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A Philadelphia Magazine sponsored article about Villanova's new 100% online Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates (VIISTA) certificate program. This new program starting Fall 2020 seeks to help transform the legal services experience for migrants and refugees.
A Philadelphia Magazine sponsored article featuring five upcoming short courses and bootcamps running through the spring semester at Villanova University. Course topics include human resources, project management, leadership and management.
A Philadelphia Magazine sponsored article featuring two current College of Professional Studies students, John Weinberger and Nick Langan. It is always the right time to go back to school to complete your bachelor's degree. Transformation has no age limit.
Villanova University has announced the launch of a new online program to educate and train individuals to advocate for and serve migrants and refugees. This program—Villanova Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates (VIISTA)—will cover migration from an interdisciplinary perspective, preparing advocates to provide support, including legal assistance, to migrants and refugees.
Christine Kelleher Palus, PhD, Dean of Villanova's College of Professional Studies authored an opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer highlighting the unique motivations of and opportunities for adult students returning to school.