Formal invitation to follow. Registration is now open .

The evening will include the bestowal of awards as well as the investiture of new Patrons of the Bethlehem University Foundation.

The Pio Cardinal Laghi Founders Award for Outstanding Support to Bethlehem University to the Bethlehem Association Scholarship Fund for its years of generous support in scholarship gifts to the Bethlehem University Foundation.

The Archbishop Pietro Sambi "The Real Star of Bethlehem" Award for Services to the Bethlehem University Foundation to Mr. John Steger for his nine years of service and leadership as a member and then Chair of the Board of Directors of the Bethlehem University Foundation and for creating the Brother Vincent Malham Faculty Recognition Award Endowment.

About Bethlehem University:
Jointly founded by the Vatican and the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Bethlehem University annually enrolls more than 3,200 students in bachelor, master, and professional diploma programs. A Catholic co-educational institution, the University is the only Catholic/Christian university in the Holy Land. The University's mission is to provide quality higher education to the people of the Holy Land and to serve them in its role as a center for the advancement, sharing, and use of knowledge.

About Bethlehem University Foundation:
The Bethlehem University Foundation is the U.S. registered not-for-profit organization entrusted with the sole mission of supporting and promoting Bethlehem University. The Foundation is a means for United States citizens to make a tax deductible donation in support of Bethlehem University.

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