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June 2016 | Summer | Partnering in Mission
  • Adrian Rea Literacy Center Reaches out to People of Flint
  • Digital Learning and Badges at All Saints Literacy Center
  • Aquinas Literacy Center - Adrian Dominican Sisters Honored in Chicago
  • Building Community during Barry University's 75th Anniversary
  • Dominican Hospital Offers Groundbreaking Valve Replacement Procedure
  • Dominican Literacy Center - Infusing Work Readiness into Literacy Education
  • Rosarian Academy Wraps up Year with Accreditation, Academic Programs
  • Siena Heights University - Respecting the Dignity of All
  • St. Rose Dominican - No One Dies Alone
Adrian Rea Literacy Center
Reaches out to People of Flint
Flint, Michigan A Goodwill van that left Adrian, Michigan for Flint on April 22 carried with it much more than generous supplies of tuna, salmon, diapers, and baby wipes. The van carried with it the heart-felt desires of members of the Adrian community to make a difference in the lives of people still hurting from the disastrous contamination of lead in their water.
Read the full article here.
Digital Learning and Badges 
at All Saints Literacy Center

Detroit, MichiganAll Saints Literacy Center on the southwest side of Detroit has been helping their adult learners succeed by incorporating a digital learning component to the literacy services they provide to the community. Many of the learners who receive tutoring at the Center are learning English as a Second Language (ESL).

Read the full article here.
Adrian Dominican Sisters Honored in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois - The Adrian Dominican Sisters were honored as McKinley Park Civic Association's Educators of the Year. Forty-three Sisters ----  along with staff, volunteers and friends of Aquinas Literacy Center ----  participated in the celebration, held March 13 at Polonia Banquets in Chicago.  
Building Community during Barry's 75th Anniversary
Miami Shores, Florida - As Barry University's 75th anniversary year concludes, our hearts are full of the many opportunities students, faculty, and staff had to engage with 18 Adrian Dominican Sisters who visited us ----  from near and far. From their peacemaking efforts to immigration and Earth justice, the Sisters shared their ministries, communal stances, and how their work responds to the contemporary social justice issues of today. 

Read the full article here.

Sponsorship is an ongoing relationship whereby the Adrian Dominican Sisters and 
an institution influence each other in ways that further the mission of 
both institution and Congregation.

----  General Chapter 1982
Dominican Hospital 
Offers Groundbreaking 
Valve Replacement Procedure
Santa Cruz, California - The cardiac team at Dominican Hospital is performing a ground-breaking valve replacement procedure never before available in Santa Cruz, California. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) allows for valve replacement without opening a patient's chest.
Read the full article here.
Infusing Work Readiness
into Literacy Education
Detroit, Michigan - It has been one year since the Department of Labor and the Department of Education's Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) went into effect. As a recipient of WIOA funding, Dominican Literacy Center (DLC) was one of over 100 agencies in the State of Michigan that needed to make accommodations in the programming, integrating work readiness and career pathways into the curriculum.

Rosarian Academy Wraps up Year with Accreditation, Academic Programs
West Palm Beach, Florida Accreditation with the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and some very special and creative academic programs were among the many ways that Rosarian Academy rounded out the end of their 2015-2016 school year.

Respecting the Dignity of All...
Adrian, MichiganRespecting the dignity of all is the foundation of our Mission Statement at Siena Heights University (SHU). The collaboration of many provided numerous opportunities this year to learn more about who we are as a community and to deepen our understanding of one another as people of God.

No One Dies Alone
Henderson, Nevada - No one is born alone, and in the best of circumstances, no one dies alone. Yet, from time to time, terminally ill patients come to Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican hospital who have neither family nor close friends who are able to be with them as they near the end of life. A pilot project, No One Dies Alone, was begun at the San Martin campus and expanded to the Siena Campus.