New scholarship established at Notre Dame in Hank Aaron’s name

Author: Dennis Brown

Members of the Notre Dame family have made a generous gift to the University to establish the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Scholarship as part of the Fighting Irish Initiative for student aid. Named in honor of the baseball icon who overcame racism and bigotry throughout his career, the scholarship will be awarded to under-represented, socioeconomically disadvantaged students at the University.

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Brian Coughlin Receives 2017 Rev. John Francis "Pop" Farley, C.S.C. Award

Author: Kate Morgan

Brian Coughlin, Associate Vice President for Student Development in the Division of Student Affairs, received the 2017 Rev. John Francis “Pop” Farley, C.S.C. Award at the Division’s annual year-end reception in May. The award, established in 1977 in honor of Fr. Farley, recognizes distinguished service to student life at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Seven to receive Notre Dame honorary degrees

Author: Dennis Brown

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Alice Gast, Rev. Martin Junge, Philip J. Purcell III and Martha Lampkin Welborne will join principal speaker Vice President Mike Pence as honorary degree recipients at the University of Notre Dame’s 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21.

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