Christian Brothers University (CBU) honors select faculty and students for demonstrating Lasallian characteristics.
Melody Nabors, CBU’s Registrar, was honored with the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award at their annual convocation in August.
This award — the highest award presented to one CBU faculty member annually — honors a CBU educator, nominated by his/her peers, who exemplifies in the twenty-first century the ideals of St. John Baptist de La Salle, who lived in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Recipients of the award must have the following four qualifications: be a Lasallian educator for at least five years; be actively involved in fostering the mission of Lasallian education; exemplify in his/her life the spirit of St. John Baptist...
Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) is launching its “We’re All In” campaign targeting legal professionals with a goal of increasing private donations and decreasing the organization’s government dependence.
MALS helps more than 12,000 people annually, but with government funding down by 18 percent this year and trending toward even more significant decreases, the organization’s budget could come down over $500,000 by 2014. That translates to turning away 8,400 people in need of legal services, and MALS already has to turn away 66 percent of applicants because of lack of funding.
MALS was founded by a group of 30 lawyers in 1968 in conjunction with the Neighborhood Legal Service Project with the goal of supplying honest legal...