2023 OPUS PRIZE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Villanova will host many events during Opus Prize Week to celebrate our three finalists. Below are special events open to the entire Villanova community.
OPUS PRIZE EXHIBIT
Visit Vasey Plaza for an exhibit featuring service at Villanova, as well as a community mural celebrating the 2023 Opus Prize.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Opus Prize Mass Celebrated by the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD
12:05 p.m., St. Thomas of Villanova Church
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Life of Service Panel and Lunch
Noon, Villanova Room, Connelly Center
The Life of Service Panel and Lunch is FULL and registration is closed. We look forward to seeing you at the other events.
This panel discussion will feature alumni who have dedicated their career to humanitarian work and civic engagement. The featured panelists collectively have a wide range of experience in non-profits, healthcare, philanthropy, policy, government and politics, education, social services and hunger and homelessness. Lunch will be served.
Community Interfaith Prayer Service
4:30 p.m., St. Thomas of Villanova Church
This special gathering will recognize the many faith and spiritual traditions in our community. Join us to reflect and pray on the theme "Awakening Restless Hearts."
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
2023 Opus Prize Award Ceremony
4:30 p.m., Topper Theatre at the Mullen Center for the Performing Arts
Join us as we honor and celebrate the 2023 Opus Prize Finalists and announce the one-million-dollar Opus Prize Laureate. The ceremony will be livestreamed.
Opus Prize Community Celebration
6 p.m., Finneran Pavilion
Celebrate the 2023 Opus Prize Finalists and their amazing lives of service with food, drink, entertainment and more!