Bringing the Lebanon of Tomorrow to Life: the Resilience of the University

St Joseph yearly address
Friday, March 19, 2021
Amphitéâtre Pierre Y. AbouKhater - Campus des sciences et technologies
Organisateurs


Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ) observed its patronal feast day on Friday, March 19, 2021, at the new chapel of the Campus of Science and Technology (CST) in Mar Roukoz, exclusively live on USJ’s website and Facebook page, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. After the mass, Prof. Salim Daccache s.j., USJ Rector, delivered his annual address, entitled “Bringing the Lebanon of Tomorrow to Life: the Resilience of the University.”

Speech Summary

Introduction

Healing through solidarity

Part I

  1. The unfailing example of Saint Joseph: A holy year
  2. Immorality at the heart of the crisis

Part II

Conditions for Lebanon’s survival in its second centenary

Part III: The University’s Response to the Crisis

  1. The three challenges of the University
  2. Aiming for professional and moral excellence
  3. A civic and optimistic response

Conclusion

Time to return to the roots


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