They’re here and you are welcome to join them!

With great energy, enthusiasm, and hope for a brighter future of justice and peace through Lasallian education, Manhattan College is honored to be the home for the 33rd session of the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies: June 23 – July 5, 2019. The participants in the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies are teachers and administrators from Lasallian colleges, universities, secondary and elementary schools, as well as youth and family services agencies across the globe.


Twenty-one percent (21%) of the 114 participants in the Buttimer Institute are from 11 countries other than the United States:

  • Australia and New Zealand;
  • Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa;
  • Pakistan, India, Hong Kong, and Singapore;
  • Canada and the United Kingdom.


The other Buttimer participants come from 18 States and the District of Columbia:

  • California, Washington, and Oregon;
  • Louisiana, Tennessee, Missouri and Florida;
  • Minnesota, Colorado, Illinois, and Oklahoma;
  • Arizona and New Mexico;
  • New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island, and the District of Columbia.


The participants from Manhattan College in the Buttimer Institute for Lasallian Studies are 

  1. Sister Mary Ann Jacobs, Faculty, School of Education and Health
  2. AJ Goodman, Associate Director, Residence Life
  3. Dr. Barbara Vallera, Faculty, School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Manhattan College faculty, staff, administrators, and students are welcome to join the Prayer sessions and Masses that will take place in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers during these two weeks:

  • Morning Prayer @ 8:30am, Monday - Friday, June 24-28 and Monday - Friday, July 1-5
  • Evening Prayer @ 8:30pm, Monday - Friday, June 24-28 and Monday - Wednesday, July 1-3
  • Mass @ 5:00pm on Monday, June 24, Wednesday, June 26, Friday, June 28, and Tuesday, July 2


You’re also welcome to join the Buttimer participants at their 10:15am coffee break in Café 1853!


Welcome Lasallian Educators!


For more information about the Buttimer Institute for Lasallian Studies, click here


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