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Putting It All Together: How the Career Center Prepares Villanovans for Whatever Comes Next

Putting It All Together: How the Career Center Prepares Villanovans for Whatever Comes Next

Countless personal stories illustrate the transformative power of Villanova’s career services: The graduate Engineering student who received expert guidance in negotiating the terms of a summer internship that resulted in a full-time job offer. The Communication major who explored the film industry on a spring break immersion trip to Los Angeles, then built on connections he made there to launch his own career in film production. The College of Professional Studies student who learned how to re-tool his résumé to showcase his new qualifications. The alumna who took advantage of career coaching to help her re-enter the workplace after devoting several years to her family.

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    Villanova University will celebrate Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW) from Sunday, November 13 through Saturday, November 19. HHAW originated at Villanova University in 1975 under the guidance of the late Father Ray Jackson, OSA, an Augustinian priest whose legacy also includes co-founding the University’s Center for Peace and Justice Education. In the years since, this week of coordinated activities and education expanded beyond Villanova to more than 500 campuses and communities, in the process becoming the most widely organized hunger and homelessness event of its type nationwide.

  • Special Olympics PA and Villanova University Celebrate 34th Annual Fall Festival

    Special Olympics PA and Villanova University Celebrate 34th Annual Fall Festival

    Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Fall Festival returns to Villanova University November 4-6, 2022. The event, which brings together more than 1,200 athletes, coaches and 3,000 volunteers, is regarded as the largest university student-run Special Olympics event in the world. Fall Festival is in its 34th consecutive year and is marked by competitions in bocce, flag football, long-distance running/walking, powerlifting, roller skating, soccer and volleyball.

  • Dr. Sunny Hallowell Releases Neonatal Intensive Care Virtual Gaming Simulation

    Dr. Sunny Hallowell Releases Neonatal Intensive Care Virtual Gaming Simulation

    Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing (FCN) Associate Professor Sunny Hallowell, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, a pediatric nurse practitioner and an expert in breastfeeding and neonatal ICU (NICU) nursing, has developed the Neonatal Intensive Care Virtual Simulation Game, the first of several such games she hopes to develop as a 2021 Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Scholar.

  • Alumni Cole Sternberg, '01 VSB Presents New Exhibition

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    VILLANOVA, Pa.– Villanova University is pleased to present thirsty while drowning, a campus-wide exhibition by artist and alumni, Cole Sternberg, VSB '01. In Sternberg’s exhibition with Villanova, multiple site-specific installations will be displayed across the University’s many historic buildings and outdoor spaces.

  • Villanova to Welcome Bryan Massingale, Unveil Augustine Painting at Black Catholic History Month Celebration

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    As part of the celebration of Black Catholic History Month, Villanova University will welcome the Rev. Bryan Massingale, STD, one of the most distinguished voices in theological and social ethics, to deliver the 2022 Mother Mary Lange Lecture in Black Catholic Studies, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, in the John and Joan Mullen Center for the Performing Arts’ Topper Theatre. Following the lecture, University officials and the Dallas-based artist Vernon Adams will unveil the latter’s original 48 x 48 painting of St. Augustine as an African man. The portrait, titled An Unlikely Aquilegia: North African Saint of Hippo, was commissioned by the Office of the President.

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