From DIBS to cheerleaders to an afternoon jazz reception, the DePaul community knows how to welcome its next university president. On Feb. 16, hundreds of faculty, staff and students attended a series of events to meet Dr. Gabriel Esteban, DePaul’s president-elect, and his wife, Josephine. Read on to watch a highlights video, view a photo gallery and more.
For the second year in a row, the DePaul community enthusiastically supported the call for TEDx speakers with 78 worthy applicants submitting their talk ideas. The selection committee was met with the tough job of judging thought-provoking speaker submissions from across the DePaul community, and ultimately chose 10 speakers for their innovative interpretations of this year's theme: "Courage to Connect."
DePaul's Student Government Association plans to deliver 4,000 postcards to legislators in Springfield this year, urging them to fund the Monetary Award Program. But they need the campus community's help first. They're asking faculty, staff and students to take a moment to fill out the MAP Matters postcards by March 31.
By day, Kevin McCann is one of five academic advisors in the College of Education. What many people don't know about McCann is that he has been the official timer for almost every DePaul men's basketball game for nearly 50 years.
In an effort to help employees recognize and avoid phishing scams, DePaul connected with Wombat Security Technologies services to offer training for faculty and staff that will provide the tools necessary to keep information safe and secure.