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Students Host "Learn. Build. Love." for Habitat for Humanity

Students from Holy Family University will host students from the University of Pennsylvania for “Learn. Build. Love.” – a  day-long event dedicated to Habitat for Humanity. The students will work together to construct swing sets and restore furniture for Habitat families, and Habitat families and student volunteers will speak about their life-changing experiences with the organization. Members of the community are invited to join in on the activities, and encouraged to bring items for the Habitat for Humanity donation truck.

School of Business Hosts “Branding Yourself” Career Fair

Holy Family University’s School of Business Administration and Extended Learning will host a graduate career fair for ALL Holy Family Graduate students focused on personal brand and networking across all media on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8:30am–3:30 pm. The event will be held at its Woodhaven site in Bensalem, PA.

March Art Exhibit Features “Telling Stories"

Holy Family University’s Art Gallery presents “Telling Stories,” an exhibit by Joe Brenman throughout the month of March. The exhibit will open March 11and run through March 31. There will be an artist reception and gallery talk on March 18 from 6-8 pm.

Holy Family University Nursing Student Earns Prestigious Nursing Externship in Hershey

Caitlin Litchfield, Holy Family University nursing student, was recently accepted to Penn State Hershey’s prestigious, exclusive summer externship program. Litchfield was one of 33 (out of 500) applicants accepted in the program. Additionally, she will be one of only two applicants chosen to work on the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit this summer. Litchfield will be working alongside registered nurses, providing patient care while learning how to multitask in an extremely demanding and chaotic environment.

Local Professor Publishes First Book Categorizing Rosaries and their History

Local author and Holy Family University education professor, Helen Hoffner, EdD, teamed up with Gloria Brady Hoffner to construct the first book dedicated to collecting rosaries: The Rosary Collector’s Guide (2013, published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., http://rosarycollector.wordpress.com/). Rare selections from her collection will be on display at Holy Family University on during the day on Monday, February 10, culminating in a book signing at 6 pm in the Holy Family University Library.

Sister Francesca retires as Pres. of Holy Family University

Sister Francesca Onley of Holy Family University, announced her retirement today as the president. Sister Francesca held the position for 32 years, marking the longest tenure of any university president in Philadelphia. She will step down officially June 30. 

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