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07/04/2019: Peru
VIII Assembly of the Network of Institutions of Higher Education
The representatives of the Executive Committee of the International Marist Network of Higher Education Institutions elected

The three representatives of the new Executive Committee of the International Marist Network of Higher Education Institutions were elected on April 4, during the VIII Assembly held at the Marcelino Champagnat University... (Read more)

07/04/2019: Peru
VIII Assembly of the Network of Institutions of Higher Education
Closing Day of the Assembly: Future projects and the site of the next meeting of the Universities Network

The closing session of the Eighth Assembly of the Marist International Network of Higher Education was held at Marcellin Champagnat University in Lima. After outlining future projects, the delegates chose the Pontifical... (Read more)

05/04/2019: Peru
The Executive Committee of the International Marist Network of Higher Education Institutions has been elected
Three representatives will continue in office for a period of two years, according to the vote on Thursday

Facebook photos

Having discussed the identity of the network... (Read more)

03/04/2019: Peru
VIII Assembly of the International Marist Network of Institutions of Higher Education
After the inauguration, the representatives of the 27 participating institutions began the debate of this edition of the Assembly

Photos in FaceBook

On the morning of Tuesday, April 2,... (Read more)

31/03/2019: General House
VIII Assembly of the Marist International Network of Higher Education will take place this week
More than 20 Marist universities from around the world will gather in Peru to discuss their work in higher education

Between April 1st and 6th, the VIII Assembly of the Marist International Network of Higher Education takes place in Lima, Peru. With the theme of building bridges... (Read more)

01/03/2019: Spain
Migration, sexual abuse and the changing climate
Discussion concerning Marists and emerging needs

"Marists and emergent needs" was the title of the tenth meeting of CaféColoquios organized by the Institute of Marist Studies (IEM) of the Papal University of Salamanca, on the 12th and 13th of February,... (Read more)

13/11/2018: Peru
Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education
Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Network of Marist Universities

With renewed spirit for the presence of the Vicar General Br. Luis Carlos Gutiérrez Blanco, the members of the Executive Committee of the Network of Marist Universities meet in Lima Peru from October 29th... (Read more)

09/07/2018: General House
Higher Education with the Charism of Champagnat
Assembly of the Marist Institutions of Higher Education in April 2019

The President of the International Marist Network of Institutions of Higher Education, Br. Roberto Méndez López wroteRead more)

06/06/2018: General House
Institute seeks ties with Andorra’s Open University
Marists and Lasallians aim to strengthen their relationship

Members of the general council met with directors of a university belonging to the De La Salle Brothers in Andorra on May 30 at the General House of the... (Read more)

13/04/2018: Philippines
Notre Dame of Dadiangas University
Personnel gathered for a day of deepening marist life

The school personnel of Notre Dame of Dadiangas University scheduled a day for Marist personnel formation on April 3.  The agenda of the gathering included the sharing on the calls of the General Chapter, the laity... (Read more)

19/10/2016: Brazil
New management at PUCRS
Brother Evilázio Teixeira appoitned as new Rector
Brother Evilázio Teixeira will take up his new post as rector of  the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) on Dec. 9 for the coming years, from 2017 to... (Read more)
01/08/2016: United States
Institutions of Higher Education
VII Assembly of the Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education

The VII Assembly of the Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education was celebrated from July 6 to 11, in the Marist College of Poughkeepsie, United States.  There was reflection... (Read more)

29/03/2016: Spain
‘Coffee talks’ on Marist life held in schools in Oviedo and Valencia
The University of Salamanca’s Institute of Marist Studies

The Institute of Marist Studies, or IEM, held a series of ‘coffee talks’ in Oviedo and Valencia, Spain, for four days to describe the different Marist lifestyles to students.

The Auseva... (Read more)

07/03/2016: East Timor
East Timor focuses on improving education
46 new graduates from the only teaching college

While East Timor continues to prioritise education, 46 teachers graduated from the training college for teachers on Feb. 20 in Baucau, East Timor.

