Villanova University will join communities, organizations, schools and universities worldwide in celebrating the 45th annual Earth Day on April 22. Villanova has commemorated the day each year since the inaugural Earth Day was held in 1970. This year’s Earth Day Celebration will feature a keynote panel on “The Politicization of Climate Change,” a Sustainability Fair and Farmers Market, as well as an April 23 “Ignite Change, Not the Planet” Campus Climate March and an April 25 Earth Day of Service. All Earth Day events are free and open to the public. read more
Villanova University’s College of Engineering has received four leadership gifts totaling $21.5 million, as part of the University’s $600 million Comprehensive Capital Campaign, “For the Greater Great®: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change.” Highlighting these gifts is a $13.5 million commitment from Jan and Paul J. Varello, ’65 College of Engineering (COE) – CEO of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. – which marks the second largest ever made to the University. read more
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