Immaculata Magazine Summer 2014 - page 23

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1906
1908
Mother Camilla purchased farmland
as future site for Villa Maria Hall
1917
Post Office opened in Villa Maria College
(later changed to Immaculata Post Office)
Groundbreaking for Villa Maria Hall
1920
Mother Loyola received permission
from Archdiocese of Philadelphia
to found a college. Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania granted charter
on November 12, 1920.
Mother M. Loyola became first
president of Villa Maria College
1921
Villa Maria College opened on
September 21, 1921
1925
First Commencement of Villa
Maria College, with eight lay
graduates and five IHM Sisters
1928
Accreditation by Middle States Association
1929
Formal change of name from Villa Maria to Immaculata College
Rev. Dr. Anthony Flynn named president of Immaculata College
1934
First issue of
The Immaculatan
newspaper published
Rev. Monsignor Vincent Burns named
president of Immaculata College
Rev. Dr. Francis Furey named
president of Immaculata College
1943
Accelerated degree program offered to enable students
to receive degrees more quickly because of war
1914
Villa Maria Hall officially opened
1935
1936
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