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Current Issue Highlights:

  • A Message from Cynthia Bacheller. Cynthia Bacheller, assistant director of Alumni and Parent Relations, provides an overview of the exciting changes that have occurred on campus while your students were on summer break.
  • A Tribute: Crawford Hall – Fifty-three Years of Serving Saint Leo (1961-2014). A brief history of Crawford Hall, as well as responses from Saint Leo alumni highlighting their fondest memories of Crawford.
  • FEATURE – New Academic Building – Scheduled to Open Fall 2015. Get an inside look at the concept and design of the New Academic Building along with specs, facts, and figures for the newest classroom building at University Campus.
  • School of Arts & Sciences Update from Dean Mary Spoto. Dean Mary Spoto, Ph.D., shares some exciting new projects in each of the academic departments within the School of Arts and Sciences.
  • Advice from Our Resident “Saint Leo Dad” Ken Posner, associate vice president of Student Services, reveals some changes in the residence halls, provides an overview of Student Services departments and the role of Student Services, and gives some advice to parents as they prepare for their student’s transition to college.
  • Saint Leo Participates in #Chillin4Charity for Kay Yow Foundation. The Saint Leo University women’s basketball program added its name to the growing list of programs nationwide participating in the #Chillin4Charity fundraising effort on behalf of the Kay Yow Foundation. New Head Coach Missy West and Assistant Coach Jen Gellock issued their challenge to colleagues in mid-July.
  • Important Student Health Information. Critical information regarding student health insurance and Saint Leo policy.
  • University Technology Services at New Student Orientation. An outline of the hardware provided to students and the distribution process at New Student Orientation on August 21.
  • Counseling Services. Lawson Jolly provides an overview of all the ways the Saint Leo Counseling Center is here to serve your son or daughter for everything from being homesick to anxiety to relationship concerns to issues such as alcohol/drug use.
  • Justifying the Cost of a Traditional Four-Year College Degree. In the Summer 2014 Occasional Paper, Dr. Kirk shares his thoughts about what Saint Leo students and parents really get for the money they spend.
  • Career Corner with Rob Liddell. Rob Liddell, director of Career Planning, and his team have identified three key messages to students relating to career discovery, readiness, and job searching.

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