PsyD Program Hosts Second Ethics Forum

Holy Family University’s Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology program will be hosting its second annual Ethics Forum on Tuesday, November 20 at the University’s Newtown location. The event will feature a keynote from Dr. David Rogers, past President of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, who will discuss the role mental health professionals play in treating law enforcement officials.

Student poster presentations will be from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm and the keynote address will be from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm. The event is open to the public.

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Hoffner’s New Book Details Catholic Traditions

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Dr. Helen Hoffner, a professor in the School of Education, has recently finished her latest book, Catholic Treasures and Traditions. The illustrated encyclopedia examines the perplexing questions about the history of Catholic school and church practices, as well as dispels superstitions followed by Catholics. The book was published by Sophia Institute Press.

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Glen Foerd-HFU Speaker Series: How World War I Reshaped America's Peace Movement

Marking the centennial of the Armistice, Dr. John Hepp, a professor of history at Wilkes University, will focus on how the horrors of World War I, America’s intervention in the war, and the subsequent peace conference affected Americans’ attitudes to war and peace. This event will take place on Friday, November 9, at 7 pm in the ETC Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Getting to Know: Dr. Alexa Bonacquisti

BONACQUISTI ALEXA webAlexa Bonacquisti, PhD joined Holy Family University’s Psychology program as its newest Assistant Professor this fall semester. Dr. Bonacquisti brings years of research focused on women’s reproductive health psychology and perinatal mental health. She recently sat down with Holy Family University to discuss her interesting research field, her classroom philosophy, and her favorite hobbies that help her unwind.

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November Art Gallery: Jonathan Clyde Frey

November Art Gallery Jonathan Clyde FreyHoly Family University Art Gallery presents Middle Ground, works by Jonathan Clyde Frey

Exhibit: November 2 – December 2, 2018
Artists Talk and Reception: Wednesday, November 7 | 12 pm – 2 pm

The Holy Family University Art Gallery is pleased to present presents Middle Ground, works by Jonathan Clyde Frey.

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Statement from President Sister Maureen McGarrity on the Tragedy in Pittsburgh


As we mourn the tragedy at Tree of Life (L'Simcha) Congregation on Saturday, which claimed the life of eleven people and injured others, we are reminded of the senseless devastation and suffering that hatred of all sorts produces. 

Please join in praying as a campus community for all of those affected in any way by this horrific carnage. Likewise, let us reaffirm our commitment to the oneness of the human family and our intolerance of discrimination and hatred in any form.

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