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Stories of Philanthropy
Angela Gloukhoff Wentling, B.B.E. 1994: Class of 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Member
April 22, 2022
On Saturday, April 2, Angela Gloukhoff Wentling, B.B.E. 1994, was formally inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony that was originally scheduled for 2020.
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Alumni panel discusses human dignity in the workplace
April 21, 2022
On Thursday, April 21, we hosted a panel with three alumni who shared their tips, experiences, and unique perspectives on how to be the best colleague you can be in the workplace. You can now view the hour-long discussion in its entirety. 
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The Challenge of Easter Joy
April 18, 2022
There is a lot that challenges the Easter season to, in fact, be an Easter “season.” Seven weeks of…JOY?!?! Impossible! Does this ask too much of believers? How is such a thing possible, especially when global, communal, and personal circumstances echo tragic and more virulent truths to mock such sentiments?
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Blackburn, Fisher, Homan, and Keating: Class of 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Members
April 08, 2022
On Saturday, April 2, James Blackburn, B.A. 1975, M.A. 1978, Joseph Fisher, B.A. 1975, Philip Homan, B.S. 1976, and J. Kevin Keating, B.A. 1973, were formally inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony that was originally scheduled for 2020.
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Community brings success to the 2022 Founders Day Giving Challenge
April 06, 2022
The Cardinal family united to make 834 gifts in celebration of the founding of The Catholic University of America, and the results were amazing. We thank everyone who participated.
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Patrick Maloney, B.A. 2002: Class of 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Member
April 04, 2022
On Saturday, April 2, Patrick Maloney, B.A. 2002, was formally inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony that was originally scheduled for 2020.
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First in-person Gratus celebration honors University's friends and benefactors
March 25, 2022
On March 21, Catholic University held its first in-person Gratus celebration honoring the University’s friends and benefactors.
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The Miracles of Mary in Ethiopia with Jeremy Brown, Ph.D. 2019
March 17, 2022
On Thursday, March 17, we launched the Lunch and Learn series with a discussion that featured Jeremy Brown, Ph.D. 2019. Brown discussed his research on the Miracles of Mary in Ethiopia. Now, you can view the full discussion.
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Alumnae panelists share stories of success
March 09, 2022
On March 9, 2022, we celebrated Women's History Month with four talented, successful alumnae of The Catholic University of America. During a panel discussion, they shared how they achieved success in their respective careers. Now, you can watch a recording of the discussion among these extraordinary women!
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Alumni Career Panel (Feb 2022)
February 24, 2022
On February 24, 2022, we hosted an hour-long virtual career panel that helped alumni learn about life inside the WNBA bubble, the best way to coach leaders to success, and how to support diverse teams. Now, you may view the entire discussion.
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Be present — this Lenten season is a gift
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Karen Coss Ridenour, M.S.N. 1972, provides opportunities for graduate students
February 22, 2022
Through several gifts to the University — a bequest to create an endowed graduate nursing scholarship in the Conway School of Nursing, as well as gifts to fund current graduate nursing students with scholarships, and others to support both the Conway School and the Busch School of Business — Karen Coss Ridenour, M.S.N. 1972, wants to make sure others have the same opportunity she did.
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The transcendent smile of Our Lady of Lourdes
February 11, 2022
“My Lady, would you be so kind as to tell me who you are?” Only when Bernadette put the request to her a third time did the Virgin Mary answer with the momentous words, “I am the Immaculate Conception.”
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Winners: 2021 Reunion Class Challenge
January 27, 2022
We are so grateful to our alumni who celebrated their reunions by making gifts to Catholic University. Now, we're excited to announce the winners of the 2021 reunion class challenge.
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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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