The Graduate Criminal Justice program and the School of Arts and Sciences will bring together 200 law enforcement, criminal justice practitioners, public safety officials, and elected officials to participate in an all-day training and information sharing event about the opioid crisis on Thursday, March 8 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm in the Education and Technology Center Auditorium.
Dr. Robert Ficociello, Assistant Professor of Writing for the School of Arts and Sciences, has co-edited a book titled Eco Culture: Disaster, Narrative, Discourse. Eco Culture is a progressive continuation from his last book, America’s Disaster Culture: The Production of Natural Disasters in Literature and Pop Culture, which was published in October 2017.
Holy Family University Art Gallery presents Young Artists Exploring Diversity Through Art, a collection of works by Gilbert Spruance Elementary School
Exhibit: February 7 – 27, 2018
Artists Talk and Reception: Tuesday, February 20, 5:30 pm – 7 pm
The School of Education is proud to host its first annual Education and the Family Series on Monday, March 19 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the ETC Auditorium. The inaugural event will focus on bullying and cyber bullying, with a keynote address from Special Agents Emily Evans and Kathryn Murray of Homeland Security Investigations in Philadelphia, PA.
Phillies Nation, a Philadelphia Phillies fandom website, will be holding their second book club meeting on Monday, February 12, at 6:30 pm in Holy Family University’s ETC Auditorium. The meeting will discuss the autobiography Crash—The Life and Times of Dick Allen.
Leading the discussion will be Frank Fitzpatrick, Editor and Writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer since 1980 and Mitchell Nathanson, Professor of Sports Law at Villanova University and author of a book on Dick Allen. Brian Michael, Phillies Nation CEO/Founder and Sports Marketing-Management Coordinator at Holy Family University will be the moderator.
On Friday, February 16, Holy Family University will conclude its 64th Annual Charter Week with a University-wide Day of Service. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to engage in activities at a variety of service agencies on campus and within the community.
“The University Day of Service is one of my favorite events during Charter Week, as it really emphasizes what being a part of the Holy Family community is all about,” said Mike McNulty-Bobholz, Assistant Vice President of Student Life. “Every year these great locations open their doors to Holy Family and welcome us in. It’s a great feeling to see everyone working together to achieve one goal, and that is to make a difference.”
Holy Family University’s President, Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, PhD, announced on January 3 in a letter to students that the undergraduate tuition rate and room and board fees for 2018-19 will remain unchanged.
“One of the biggest challenges facing our students today has to do with the increase in cost for higher education,” McGarrity said.
Jayda Pugliese, a Holy Family University alumna (BA ’09, MEd ’14) and current student in the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program, has been named the 2018 recipient of the National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary Teachers.
Pugliese, who applied for the award after consulting her mentors at the Milken Family Foundation, introduced a lesson plan to build a robotic arm, which was inspired by her work with building prosthetic limbs for animals and humans with her students.
On Wednesday, January 10, during Holy Family University’s Spring Business Meeting, Dr. Michael Markowitz, Vice President for Academic Affairs, announced this year’s recipients of the Taylor Awards.
The award program was established through an endowment created by Carol Taylor, RN, PhD, a former University faculty member who served from 1979 to 1987 and 1995 to 1997 in the School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.