group picture of the jcu team at the cardio race

Team JCU off to a Strong Start!

The JCU community has started off on a strong foot this semester with our first two Team JCU events! 

In the first of these, held the morning of September 24th, we came together with current students, staff, and faculty to support each other in a community run and walk along the Tiber River. After about forty minutes enjoying our exercise amidst the many weekend warriors of Rome, Team JCU reconvened for a relaxing breakfast at Bar Meccanismo, offered by the university. 

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Celebrating the Grand Finale: Rome University Championships Closing Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 24, Luiss Guido Carli University played host to the highly anticipated Closing Ceremony of the Rome University Championships. The culmination of the 12th season of this prestigious tournament brought together 17 universities and countless students. Among the three pioneering institutions that initiated this championship a decade ago, JCU proudly stands. As the only organization in Italy that encompasses a wide array of sports and attracts more universities each year, the Rome University Championships continue to be a remarkable celebration of athletic talent and camaraderie.

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JCU Strava Challenge: Fostering Fitness and Community Spirit

In addition to offering a wide range of sports activities, the JCU Athletics Department, in collaboration with JCU Community Services and Student Services Offices, has been organizing a unique event since 2020. The JCU Strava Challenge aims to promote both physical well-being and social cohesion within the JCU community and its surrounding neighborhood, Trastevere. This initiative was born during the pandemic when group physical activities were restricted. We introduced a contest open to our students, staff, and faculty, providing an avenue to build community during challenging times while also lending a helping hand to those in need.

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Team JCU Joins Komen Race for Breast Cancer Cure

This past Sunday morning, 30 JCU Community members met each other to support the fight against breast cancer with the uniting power of athletics.  These 30 community members together formed Team JCU, an official group competing in the 2023 Komen Race For the Cure, an annual event that brings together tens of thousands of supporters to join in a 2K walk or 5K/8K run against breast cancer.  Through their participation in this event, each member of Team JCU contributed their time and a donation of at least EUR 15 towards the breast cancer research.   

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