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 a finalist for the 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year award, presented by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Karl Malaszczyk, Esq., Assistant Professor, and Dr. Bernice Purcell, Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the School of Business Administration recently had their article “Big Data in Fraud Detection” accepted for publication in the Journal of Finance and Accountancy.
Philadelphia boasts one of the oldest, largest, and most diverse park systems in the United States. Yet our parks receive scant attention in histories of landscape design and city planning. Elizabeth Milroy, author of The Grid and the River: Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682-1876, will describe the unique development of Philadelphia’s urban parks in the two centuries after William Penn and Thomas Holme first devised the city plan. This event will take place on Thursday, April 26 at 7 pm in Holy Family Hall 109.
Holy Family University's Art Gallery presents Art is Why I Get Up in the Morning, a collection of work by senior Michael Dealy
Exhibit: April 13-26, 2018
Artists Talk and Reception: Tuesday, April 17 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Holy Family University's Art Gallery is pleased to present Art is Why I Get Up in the Morning, a collection of work by senior graphic design major Michael Dealy.
Dr. Hilary Earl, a History professor from Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada, will visit Holy Family University on Wednesday, April 18 to speak about the Holocaust. Her lecture is entitled "The Biggest Murder Trial in History: The Nuremberg SS-Einsatzgruppen Trial and the Banality of Evil." The event will take place in the ETC Auditorium at 6:30 pm.
Patrick Murray, a junior English major, has always had aspirations of becoming a professional writer and editor. Through Holy Family University’s Experiential Learning Department, Murray secured an internship to write and produce a play for No Longer Bound, a community-based prevention services organization located in Bristol, Pa that works with children ages 5-12 outside the classroom to promote unity and healthy living in their neighborhood and beyond.
The Holy Family University Library will be screening the movie QUEST on Thursday, April 12 in the ETC Auditorium at 6:30 pm. Director Jon Olshefski will be available for a Q&A after the screening. QUEST was named a 2017 official Sundance Film Festival selection.
Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, QUEST is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia.
Dr. Beáta Dimák-Tombi, a visiting J-1 scholar from Hungary, will present a lecture titled “Literature of Popular Science in the Eighteenth-Century Europe” on April 3 at 1:15 pm in the ETC Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to all members of the University community.
Twelve students from Holy Family University were selected to showcase their scholarly work at the 19th annual SEPCHE Honors Conference on March 24 at Arcadia University. Working under the direction and guidance of Holy Family’s Honor Council and a mentoring professor, student work ranged from sabermetrics to the influenza virus, as well as various art pieces.
Dr. Jonathan Rosen, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Arts and Sciences, has recently completed three books that are focused on international violence and criminality.
Rosen’s first, a co-published volume at ICESI University titled Economía y política de Colombia a principios de siglo 21: De Uribe a Santos y el postconflicto, focuses on the peace process, history of internal armed conflict, political economy, drug trafficking, and organized crime in Colombia during the 21st century.