Garvey Hall

Garvey HallNew dining commons welcomes University community

December 5 was a red-letter day for Catholic University, when the Cardinal community celebrated the opening of Garvey Hall, the long-awaited new campus dining commons. The space is named for the University’s 15th president, John Garvey, and his wife, Jeanne.

Sheehy family stands with new staff members

The Metro School Receives Largest Gift to Date of $3.65 Million

This gift, made by the Sheehy family, will provide support for adult learners and is the first endowed scholarship of the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies.

Students posed with Red the Cardinal

Giving Tuesday 2022Catholic University Community Raises Over $94,000

Collectively, Catholic University alumni, faculty, staff, parents, friends, and students raised more than $94,000 for student scholarships, surpassing last year’s total of more than $75,000.

President Peter Kilpatrick, Dean Marie Nolan, Dean Vince Kiernan, and Vice President Scott Rembold

Campaign CupMetro School Surpasses Fundraising Goal

This spring, the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies earned the Campaign Cup, which is presented to individual schools that surpass their overall fundraising goals for Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University. With a total of $13.3 million raised to date, the school has well exceeded its original $9 million goal.

Kevin Walsh poses with President Peter Kilpatrick, University trustees, and administrators

Columbus School of LawKevin Walsh Installed as the Inaugural Knights of Columbus Endowed Professor

On November 8, Kevin Walsh was installed as the inaugural Knights of Columbus Endowed Professor of Law and the Catholic Tradition. The ceremony was the second endowed chair installation Catholic University has held in as many months. 

Flags arranged across university lawn

The Metropolitan SchoolFederal grant funds CatholicU program to support veterans

Recently, Catholic University was awarded $1.4 million in federal grant funding to launch a program that will help U.S. military veterans prepare for and achieve higher education.

Fr. Peter Galadza and Bishop Basil H. Losten

First-ever Basil H. Losten Endowed Professor and Chair in Ukrainian Church Studies Installed

On Wednesday, September 28, Catholic University officially endowed Fr. Peter Galadza as the first Bishop Basil H. Losten Endowed Professor and Chair in Ukrainian Church Studies.

McMahon Hall with view of University Mall

Frank Hanna Partners with Catholic University to Transform Catholic Education

In the hope of encouraging others to support a vital new interdisciplinary initiative, Frank Hanna has provided a seven-figure lead gift to Catholic University’s Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education (ITCE).

Basilica during Cardinal Fest 2021

Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic UniversityExtended through 2023 with $500M goal

The Catholic University of America will extend Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University through 2023 with a new goal of $500 million.

1887 Society logo with McMahon Hall

Leadership annual giving1887 Society

Join Catholic University's philanthropic society for leadership annual donors!

Upcoming Events

Celebrate Catholic University with us! Join us for these upcoming events:

Jan 28

Basketball Alumni Reception and Game

Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center - Washington, DC

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Feb 02

CUOnline Livestream Event: Finding the Sacred in Art - A Conversation with Stephen Auth and Dony Mac Manus

The Catholic University of America | University Campus - Washington, DC

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Feb 08

Black History Month Alumni Career Panel

Craves Alumni Center - Washington, DC

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Feb 21

CUOnline Lunch and Learn - Fr. Christopher Seith, S.T.D. 2020, and the Beauty of Reality in a Screen-Saturated World

The Catholic University of America | University Campus - Washington, DC

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Feb 21

California Presidential Reception

Christ Cathedral - Garden Grove, CA

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Feb 23

Sales Program Spring Networking Social

Spider Kelly's - Arlington, VA

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Feb 25

Federal Job Search Workshop

Maloney Hall - Room 316 - Washington, DC

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Mar 02

CatholicU on Wall Street Alumni and Student Networking

NEXUS Club - New York, New York

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Mar 15

Richmond Presidential Reception

Willow Oaks Country Club - Richmond, VA

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Robert Towsend, Ph.D., and the Health of the Humanities
January 24, 2023
On Wednesday, January 18, we were joined by Dr. Robert Townsend, B.A. 1988, M.A. 1990, as part of the Lunch and Learn Series.
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Upskilling Workshop: Graphic Design 101 with Canva
January 23, 2023
On Thursday, January 12, we were joined by Alexandra Wertz, B.A. 2022, for an introductory workshop on graphic design using Canva.
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Garvey Hall officially welcomes the CatholicU community
January 23, 2023
December 5 was a red-letter day for Catholic University, when the Cardinal community celebrated the opening of Garvey Hall, the long-awaited new campus dining commons. It was also the day that Garvey Hall opened to hungry students as the University’s main dining space.
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