Class of 2021 cheers during commencement

2022 Founders Day Giving ChallengeCatholicU community delivers success

The 2022 Founders Day Giving Challenge was an incredible success! The Cardinal family united to make 788 gifts in celebration of the founding of The Catholic University of America.

Peter Kilpatrick

Introducing the University's 16th PresidentPeter Kilpatrick

On July 1, 2022, Peter Kilpatrick will succeed President John Garvey, who has served as president for 12 years.

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!

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May 19

Cardinals in the District: Government and Politics

Cornerstone Government Affairs - Washington, DC

May 25

Dr. Cabrini Pak and Using a Theology Degree for Business Research | CUOnline

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What a nativity scene at Christmas must mean for us
December 20, 2021
While Saint Francis did not invent the nativity scene or Christmas créche, he did popularize it, and as a Franciscan, I have a strong attachment to what this very familiar scene represents. It is a cherished tradition, and a family’s nativity scene becomes a very personal and very particular expression of familial faith.
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Meet Chris Pierno, B.A. 2011, M.S.M. 2017, the new Alumni Association president
December 17, 2021
For Chris Pierno, B.A. 2011, M.S.M. 2017, and new Alumni Association president, Catholic University permeates every aspect of his life. Pierno has been an undergraduate and graduate student, alumnus, employee, CatholicU Sweetheart, and now president of the Alumni Association.
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Groundbreaking ceremony for the new nursing and sciences building
December 15, 2021
On Monday, December 6, Catholic University and the Conway School of Nursing celebrated a special milestone: the groundbreaking for the new nursing and sciences building. The event was attended by University leadership, Board of Trustees members, project donors, friends, faculty, staff, and students, as well as by representatives of the firms involved in the building’s design and construction.
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National Tour of "Angels Unawares"

In 2020 and 2021, Timothy Schmalz's Angels Unawares sculpture was on a national tour. In April 2022, the 20-foot-long, 3.5-ton sculpture will be permanently installed on the campus of The Catholic University of America.

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