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Stories of Philanthropy
Alumni and parents help Washington Nationals win pennant!
October 16, 2019

The Washington Nationals have won the National League pennant and are heading to the World Series! By now, you know the heartbreak the city felt when Bryce Harper left the team; you’ve celebrated Ryan Zimmerman’s 15-season commitment to the young Nationals franchise; and you’ve cheered

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University launches Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University
October 07, 2019

During a multi-day celebration at the end of September, Catholic University publicly launched its most ambitious campaign in its 132-year history: Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University.

Initiated in 2015, the Campaign will run until 2022. Its priorities are organized under imperatives

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Anna Mohler, B.A. 2017, shares a best-kept secret
Young alumna gives back to Catholic University
August 29, 2019
Anna Mohler, B.A. 2017, fondly remembers the opportunities that she was given at The Catholic University of America. Now a second-grade teacher in Virginia, Mohler majored in elementary education and minored in theology, areas of study she feels prepared her well for both her career and life.
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Connected through service: Kevin Walsh, B.A. 1985
Alumni Board of Governors member remains committed to alma mater
August 23, 2019
After moving back to New Jersey in 2003, Kevin Walsh, B.A. 1985, wanted to reconnect to his alma mater. When an opportunity to join the Catholic University Alumni Association Board of Governors presented itself, he thought it was a perfect avenue to impact the future of the University.
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Cardinal Fest 2019
Kicking off Cardinal Weekend with style!
July 31, 2019
This year, we're launching Cardinal Weekend with a bang! The University will open its doors to alumni and the surrounding community for an interactive showcase of the great work that happens every day on campus. On Friday, September 27, 2019, celebrate the schools, programs, activities, and teams of Catholic University.
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Supporting graduate scholarships
Hollee Hitchcock Becker
July 19, 2019
Making the decision to give toward graduate scholarships for Master of Architecture students was simple for Hollee Hitchcock Becker, associate professor and associate dean for graduate studies for the School of Architecture and Planning.
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Renaming the School of Nursing in honor of Bill and Joanne Conway
June 05, 2019
When Catholic University Trustee Bill Conway addressed the hundreds of donors and scholarship students gathered at the University’s annual Scholarship Dinner event in December 2017 during his keynote, he said “If you get sick, I guarantee you want a competent and compassionate Catholic University nurse to take care of you.”
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School of Architecture and Planning celebrates alumni success
Gathers in Las Vegas
June 03, 2019
In recent months, the School of Architecture and Planning invited a number of distinguished alumni to return to campus and speak about their careers as part of the inaugural Architecture and Planning Alumni Lecture Series.
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Msgr. John Wippel
Sharing his blessings
May 29, 2019
Monsignor John Wippel, B.A. 1955, M.A. 1956, S.T.L. 1960, the Theodore Basselin Professor of Philosophy, has spent many years at Catholic University as a student, professor, and administrator. Through a planned gift he will continue to contribute to the success of the University and its School of Philosophy for many years to come.
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Robert Iannone, B.S. 1989
2019 Alumni Achievement Awardee
May 07, 2019
“Campus life was great but the greatest learning was absorbed from the city. What a great city! […] It was really the opportunity of our lives. That really was the time of our lives – the best of times in Washington, D.C.”
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Carolyn Rickard-Brideau, B.S.Arch. 1983
2019 Alumni Achievement Awardee
May 01, 2019
Carolyn Rickard-Brideau, B.S.Arch. 1983, understands how spaces affect people mentally and physically. As the corporate president of Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, she is at the forefront of salutogenic design, which focuses on creating spaces that improve human well being.
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Jeffrey Moreland, J.D. 1970
2019 Alumni Achievement Awardee
April 29, 2019
Attending night classes at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Jeffrey Moreland, J.D. 1970, could have earned his degree and moved on to the next stage of his career. But through the years, he came to understand what makes Catholic University so special.
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Serving on the Parents Council
Still engaged — from a distance
April 17, 2019
The Parents Councils is made up of highly engaged parents — like Kim and Marsha Pearcy Sperduto — dedicated to the mission of Catholic University and who seek to expand student opportunities.
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Kari Mastro, B.S.N. 1990
2019 Alumni Achievement Awardee
April 17, 2019
Kari Mastro, B.S.N. 1990, is a leader and innovator in the healthcare industry. By reorienting the missions and goals of hospitals and their nursing staffs, Kari has made trips to the hospital less stressful and more transparent to young patients and their anxious families.
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Luigi Alvarado, B.S. 2009
2019 Young Alumni Merit Awardee
April 17, 2019
Many young alumni know him for his tennis prowess. For eight years, Luigi Alvarado, B.S. 2009, was an integral member of the Catholic University tennis team. As senior, he held the second-best singles record in NCAA Division III. For five years after he graduated, he served as the assistant coach and, with the late Marty Dowd, B.A. 1960, led the team to a Landmark Conference Championship in 2014.
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God Is My Light
Lenten Reflections with Fr. Frank Donio
April 16, 2019
At Catholic University we come together every day as a community that is called and animated by faith, service, and love of our neighbor. During this most holy and solemn season of Lent, we are called into prayer and reflection in a special way, whether on campus or online, as one Catholic University.
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What are we capable of? What brings us glory?
Lenten Reflections with Fr. James Sabak
April 05, 2019
At Catholic University we come together every day as a community that is called and animated by faith, service, and love of our neighbor. During this most holy and solemn season of Lent, we are called into prayer and reflection in a special way, whether on campus or online, as one Catholic University.
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Our future is you... but what about our past?
A Founders Day Quiz
April 03, 2019
In advance of Founders Day and The Founders Day Giving Challenge, which honors the University’s founding in 1887, we present the following quiz.
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Six facts about The Fund for Catholic University
Did you know?
March 27, 2019
Here at Catholic University, our future is you — the many varied individuals who, through the years, have called the University home, sent your children to school here, or simply love and support the many programs Catholic University offers.
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A centennial celebration of the National Catholic School of Social Service
March 27, 2019
This year, the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) celebrates a milestone — the 100th anniversary of its founding. Over the course of the last century, NCSSS has endeavored to serve others by preserving human dignity, seeking justice for all people by meeting them where they are, and preparing students to change the world.
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