St. Anselm College swears in first lay president
In becoming St. Anselm College’s 10th president, Steven DiSalvo said, “Today, I officially became an Anselmian.”
He said the college must show strong leadership and make its mark throughout New England and the United States. The path to fulfill that mission is through the college’s students.
He remarked on the students’ moral compass evident in the 50,000 hours of community service they do every year through the Meelia Center. He also spoke of the college’s future and the programs that make it a vital place of learning.
The institute shines a light on the college as future Presidents over the past 30 years have gotten their start, he said. The institute will continue to develop programs to provide opportunities of learning about the history of the presidency, summer camps for students, and extend programs to high-schoolers across the nation to show “what makes Saint Anselm so special.”
“I ask you to join me as we walk into the future,” DiSalvo said.
There was also a special presentation of the National 9/11 Flag by police and emergency rescue workers from the college, New York City, Massachusetts, Goffstown and Londonderry.
DiSalvo and his wife suffered the loss of friends on 9/11. Also, 14 young alumni of Fairfield University, where he worked, died in the World Trade Center.
DiSalvo has also placed a stitch in the flag. On President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in 2011, a piece of the flag that he laid upon after his death was stitched into the flag. The flag will be placed at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.
READER COMMENTS: 3
- Bird blenders: 'Green energy' sacrifice - 9
- Joseph W. McQuaid: Prizes & playoffs: Well done, UNH - 2
- Where’s Waldo? Just ask the NSA - 13
- Joseph W. McQuaid: Keeping public in the dark isn't helping find Abigail - 26
- The Peace Light: A Christmas reminder for all - 0
- Doing 'less with less' Is that Gov. Hassan's new motto? - 11
- Washington Jeanne: Will Shaheen face her state? - 44
- McWages: They're about value - 82
- Night lights: Francestown freaks out - 1
READER COMMENTS: 1
- Wanted Vermont man evading capture allegedly tried to run over officer - 0
- Man, 41, dies after his car hits utility pole by Nashua library - 0
- AG: Failed suicide attempt led to expectant couple's deaths - 5
- Glitches tied to Medicaid rollout now resolved, officials say - 0
- Rockingham County Attorney files lawsuit to access office, but doors remain locked - 0
- Two fall about 50 feet from Crotched Mountain ski lift - 1
- Former Ambassador Bolton criticizes Kuster's 'lack of knowledge' on Libya - 3
- Three-alarm fire levels Loudon garage - 0
- Man, 41, dies when car hits pole in front of Nashua Library - 0
Heroin bust suspect also a registered sex offender, child in home at time of drug arrest was grandchild
Where is Benghazi? Kuster's refusal to stand
Shea-Porter: GOP ad about ACA in NH is false
NH reps eyeing budget deal
Driver was trying to kill himself
- Do you like the new University of New Hampshire logo?
- Total Votes: 383