Cardinal Weekend 2023

Reconnect with the CatholicU community GEAR UP FOR CARDINAL WEEKEND 2023

Students hold total numbers of campaign

Campaign Progress University Surpasses $500 Million Goal

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

Nursing faculty member assisting student

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.

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.

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.

Flags arranged across university lawn

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.

1887 Society logo with McMahon Hall

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:

Sep 26

CatholicU Staff Alumni Lunch

Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center - Washington, DC

Sep 27

San Francisco Presidential Reception

25 Lusk - San Francisco, CA

Sep 28

CUOnline: Latin American Alumni Career Panel

Webinar - Online,

Sep 29

The Catholic University of America-Tucson Program Mass and New Student Pinning Ceremony

The Cathedral of St. Augustine - Tucson, AZ

Oct 12

Captain John E. Smathers Endowed Scholarship Celebration

Maloney Hall Pavilion at The Catholic University of America - Washington, DC, DC

Oct 12

Politics & Government Networking Night

The Catholic University of America | McMahon Hall - Washington, DC

Oct 13

Cardinal Weekend 2023

The Catholic University of America - Washington, DC

Oct 14

Inaugural CatholicU Alumni Row

Bladensburg Waterfront Park - Bladensburg, MD

Oct 25

Boston Presidential Reception

Harvard Club - Boston, MA

Oct 26

San Diego Presidential Reception

La Jolla Shores Hotel - La Jolla, CA

Oct 26

CatholicU Young Alumni Mixer at Topgolf

Topgolf National Harbor - Oxon Hill, MD

Nov 08

2023 Hard Hat Ceremony and Senior Design Poster Exhibition

The Catholic University of America| Heritage Hall - Washington DC, DC

Nov 09

The School of Engineering Interviewing & Networking Night

The Catholic University of America | McMahon Hall - Washington, DC

Nov 16

Private Discussion with the President

Curley Hall - The Catholic University of America - Washington, DC

Nov 29

Philadelphia Presidential Reception

Aronimink Golf Club - Newtown Square, PA

Nov 30

Campus Ministry Alumni Food Bank Visit

Capital Area Food Bank - Washington, DC

Nov 30

New York Presidential Reception

The Players - New York, NY

Dec 13

DMV Presidential Reception

Columbia Country Club - Chevy Chase, MD

Dec 18

Baltimore Presidential Reception

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

Our Latest Stories
Black History Month Alumni Career Panel
February 17, 2023
On Wednesday, February 8, we hosted a career panel that featured a trio of Black alumni who shared their experiences and wisdom across the business, healthcare, and engineering industries for all alumni and students.
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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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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!