October 6, 2016, Adrian, Michigan – Due to the many loving calls and emails of concern from people asking after the safety of Adrian Dominican Sisters serving in the Dominican Republic and Florida, we are happy to report everyone is safe.
Our Sisters serving in the Dominican Republic report lots of rain, and ask for your continued prayers for the DR and Haiti.
Adrian Dominican Sisters and Associates in Florida are all safe and continue to be in contact with each other as well as their Chapter Prioress, Sister Mary Ann Caulfield, OP. Sisters in areas that had a mandatory evacuation have taken up residence with other Sisters in safer areas. All are in touch with each other, monitoring the weather situation, and taking appropriate safety measures. They express gratitude for your thoughts and prayers.
Our sponsored institutions report the following:
The Congregation asks people for their continued prayers for the victims of Hurricane Matthew and for the safety of those still in the path of the storm.
August 2, 2016, Miami Shores, Florida – Barry University was named a 2016-2017 College of Distinction because of its high-impact educational processes.
To be named a College of Distinction, Barry University had to be nominated by high school counselors and educators and to excel in four areas: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes.
Barry students have earned college credit and gained valuable life experiences by participating in study abroad programs, service learning, and internships.
Read an article describing the national recognition of Colleges of Distinction and how Barry earned this recognition.