The 2022 School of Arts & Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence has been awarded to Daniel Bramer, Ph.D., associate professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, to recognize his engagement with students, commitment to engaging and innovation, and desire to increase teaching excellence through DEI initiatives and curricular development.
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The Psy.D. Program in Counseling Psychology at Holy Family University hosted its fifth annual Ethics Forum on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
A recent essay by Patrick J. Casey, assistant professor of philosophy in the School of Arts & Sciences, titled "Stop Calling 'Wokeness' a Religion," was quoted in an editorial titled "Is being woke a religion?" by Alan Levinovitz, associate professor of religion at James Madison University, in the November 6, 2021 edition of The Boston Globe.
Glen Foerd-Holy Family University Speaker Series Features David Young, Author of The Battles of Germantown
Holy Family University and Glen Foerd will co-host a Speaker Series event featuring David Young, author of The Battles of Germantown: Effective Public History in America (Temple University Press, 2019).
On August 31, Holy Family University’s Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) program held the Psy.D. Program New Student Orientation Day, its first on-campus event since the COVID-19 pandemic started. The event was created to welcome the 2021 Psy.D. cohort to the program.
This summer, three students—T’Ana Carpenter, Sanjay Deendyal, and Madeline Meade—in the Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) program successfully defended their dissertations.
Alexa Bonacquisti, Ph.D., assistant professor of Counseling Psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Holy Family University, and a research team of three doctoral students in Counseling Psychology presented research at the Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science (ACBS) Virtual World Conference in June 2021.
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) student Ray Fearon successfully defended his doctoral dissertation this week. Fearon's dissertation focuses on burnout among mental health professionals working in private practice.
Congratulations to Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) student Melissa Genn on successfully defending her doctoral dissertation this week!
The 2021 School of Arts & Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence has been awarded to Dian He, Ph.D. for his extraordinary efforts in training Holy Family University faculty on teleconferencing platforms and hardware in order to help make the Fall 2020 semester a better virtual experience for students and faculty.
It has been particularly challenging over the past year for many organizations at Holy Family University to recognize the extraordinary achievements of their membership while the University has been unable to host traditional in-person ceremonies. Yet virtual ceremonies can also spotlight the special accomplishments of students in very meaningful ways.
Carmen Maria Machado, author of the bestselling memoir In the Dream House and the award-winning short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, was the third speaker in the Holy Family University Distinguished Writers Series. The free event was held on Zoom on March 17 to a full virtual house.
Parisi Cummings to Present Research on Best Practices for Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa Treatment
Melinda Parisi Cummings, Ph.D., assistant professor of Psychology at Holy Family University will be co-presenting with Robbi Alexander Ph.D. of Penn Medicine Princeton Health on March 18 at the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals annual symposium, which is being held virtually.
Holy Family University and Glen Foerd will co-host a Speaker Series event featuring American History Professor Brent Cebul, Ph.D., who will present “Liberals and Business: A Forgotten Story of Love Found and Love Lost in the 20th Century U.S.”
Graduate Psychology Students and Professor Publish and Present Research on Eating Disorder Treatment Challenges
A research team of four graduate Counseling Psychology students in the Holy Family University School of Arts & Sciences, along with Melinda Parisi Cummings, Ph.D., assistant professor of Psychology, published an article in the February 2021 edition of The Pennsylvania Psychologist, the professional publication of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.
Holy Family University hosts Meet the Author, featuring poet and faculty member Keith Kopka, and his award-winning, newly released poetry collection.
Jonathan D. Rosen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice for Holy Family University, continues to explore organized crime in Latin America with the publication of his newest book and an article in a leading academic journal, the Journal of Criminal Justice.
Sister Marcella Louise Wallowicz, CSFN, Ph.D., assistant dean in the School of Arts & Sciences and associate professor of Mathematics, was the recipient of a competitive grant for summer research facilitated through the generosity of the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program of The Henry Luce Foundation, which supports women majoring in the physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, and engineering fields.
In continuing to offer the best programs to its students, Holy Family University has announced its latest program—Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology—the first doctoral program offered by the School of Arts & Sciences.
Dr. Jen DeCicco has contributed research towards the Registered Replication Report of Strack, Martin, and Stepper’s original facial feedback hypothesis, which has been published by the Association for Psychological Science.
Dr. Freda Ginsberg has lived in three different countries and held an array of jobs in the service field—however, all of these jobs have remained true to one singular motive: helping others.
As a child, James Ross only ever needed a pencil and a notebook, delving into the world of science fiction to create short stories and illustrations.
As the new Director of the Counseling Psychology graduate program, Dr. Freda Ginsberg is excited to share ideas and best practices with her students, using her personal experiences as reference.
With more than 24 countries between them, Dr. Shelly Robbins, dean of the School of Arts & Sciences and Professor, and Dr. Nicole Stokes-DuPass, associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor, know a thing or two about study abroad trips.
Not even a month removed from walking across the stage at the Kimmel Center where she accepted her diploma and turned her tassel, Emily Gilmour ’16 will move on to Hempstead, NY and attend Hofstra University, where she will study to be a Physician’s Assistant (PA).
When she isn’t preparing for a bodybuilding competition, Betsy Lane is working as a physical therapist at ATI Physical Therapy, and even more recently, as a Health and Fitness Specialist at Isolator Fitness.
In a continued effort to stay abreast of new and developing majors, Holy Family University is proud to offer Neuroscience as a major under the School of Arts and Sciences beginning in the Fall 2016 semester.
Holy Family University will welcome Ferhan Tunagar, a Turkish Muslim who teaches at Rutgers University and is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, for a presentation on Islam on Friday, April 15, from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. in the ETC Auditorium.
A new Assistant Professor teaching History in the School of Arts and Sciences, Madigan Fichter, Ph.D. brings vast knowledge about Eastern Europe and the Balkans to the classroom.
Dr. Robert Ficociello was only half joking when he listed the zombie apocalypse as a natural disaster that the United States wouldn’t be able to stop.
It’s been a busy few weeks for Officer Beth Sanborn, an adjunct faculty member at Holy Family University and a Police Officer for the Lower Gwynedd Township Police Department.
"Making art completes me. It is my way of communicating; it is my voice," explained Pamela Flynn, art professor and coordinator of Fine Arts at Holy Family University.
Reality TV researcher and analyst, Amanda Scheiner McClain, Ph.D., is the author of the book Keeping Up the Kardashian Brand: Celebrity, Materialism, and Sexuality (2013, Lexington Books), which analyzes how the Kardashians are a paradigm of new and traditional media convergence, highlighting the confluence of branding, commerce, celebrity, and sexuality.