March 2022
Last Call to attend the Inauguration of President Anne Prisco, Ph.D. in person
All alumni are invited to join the campus community for the historic celebration of the Inauguration of Anne M. Prisco, Ph.D. as the sixth president of Holy Family University on Friday, April 8.

To attend these events in person at no cost, please RSVP here by Friday, March 25.

Requests to livestream Inauguration events may be submitted through April 7.
Inauguration Mass (10 AM)
Nazareth Academy Chapel
4001 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19114

Presidential Installation (12 PM)
Holy Family University Campus Center
9801 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia PA 19114

Reception (following Installation)
Holy Family University Campus Center
9801 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia PA 19114
Gifts in the President’s honor to the Blue & White Fund in support of student financial aid are graciously accepted at
Early-bird bingo tickets through April 11
The Holy Family University Alumni Association and Parent Association are co-hosting a Bingo fundraiser on Sunday, April 24 at Cannstatter-Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19114. Doors open at 11:30 am, lunch will be served at 12:00 pm, and Bingo will begin at 1:30 pm.

Tickets must be purchased in advance and include lunch, dessert, and 15 games of cash bingo. The event will also feature a cash bar, a 50/50, raffle baskets and three specialty bingo games with cash prizes. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Building upon the past success of Family and Friends Bingo, hosted for many years by the Family and Friends Organization, proceeds from the new Alumni and Parents Bingo will be used to provide scholarships that allow young adults, many the first in their families, to pursue a higher education at Holy Family. 

For more information, to volunteer at the event, or to contribute a raffle basket, please contact Julie Rempfer '10, Director for Alumni and Parent Relations, at (267) 341-5017 or by email at [email protected].
Tickets now on sale for Tigers on the Loose!
Join us on Thursday, May 12 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, America’s first art museum and school, for a scholarship celebration to raise critical funds for student financial aid.
The evening will be held in PAFA’s stunning 1876 Historic Landmark Building, one of the finest surviving examples of Victorian Gothic architecture in America. A reception will feature food stations, hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar in the Museum’s exhibition spaces featuring a world-famous collection of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, as well as contemporary works.
To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit Special discount available for recent Holy Family graduates.
Be a sponsor! Your sponsorship includes tickets and other benefits. For more information, please contact Joshua Liss at 267-341-3100 or [email protected].
Save the Date! Reunion 2022
All are invited to an evening of celebration, remembrance, and fun at Reunion 2022 on Saturday, June 4!

Join us as we celebrate the 2022 Reunion Classes (all classes ending in “2” and “7”) and Alumni Achievement Award recipients, the Golden Alumni Society (Classes of 1958–1972), and the newest members of the Alumni Family - the Class of 2022!

See complete details and register online at

To volunteer as a Class Representative or event host, please contact the Alumni Office.
Donations for Ukraine through April 4
All are invited to assist the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth USA, Inc and the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great in collecting needed items for Ukraine. Donation boxes will be located in each building on both campuses through April 4. Click here to see a complete list of needed items.

In addition, monetary donations to assist both Congregations will also be collected through March 25. All money collected will be given to these two Congregations who are in Ukraine helping the people. They will be able to make purchases for those they are helping and who have nothing left.

Please make checks payable to Holy Family University with a memo or note of "Donation for Sisters in Ukraine" and send to Sister Rita Fanning, CSFN, '89, Vice President for Mission and Diversity, at [email protected]. We are grateful for your thoughtful generosity.
We Stand With Ukraine in Prayer
All are invited to join in prayer for the people of Ukraine and for an end to the war. Click here to submit any special intentions for these services

  • Interfaith Prayer on Mondays at 12 p.m. in Campus Center 115
  • Mass on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. in Campus Center Chapel
  • Stations of the Cross on Fridays at 12 p.m. in Campus Center Chapel
Campus News
  • The Holy Family University Cheerleading team, lead by head coach, Melissa (Greco) Koepke '10, celebrated a huge first place win at the Spirit Extreme competition in February.

  • Despite COVID restrictions, 17 students from Holy Family's Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter dedicated their Spring Break to supporting local projects and organizations, including working at Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Montgomery County and Bucks County.
  • On March 8, the School of Education hosted the Student Teacher Career Night, a program that provided an opportunity for current students to learn about the next steps in starting their careers in education. Special guests included recent grads, including Holly Agnew '21, Erynn Brooks '21, and Krysta-Leigh Keen '21 (pictured).

  • What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? A Guide to PTSD for Family and Friends (Presented by Dr. Melinda Parisi Cummings, Asst. Professor, Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology)

  • Apps for Everyday Living and Learning (Presented by Robert Ellermeyer, MDiv, MLS., Head of Reference Services, Library)

  • Women and Politics: Globally and in the US (Presented by Dr. Janet R. McNellis, Professor and Associate Dean of the School of Education)

  • Demystifying Microsoft Word © (Presented by Joshua Fleck, Information Technology Services)

  • Pathways to Prayer Workshop (Presented by Judy Principe, BS, MA, MBTI Master Practitioner, Associate of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chestnut Hill, PA).
Alumni News

  • Karen (Menello) Fox '94, M'08 has joined Berkadia as Vice President of Talent Acquisition.

  • Lisette Agosto Cintron M'02, EdD'20 was selected as an education honoree of the 2022 AL DÍA Women of Merit and will be recognized at the formal event on March 31.

  • William Bennett III M'08 who has been named Vice President of People and Culture at CPower Energy Management in Baltimore, MD.

  • Camille Johnson ’21, was hired at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL through the Disney College Program.
Athletics News

  • Holy Family University is expanding to 14 athletic programs with the addition of women's bowling starting with the 2022-23 academic year.

  • On Friday, May 6, Holy Family University Athletics will host its first annual Women's Basketball Golf Outing at Northampton Country Club in Richboro, PA. Click here for complete details, to become a sponsor, or to purchase tickets.

  • Go Tigers! Visit for updated team schedules, livestream information (where applicable), and other news stories.
Alumni Record Updates
Fun fact: The best way to ensure your alumni record is accurate is to tell us your updates!

Do you have a new job, promotion, or retirement news to share? Have you gotten engaged, married, or welcomed a new addition to the family? Are your Holy Family communications going to an old address or featuring an incorrect name or title? Do you have a new address and/or updated contact information?

Simply send us an email or quickly complete the Alumni Update Form.
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 for a free quote online, please visit You can also contact Meyer and Associates directly at 800-635-7801 or by email at [email protected].
Upcoming Alumni Events
Please visit for all our upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you and your classmates soon!
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