As the result of a joint effort between the Student Government Association and Facility Operations, DePaul is implementing the use of roof-top solar panels around its Lincoln Park campus. The first round of installations, which will be located atop the McGowan North and 1150 W. Fullerton buildings, is slated for this summer. DePaul is among the first universities in the Chicago area to use solar panels to reduce its carbon footprint.
Internationally acclaimed performers will headline an 11-day music festival this November to celebrate the new Holtschneider Performance Center on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. Named for the university's most recent former president - the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. - the new 185,000-square-foot performance center is set to open for classes and concerts this fall.
In its second year, the "Art in the Halls" initiative has brought student artwork to the walls of another residence hall. The project, a partnership between the Department of Housing Services and the Department of Art, Media and Design within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, builds a connection to residential spaces while letting students see artwork from others within the DePaul community.
A tea purveyor, an author, a prosthetics designer and an esports fan were among the entrepreneurs competing for a share of $25,000 as part of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center's Purpose Pitch competition. It was the second year for the event, which judged organizations on the purpose of the business mission and how it would fulfill that objective. Read on to learn more about what DePaul's finalists plan to do with their awards.
In a vote at its meeting this afternoon, May 17, the Board of Trustees approved the strategic plan that will guide DePaul through its next six years. The plan, "Grounded in Mission: Engaging Students, Transforming Communities. The Plan for DePaul 2024," has six goals. Read on to view the final plan and how it responds to thoughts voiced by members of the DePaul community.