Jacqueline Zyck ’87 returned to Holy Family University on Tuesday, April 24 to address prospective nursing students enrolled in the Spanish for Health Care class, led by Sister Angela Cresswell, CSFN.
Holy Family University’s Family Center was awarded a $5,000 grant by the Opus Foundation on April 26, 2018. The grant will potentially be used to create a series of topics specifically of interest to Holy Family students adapting to university life, as well as after graduation.
The School of Business Administration (SBA) honored eight individuals with seven awards during the SBA Graduate Reception, held at the University’s Bensalem location on Thursday, May 10.
Holy Family University proudly conferred 774 total degrees to future teachers, nurses, social media specialists, business professionals, and more during its 2018 Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, May 15 at the Kimmel Center.
316 graduate degrees and 458 undergraduate degrees were awarded during the two celebrations.
Holy Family University’s Division of Extended Learning announced the four recipients of its End of Year awards during the Extended Learning Graduate Reception on Thursday, May 3 at the University’s Bensalem location.
Holy Family University will present four honorary degrees during its 2018 Commencement Ceremony, held on Tuesday, May 15 at the Kimmel Center. Albert Tantala Sr., President of Tantala Associates, LLC, Engineers and Architects; Pamela Rainey Lawler, Founder, Philabundance; Dennis Colgan Jr., Chairman Emeritus of Barthco International, Inc.; and Audrey Evans, MD, a pediatric oncologist and co-founder of the original Ronald McDonald House have been selected as this year’s recipients.
Dr. Stacy McDonald, Associate Professor of Psychology for the School of Arts and Sciences, was presented the Teaching Excellence Award during the school’s faculty meeting on April 17. The Teaching Excellence Award honors full-time faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated innovation and dedication in the art of teaching.
Dr. Elizabeth Rielly-Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, received a grant from the PADI Foundation to study seagrass fragmentation in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. The grant totals $3,180.
Rielly-Carroll’s research is entitled “Is habitat amount or spatial configuration more important to epibiont communities in seagrass ecosystems?” The funded project will use artificial seagrass to examine how seagrass loss in Barnegat Bay influences the biodiversity of organisms that live in seagrass habitats. Rielly-Carroll and her team will be making different spatial arrangements of artificial seagrass and then seeing what animals and algae colonize on them.