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Stories of Philanthropy
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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Garvey Hall officially welcomes the CatholicU community
January 23, 2023
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. It was also the day that Garvey Hall opened to hungry students as the University’s main dining space.
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The Metro School Receives Largest Gift to Date of $3.65 Million
January 06, 2023
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 Services.
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How the Feast of the Holy Family Encourages Us to Reflect on Our Relationship to God and Each Other
December 30, 2022
Today, the Church celebrates the feast day of Holy Family. The family is the fundamental unit of human society; it is the soil in which each of us has roots. In some way we always have family as our goal. God has hallowed the family and made a family the privileged place of His revelation of himself to us in love.
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Upskilling Workshop: Excel Bootcamp with Kevin Rensch, B.A. 2014, M.A. 2016
December 19, 2022

On December 3, we were joined by Kevin Rensch, B.A. 2014, M.A. 2016, for the Upskilling Workshop: Excel Bootcamp. Rensch, took participants through some of Excel's most useful features that make one's work more efficient. 

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Kevin Walsh Installed as the Inaugural Knights of Columbus Endowed Professor of Law and the Catholic Tradition
December 16, 2022
On November 8, Kevin Walsh was installed as the inaugural Knights of Columbus Endowed Professor of Law and the Catholic Tradition.
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Metro School Earns the Campaign Cup
December 13, 2022
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.
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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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Feast Day of Christ the King celebrates the reign of God and new horizons for humanity
November 17, 2022
The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, celebrated the last Sunday of the liturgical year, is one of the most recent additions to the calendar of liturgical commemorations in the Church. It asks for believers to rise above the fleeting and limited allegiances that we human beings establish or try to establish among ourselves.
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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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