Alumna Published by Marine Corps University Press Journal


Dr. Jan Cook, a Holy Family University alumna (M’09, EdD’17), recently had a literature review published by the Marine Corps University Press Journal. Her work was entitled The Military-Civilian Bridge.

The piece investigates the premise that a health crisis exists in veterans’ health care settings for those at the end of their lives and in regards to their unclaimed remains.

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School of Education Partners with Local High School to Launch Future Teachers of Philadelphia


In partnership with George Washington High School, Holy Family University’s School of Education (SOE) has formed a new student group called Future Teachers of Philadelphia. The goal of the group is to identify high school students in Philadelphia who have an interest in teaching as a career and to provide activities that nurture and support those aspirations.  

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Extended Learning Adds Offerings in Communications and Psychology

Holy Family University’s Division of Extended Learning has announced two new accelerated Bachelor of Arts programs in Communications and Psychology. These programs teach the exact same curriculum as the traditional, face-to-face programs, but are offered in consecutive eight-week terms. Students earn their degrees quickly as courses run continuously, with a short break in between terms. Additionally, they are either a blend of online and in-person evening meetings or completely online.

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Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Name New Provincial Leadership Team-elect

CSNF Elect

The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth announced the new provincial leadership team-elect in April 2018. The members will officially take their positions on August 5 and will serve for six years.

Sr. Mary Ellen Gemmell, provincial secretary/councilor-elect, entered the community in 1970. She currently serves as an adjunct Spanish instructor at Holy Family University and as a Spanish teacher at St. Katherine of Siena School.

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