Finally, the third event for Walsh University: President Richard Jusseaume and his wife met Pope Francis on 10th May in Rome, in the Vatican, at the Wednesday Audience.
This was an opportunity for the President to present the Student Award bearing the name of the Pope established to help students in difficulty. Richard Jusseaume-accompanied by Father Nathan Cromly and Derrick Wyman, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Walsh-is currently conducting a spiritual pilgrimage of 13 students from Walsh University in Italy and France. This special meeting was made possible by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, who visited Walsh University on April 30th.
3,000 participants in the graduation of Students with Bishop Christophe Pierre and Bro. Charles Desjarlais
The graduation of 424 undergraduate and graduate students “Start Ceremony” from Walsh University took place on 30th April in the presence of 3,000 people.
The guest of honour was Bishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio from the United States, accompanied by Bishop George V. Murry, Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown and Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki, Bishop Arua, Uganda, a friend of the Campus.
Another person honoured was Bro. Charles Desjarlais, who received the “Founders’ Medal” awarded to a person who embodied the values of Father de la Mennais and Father Deshayes. Especially the education of young people, especially the most neglected, and the transmission of faith.