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Rays of Hope and Justice

Inspiring the Next Generation of Servant Leaders

During her time at UD, Julianne Evans ’19 has been heavily involved in community work, devoting time to the Center for Social Concern, the REAL Dayton program and Service Saturdays, and volunteering for the Mission of Mary Cooperative and Homefull.

Julianne Evans ’19

One of her classes, Leadership in Building Communities, gave her insight into successful approaches to work in community. She said that her professor, Brother Ray, “talked a lot about having a shared vision with community members, which really impacted me because you don’t want to impose your own ideas on somebody else to create the social change; you want to use the ideas community members have, coordinating them with your own passions.”

She plans to put this approach into practice upon graduation, using her degree in dietetics to address food equity and health care issues, ideally through community nutrition work or research.

Brother Ray has influenced countless students through his classes and one-on-one engagement, informing — and inspiring — them to make a difference in communities. The incoming chair will have the opportunity to do the same, thanks to the Society of Mary.

Rays of Hope and Justice

Gifts from the Marianist Province of the United States and in honor of the Sisters of the Precious Blood delivered transformative support to University programs and scholarships.

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Opening Paths to Lives of Service

The Sisters of the Precious Blood Scholarship provides an avenue for the next generation of servant leaders to engage in their own ministry.

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Annual Giving

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