Medical Mission to Pestel, Haiti, Jan 11 ̐ 19, 2014

Welcome to the Blog for the 2014 Mission to Ferrier and Pestel, Haiti. This year's mission is a joint effort from several different groups, including: Franciscan Health Care, Lourdes University College of Nursing, Mt. Carmel Hospital, SCORE, and of course many generous donors. Background In 2009, Lourdes University College of Nursing faculty member Martha Gallagher … Continued

2011 Student Pilgrims

Ali ElMokdad, Benjamin Jakeway, Aileen Santry and Allison Walter have their passport ready, their bags packed and are ready for the annual Franciscan Student Pilgrimage to Italy! Follow Allison and Ali’s blog as they follow in St. Francis’ footsteps as they visit famous basilicas, the Roman Colosseum, Trevi fountain, and the original Portiuncula Chapel and learn … Continued

Second Nurse Anesthesia Conference offered

Dr. Judy Didion, Ph.D., RN, Dean of the Lourdes University College of Nursing; and Dawn AuBuchon, M.S., CRNA, Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program; are pleased to announce the second Nurse Anesthesia Conference on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The site of the conference is the Hilton Garden Inn, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., in Perrysburg, Ohio. Current Lourdes … Continued

Dean Elected President of National Organization

Lourdes University Provost Geoffrey Grubb, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the election of Sr. Shannon Schrein, OSF, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School, as President of The College Theology Society. Sr. Shannon will begin her term at CTS’s annual convention in June. “I have been an active member of The College Theology Society since 1985 … Continued

Lourdes University participates in AICUO’s “Ohio Independent College Visit Days 2016 You Can” program

Lourdes University President David J. Livingston, Ph.D., and Vice President of Enrollment Dean C. Ludwig, Ph.D., are pleased to participate in the Ohio Independent College Visit Days 2016 You Can program. OnMonday, June 27; Wednesday, June 29; and Thursday, June 30, rising high school juniors and seniors and their families can learn more about the … Continued

Lourdes University Invites Third-Party Comments

Lourdes University invites comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit on November, 14-15, 2016 by a team representing The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Lourdes has been accredited by the Commission since 1964. … Continued

Lifelong Learning announces May classes

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is pleased to offer the following classes that are offered or begin in May 2016. The classes are held at various Lourdes University classroom locations, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. To register for Lifelong Learning classes and review the entire list of spring 2016 classes, visit, email or call 419-824-3707. … Continued

58th Lourdes University Commencement announced

Dean L. Spangler to deliver commencement address and receive honorary degree; Retired Lucas County Juvenile Court Judge Andy Devine to receive honorary degree   On Saturday, May 14, Lourdes University President David J. Livingston, Ph.D., will confer bachelor and master’s degrees on more than 350 graduates during the 58th commencement exercises. Dean L. Spangler, Chairman of the Board … Continued

12th Annual Research & Scholarship Symposium scheduled

Dr. Keith Burwell, President of the Toledo Community Foundation is Keynote Speaker   Lourdes University is pleased to host the 12th annual Research & Scholarship Symposium on Monday, April 25 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. The annual symposium … Continued