As Prep's Italian students pack their bags to complete the second leg of their exchange program, 13 French students, not to be outdone, are welcoming their own exchange partners from the Institution Sainte Marie located in La Seyne Sur Mer in the south of France to Prep this week.
Prep is ready to bid buon viaggio to nineteen students and two teachers Thursday, as they leave for Rome and then Sicily as part of the Italian Exchange program in cooperation with the Istituto Centro Educativo Ignaziano in Palermo.It's a busy stretch for Prep's Italian program, which also took top honors in the annual Italian Heritage Day and Student Symposium at Montclair State University.
The 2010 Arrupe Lecture Series continued Friday morning with the keynote address, by Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention program in Los Angeles, and a model for similar efforts nationwide.
The 2010 Arrupe Lecture Series is underway. The weeklong series of events examining poverty in the United States kicked off Wednesday afternoon with an optional service experience, and continued Thursday morning with two separate assemblies (which included an opening prayer service), one for freshmen and sophomores, the other for juniors and seniors.