF SERVICE AWARD CEREMONY (Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Atrium) Presentation of the Curtis W. Miles Faculty Community Service Award, the Staff Service Award, and the George B. Sweeney Campion Award (Student Service Awards). Registration required. Click Here 
      • 9:30 pm: FESTIVAL OF PRAISE: LEARNING THROUGH SONG AND WITNESS (Saint Francis Chapel) Student-led prayer service of Word and song.
    • Wednesday, February 1st
      • Noon: ALPHA SIGMA NU GRATITUDE CAMPAIGN (D.J. Lombardo Student Center – Atrium) Students will have an opportunity at this time and throughout the week to send a note to those who have inspired them through teaching and learning.
      • 3:30 pm: ANNUAL COMMUNITY UPDATE ON FAIR TRADE AND SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS (D.J. Lombardo Student Center – LSC Conference Room)
      • 9:30 pm: MURPHY MASS AND PIZZA (Christi Ignaut Chapel of St. Peter Faber, S.J. – Murphy Hall)
    • Thursday, February 2nd
      • 9:00 – 11:00 am: DEEPENING REFLECTION IN ENGAGED LEARNING: A WORKSHOP (D.J. Lombardo Student Center – LSC Conference Room) – By Julie Hatcher, Ph.D. Executive Director of the Center for Service and Learning, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis         Registration required Click Here
      • Noon: LUNCH DISCUSSION: TRENDS IN ENGAGED LEARNING FOR JESUIT HIGHER EDUCATION JCU PANEL DISCUSSION WITH JULIE HATCHER, PH.D. (Room Change 1/17/17 – D.J. Lombardo Student Center – LSC Conference Room) Lunch included. Limited Seating. Registration required. Click Here
      • 2:00 – 3:45 pm: FACULTY WORKSHOP ON ENGAGED LEARNING (D.J. Lombardo Student Center – Murphy Room) By Julie Hatcher, Ph.D. Registration required Click Here
    • Saturday, February 4th
      • 2:00 – 4:00 pm: THIS LIGHT OF OUR: ACTIVIST PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA (Maltz Museum)  Students, faculty and staff are welcome. Limited Space. Advance registration required. Register Here                                                                                                For additional information or “wait list” contact mission office – 216-397-1594 or mission@jcu.edu

Ignatian Heritage Week events are funded by the Dean Brackley, S.J. endowment fund established by the JCU Jesuit Community.