A 31-one-year-old murder victim was honored at the college graduation ceremony he never got to attend. The mother of Olu Williams accepted his diploma. News4's Derrick Ward spoke to her -- and other family members who honored Williams.
In a speech filled with poetic grace, Dana Gioia, poetry professor and former chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, told The Catholic University of America Class of 2013 that his family and the Catholic schools he attended empowered him to seek his destiny.
The Catholic University of America will confer approximately 1,500 degrees during its 124th Annual Commencement Ceremony to be held outdoors at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, on the east steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, located at 400 Michigan Ave., N.E. In addition, approximately 250 degrees will be distributed to students graduating from CUA’s Columbus School of Law at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 24, in the Basilica.
In March, they came together to help elect a new pope. In May, several American cardinals came together to help support scholarships for students attending The Catholic University of America. Four U.S. cardinal electors from the recent conclave, and one retired cardinal, were among the 650 guests at the 24th American Cardinals Dinner on May 10, in Washington, D.C., which raised nearly $1.7 million for CUA scholarships, the second highest total in the dinner's history.
The Catholic University of America School of Nursing has received the first installment of a $4 million grant from Bedford Falls Foundation Charitable Trust, a foundation established by William E. Conway Jr., co-chief executive officer and managing director of The Carlyle Group, and his wife, Joanne, to fund full four-year scholarships for promising students who will be encouraged to fill nursing jobs in the Washington, D.C., area after graduation.
This week's edition of "In the Spotlight" features John Hannan, vice president for institutional advancement at The Catholic University of America. "In the Spotlight" is a column in the Washington Business Journal.
President John Garvey was interviewed for an April 29 segment about Catholic University and its upcoming 2013 American Cardinals Dinner for "Building the Kingdom" on WMET Radio (Gaithersburg, Md.).
The Simon Wiesenthal Center will present its Medal of Valor to Murry Sidlin, professor of conducting and Holocaust music studies at Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music. The medal will be presented at the center’s National Tribute Dinner on June 12 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
In the fall of his junior year, Brendan Duffy studied abroad at the University of Oxford’s New College and what started as just a semester of study turned into a full year when he was selected for the university’s varsity basketball team.
In June 2005, after his graduation from St. Peter’s Preparatory School (Prep) in Jersey City, N.J., Salvatore Veniero, B.A. 2009, lived with a family in the rural Eifel hills of western Germany. Earlier that spring, the Venieros had hosted a student from the same German family through Prep’s German exchange program.
Rev. Sean O. Sheridan, T.O.R., Catholic University alumnus and assistant professor in the School of Canon Law, has been named president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio.
Catholic University law school graduate Richard DesLauriers, J.D. 1986, is leading the massive FBI probe into the April 15 bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, an attack that killed three people and injured and maimed at least 150 more.
As the Department of Drama prepares for the culmination of its 75th anniversary season, the University Archives is highlighting a collection
related to Rev. Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P., the department’s founder.
The Catholic University of America was recognized April 17 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2012-2013 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge
for using more green power than any other school in the Landmark Conference.
The United States Cardinals will gather in Washington, D.C., Friday, May 10, for the traditional fundraiser for scholarships for The Catholic University of America, the university founded by the U.S. bishops over 125 years ago. The 24th American Cardinals Dinner will be held at the Washington Hilton.
Catholic University President John Garvey and President Hong Yi of Southeast University (SEU), located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on April 10 that puts into place the foundation for future educational and cultural exchanges between the two universities in the area of civil engineering, specifically the study of transportation issues.