Cabrini Day is an annual celebration of Cabrini’s heritage and mission, honoring the College’s namesake, Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, and the College’s foundress, Sister Ursula Infante, MSC.
Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in a day filled with mission-oriented activities. Events for the day focus around a different theme each year.
Cabrini Day 2013—Tuesday, Nov. 12—centered around the theme, “Leadership for Social Change.”
For more information, contact Dawn Francis (610-902-8379, email@example.com).
No Day Classes – A Day of Alternate Educational ProgrammingEducational programming in the morning and afternoon of Cabrini Day takes the place of regularly scheduled classes. Classes resume at 4:30 p.m.
Full participation in Cabrini Day by all members of the campus community—students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and trustees—demonstrates our commitment to the mission of the College.
Cabrini Day 2013 Schedule – Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Mass 8:30 a.m. in the Bruckmann Memorial Chapel of St. Joseph
Mission Scavenger Hunt 9:30 a.m. in the Grace Hall Boardroom Cabrini Day is a celebration of the College’s mission. Work together in teams to find artifacts across the campus that represent the community values and history of Cabrini College. Prizes will be awarded.
Lead for Change! 10:30 a.m. in the Dixon Center’s Nerney Field House Is there an injustice in society that you think needs our attention and understanding? Educate members of the campus community about this injustice, its root causes, how the injustice impacts all of us, and why we should work together to address it. Deliver your message of change in a poster, video, live performance, artwork, or any other appropriate medium.
Celebrity Lunch 11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. in Cavs Corner in Founder’s Hall Continuing the annual tradition, faculty and staff will volunteer their time and enthusiasm to serve lunch to students and members of the Cabrini community.
Keynote Presentation & Better Together Workshop 2 p.m. in the Grace Hall Atrium Mastronardi Service and Leadership Award Presentation The Charles A. Mastronardi Service and Leadership Award is presented annually to a student or students who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to community service projects and civic engagement. The featured guest and keynote speaker for Cabrini Day is Mr. Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith Youth Core and author of Acts of Faith, the text for this year’s Summer Reading for all first-year students. Mr. Patel will share his experiences of working with students to transform their campuses to bring about positive social change. After sharing these examples, Mr. Patel and an Interfaith Youth Core leader will help facilitate an interactive workshop to dialogue about ways to make this transformation happen as leaders on Cabrini College’s campus. At the conclusion of this workshop, the Cabrini Day co-chairs will announce the top three winners of the Lead for Change presentations.
Reflection Relays 3:30 p.m. in the Dixon Center Pool, Squash Courts, and Aerobics Room Challenge yourself in a fun team activity, answering questions about Cabrini Day sessions and reflecting on the day’s experiences. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams.
Speed Faithing: Interfaith Dialogue and Dinner 5 p.m. in Cavs Corner in Founder’s Hall
Speaker-led Book Discussion and Book Signing 6:30 p.m. in the Grace Hall Atrium