In Good Hands

During the 2020-21 academic year, the flurry of activity we’re used to seeing on campus slowly returned—and it’s thanks in great part to Villanova’s workers on the front lines and behind the scenes who kept campus running, even when many operations went virtual. 

These dedicated staff members often shy away from the limelight, but that doesn't make them any less worthy of praise and gratitude. Here’s a snapshot of just a few of our essential workers from the Student Health Center, Public Safety Department, Grounds Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance Services, Custodial Services, Dining Services, The Inn at Villanova, the TechZone, Student Life and Mail and Graphic Services.

Photos provided by Mike George, Mandi Hurvitz, Stephen Koch, Crispin May, Brian McCabe, Steve Muir, Marybeth Mullarkey, Jared Rudy, David Tedjeske, Villanova Athletics/Greg Carroccio.

male staff member of The Inn at Villanova holding napkins and a tray of food
woman wearing gloves and a face mask cleaning a dorm room
Villanova Dining Services staff person wearing a baseball cap and Phillies face mask
a female nurse wearing PPE
man outside standing on a ladder looking down
a man stands across from another man sitting at a desk
Villanova mascot Will D. Cat stands with a paw on the shoulder of a man wearing a blue mask
two women wearing aprons stand in front of a food case
a woman wearing a blue face mask stands outside holding a bouquet of flowers
a man wearing a Villanova lab coat and Villanova face mask stands outside of Finneran Pavilion
a Villanova Public Safety officer stands in conversation with a man


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