Patrick 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.
The Holy Family University Library will be screening the movie QUEST on Thursday, April 12 in the ETC Auditorium at 6:30 pm. Director Jon Olshefski will be available for a Q&A after the screening. QUEST was named a 2017 official Sundance Film Festival selection.
Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, QUEST is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia.
Dr. Beáta Dimák-Tombi, a visiting J-1 scholar from Hungary, will present a lecture titled “Literature of Popular Science in the Eighteenth-Century Europe” on April 3 at 1:15 pm in the ETC Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to all members of the University community.
Twelve 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.
Dr. 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.
Holy Family University was awarded an It’s On Us PA Grant, as announced by Governor Tom Wolf and the Department of Education, during a ceremony at Temple University on Tuesday, March 13. The award will be used to assist the University in its efforts to prevent, address, and respond effectively to sexual violence. The grant totals $29,896.
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.
Sister 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.”
Dr. 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.
Wanting to feel more connected to her beloved Philadelphia Phillies, freshman early childhood education major Colleen Trahey tried out to be a Phillies Ball Girl during their open invitation on Wednesday, January 10. Though she did not make the team, the experience is one she will never forget.