August 11, 2012​

DePaul participated in the 83rd annual Bud Billiken Day Parade. The Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., president, visited DePaul’s float that featured members of the DePaul Gospel Choir, the  DePaul Spirit Squad, DIBS the Blue Demon mascot and representatives from a variety of DePaul student groups. The annual parade on the city’s South Side is designed to get students excited about the start of the new school year.​