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Giving Tuesday 2023 has highest participation in CatholicU history!

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A total of $519,906 was raised through 3,480 gifts from 4,363 donors.

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Cardinal Weekend 2023 was a resounding success, with more than 1,200 Catholic University alumni returning to campus this year.

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The University celebrated the establishment of the School of Engineering’s first endowed chair Tuesday evening, Sept. 12.

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Campaign Progress University Surpasses $500 Million Goal

The University received over $518,544,740 in gifts through the help of 28,654 individual donors.

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Conway School of Nursing Bill and Joanne Conway support nursing faculty

Bill and Joanne Conway are again supporting the eponymous Conway School of Nursing (CSON) through a $10 million gift that will enable the school to increase the number of faculty positions.

Jones Family poses with Baseball Head Coach Ross Natoli

Catholic University Athletics Robert J. Talbot Field Hosts First Night Game Under the Lights

This spring, the baseball and softball teams will be able to play their first games under the lights thanks to a generous gift from the Jones family.

Sister Mary Vincentia Joseph and Sister Ann Patrick Conrad

National Catholic School of Social Service Scholarship honors long-time faculty members

The Sisters Mary Vincentia Joseph and Ann Patrick Conrad Endowed Scholarship will serve underrepresented and international candidates to the Masters of Social Work program at Catholic University.

Garvey Hall

Garvey Hall New 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.

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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.

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

Campaign Cup Metro 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.

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The Metropolitan School Federal 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.

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Leadership annual giving 1887 Society

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

Upcoming Events

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

Dec 13

DMV Presidential Reception

Columbia Country Club - Chevy Chase, MD

Dec 14

Black Alumnae Career Panel

Great Room A in the Pryzbyla Center - Washington, DC

Dec 16

Wreaths Across America, DC

US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery - Washington, DC

Dec 16

Wreaths Across America: Conshohocken, PA

Calvary Cemetery-Conshohocken - Conshohocken, PA

Dec 16

Wreaths Across America: Morristown, NJ

Holy Rood Cemetery - Morristown, NJ

Dec 18

Baltimore Presidential Reception

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

Dec 20

More Than Words Service Event: Waltham, MA

More Than Words - Waltham, MA

Jan 14

CatholicU Women's Basketball Pre-Game Reception at the Palestra

Tse Center- Kozloff Room - Philadelphia, PA

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Each year since 2019 we have released a major video in support of Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University. Learn about the Campaign, the history of the University, and how you can participate in the most ambitious campaign in the University's history. Together, we will light the way!