The Holy Family University Art Gallery is pleased to present the Graduating Graphic Design Students Art Exhibit by Brynn Victor and Christopher Ewing. The exhibit will run April 16-23. The reception and Artist Talk will be held on April 16 from 5 pm – 7 pm.
On Thursday, April 18, the Criminal Justice program and the School of Arts and Sciences will host a Public Safety Leadership Symposium on drugs and human trafficking in the Education and Technology Center Auditorium from 9 am – 3:30 pm.
Six Holy Family University student-athletes have been recognized with the 2019 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Award in the latest issue of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.
The Involuntary Pregnancy Loss Collaborative, Drs. Kimberly Dasch-Yee, Jenai Grigg, and Stacy McDonald, visited Paris, France from March 5-8 to present at the eighth annual World Congress of the International Association of Women’s Mental Health (IAWMH), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that was established in 2001 to improve the mental health of women throughout the world.
Eighteen students presented their research projects during the 21st Annual SEPCHE Honors Conference, held at Cabrini University, on Saturday, March 23. Under the direction and guidance of Holy Family University’s Honor Council and nominated by their mentoring professors, students presented a variety of academic and artistic presentations. The next SEPCHE Honors Conference will be hosted by Holy Family University on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
On Thursday, April 4, Holy Family University’s Polish Series will welcome Judith Kelly, author of Just Call Me Jerzy: Popieluszko in the United States and Canada, to discuss her book in the ETC Auditorium at 7 pm.
Four distinguished alumni have been selected as this year’s recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award, which honors a graduate who displays great accomplishment in one or more of the following areas: professional achievement, community volunteer service, and humanitarian efforts. Through these accomplishments, these alumni bring recognition to themselves and to Holy Family University. Congratulations to this year’s honorees: Melissa (McAteer) Costello, Anne Bradley Leopold, Linda (Thatcher) Raichle, and Matt Topley. Their accomplishments will be honored during Alumni Reunion 2019 at The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
Kate Coffey, a graduate student in the Criminal Justice program, recently submitted and had her paper accepted by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). Her presentation, entitled "The Effectiveness of Mentoring on Juvenile Delinquency", will be presented on Saturday, March 30 at The ACJS 56th Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Drs. Alexa Bonacquisti and Patrick McElwaine, Assistant Professors in the Graduate Counseling Psychology program, were recently awarded a $1,500 Instructional Resource Award grant from the Society for Teaching of Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association, to develop modules for teaching counseling skills.
What happens when disease strikes a city of two million people, sickening half a million and killing more than 12,000 in just six weeks and 16,000 in six months? During the fall of 1918, influenza casualties overwhelmed Philadelphia’s hospitals.
On Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm in the ETC Auditorium, join Robert D. Hicks, PhD, Director of the Mütter Museum, who will discuss the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia.