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Stories of Philanthropy
The Catholic University Community Raises Over $94,000 on Giving Tuesday 2022
November 30, 2022

The Cardinal community came together for yet another year to help usher in the next generation of Cardinals. 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. The community’s

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CatholicU Nets Best Giving Challenge Result Ever
November 17, 2022
This year marked the most successful Athletics Giving Challenge in University history, with a total of $372,440 dollars raised through 3,721 gifts from a record-setting 2,905 donors. Last year, $313,614 was raised during the Athletics Giving Challenge.
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Peter Varga B.A. 2019, on human flourishing through self-transcendence
November 15, 2022
On November 9, we were joined by Peter Varga, B.A. 2019, for a discussion on his research on aesthetics and self-transcendence in psychology and how those topics relate to well-being.
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Kevin Kambo, M.A. 2014, Ph.D. 2018, on philosophy and your career
November 14, 2022
On October 25, Kevin Kambo, M.A. 2014, Ph.D. 2018, joined us for a discussion on his career and his current research in ethics, moral psychology, and Plato as part of the CUOnline Lunch and Learn series.
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Federal grant funds CatholicU program to support DC veterans
November 10, 2022
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. 
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Alumna’s childhood, college dreams came true
November 10, 2022
Mary Bruton Sandifer, B.A. 1975, lives in the Bordeaux region of France, where she and her husband and children run their family winery, Domaine La Tourbeille. She also recently published her first novel, Jeanne: Seeds of Infinity, a multi-generational, coming-of-age story about a young French girl who is introduced to the powers of nature.
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Memories, Laughter, and Cardinal Pride: Cardinal Weekend 2022
November 07, 2022
From October 21-23, nearly 1,500 Catholic University alumni returned to campus to reunite during the annual Cardinal Weekend celebration. 
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Fr. Peter Galadza installed as first-ever Basil H. Losten Endowed Professor and Chair in Ukrainian Church Studies
November 04, 2022
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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Endowed Chairs Light the Way for Our Faculty
October 27, 2022
When the University launched Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University in 2019, one of the primary goals was to sustain the excellence of our faculty through an increased commitment to scholarship, research, training, and engagement. 
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CatholicU Community Raised $4.88 Million to Fund Impact Scholarships for the Class of 2026
October 25, 2022
Last winter, the Catholic University Board of Trustees set a bold challenge: to help the University raise an additional $4 million in order to fund 200 gap-filling impact scholarships for incoming first-year students.
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Honoring the teachings of Saint John Paul II
October 21, 2022
Today, the Church celebrates the feast day of Saint John Paul II. He has left the Church with a rich heritage, from the theological wisdom in his extensive writings to his work for the human person against the dehumanizing forces of communism and the culture of death. Through this heritage, John Paul is still present with the Church as a spiritual father, walking with us through our many trials and strengthening us to respond with faith, hope, and love.
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Frank Hanna Partners with Catholic University to Transform Catholic Education
October 13, 2022
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).
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Hispanic Heritage Month Alumni Career Panel
September 29, 2022
The Office of Alumni Engagement was joined by Latino and Latina alumni for a career panel to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15).
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Meet the new Dean: Marie Nolan, Ph.D. 1989
September 19, 2022
In May, Catholic University welcomed Marie Nolan, Ph.D. 1989, back to campus as the new dean of the Conway School of Nursing. With the fall semester underway, she shared a bit about herself, her CatholicU experience, and her vision for the Conway School.
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Patrick Suarez, B.S. 2019, M.S. 2021, on designing beautiful buildings
September 14, 2022
On September 14, the CUOnline Lunch and Learn series featured Patrick Suarez, B.S. 2019, M.S. 2021, for a discussion about how design thinking, technology, and creativity are used to renovate and build multi-million dollar properties that evoke classical and renaissance design elements.
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Dr. Ruby Huyhn, Ph.D. 2020, and biomedical research for good
August 31, 2022
On August 31, we were joined by Dr. Ruby Huyhn, Ph.D. 2020, as part of the CUOnline Lunch and Learn series, for a discussion about her career in biomedical research, a brief presentation highlighting Dr. Huyhn's research, and career advice that can apply to any career. Now you can view the discussion in its entirety.
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Meet the new President: Q&A with Peter Kilpatrick
August 22, 2022

Earlier this month, University President Peter Kilpatrick and his wife, Nancy, officially made Nugent Hall their new home, and now they are preparing to welcome the students back to campus. For the past several weeks, President Kilpatrick has been busy meeting his new team and colleagues, visiting

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2021-2022 Report to Donors
August 01, 2022
"Over the course of this past fiscal year, we surpassed our initial $400 million Campaign goal six months early, and then set a larger one — $500 million — extending the Campaign by a year in order to achieve the new target and to be sure donor investments through Light the Way support all of the priorities we had envisioned."
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Dr. Laura Daughtery, Ph.D. 2005, on Taking Care of Your Family and the Role of Social Workers
July 27, 2022
On July 27, as part of our CUOnline series, we were joined by Dr. Laura Daughtery, Ph.D. 2005, for a fascinating discussion around her career and her research.
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Planning for Qualified Charitable Distributions in 2022
July 27, 2022
With a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD), you may be able to satisfy your traditional IRA’s Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), lower your taxable income, and maximize your impact on a charitable organization, such as The Catholic University of America.
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