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The media relations team serves as the primary contact for all media inquiries for the Philadelphia and Newtown campus locations. The team collects and shares Holy Family University news with the press and gathers information about the University community.

The press is encouraged to contact the media relations team to interview faculty experts in a variety of fields.

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Holy Family Archives Helps in Researching Former English Professor in Ancestral Search

Holy Family’s University Archives spans more than 50 years of the University’s history. Some of its collection includes records on the physical campus and grounds; faculty, student, alumni, and family and friends organizations; student life from its earliest years; the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth; and a wide range of individuals associated with the university.

Philadelphia City Council Passes Resolution Honoring President Emerita Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, Ph.D.

Earlier this year, the Council of the City of Philadelphia adopted a resolution honoring the leadership of Holy Family University President Emerita Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, Ph.D. The resolution recognizes Sister Maureen’s lifelong dedication and service to the area, including attending both Nazareth Academy High School and Holy Family; joining the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth; teaching at St. Katherine of Siena, Nazareth Academy, and Holy Family University; and leading Holy Family University as President from July 2014 to July 2021.

Recent Alum Celebrates Celebrates Commencement... and an Engagement!

All Holy Family University Class of 2021 and 2020 graduates had reason to celebrate during last weekend's Commencement ceremonies, but Tenae Gentner ’20 had an extra reason to be filled with joy – just minutes after she crossed the stage during Commencement, her boyfriend of two years, Shawn, proposed to her.

Careers and Career Development Counseling: One Year After Onset of the Pandemic

When the worsening COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many states and cities implementing policies to restrict in-person work for many employees across the world beginning in early 2020, both employees and employers had to quickly adapt to fundamental changes in the way their profession operated and readjusting their traditional work-life balance.