HRD News and Events


35th Anniversary Gala

This year the Graduate HRD Program at Villanova University will be celebrating 35 years as a premiere graduate studies program in the HR profession.  

Please join us for an evening filled with dinner, dancing to The Vibe Tribe Band, a silent auction and a keynote address from William Strahan, Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Comcast Cable. 

All donations from this event will fund an endowed graduate fellowship for our HRD students.  Sponsorships are still available.



May 2015 Graduation Information


HRD Corner Blog

Our blog is an online community for all members of the Graduate Programs in Human Resource Development: students, alumni, faculty, and friends. Features include spotlights on our students, faculty and HR professionals from around the world, updates on the program, and much more!


Webinar Series

Our webinar series provides a convenient way to keep up-to-date with HR topcis and trends. Past recordings are now available.


Professional HR Associations

Many of our faculty, students, and alumni are members of professional HR Associations throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. These groups are a fantastic opportunity for students to expand their networks and participate in educational events and seminars.

Collaborative Events

Throughout the year students and faculty members participate in events primarily with HR groups on and off-campus.

Our programs sponsor monthly meetings at a variety of local HR chapters as well as larger networking events in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Yearly events have included sponsoring or volunteering at the following: