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Stories of Philanthropy
NCSSS celebrates Social Work Month with two deans of social work
March 31, 2021
On March 26, 2021, the National Catholic School for Social Service (NCSSS) celebrated Social Work Month by hosting a virtual fireside chat with Jo Ann Regan, dean of NCSSS, and Sandra Edmonds Crewe, B.S.S. 1974, M.S.W. 1975, dean of the Howard University School of Social Work.
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The Social Causes of the January 6 Assault: American Impasse 1 of 4
March 31, 2021 Read More
Innovative Learning Environments: Tucson, Alexandria, and Online
March 29, 2021
Learn more about the many advances Catholic University is making in online and hybrid education! Thanks to gifts both large and small, the University is taking the lead in online learning, with exciting developments soon to take shape in our new nursing and sciences building, new digital program offerings, and novel ways of delivering existing programs to current students. We are also expanding our reach through a new Alexandria campus and courses offered in partnership with Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz.
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A Conversation about Racial Equality and Justice
March 29, 2021
On March 29, 2021, we hosted a CUOnline event on racial equality and justice that featured three members of the Sister Thea Bowman Committee.
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Gratus 2021: Celebrating Our Friends and Benefactors
March 24, 2021
Gratus means thankful, and our March 23, 2021, we celebrated online with members of the University's community of friends and benefactors. We are so appreciative of the steadfast support of our benefactors, this year more than ever before.
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Dean McMullen and Ascension: The Future of Nursing
March 17, 2021
On March 12, 2021, we hosted a conversation about the future of healthcare that featured Patricia McMullen, dean of the Conway School of Nursing, and executives from Ascension.
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Euphemia Lofton Haynes, Ph.D. 1943
February 19, 2021
Euphemia Lofton Haynes, Ph.D. 1943, the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in mathematics, was a prominent educator and an alumna of Catholic University who helped reform the segregated D.C. public school system.
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Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB: Saving the World's Manuscript Heritage
February 18, 2021
On February 18, 2021, we hosted a CUOnline event with Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, the "monk who saves manuscripts." As part of the Visiting Scholar Program of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Fr. Columba discussed his work rescuing manuscripts that record the world's precious religious heritage.
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Clark Construction Group to build nursing school
February 15, 2021
On February 15, 2021, The Catholic University of America announced that Clark Construction Group has been selected to construct the new nursing and sciences building, the future home of the University’s Conway School of Nursing.
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CatholicU Sweethearts: From Saigon to D.C.
February 10, 2021
“Our story is not unique. There are other of our classmates who have similar stories. There were a lot of Vietnamese refugee students at the University when we were there, so we are not unique — except maybe for meeting our spouse at 5 years old.”
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Winners: 2020 Reunion Class Challenge
January 27, 2021
Even in 2020, the competition went on! After 12 months, three of the 2020 reunion classes earned trophies for performing the best in the 2020 Reunion Class Challenge. Now that we've tallied the results for the full year, we're proud to introduce these latest winners of the reunion cups.
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Observing International Holocaust Remembrance Day with "Defiant Requiem"
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"Angels Unawares" artist discusses sculpture with alumni
January 14, 2021
In December, Kevin Ryan, B.A. 1989, joined Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, M.A. 1988, and dean of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art, for a discussion of the statue with the Canadian artist who created Angels Unawares, Timothy Schmalz.
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Wanted: Nominations for the Alumni Association Board of Directors
December 15, 2020
The Catholic University of America Alumni Association is seeking to fill at-large positions on our Board of Governors. We encourage nominations from all ethnicities, genders, graduation years, geographic regions, degrees, and industries.
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Giving Tuesday raises funds for Caldwell Chapel renovation, preservation
December 11, 2020
In 2020, thanks to a matching gift made by a donor parent couple, Giving Tuesday focused on only one thing: the restoration and preservation of Caldwell Chapel.
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Navigating this Moment: A Webcast for Catholic University
December 10, 2020
Welcome to 2020 at The Catholic University of America, a year of incredible challenges that have exposed our community's fortitude, resilience, and generosity. In this hour-long special, we shared how Catholic University was navigating this singular moment in its 133-year history.
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Advent: Reflecting on our faith in 2020 with Bishop Burbidge
December 09, 2020
On December 9, we were pleased to rejoice with our community as we looked forward to celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, shared his thoughts on the Advent season.
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Meet the new dean: School of Arts and Sciences
December 09, 2020
We would like to introduce Thomas Smith, M.A. 1988, who returned to the University as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, one of three new deans who started at Catholic University over the summer. This interview was originally conducted for the 1887 Society's monthly newsletter.
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CatholicU Stories of Resiliency with Metro School Alumni
November 18, 2020
This year, resiliency has proven to be a must. During our CUOnline event on November 18, three alumni of the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies shared how they overcame difficulties and persevered despite the challenges they faced.
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Thanksgiving Side Dish Cooking Class with Andy Shallal, B.S. 1975
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