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VILLANOVA, Pa.—Villanova University will celebrate Black History Month with an array of educational and community-based events. While campus-wide initiatives that honor the important legacies of Black people and communities are available throughout the year, February marks a vital time when Black history, heritage, and culture are celebrated and amplified.
Villanova University’s Falvey Library Acquires Senatorial Papers of Former Pennsylvania Senator Patrick J. Toomey
Villanova University’s Falvey Library has acquired the senatorial papers of Patrick J. Toomey, who served as US Senator from Pennsylvania from 2011 to 2023.
VILLANOVA, Pa.- The Villanova School of Business (VSB) Online MBA ranked among top programs in the annual Poets & Quants ranking, coming in at #23 in the nation.
Villanova Biology Professors Receive $1 Million National Science Foundation Grant for Wetlands Research
Villanova University’s Samantha Chapman, PhD, and Adam Langley, PhD, professors in the Department of Biology and two of the founding faculty of the Center of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stewardship in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, are principal investigators on a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support their project, “The Interplay of Nitrogen Loading and Ecosystem Sustainability in Threatened Wetlands.”
Villanova University announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Elizabeth T. Mazzeo ’81 VSB, a special advisor and the former Chief Administrative Officer of Bloomberg LP, as its chairperson. Mazzeo succeeds Justin G. Gmelich, who served as chair of the Board of Trustees since 2021.
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Opus Foundation has selected Villanova University to host the 2023 Opus Prize, an annual faith-based humanitarian award—whose $1 million award and two $100,000 prizes make up one of the world's largest faith-based awards for social entrepreneurship.
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.
Villanova History Professor Judith Giesberg, PhD, Receives Fellowship from National Endowment for the Humanities
Villanova, PA – Judith Giesberg, PhD, Robert M. Birmingham Chair in the Humanities and Professor of History in Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received a 2022 National Endowment Public Scholars Fellowship.
Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing to Launch Accelerated PhD with Transformative $2.5 million gift from Bedford Falls Fund
Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing has received another $2.5 million commitment from the Bedford Falls Fund to launch an accelerated PhD track. This latest gift from philanthropists William E. Conway, Jr., co-founder and co-chairman of The Carlyle Group, and his wife, Joanne, establishes the Joanne and William Conway PhD Fellows Program to support 25 students over the next five years who want to pursue the accelerated PhD in Nursing, and brings the Fund’s giving to a total of $7.5 million to the College.
Villanova University Receives $7.5 Million Gift to Establish Endowed Dean Position in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Villanova University President the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, today announced a transformational $7.5 million gift from an anonymous donor to establish the William and Julia Moulden Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), the University’s oldest and largest college. This gift will allow the College to invest in key programmatic and student-focused initiatives, while honoring the late William and Julia Moulden, a Black, Catholic couple who provided crucial support to the Augustinian founders of Villanova College in the 19th century.
Villanova University Director of Public Safety and Police Chief David Tedjeske was presented the 2022 President's Award by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) at the organization's annual conference this summer.