CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS

Faculty Development

  • Faculty/Staff Workshop Fall 2014: Building Resilience in Poor Communities through Information and Communications Technology for Development  (ICT4D)
    Shaun Ferris, CRS Director of Agricultural Livelihoods; Stephen Hellen, CRS Director of ICT Architecture Design; and Marianna Hensley, CRS Regional Technical Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation, Accountability and Learning for CRS’ East and South Asia Region; will offer an exciting overview and specific examples of how the agency is using ICT cutting-edge innovations to creatively meet agricultural, market, financial, and health needs and build resilience in very poor communities.

Curriculum Global Solidarity Network (GSN) Sessions

  • Fall 2014
    •     Addressing Hunger Through Livelihoods and Food Security
      • Session 1 - Food Security
      • Session 2 - Climate Change and Food Security in the Worlds Most Vulnerable Regions
  • Spring 2015   
    • Technology, Innovation and Development

CRS Ambassador Events and Internships

  • CRS Ambassador Regional Training Workshop, Villanova University, Saturday, October 25th, Garey Hall
  • The Bread for the World National Gathering, held in Washington DC in June, was attend by three CRS Ambassadors. Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's leaders to end hunger at home and abroad.The Ambassadors attended sessions and participated in Lobby Day to advocate on hunger issues.
  • Rodrigo Rivera '16 (Political Science and Theology and Religious Studies), CRS Northeast/Regional Office, Fall 2014
  • Andrew Zoeller ' 16 (Law School), CRS International Headquarters, Summer 2014
  • Siobhan Cooney '14 (Theology and Religious Studies), CRS International Headquarters, Summer 2014 
  • Morgan Gruenewald '15 (Political Science), CRS International Headquarters, Summer 2014

CRS Sabbatical

Guy Vanmeenen, CRS Senior Technical Advisor Microfinance Africa, is spending his sabbatical in residence at Villanova. Fall 2014