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Outreach Initiatives

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  • Academy at Palumbo High School Partnership Program

    The Academy of Palumbo - Villanova College Immersion Program connects communities and supports Palumbo students in their college application processes. Contact Nicholas Manai for more information.

  • College Day Visit

    CASA partners with University Admissions and K-12 schools to bring awareness and exposure to higher education. The process of getting a college degree involves many steps. The CASA hosts College Days for groups of 20 or more where students can experience a day in the life of a college student on a college campus. Contact Charisma Presley for more information.

  • The VESTED Program

    The VESTED Academy is an intensive eight weekend long introduction to engineering experience for high school students entering grades 9th-12th. Contact Linda Coleman for more information.

  • Villanova Initiative for Engaging Women (VIEW)

    VIEW is a 3-year, 10-month enrichment program that offers workshops on the following: SAT Prep, leadership and professional & personal development. In addition, students participate in a two week, summer residential program on Villanova’s campus. Contact Nicole Davis for more information.

  • Villanova Initiative for Engaging Women (VIEW)

    VIEW is a 3-year, 10-month enrichment program that offers workshops on the following: SAT Prep, leadership and professional & personal development. In addition, students participate in a two week, summer residential program on Villanova’s campus. Contact Nicole Davis for more information.

Civitas through Caritas: Cultivating Love, Cultivating Citizens

Civitas through Caritas: Cultivating Love, Cultivating Citizens is a summer program for rising high school seniors in the greater Philadelphia area. It is hosted by Villanova University's Augustine and Culture Seminar Program, Villanova's signature course for all first-year students. It includes a three-week free residential summer program that provides an opportunity for 16 rising high school seniors from greater Philadelphia area schools to engage in civic conversation through a foundation in the liberal arts. Participating students will also get a jumpstart on the college application process, including one-on-one mentoring and guidance for navigating the Common App and for drafting college essays.