June 2021
Tigers on the Loose Surpasses Goal
Thank you to everyone who supported Tigers on the Loose 2021, Holy Family’s Annual Scholarship Celebration! 

Through the in-person event on June 3rd at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the online auction, Tigers on the Loose raised over $270,000 for student financial aid – surpassing the 250,000 goal. 

Click below to view the photos from the event as well as a video recording of the speakers, including Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, ’70, PhD, Roger Falloon ’97, Jim Bennett ’82, Esq., and Kaitlyn Meyers ’21. 
Alumni Mini-Golf Outing
All alumni and friends are invited to a Mini-Golf Outing on Sunday, July 11 at Burholme Family Fun Center in Northeast Philadelphia.

Schedule of Events:
10:30 AM | Check-In
11:00 AM | Tournament Begins (Shotgun Start)
1:00 PM | Golf and prize winners announced

See complete details and purchase tickets at holyfamily.edu/alumni-mini-golf. Tickets will be on sale through Tuesday, July 6.
Alumni Events
Please visit holyfamily.edu/calendar for all our upcoming events. We hope to see you and your classmates soon!
October 2021

November 2021
Last Chance! Join Us By June 30!
Donors to the Blue & White Fund, Holy Family University's Annual Fund, make a significant impact in the lives of current students by supporting financial aid. With so many of our students the first generation in their family to attend college, your generosity is greatly needed, and appreciated.

Holy Family University's fiscal year ends this upcoming Wednesday, June 30, and we are only 87 donors away from reaching our goal. If you haven't already, please join us today by making a gift of any size that is meaningful to you. Visit holyfamily.edu/giveonline or contact Christina Bender, Director of Development, at (267) 341-3017 or by email at cbender@holyfamily.edu.
Campus News
Thank you Margaret Kelly!
With over 40 years of service to the Holy Family, Margaret Kelly is retiring at the end of this month.

Margaret has been an integral part of the campus community since 1979, when she joined Holy Family as Assistant to the Executive Director of University Advancement, succeeding her boss and mentor when he passed in 1984. She advanced to Vice President (overseeing fundraising and marketing) and continued in this position until 2013. Since then, she has served as Vice President of Mission, integrating Holy Family's Mission and Core Values into life as a University community. Read the official announcement of her retirement and accomplishments here.

Please join us in congratulating and celebrating Margaret Kelly. Thank you for all you've done for Holy Family and enjoy this next chapter of your life!
Holy Family University Accepted to the Institute on Teaching and Learning for Campus-wide Interfaith Excellence
This honor was given by the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a national nonprofit that equips the next generation of citizens and professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for leadership in a religiously diverse world. See complete details here.

This acceptance includes a $3,000 grant that Holy Family will utilize to support the University's interfaith action plan. In an article published by IYFC, Dennis Millan, Director of the Center for Academic Enhancement, explained more about this program and initiatives at Holy Family, including the University's Reflection Room (located in ETC 204) which opened earlier this spring. Read "Faith And Inclusion Are Not Opposites" here.
Athletics News
Construction continues on the new Tiger Field! Crews have been working around the clock since last month's groundbreaking to build the brand-new turf field, a two-lane practice track, field lighting and a new scoreboard.

Watch the progress to date via the "TurfCam" or a short time-lapse video here.
Also, congratulations to Carly Covington '21 who was named to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Women's Volleyball Team, selected by CoSIDA.

The Academic All-District® program recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom. Read the full story here.
Holy Family Travel Opportunities
As travel begins to resume around the world, Holy Family’s Study Abroad program is excited to announce two programs coming in 2022 that are open to the entire Holy Family community:

February 2022 – Join Dr. Shelley Robbins, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, for a 9-day tour of France (Paris, Loire Valley, St. Malo, Normandy). See complete details here

May 2022 - Join Dr. Melissa Rampelli, Associate Professor of English, for an 11-day tour of the British Isles (England, Ireland & Wales). See complete details here

All tours are hosted by EF Tours, Holy Family’s travel partner for over a decade, and are subject to evolving health and safety policies, restrictions, and precautions. View previous study abroad itineraries and photos here.
Alumni Benefit Spotlight: Insurance Options (and discounts!)
Holy Family's Alumni Association is proud to sponsor an Alumni Insurance Program through Meyer and Associates, which offers a variety of attractively-priced and discounted insurance products available to most alumni, students, faculty, and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings, including:

A portion of all insurance plans purchased through this program benefit the Alumni Association.

For complete information and to apply online, please visit HFU.meyerandassoc.com. You can also contact Meyer and Associates directly at 800-635-7801 or by email at info@meyerandassoc.com.
See you at Homecoming on Saturday, October 9!
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