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Profiles Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Profiles of Jesuit Faculty & Staff

In the heat of finals and convocations, we often focus on the students’ experiences. The deadlines. The pressure. The rewards. But we tend to forget about the people who make it all possible, the faculty and staff. On May 18, Jesuit hosted its Faculty and Staff Appreciation Banquet. Along with dinner and presentations, 10 hard-working faculty and staff members received...
Many measure one’s eminence through their legacy: their impact on the community and the number of lives touched during their time on earth. By these standards, Reverend Charles A. Leininger, SJ surely lives among the greats. His 76 years in the Jesuit order have been replete with helping others and working to make his community a better place. Jesuit Formation Novitiate After completing...
This year, Jesuit welcomes Nadya Alameel, the new human resources administrator. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Alameel went to St. Rita for middle school and later when to Ursuline Academy, graduating in 2004. Mrs. Alameel met her husband, Clayton, while at SMU and have since had their first child, Benjamin, who is five. Why Jesuit? Mrs. Alameel explained that she had...
Empathy is a theme that has been emphasized at Jesuit this year, and a push for empathy between teachers and students seems to have been an effect of that. Two weeks ago, the faculty built empathy with seniors by visiting their service sites for a few hours. Instead of attending morning classes, each Wednesday seniors leave campus to serve the...
In a crowded classroom, a teacher trudges in, dark bags under his eyes, and stands in front of his students. He asks them for the homework from last night, and everyone turns it in except one. That one individual looks at the teacher defeated, exhausted from a delayed baseball game the previous night, but the educator merely scolds the...
The Roundup Podcast Ep. 6 - The SJ Episode (Part 1) On this episode: Interviews with two Jesuits on campus, Ryan Caesar, SJ, and Tucker Redding, SJ. Mr. Caesar is a novice, and Mr. Redding is a scholastic. This episode is the first of two focusing on members of the Society of Jesus at Dallas Jesuit. 0:37 - Ryan Caesar, SJ 17:31...
There are some new faces around the campus of Jesuit Dallas, all of whom have their own unique personalities and background. Some are coaches, teachers, or members of the Alumni Service Corps, but they all have the same goal in mind: form Jesuit students into Men for Others. Dennis Kamara ‘13 Born in Virginia, Mr. Kamara grew up in Dallas in...
From acting on stage to writing plays to filming, Jesuit's new Stage and Film director, Mr. Carlos Acevedo, has done it all. Impressively in both theater and film, he has directed, acted in, produced, and written plays, musicals, and Spanish films and soap operas. Coming from a professional theater background in his home country of Puerto Rico and the U.S.,...

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