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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.

Experience Summer at the Indy Cycloplex

by Katie Bradley | Jun 26, 2014

This summer, take advantage of the warm weather and cycling opportunities at the Indy Cycloplex, home of the Major Taylor Velodrome.

Throughout July and August, the Cycloplex will host race nights featuring great competition from local and regional cyclists. Recurring events include the Throw Down Thursday and Fast Friday series. Sun King Brewery, food trucks, and concessions will be on-site during these events, with free admission and parking. In addition, daily programming, including clinics at the Velodrome and BMX track, continues during the week.

“There’s a multitude of opportunities that we provide to racers and non-racers alike,” said Dean Peterson, executive director of the Indy Cycloplex. “We hope that everyone who enjoys bikes, whether you compete or not, has the chance to come out to the park and take in all that we have to offer to the community. There’s something for everyone, including spectators who want to enjoy a fun night at a city park with food, drink, and friends.”

Mark your calendars for September 25-28 when the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Track National Championships visit the Major Taylor Velodrome. Collegiate teams from across the country will travel to Indianapolis to compete at the highest level. The Marian University Cycling Team will look to defend their Division I Team Championship on their home track.

Beginning Thursday, July 10, Indy Cycloplex will also host the Marian University Farmer’s Market every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. through September 25. This pilot program will feature local vendors selling fresh, Indiana-grown produce, herbal teas, honey products, and more.

For a complete list of events, and to learn more about the facility, visit the Indy Cycloplex website.

About the Indy Cycloplex

Formally known as the Lake Sullivan Sports Complex, the Indy Cycloplex came under the management of Marian University in a partnership with the City of Indianapolis starting in April 2011.

With support from Mayor Greg Ballard and the Indianapolis City County Council, the University is leading the effort for a new era for this historic city park, the home of the Major Taylor Velodrome and a newly-renovated BMX track. Many opportunities exist to promote health and fitness to residents of all ages, as well as to create a nationally recognized competitive cycling facility that can host races and events in five cycling disciplines, as well as engage the community in unique ways.    

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