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Nourishing Body and Soul

As the problem of food insecurity persists among college students in the United States, Catholic campuses are doing their part to address hunger and the accompanying needs that can get in the way of student wellness.

Bonus web-exclusive feature: Survey: Over 60% of Catholic College Food Pantries See Demand Rise


ACCU Announcements


Rhona Free: Creating Opportunity at the University of Saint Joseph

In this excerpt from ACCU’s leadership blog, @ the Helm, the president of the University of Saint Joseph talks about her career path, her commitment to Mercy values, and the changes that she has implemented.


Mission in Motion
Mercyhurst Keeps Legacy Alive with Mercy Emissary Program

Without a Sister of Mercy employed full time on its campus, Mercyhurst University has turned to a voluntary employee training program — and one optimistic mission officer — to preserve the Sisters’ charism.


Negotiating Identity Revisited: A Symposium on Catholic Higher Education

Iona College recently gathered faculty, administrators, and students from surrounding colleges for a daylong encounter on some of the most significant challenges facing Catholic higher education: secularism, competition, declining religious life vocations, and the pain of the Church sex abuse crisis.


News & Notes


Talking Points
How Effective Is Campus Ministry?

A survey of campus ministers and students assesses the effect that campus ministry can have on students’ spiritual growth.


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 Issue Date  Submission Deadline  Publication Date 
 Winter November 15 December 16
 Spring February 21, 2020 March 16
 Summer May 22 June 15
 Fall August 21 September 15


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