Home, for most, is a refuge, a familiar place, the focal point of family and friendship. But, for millions of immigrants fleeing lives of poverty, violence and oppression, home is an elusive concept – even when sanctuary has been found. Reyna Grande, whose book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, is this year’s One Book Villanova selection, will visit the University Sept. 10 to talk about her life journey from abject poverty in Mexico to a hard won home in the United States. read more
Villanova University today announced that Mark Jackson has been appointed the school’s Director of Athletics. Jackson, who most recently served as the Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Chief Innovation Officer at the University of Southern California (USC), succeeds Vince Nicastro, who held the position for 15 years. (*Click the "read more" link below to view the official press release and watch video of the Press Conference) read more
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