RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 18, 2012) – A full slate of events and activities for students, faculty, staff and alumni is planned for this year’s Cabrini Spirit Week, Nov. 10–17, 2012.
The week is an annual celebration of the College’s heritage and mission, centered around the Nov. 13 feast day of the College’s namesake, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.
Cabrini Spirit Week kicks off on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, with a bus trip to the St. Frances Cabrini Shrine in New York. The trip also includes lunch at Sam's Italian Restaurant and a visit to Dobbs Ferry. Buses will leave campus at 7 a.m. and return at 8 p.m.; cost is $30.
To reserve a seat, contact Sister Christine Marie Baltas (610-902-1068). On campus that evening, the Cabrini Student Theatre will stage a free performance of "Out of Order" at 8 p.m.
On Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, President Marie A. George will deliver a reflection at the Cabrini Spirit Week Opening Liturgy at 7 p.m. in the Bruckmann Memorial Chapel of Saint Joseph.
“We the People: Democracy and Diversity” is the theme for Cabrini Day on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, is Cabrini Spirit Day, which kicks off with the Cabrini Spirit Award Breakfast for staff and ends with the Mr. and Miss Cabrini Pageant for students later that evening.
Anyone wearing Cabrini gear on campus could win prizes, and alumni who send pictures to the Alumni Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) of themselves, family members, and even pets wearing Cabrini gear can also win prizes.
On Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, the always popular Black & White Gala begins at 8 p.m. in the Mansion.
Cabrini Spirit Week concludes the next day with a Fall Open House during the day, and an evening performance of “Out of Order.”
About Cabrini College Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College provides a transformational “education of the heart,” focusing on academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice.
Cabrini offers 1,400 full-time undergraduate students more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. Nearly 1,400 students are in graduate studies programs at the main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 12 off-site locations. The College’s serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.