Carl Gregory, a former Holy Family University Board of Trustees Member for more than 35 years, and his wife, Elizabeth, have established the Carl F. and Elizabeth M. Gregory Charitable Trust, naming Holy Family University as the sole beneficiary. At the termination of the annuity period in 2028, all of the principal and income of the trust, more than $190,000, will be distributed to the University.
The Division of Extended Learning has announced this year’s August Weekend Intensives: Negotiating in the Business Environment and Mindfulness. Negotiating in the Business Environment is available to undergraduate and MBA students while Mindfulness is only available to undergraduate students. The Intensives will take place August 10-12, 2018 at Holy Family University’s Bensalem location.
On May 30, 2018, Holy Family University and International University of Catalonia (UIC Barcelona) signed a memorandum of understanding involving a student and faculty exchange program with the School of Education. The two sides are also exploring a similar agreement for the School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Patrick McElwaine, Assistant Professor, and Dr. Diane Menago, Associate Professor, for the School of Arts and Sciences’ Counseling Psychology program, presented at the Lilly Conference in Bethesda, Maryland, held from May 31-June 3. Their presentation was entitled “Creating a Community of Learners through Innovative Pedagogical Approaches.”
Pamela Flynn, Professor of Art and Coordinator of Fine Arts, has announced the 2018-19 Holy Family University Art Gallery schedule. She will be welcoming a diverse selection of artists from around the country to share their visual voices at the art gallery and with the HFU community.
Three students from the inaugural Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology program, led by Dr. Diane Menago, have been accepted for their first conference presentation at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association’s annual conference on June 13 at the DoubleTree Valley Forge Hotel in King of Prussia.
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.