The students were the eleventh group... (Read more)

28/12/2015: Brazil
Course Charisma and Marist educational principles
Marist education course offered to the entire Institute by PUCPR

The Pontifical Catholic University of Curitiba, thanks to an initiative of the Network of Marist Universities offers a course in the Marist charism and educational principles. The first group began in February 2014... (Read more)

19/11/2015: General House
“Educating today and tomorrow. A renewing passion”
About 30 Marist are participating in the congress promoted by the Vatican

Around 30 Marists from around the world, including brothers and laity, gathered at the general house for a fraternal encounter on Nov. 18 before the start of a congress on education, promoted by the Holy See and the... (Read more)

09/06/2015: Brazil
Reflections of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
15 years of personnel closeness to the Marist culture

Fifteen years ago, the then vicepresident and current rector of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Joaquim Clotet,... (Read more)

08/05/2015: Spain
New Marists in Mission!
5th Cycle of IEM Coffee Talks

This year, the Institute of Marist Studies (IEM) of Salamanca organised the5th Cycle of IEM Coffee Talks.... (Read more)

19/02/2015: Mexico
Marist University of Guadalajara, Jalisco
Master’s Degree in School Leadership and Management

This initiative of the Direction Staff Formation Commission of Western Mexico aims to provide better training to the direction staff in our Marist works, in response to the recent calls from the Institute formulated by... (Read more)

29/01/2015: Brazil
Network of Marist Universities
Course Charisma and Marist educational principles

I am pleased to announce that Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR), Curitiba, has decided to open a new call for students to enroll in the specialization course Carisma e princípios... (Read more)

14/01/2015: Mexico
Innovation and creativity in education
International meeting in education in Morelia

The Universidad Marista Valladolid, convenes its 3rd international meeting on education to be held in the month of February 2015 in the city... (Read more)

09/01/2015: Vatican
World Congress on Catholic education
Congregation of Catholic Education

In 2015 the Congregation for Catholic Education celebrates two significant anniversaries in the educational mission of the Church: the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration on Catholic education "Gravissimum... (Read more)

02/12/2014: Philippines
Marist Institutions of Higher Education: meeting around the fire
VI Assembly of the International Marist Network of institutions of Higher Education

The VI Assembly of the International Marist Network of Institutions of Higher Education was held from 8 to 13 November in the University of Notre Dame de Marbel, in the city of Koronadal, on Kotabato in the Philippines.... (Read more)

11/11/2014: General House
Course Charisma and Marist educational principles
Marist education course offered to the entire Institute by PUCPR

The Pontifical Catholic University of Curitiba, thanks to an initiative of the Network of Marist Universities offers a course in the Marist charism and educational principles. The first group began in February 2014 and... (Read more)

10/10/2014: Brazil
Thirty students progress towards the end of the program
The course on the Marist charism and educational principle crosses the Equator

The course for specialists in the Marist charism and principles of education has crossed the equator of its programming to enter the final lap. The program, consisting of eight disciplines, covers a total of 420 hours... (Read more)

01/07/2014: Philippines
Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education
Second preparatory meeting for the VI Assembly

Following the program outlined last year in Rome, the Executive Committee of the Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education has had a meeting on the campus of Notre Dame of Marbel University, in... (Read more)

12/05/2014: Kenya
Marist International University College, Nairobi
MIUC launches Bachelor of Business Management programme

Ululation and jovial faces flooded the scene on the 2nd of April, 2014 at Marist International University College. A new course was officially launched and accepted into the college adding up to the existing programmes.... (Read more)

06/05/2014: Brazil
PUCRS – Project Reflections
Presentation of the Marist tradition and the challenges of Higher Education

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) organised the 17th edition of Project Reflections. The meeting was held from 24 to 26 April and brought together 118 persons working in the University.... (Read more)

13/04/2014: Vatican
Educating Today and Tomorrow: A Renewing Passion
Congregation for Catholic Education

The Members of the Congregation for Catholic Education’s Plenary Assembly, meeting in 2011, accepted the suggestion of Pope Benedict XVI and entrusted to the Dicastery the task of preparing for the anniversary celebrations... (Read more)

21/02/2014: Brazil
PUCPR offers a new service of Marist formation to the Institute
Course on the Marist Charism and Principles of Education

On 3 February 2014, extramural classes began on the Marist Charism and Principles of Education. After almost two years of intense preparation, it has been possible to begin classes in this new service of Marist... (Read more)

14/02/2014: Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
Mission of the University in China

The international mission to China, led by the Rector, Joaquim Clotet, ended with a meeting at the Ministry of Education in Beijing. Besides Rector Clotet, the meeting counted with the participation of the Minister of... (Read more)

25/01/2014: Brazil
Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul
Exchange of students with the University of Harvard

Up to the end of January, 17 students from the University of Harvard are taking part in an experience of language, social and cultural immersion in the PUCRS, Porto Alegre. In the mornings, the young people follow courses... (Read more)

18/01/2014: General House
Educating through intercultural dialogue in the Catholic school
A new document of the Congregation for Catholic Education

Before the end of 2013, on 19 December, the Pontifical Congregation for Catholic Education surprised us with a new document on school education: “Educating through intercultural dialogue in the Catholic school”... (Read more)

07/01/2014: Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná
New Rector and Pro-Rectors for the PUCPR

Waldemiro Gremski took office as Rector of the PUCPR on 12 December. Paulo Mussi was reconfirmed as Vice-Rector. On the same occasion, the four Pro-Rectors took up office.

After 16 years at the helm of... (Read more)

27/12/2013: Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Su
The best private university of the South Region and the 3rd in the country

The PUCRS is the best private university of the South Region of Brasil and the 3rd in the country, according to the General Index of Courses 2012, of the Ministry of Education, which evaluated the quality of graduate,... (Read more)

11/12/2013: Spain
Marist Studies Institute of Salamanca
Second Conference on Solidarity and Volunteer Service

On November 7 and 8, 2013, the Marist Studies Institute of the Pontifical University of Salamanca (UPSA) held the Second Conference on Solidarity and Volunteer Service. Organized on a biannual basis, it was aimed at sharing... (Read more)

30/10/2013: Spain
Institute of Marist Studies
Days of Solidarity and Volunteer Service

It is the University which wishes to play a leading role in human development, in order to “build a more just and participative society through volunteer service, co-operation and work in the Third  Sector”.... (Read more)

05/10/2013: Brazil
Marist charism and educational principles
Marist formation course offered to the entire Institute by the PUCPR

After months of preparation of the contents and necessary didactic resources, we can announce that the course on Marist charism and educational principles will begin on February 3rd, 2014, and it will be offered... (Read more)

03/10/2013: Mexico
Socially responsible education
2nd International Meeting on Education

The Marist University of Valladolid is convoking the 2nd International Meeting on Education, to be held from 22 to 24 October 2013 in Morelia Michoacán, Mexico. Under the devise « A socially responsible education »,... (Read more)

30/09/2013: Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
The PUCRS is the 2nd best private University in Brasil

The PUCRS is the 2nd best private University in Brasil (and 19th among all the Institutions), according to « Ranking Universitário Folha » published by the journal « Folha... (Read more)

17/09/2013: Brazil
«Pontifícia Universidade Católica» of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
The Scientific and Technological Park is 10 years old

To mark the ten years of the « Parque Científico e Tecnológico » (Scientific and Technological Park) of the PUCRS, a celebration was held on 30 August at Viamão. In the course... (Read more)

14/06/2013: General House
Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education
Meeting of the Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education met in the General House in Rome, from 27 to 31 May, with the support of the Director of the Secretariat of Mission, Br João... (Read more)

13/06/2013: Philippines
Notre Dame of Marbel University
Marist formation for new school personnel

Notre Dame of Marbel University (NDMU), a Marist institution in southern Philippines, provided a privileged environment for the introduction of the Marist values and the Champagnat charism to the school personnel: those... (Read more)

21/04/2013: Brazil
Marist Union of Brasil - UMBRASIL
Study Course in Strategic Management at the service of the school mission

The Marist Union of Brasil – UMBRASIL -, in partnership with the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), is conducting from 15 April to 17 November 2013, the Study Course in Strategic Management... (Read more)

19/04/2013: Spain
Defense and Promotion of Children’s Rights
IV Conference of the Marist Studies Institut

The IV Conference of the Marist Studies Institute (IEM) focused on the defense and promotion of children’s rights, and took place at the Luis Vives School of Education in the Pontifical University of Salamanca (UPSA),... (Read more)

02/02/2013: General House
Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education
Course for Specialists in Marist Charism and Educational Principles

The Institute of the Little Brothers of Mary, dedicated to the education of children and young people, was founded by Marcellin Champagnat on January 2, 1817. We are on the way, and quickly approaching, to... (Read more)

15/01/2013: Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brasil)
Harvard students take part in an immersion course in PUCRS

Up to 18 January, 14 students from the University of Harvard, USA, on the point of finishing, or having finished their studies, are taking part in an experience of liguistic, social and cultural immersion at PUCRS. The... (Read more)

12/12/2012: Brazil
Province of « Rio Grande do Sul »
The Higher Administration of the « Pontificia Universidade de Rio Grande do Sul » (PUCRS) assumes its function

The Higher Administration of the « Pontificia Universidade de Rio Grande do Sul » (PUCRS) assumed its functions for the period 2013 to 2016 on the morning of 7 December. Brothers Joaquim Clotet,... (Read more)

27/10/2012: Mexico
Marist higher education in network : construct a new land
5th Meeting of the Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education

The Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education held its two yearly meeting of the Council of  Rectors and Representatives at the Marist University of Mexico, from 8 to 12 October. 24 Institutions... (Read more)

05/10/2012: Philippines
MAPAC
Marist Asia Pacific Center

Modules at various educational topics cover a major part of the academic curriculum at  MAPAC. Recently, two very important and thought provoking modules were presented within the space of two months.

One... (Read more)

30/08/2012: Mexico
Province of « México Occidental »
Inauguration of the Valladolid Marist University, in Morelia

August 13th was an important day for the Marist educational community of Morelia; the Valladolid Marist University was in fact inaugurated and it will hence offer a new proposal for higher education to the young of the... (Read more)

23/08/2012: Brazil
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
The Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor are re-appointed for a further term of office

The Rector of PUCRS, Br Joaquim Clotet, and the Vice-Rector, Br Evilázio Teiseira, have recently been inducted for a further term of office (2013-2016) by the Chancellor of the University, Archbishop Dadeus Grings... (Read more)

08/08/2012: Brazil
Marist Province of « Brasil Centro Sul »
Inauguration of a chapel dedicated to Saint Marcellin, in the « Catolica de Santa Catarina »

Since 2009, in partnership with a University Foundation, the Province of « Brasil Centro-Sul » has been offering university education in the State of Santa Catarina, Brasil. From 2011, in the cities... (Read more)

07/08/2012: Brazil
« Project Reflections » - PUCRS reinforces the identity of Marist pedagogy
« Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul » (Catholic University)

From 31 May to 2 June,  PUCRS organised the 15th edition of the « Project Reflections » at Bento Golçalves. Devoted to strengthening formation in Marist spirituality and pedagogy,... (Read more)

19/07/2012: General House
International Network of Marist Higher Education
New site for Marist Higher Education

The International Marist Network of  Institutions of Higher Education is formed of the collection of the works of mission in which the brothers and lay people of the different Provinces and Districts of the Institute... (Read more)

15/07/2012: General House
Education: today and tomorrow
New perceptions on Catholic education in the world

On 22 and 23 June, a Meeting on Education was held in Rome, organised by the Holy See’s Congregation for Catholic Education. The participants numbered 34, representing Universities, Religious Congregations, UNESCO... (Read more)

30/05/2012: Brazil
The « Pontificia Universidade Católica » of Rio Grande do Sul
PUCRS connects with the universities of Europe

Knowledge of international models of innovation, research and health, the approach to and intensification of international co-operation, these are some of the things which the « Pontifícia Universidade... (Read more)

24/05/2012: Mexico
15 years of existence
Marist University of Mérida

In Mérida, Yucatán, México, the Marist Brothers have been working for more than 90 years. One of the fruits of this work has been the foundation in 1996, by a group of lay Marists, of a University,... (Read more)

14/05/2012: Mexico
Implementing the Rights of the Child in the field of education
Diploma in the Rights of Children and Youth in Mexico

It is with great satisfaction that we share with you some good news : EDUCADyS (Education in Rights and Solidarity A.C.), the NGO of the Province of « México Central) and ... (Read more)

17/10/2011: Spain
Pilgrimage to the Hermitage completes the three cycles
Courses in Champagnat Documentation at the IEM

We arrive at the Hermitage to verify on site the traces of Champagnat, after having followed, investigated and studied for three years, by means of his letters in the three Cycles (A, B and C) of the course of CHAMPAGNAT... (Read more)

10/10/2011: General House
Marist Education
Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education

Since 2004, with the first meeting at Curitiba, theMarist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education has been going its way. It was during the preparations for the next meeting, the fifth, to be held at... (Read more)

29/07/2011: Mexico
Marist Mission
Meeting of the Marist International Commission of Higher Education

On 5, 6 and 7 July 2011, the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Marist International Higher Education Network was held in the Provincial Residence of the  Province of « México Central »,... (Read more)

31/05/2011: Brazil
Creation of the Institute of Science and Faith
PUCPR realises a twenty year old dream

