Charger Chats

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our topic of the night will be Mental Health of Student Athletes.

Science Seminar: Friends vs. Foes- A Fungal Tale

Please join the Science Department for our first Fall Science Seminar: Friends vs. Foes- A Fungal Tale
Tuesday September 26, 2023, at 7pm on zoom.

We are excited to welcome Dominican Alumna, Madison Newman. She will speak to us about her research as a graduate student at University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Receive zoom information for this seminar by registering here: 

Living the Legacy

The Living the Legacy speech is delivered each year by a very special Alumni of Dominican University. It is with great pleasure we share this year’s Founders Week Living the Legacy is:

Mr. Daniel Colon – Dominican University, Class of 2013
Research and Development Specialist 
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

And the 2023 Recipient of the Badami Outstanding Alumni Award

Spirit of the Founders: Student Recognition

Please join us for refreshments in the Granito Center as we celebrate Dominican University’s 2023: Spirit of the Founders honorees:

Stacy Eliezer and Louis Rodriguez

The “Spirit of the Founders Award” is highly regarded at Dominican University. This award represents a respect for the values and traditions that have endured for centuries and holds the promise that the Dominican tradition will be carried on. The “Spirit of the Founders Award” also represents for its recipients a strong belief in their potential as leaders, as they leave Dominican University to make their mark in the world.


Keynote Presentation: Founders Week

Dominican University’s Founders Day Keynote Speaker:
Sister Arlene Flaherty, O.P., Director School Sister of Notre Dame

Sister Arlene Flaherty OP is a Dominican Sister of Blauvelt, NY and is Director of the Office of Justice and Peace and Integrity of creation for the Atlantic Midwest Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Since entering the Blauvelt Dominicans in 1977, Sister Arlene’s ministry has been at the intersection of theology, spirituality, and justice. She is a teacher, workshop leader, justice animator, and group facilitator.

For the past year Sister Arlene has been teaching Theology and Spirituality in an Evolutionary Context at An Tairseach, the Dominican Organic Farm and Ecology Center in County Wicklow, Ireland.


Founders Week is the annual celebration of the University’s heritage and the Dominican Sisters who established it.
We celebrate this year in the Spirit of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati 

History Simulation Workshop

History Simulation Workshop:
Guide to
Game-Based Learning

Workshop Schedule: 

9:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee
9:30 a.m. Why Historical Game-Based Learning?
Empirical Evidence for Active Learning Pedagogy
10:30 a.m. Practical Guide to Historical Game-Based Learning:
Dos and Don'ts from a Teacher and Student Perspective
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Let's Go! A Microgame in Action
2:30 p.m. Reflections and Conclusion

Saturday, February 3, 2024
Dominican University Lawrence Room of Casey Hall

$25 Registration Fee



Major Declaration Day

Major Information Day

Preaching In Action: 10,000 Meals

Session 1 – 10:30-11:30 AM

Session 2- 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

Session 3 – 1:00-2:00 PM

Sign Up Here

CAB Foam Party on the Quad!

The Chargers Activities Board invites students to the grand finale of Welcome Week 2023, a FOAM PARTY ON THE QUAD!  

-Please dress appropriately –


CAB Giveaway!

sponsored by Dominican Dining 1:30-4:30 pm in the Granito Center Lobby

Alumni & Family Day Apple Picking at Dr. Davies Farm

Celebrate the waning days of summer with family & alumni at Dr. Davies Farm!

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the orchard with a variety of activities:

  1. Pick Your Own Apples: Wander through lush orchards and handpick your favorite, delicious apples.
  2. Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch: Embark on a picturesque hayride that will lead you to the pumpkin patch, where you can select the perfect sugar pumpkin.
  3. On-Site Attractions: Explore the on-site cider distillery, live music , and a selection of 106 different types of beer plus food trucks.

Date and time:
Sunday, September 17, 2023
10 am-3 pm


  • $20 per person
    • Includes lunch, one bag of apples, and one sugar pumpkin
  • $75 per family
    • Includes four lunches, four bags of apples, and four sugar pumpkins


The parking lot is located directly across the street from Dr. Davies Farm

We hope to see you there!!