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Class of 2020 Impact Scholarship: A dream becomes a realityJune 24, 2020
The Class of 2020 wanted to approach the tradition of the senior class gift in a different way. When considering their options, the students said they wanted to feel they were making a specific impact on Catholic University — and so they chose to raise
Welcome our new executive director of Alumni EngagementJune 18, 2020
On June 15, Catholic University welcomed Chris Johnson as the new Executive Director of Alumni Engagement.
Chris brings more than a decade of alumni relations experience to our team. He spent the past five years with the University of Maryland Alumni Association. He started
First endowed coaching position announced at Catholic UniversityJune 17, 2020
Alumni Board of Governors on racial discrimination and societyJune 15, 2020
University Advancement helps light the National Shrine blueMay 08, 2020
This week, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and The Catholic University of America partnered to illuminate the Shrine exterior as part of the “Light it Blue” campaign, a nationwide movement saluting doctors, nurses, and other frontline workers serving during the
Student Philanthropy Council hosts virtual events for studentsApril 23, 2020
The Student Philanthropic Council (SPC) announces two weeks of virtual events for students to end the 2019-2020 academic year. Some are serious, and some are silly. But all of them will keep students connected to the Catholic University community so they can finish the year
Have a blessed EasterApril 10, 2020
Over these past weeks, many people have expressed their heartache over not being able to participate in person at Mass and receive the Eucharist. This lament is uttered not just by those who participate in Mass regularly but also by Catholics whose attendance is less
Founders Day 2020: Heroes amidst a global crisisMarch 25, 2020
We have decided to celebrate the anniversary of Catholic University's founding differently this year. Since we launched The Founders Day Giving Challenge in 2017, we've been touched by the enthusiasm and pride that our community members have brought to the challenge annually.
But given the
Bill and Joanne Conway give Catholic University an additional $20 millionMarch 16, 2020
Events postponed or cancelled through May 14
Due to concerns about COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus, The Division of University Advancement at The Catholic University of America has made the decision to cancel or indefinitely postpone in-person events sponsored by University Advancement and the Alumni Association — including some school-based events which we
Winners of the Inaugural Reunion Cup ChallengeJanuary 28, 2020
We thank the ten reunion classes of 2019 for giving back to Catholic University. All combined, the reunion classes raised nearly $2 million for the University, providing generous support for schools, departments, programs, and scholarships.
Although reunion classes have always engaged in friendly competition, the reunion
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Dining CommonsJanuary 28, 2020
On December 9, Catholic University broke ground for a new dining commons on the site previously occupied by Magner Hall.
“It will double the size of our dining facilities,” said President John Garvey, adding “It will provide a beautiful and spacious environment for the Cardinal
Send-off parties welcome new studentsNovember 26, 2019
Over the summer, new Cardinals and their parents had a chance to become acquainted with Catholic University through summer send-off parties held around the country. Twelve were held this year in Charlotte, N.C.; Yardley and West Chester, Pa.; Melrose, Mass.; Washington, D.C.; Oxon Hill and
Unprecedented support for Cardinal AthleticsNovember 13, 2019
Compared to last year, the Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge tripled the number of donors. This year, the top two teams attracted more donors than all 23 teams did last year.
Thanks to the generosity of supporters, Cardinal Athletics raised $163,539 during the challenge.
Gratitude and admiration from Andrew and Ashley SchadeNovember 12, 2019
School of Theology and Religious Studies installs Carmelite ProfessorNovember 12, 2019
Rev. Steven L. Payne, O.C.D., Ph.D. 2000, was installed on October 15, 2019, as the Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Endowed Professor during a ceremony held in McMahon Hall.
The Carmelite chair is one of two that have been committed
Family Weekend 2019: Experience the funOctober 28, 2019
Smiles, hugs, laughter, and stories: During Family Weekend 2019, we saw firsthand the love that parents and families share with their students. We are proud of The Catholic University of America community, and we are grateful that parents take an active role in supporting
Lisa Crooks, B.A. 1993: Continuing the University's tradition of excellenceOctober 17, 2019
Alumni, parents, and faculty 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
University launches Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic UniversityOctober 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