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Stories of Philanthropy
Unprecedented support for Cardinal Athletics
November 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.

This support

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Gratitude and admiration from Andrew and Ashley Schade
November 12, 2019

Now that Andrew and Ashley Schade, both B.A. 2010, live in Louisiana, they don’t have the opportunity to visit campus as often as they would like. Inspired by fond memories of their four years on campus, however, they stay involved from a distance by

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School of Theology and Religious Studies installs Carmelite Professor
November 12, 2019

Rev. Steven L. Payne, O.C.D., Ph.D. 2000, was installed 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 thus

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Family Weekend 2019: Experience the fun
October 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

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Lisa Crooks, B.A. 1993: Continuing the University's tradition of excellence
October 17, 2019

Lisa Crooks, B.A. 1993, “pays it forward” through philanthropic support of Catholic University as a way to show her gratitude for a phenomenal educational experience.

Studying Latin and Classical Humanities was only a part of Crooks’ Catholic University experience. She also fondly remembers her

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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

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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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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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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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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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