90th Commencement Ceremony
Apr30

90th Commencement Ceremony

Immaculata University held its 90th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 18, on the campus of Immaculata University.  The president of Immaculata University, Sister R. Patricia Fadden, IHM, Ed.D., conferred degrees on 1,005 graduates.  Eighty-eight students received doctoral degrees, 182 students earned master’s degrees, 731 were awarded undergraduate degrees and four students received associate degrees. The Commencement speaker was...

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Melanie Dudley Earns “Best Paper” Award
Apr28

Melanie Dudley Earns “Best Paper” Award

Wilmington, Delaware resident Melanie Dudley, a senior at Immaculata University, earned “Best Paper on American History, 1865-1920” at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference held recently at Shippensburg University.  Dudley’s research topic was “Women’s Employment in Philadelphia Department Stores, 1870-1920.” “I am so proud of Melanie, as a scholar and as a person,” commented Sarah Trembanis, Ph.D., associate professor of History at...

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Dr. William Carr Performs at “Spring at the Mansion” Event
Apr28

Dr. William Carr Performs at “Spring at the Mansion” Event

William Carr, D.M.A., Steinway Artist and professor of Music at Immaculata University, performed for the Philadelphia Art Alliances’ 2nd Annual “Spring at the Mansion” event on Friday, May 2.  Dr. Carr performed a variety of different piano pieces from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the 3rd Floor of the Wetherill Mansion. The Philadelphia Art Alliance celebrates cultural life in Philadelphia at its annual Wetherill Ball.  The event...

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Chester County Dance Festival at IU
Apr11

Chester County Dance Festival at IU

The 12th Annual Chester County Dance Festival was held at Immaculata University’s Alumnae Hall on Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m.  The festival celebrated dancers’ talent and the diversity of dance styles in Chester County.   The festival featured 16 dance groups from local professional and pre-professional companies, as well as area private and public schools. These groups performed in a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz,...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Presenter: Michael Herskovitz
Apr11

Holocaust Remembrance Day Presenter: Michael Herskovitz

On Monday, April 28, 2014, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., Michael Herskovitz, holocaust survivor, author, and public speaker, gave a first-hand presentation on his experiences during the holocaust. Michael Herskovitz is a member of the Speaker´s Bureau of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Philadelphia. He was born in Czechoslovakia and is a survivor of the Birkenau-Auschwitz, Mathausen, and Gunskirchen Nazi concentration...

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