Accomplishments 2006-2007

University Lectures and Events

  • "Peacebuilding: Before and After Accords are Signed," CRS Peacebuilding Education Adviser, Hedley Abernethy 2/29/07 (attendance: 75)
  • "Careers in Peacebuilding," CRS Peacebuilding Education Adviser, Hedley Abernethy 2/29/07 (attendance: 25)
  • "Human Trafficking," Law School Forum. Panelists: CRS Policy Analyst Mary Delorey; Daniel Velez, Assistant U.S. Attorney; Christina Miller, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Coordinator, Anti-Trafficking Project; Wendy Young, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Coordinator of U.S. and External Relations, 2/22/07 (attendance:200+) *coordinated by Prof. Michele Pistone
  • "Combating Human Trafficking," CRS Europe and the Middle East Regional Director, Mark Schnellbaecher, 12/5/06 (attendance: 75 +) *coordinated by Prof. Michele Pistone
  • "African Oil and Poverty," CRS-sponsored speakers: Austin Onuoha (Nigeria), Antoine Berilengar, S.J. (Chad), 10/19/06 (attendance: 230+)
  • Fair Trade Symposium, "Fair Trade: Blending Value with Values," CRS Fair Trade Program Director, Michael Sheridan; Paul Nichols, Pura Vida Coffee; Cesar Rivas, La Florida Cooperative, Peru; David Funkhouser, TransFair USA; Timothy Dietzler, Villanova Dining Services, 10/4/06 (attendance: 100+) *coordinated by Prof. Jonathan Doh

CRS Classroom Guest Lecturers

  • "CRS' Contributions to Peacebuilding," CRS Peacebuilding Adviser, Hedley Abernethy, (Modern Peacemakers) 3/29/07
  • "CRS Advocacy: Chad/Cameroon Extractive Industries," CRS Constituency Liaison Manager, Steve Hilbert, (Graduate Seminar: Christian Ethics and Globalization) 3/28/07
  • "The Evolution of CRS' Mission," CRS Constituency Liaison Manager Steve Hilbert, (Graduate Seminar: Christian Ethics and Globalization) 3/23/07
  • "Microenterprises: Promoting Sustainable Development," CRS former Senior Technical Advisor-Microfinance, William Farrand, (Global Poverty and Justice) 2/27/07
  • "The Global Scope of Human Trafficking," CRS Human Trafficking Policy Adviser, Mary DeLorey (Global Poverty and Justice)Theology 2/22/07
  • "CRS programming in the Middle East," CRS Regional Director Europe and the Middle East, Mark Schnellbaecher, (Global Poverty and Justice) 12/5/06
  • "Fair Trade," CRS Director Fair Trade, Michael Sheridan, Sustainable Development, (Latin American Studies Integrating Seminar) 10/4/06
  • "CRS Programming in El Salvador," CRS El Salvador Country Representative, Rick Jones (Global Poverty and Justice) 9/14/06
  • "CRS Programming in East Africa," CRS East Africa Regional Director, William Rastetter, (Global Poverty and Justice) 6/15/06

CRS Internships

  • Elizabeth McCarthy'08 (Political Science Major/Peace and Justice Minor), CRS Northeast Regional Office, Fall 2006
  • Laura Hoffman '07 (Law School) Caritas International, Lebanon, Summer 2006
  • Jaime Gentile '06 (English Major/Peace and Justice Minor), CRS Northeast Regional Office, Spring 2006

Other

  • University Dining Services: Contract with Pura Vida Coffee (exclusively fair trade corporation) in support of university mission and partnership with CRS. Fair Trade coffee is available in all university dining facilities