President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Christopher P. Lydon as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, effective June 22.
CUA conferred approximately 1,850 degrees during its 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony held on May 16.
"Write the story of your lives so that your novel will be more than a best seller. Live it and let it become a classic." Suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark, who is as devoted to her Catholic faith as she is her prolific career, shared these writing-inspired words of wisdom with the Class of 2015 while delivering the address at the 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America on May 16.
26 seniors have decided to do long-term service after Commencement, says Father Jude. The number of students who have committed to serving at schools and in communities around the country and overseas has more than doubled since last year.
It's a time of celebration at Catholic University as close to 2,000 students are set to receive their hard-earned degrees. Before they head out to conquer the world, we caught up with just a few of these new graduates to find out where they will be starting their careers.
Graduating seniors Vincent Mazzella and Matthew Simeone first became friends during Odyssey Day before their freshman year in 2011. After bonding over a shared interest in architecture, they decided to become roommates. For the next four years, they lived together in Flather Hall, Opus Hall, and off campus. As architecture majors, they worked on similar projects and both spent time studying abroad -- Mazzella in Rome and Simeone in Barcelona, Spain and Turkey.
President John Garvey announced today that the University has hired Scott P. Rembold as the new vice president for university advancement, effective June 24.
The Catholic University of America baseball team claimed the 2015 Landmark Conference title on Saturday, May 9, and is now headed to Santander Stadium in York, Pa., for the NCAA Division III Baseball Mid-Atlantic Regional. The Cardinals are slatted to start the tournament against Alvernia University on Wednesday, May 13, at 7:45 p.m.
America’s Catholic cardinals gathered in St. Louis on April 24, raising more than $1.1 million for college scholarships at the 26th American Cardinals Dinner.
Three faculty members at The Catholic University of America were honored for their achievements in research and the creative arts May 5 during the Spring Faculty Luncheon held in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. Also honored were 10 retiring faculty members from the schools of arts and sciences, nursing, philosophy, and social service.
When Katie Lally, a sophomore psychology major from Huntington, N.Y., decided she was going to attend Catholic University, she repeatedly joked with her high school friends that she was going to meet the president. To her surprise, her internship this semester put her in the same room with President Barack Obama, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
M.F.A. playwriting candidate Tearrance Chisholm has always been driven to create. Today that drive comes through in his original plays exploring the African-American experience. But as a child growing up in St. Louis, Chisholm spent a lot of time working on art projects.
Earlier this month Catholic University hosted a Holi Festival, a colorful Hindu celebration in the spring to celebrate love and new beginnings. Check out photos by clicking the link above.
The Catholic University of America has been recognized as a 2014 Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation -- the fourth consecutive year the University has earned the distinction.
America's Catholic cardinals will gather in St. Louis on Friday, April 24, to raise money for college scholarships at the 26th American Cardinals Dinner. The dinner is preceded by Mass, which will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, 4431 Lindell Boulevard, at 4:30 p.m. that day.
In honor of its 100 anniversary, The Catholic Historical Review, the journal founded at The Catholic University of America in April 1915, has published two special centennial issues.
After 53 years of coaching men's tennis at CUA, Marty Dowd had his last home match on Saturday.
Longtime Catholic University drama professor John C. "Jack" Carr, who taught at CUA from 1964 to 1994, was recently honored posthumously with a Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award and a $10,000 grant that will go to the Department of Drama.
The Clothesline Project, which bears witness to violence against women, will hang over the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center Patio for six days in April.
Catholic University students, alumni, and faculty performed in one of Washington's most notable venues Sunday night during the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's 50th Anniversary Gala Concert, a full orchestral and choral program held in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Alumni who have not visited CUA's Brookland campus in a few years may be in for a surprise. Click the link above to look at the transformation of South Campus. St. Bonaventure Hall along with residence halls Conaty, Spalding, and Spellman were razed to make way for the Monroe Street Market mixed-use development. Take a look at the change over the past five years.
Mary Higgins Clark, best-selling author and suspense novelist, will address the Class of 2015 at the 126th Annual Commencement Ceremony of The Catholic University of America on May 16. Catholic University's Commencement will be held outdoors on the east steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
The best day of Caroline Johnson's spring break was spent with Gilberto, a Costa Rican man with serve physical and cognitive impairments. They played soccer in a grassy area outside a convent in Alajuela, Costa Rica, where Johnson lived the week of spring break while on a mission trip with other Catholic University students.
Scientific discoveries can be made by those who are not afraid of making mistakes. That was the message given to a room of astronomers and members of the Catholic University community last week when CUA hosted an astrophysics seminar organized by the Vatican Observatory Foundation.