The creation of the Institute of Science and Faith, on the part of the University Council, several months ago, represents a significant step for the Pontifícia Universidade Católica... (Read more)

21/05/2011: Spain
Institute of Marist Studies (IEM) of Salamanca
Course on documentation of champagnat (cycle c: 1839-1840)

The Institute of Marist Studies (IEM), attached to the Pontifical University of  Salamanca through the  Normal School Luis Vives, is in train of holding, from 25 February to 6 July 2011, the « Course... (Read more)

14/05/2011: Spain
Commencing culture and attitude 2.0 in education
IInd marist study days « children 2.0 »

Boys and girls 2.0 are the ones we have in our classrooms and groups, the ones parents have in their homes. For these are the children born with the net, the use of computers,  remote control in hand and... (Read more)

16/11/2010: Brazil
Marist Institutions of Higher Education
IVth Meeting of the Council of Rectors and Representatives of the Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education

The Meeting took place in the Events Centre of the PUCRS of Porto Alegre. The University excelled itself in attending to and caring for those taking part, accomodated in the various communities of the Marist Brothers... (Read more)

07/06/2010: General House
The Marist Mission in Higher Education
Marist International Network of Institutions of Higher Education
The first Meeting of representatives of the Marist Institutions of Higher Learning, in Curitiba in November 2004, gave birth to the International Network of Institutions of Higher Education, animated by the Mission Bureau... (Read more)
26/02/2010: Spain
New Ideas in Professional Studies
Marist Studies at the University of Salamanca
The Institute of Marist Studies (IEM) is making its breakthrough appearance here on the FMS Webpage. The IEM functions as the Teachers College of the Pontifical University of Salamanca. Via the present item on the Webpage,... (Read more)
08/01/2010: Senegal
An educational project in support of sustainable development , Senegal
Sainte Marie de Hann in Dakar - Marist Fathers
The Cours Ste Marie de Hann has recently set up the Marist Institute of Higher Education (IMES) which develops an educational approach based on sustainable development of great interest.
We have been able to attest... (Read more)
29/12/2009: Brazil
Top score obtained on evaluation
Pontifical university of Paraná - PUCPR
The Pontifical University of Paraná (hereafter PUCPR) came into existence on May 14, l959, receiving the name “Catholic University of Paraná.” PUCPR was formed by the merger of several Catholic faculties of the Curitiba... (Read more)
18/12/2008: Spain
17 Marist institutions of further education strengthen their ties
III Meeting of the representatives of institutions of Further Education
Promoted by the General Council, the Escuela Universitaria de Magisterio Luis Vives, integrated in the Universidad Pontifícia de Salamanca and the Escuela Universitaria Cardenal Cisneros de Alcalá de Henares, the III MEETING... (Read more)
21/11/2006: Mexico
At the service of the marist mission
Second Meeting of Marist Institutions of Tertiary Education
The second meeting of representatives of Marist Institutions of Tertiary Education took place from the 9th to the 12th November at Guadalajara (Jalisco, Mexico) at the Marist University of Guadalajara.
The thirty participants,... (Read more)
26/04/2006: Brazil
Catholic higher education and internationalisation in Latin America
The Catholic Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul hosts a Latin American meeting
From the 6th to the 8th April, the challenges and the possibilities of Catholic Higher Education in a globalised world was the object of discussions and reflections by seventy Catholic university directors from the different... (Read more)
13/11/2004: Brazil
First Meeting of Representatives of Marist Institutions of Tertiary Education
5th - 8th November 2004, Curitiba


The meeting started on the morning of the 5th November, with words of welcome from Brother Clemente Ivo Juliatto, Rector of the University that was host to the meeting, and Brother Emili Turú, General Councillor.... (Read more)

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul

Porto Alegre - Brazil

PUCRS, based on the rights of the person, the principles of Christianity and the Marist educational tradition, has as mission to produce and spread knowledge and to promote human and professional development, oriented towards quality and excellence, aiming for the development of a just and fraternal society. From the physical point of view, PUCRS is formed by the Campus, at Porto Alegre – capital of Rio Grande do Sul -, and two other units, one in the locality of Uruguaiana and the other at Viamão. (Read more)

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul

Marist Polytechnic Nigeria

Enugu - Nigeria

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Marist Polytechnic Nigeria

Notre Dame of Kidapawan College

Kidapawan - Philippines

Philippines (Read more)

Notre Dame of Kidapawan College