CAPS Connection

Meet Donna Brown

Donna Brown knows first-hand how essential an at-home classroom feel is. As a teacher at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, Donna strives to help students reach their fullest potential while pursuing her own degree in health care management at Immaculata University. She notes being in an undergraduate program helps her relate more to her students, stating she can empathize…


50 Years of Educating Adult Students

As Immaculata University prepares to celebrate its centennial, another milestone is at hand: the 50th anniversary of CAPS.


Know Your Students: David Brennan

“If you don’t know the first names of your students within a month, shame on you,” states Immaculata professor of education David Brennan, Ed.D. He is referring to the often-repeated mantra he tells his student-teachers: get to know your students.


Adult Students are Becoming the New Norm

Whether you are a community college graduate, a first-time college student, someone who has been away from college for a while or utilizing military benefits, Immaculata’s supportive environment will help you succeed in achieving your academic and professional goals.


Achieving Goals, One at a Time

Following in the footsteps of his mother, Lynne Conlan, who graduated from Immaculata as an adult student in 2003, Mike Conlan decided to give college another try as an adult. Enrolling at Immaculata as part of a cohort of Wawa employees, he initially earned an A.S. in Business Administration in 2015. Conlan describes the cohort experience…


Importance of Networking

The word networking gets thrown around a lot. But what does it actually mean? According to the Office of Career and Professional Development, networking is a process in which you build and expand relationships with the intent of obtaining more opportunities, both professionally and socially. As the old adage says, it’s all about who you know…