English Major Lands Internship to Write Play for Local Children’s Group

PatrickMurrayPatrick Murray, a junior English major, has always had aspirations of becoming a professional writer and editor. Through Holy Family University’s Experiential Learning Department, Murray secured an internship to write and produce a play for No Longer Bound, a community-based prevention services organization located in Bristol, Pa that works with children ages 5-12 outside the classroom to promote unity and healthy living in their neighborhood and beyond.

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HFU Students Present at 2018 SEPCHE Honors Conference

SEPCHE honorsconferenceTwelve students from Holy Family University were selected to showcase their scholarly work at the 19th annual SEPCHE Honors Conference on March 24 at Arcadia University. Working under the direction and guidance of Holy Family’s Honor Council and a mentoring professor, student work ranged from sabermetrics to the influenza virus, as well as various art pieces.

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Rosen Publishes Multiple Works about International Violence and Criminality

RosenDr. Jonathan Rosen, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Arts and Sciences, has recently completed three books that are focused on international violence and criminality.

Rosen’s first, a co-published volume at ICESI University titled Economía y política de Colombia a principios de siglo 21: De Uribe a Santos y el postconflicto, focuses on the peace process, history of internal armed conflict, political economy, drug trafficking, and organized crime in Colombia during the 21st century.

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March Art Gallery: Constance M. Simon

Constance M. Simon

Holy Family University Art Gallery presents Works on Paper, Grids, and More, a collection of work by Constance M. Simon

Exhibit: March 6 - 26, 2018
Artists Talk and Reception: Monday, March 19 | 12:00 pm – 2 pm

The Holy Family University Art Gallery is pleased to present Works on Paper, Grids, and More, a collection of work by Constance M. Simon.

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Sister Maureen McGarrity Joins St. Patrick’s Ring of Honor, Will Walk in Parade

SisterMaureen LargeSister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, PhD, President of Holy Family University, has been selected to the St. Patrick’s Ring of Honor and will join the other nominees during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, taking place on Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 12 pm – 3 pm. The theme of this year’s parade is “St. Patrick, Bless Those Who Respond to the Call of the Needy.”

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Getting to Know: Dr. Melissa Rampelli

Melissa PhotoDr. Melissa Rampelli brings a love of English Literature to Holy Family University as its newest Associate Professor of English in the School of Arts and Sciences. Originally a Business and Dance double major, Rampelli switched her field of study after taking an English class during her freshman year at Skidmore College. Dr. Rampelli sat down with Holy Family University to discuss her dissertation focusing on British realist novelists, her favorite authors, and her hobbies outside the University.

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