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Marian University to Sponsor a Workplace Bullying Prevention and Awareness Seminar

Chris Lytle

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

Pilgrims - Susan Jennifer Ellen

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.

Marian University Students Injured in Off-Campus Fire

by Mark Apple | May 16, 2014

An explosion and fire at an apartment complex south of campus resulted in six people, four of whom were Marian University students, being transported to the hospital the evening of May 15. Two of the students were examined and released with no injuries, while the other two were admitted to the Eskenazi Hospital burn unit.

The students injuries are serious, but not life-threatening and they are expected to make a full recovery. Contrary to media reports, the apartment complex is independently owned and managed and not affiliated with Marian University. But due to its proximity to campus, several Marian University students reside there.

A cause for the explosion has yet to be determined. Representatives from Indianapolis Fire Department , Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, and the local utilities are leading the investigation.   

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