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Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) at Marian University recently announced a workplace bullying seminar to be held at the Marian University Theatre on August 12, 2015. This is a free event and open to the public. The topic—workplace bullying and prevention—is applicable to employees at any level including managers, supervisors, human resources personnel, and business owners. It is scheduled for 6-8 p.m., with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m.

This “Work Shouldn’t Hurt” seminar is the result of a collaborative effort between The Chris Lytle Foundation and the students and faculty of MAP’s current Meeting and Event Planning concentration. Classes within this concentration, as well as 31 other courses in MAP, are partnered with local businesses or non-profits to provide creative solutions for actual business challenges. MAP students have worked with organizations like Indy Parks, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Indy Eleven, and Broad Ripple Village Association...read more

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Five days into our time in Assisi, the pilgrims from Marian University have all experienced in new ways what our Franciscan sponsorship values mean—for us as individuals and for the Marian community.

Prayer has been a constant for us. Daily Eucharist—whether in small chapels, large basilicas or our hotel--has become the centering experience of our journey. More than half of us are not Catholic, but this most significant of all Catholic rituals has embraced all and engaged us in the formation of a community of individuals renewed in our commitment to the mission of Marian University—to be a great Catholic university dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition.

Climate Change as a Moral Issue

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  • Dates: 26 – 26 Sep, 2013
  • 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Address: Marian University Theatre
  • Contact: Pierre Atlas
  • Email: lfcgs@marian.edu
  • Phone: 317.955.6336

The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies

The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies presents:


"Why Climate Change should be a Moral Issue for People of Faith"

Patrick Carolan is currently the executive director of the Franciscan Action Network. The Franciscan Action Network (FAN), was created in 2007 by Franciscan leaders, sisters, friars, Secular Franciscans, and Franciscan-hearted people to create a “unified Franciscan voice for justice.” FAN is a vehicle for Franciscans and Franciscan-hearted people to organize for social and environmental justice.

Carolan resides in both Washington, D.C. and Stratford, Connecticut. Before coming to FAN he worked in church ministry at St. James Catholic Church in Stratford. He served as president of a Connecticut state employee Union in the 80's and early 90's. Patrick helped develop the Medicaid Managed Care Program in Connecticut and was an executive of a Medicaid managed Care Company in the late 90's.

Carolan has been involved for many years in organizing faith based communities around social justice issues. He serves as an Ambassador and spokesperson for the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. He helped start the National Partnership for Climate Solutions and is a frequent speaker on the faith perspective of caring for creation and ecological justice. He and his wife Stella have four children they are also foster parents and have adopted several children. He is the son of immigrants who came to America in 1950.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Marian University Theatre

Featured Speaker:

Patrick Carolan

Patrick Carolan 
Executive Director 
Franciscan Action Network

Sponsored by:

Hoosier Environmental Council
Center for Interfaith Cooperation


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