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Stories of Philanthropy
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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Continuing Education Panel
July 20, 2022
On July 20, 2022, we were joined by an alumni panel for a discussion surrounding one of the biggest questions many professionals face at some point in their careers: should I go back to grad school?
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D.C. roots and a CatholicU legacy: Cahill family establishes the Leo F. Stock Impact Scholarship
July 20, 2022
John Cahill, B.A. 1989, has a family history that is deeply rooted in Catholic University and the surrounding Brookland neighborhood. Now, he is honoring that legacy through the Leo F. Stock Impact Scholarship, named for his grandfather, a fellow Cardinal.
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Second Annual 1887 Weekend Celebrates Donors, Garveys
June 29, 2022
From June 3-5, Catholic University thanked those leadership-level benefactors by hosting the second annual 1887 Society Weekend. This special experience displayed the combined impact of the 1887 Society on the University and fostered a tighter sense of community among leadership annual donors.
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Alumnus shares job search strategies
June 15, 2022
On June 15, 2022, as part of our CUOnline series, we were joined by James McField, B.S.B.A. 2016 for an insightful discussion on how to position yourself for success when it comes to finding a new job or making a major career change. You can now view the workshop in its entirety:
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The Institute for Technology in Health Care funds the Cesar A. Caceres Simulation Center
June 08, 2022
The Institute for Technology in Health Care (ITHC) has made a $5 million gift to the Conway School of Nursing to establish the state-of-the-art Cesar A. Caceres Simulation Center in the new nursing and sciences building.
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New dining commons will be named Garvey Hall in honor of John and Jeanne Garvey
June 07, 2022
On June 4, The Catholic University of America announced that the new campus dining commons, currently under construction and scheduled to open in fall 2022, will be named Garvey Hall in honor of outgoing University President John Garvey and his wife, Jeanne Garvey.
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Celebrating Pentecost with understanding, love, and care
June 05, 2022
As we celebrate Pentecost this year, I am reminded of the children in that detention center in El Paso. The message they shared with us still rings true. The gift of tongues that the Holy Spirit has given each of us can be the gifts of understanding, love, and care.
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Preparing for change with the Feast of Ascension
May 26, 2022
During times of change, Jesus shows us that our eyes should not be fixed looking up, but rather looking at each other. He wants us to know that even if He is not physically with us, He is with us in spirit. He is in you — and in me.
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Cabrini Pak, Ph.D. 2017, and using a theology degree for business research
May 25, 2022
On May 25, 2022, we hosted a discussion with Cabrini Pak, Ph.D. 2017, about her career path as a consultant, her decision to pursue a Ph.D. in theological studies, and how she incorporates her theological research into practice for business. You can view the conversation in its entirety.
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AAPI alumni share workplace insights
May 12, 2022
As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, on Thursday, May 12, we hosted a virtual career panel that discussed the importance of human dignity and how to value one another in the workplace. You can now view the entire discussion.
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Interfaith ceremony dedicates new home of Angels Unawares statue on Catholic University’s campus
May 06, 2022
On Friday, April 22, The Catholic University of America held an interfaith dedication ceremony on campus for Welcome Plaza, the newly constructed home of the bronze sculpture Angels Unawares.
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