Holy Family University celebrated its newest alumni with commencement ceremonies at the Newtown campus on Saturday, May 21.
The Class of 2022 consisted of 564 undergraduate level students and 394 graduate and doctoral level students, including:
4 students receiving Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.), the University’s first cohort to be awarded this degree.
11 students receiving Doctor of Education Leadership and Professional Studies (Ed.D.)
21 students receiving Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
The 2022 Commencement Awards were presented at the Honors Convocation on Friday evening. This year's recipients included: Nina Danko '22 (Alumni Senior Award), Kharon Randolph '22 (Mother Nemosia Award) and Marie Dale '22 (ACBSP Student Award).
Honorary degrees were conferred upon Carol Taylor ’75, Ph.D., MSN, RN, FAAN, professor of Medicine and Nursing and a senior clinical scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University; Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr., founder and CEO of Esperanza, a leading Hispanic faith-based Evangelical network in the United States; and Volodymyr Zelenskyy, J.D., President of Ukraine (degree awarded in absentia).
Did you know that Holy Family's fiscal year ends on June 30? Our goal this year is to increase alumni donor participation to the Blue & White Fund. We are currently 68% to our goal. We only need slightly over 100 donors!
Holy Family's School of Nursing & Health Sciences hosted its DNP Poster presentation event. Nine graduating students presented their research at the Newtown Campus on May 19.
Holy Family’s Committee for the Oversight of Blended and Online Learning (COBOL), led by Roseanna Wright, Ph.D., professor in the School of Education, took part in Global Accessibility Awareness Day by hosting a full day “Fix your Course Documents” event.
Faculty and staff gathered on May 18 to attend the dedication of the Reflection Garden, a gift to President Prisco on behalf of the faculty and students. The Reflection Garden is located between the Library and the Sister Francesca Onley Education and Technology Center.
Norristown Police Department Chief, Derrick Wood '18, M'20, was featured in Norristown Patch for his commitment to the community. Chief Wood took on this new role in December 2021 after over 23 years with the Philadelphia Police Department. Thank you for your service!
The latest issue of Folio, the literary magazine of Holy Family University since 1959, is now available.
This first issue of the new format of Folio is just the beginning of what the Folio team hopes will be a great new tradition of highlighting exciting new voices while furthering Holy Family University’s mission and values by publishing a diverse representation of creative work from underrepresented and marginalized communities. Learn more about Folio here.
As a member of The Franklin Institute's Affiliate Ticket Program, alumni and friends of Holy Family University can save up to 20% on museum admission - including tickets to Harry Potter™: The Exhibition, currently on display through September 2022.
Follow the instructions below to purchase discounted tickets:
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