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Stories of Philanthropy
Bridget Power, B.A. 2017, M.A. 2020, installed as the first Jamie L. Roberts Endowed Assistant Coach for women’s basketball
January 24, 2022
Recently, Catholic University celebrated the installation of its first endowed athletics assistant coach: Bridget Power, B.A. 2017, M.A. 2020, the inaugural Jamie L. Roberts Endowed Assistant Coach for women’s basketball.
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Tim D'Silva memorializes his CatholicU Sweetheart with an endowed scholarship
January 19, 2022
Dr. Themistocles “Tim” D'Silva, Ph.D. Chemistry 1964, has made a gift to Catholic University in memory of his late wife, Dr. Rose Marie D'Silva, also Ph.D. Chemistry 1964, who passed away in June of 2019. The Rose Marie D’Silva Endowed Scholarship symbolizes her commitment to quality education for all.
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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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Giving Tuesday raises $75,000 for student scholarships
December 01, 2021
On Giving Tuesday 2021, 189 donors contributed more than $75,000 to student scholarships at The Catholic University of America. These generous donors have opened the University's doors to even more young people.
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"Filling" fine with the Phanord fraternal twins
November 21, 2021
Kevin and Kyle Phanord, both B.S. 2016, biology, don't play much basketball these days. While they both played guard on the courts at the DuFour Center for the Cardinals, today they can be found working at their father's dental practice in South Florida.
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2021 Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge fuels tomorrow's legends
November 15, 2021
This year, 2,317 donors raised $313,614 for our athletics programs during the two-week Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge.
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The Church is the communion of saints: All Souls' Day
November 02, 2021
Throughout the month of November, we offer Masses for anyone in our Catholic University community who has died. We know by faith that our alumni in heaven are interceding for us as well.
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Cardinal Weekend 2021: Welcoming alumni back to campus after two years
October 25, 2021
Two years was too long! From Oct. 15-17, we welcomed our alumni family back to campus for our first in-person Cardinal Weekend since 2019.
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Now accepting gifts of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other crypto
October 25, 2021
The Catholic University of America now accepts gifts of cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and dozens of others.
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Campaign extended through 2023 with increased goal of $500M
October 18, 2021
On October 18, The Catholic University of America announced it will extend Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University through 2023 with a new goal of $500 million.
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Cardinal Weekend 2021: Virtual Activities
October 15, 2021
Cardinal Weekend 2021 includes two virtual activities: a virtual tour of campus and a virtual 5K and fun run. Participate in them now!
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Cardinal O'Lantern: Halloween Pumpkin Stencils 2021
October 07, 2021
Oh my gourd! This Halloween, light the way with your very own Cardinal O'Lantern! Use our Halloween pumpkin stencils to carve a Catholic University-themed jack o'lantern.
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Faith through dialogue: Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
October 04, 2021
True dialogue creates understanding and casts out fear. […] Dialogue and encounter are not experiences to be feared or threats to our own faith life; rather, they enrich everyone's life and education.
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Sock Campaign 2021: Support The Fund for Catholic University
September 20, 2021
Proudly wear your support for Catholic University on your feet! From September 28 to October 16, you can elect to receive a pair of limited edition Catholic University socks with your gift of $25 or more to The Fund for Catholic University.
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Who wore it best: Cardinal Weekend 2021 T-shirt
September 17, 2021

Soft, comfortable, and ready to become your new favorite shirt: We're proud to present our Cardinal Weekend 2021 T-shirt! Inspired by the baseball jerseys once worn by Brian Cashman, B.A. 1989; Ross Natoli, head baseball coach; and other greats from the Catholic Baseball

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Students create bonds with 1887 Society members
September 13, 2021
With the Cardinal Connections program, members of the Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) are matched with mentors in the 1887 Society with the goal of providing career advice and guidance to current students.
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Starting the academic year: Mass of the Holy Spirit
September 02, 2021
On September 2, the University community gathers to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit with His Eminence, Wilton Cardinal Gregory, archbishop of Washington and chancellor of Catholic University.
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CatholicU in Minneapolis for "Angels Unawares"
August 18, 2021
On Friday, August 13, we celebrated with members of the CatholicU community in the Minneapolis region.
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