Undergraduate open house Sept. 16
Aug31

Undergraduate open house Sept. 16

Immaculata University’s College of Undergraduate Studies will host an open house on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the University’s campus. The open house is designed for high school juniors and seniors and students interested in transferring. The event will allow prospective students to tour the campus and talk with professors, coaches, current students, and administrators from all areas of campus. Information...

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Sister-y Mysteries
Aug16

Sister-y Mysteries

After spring classes end and summer begins, you might overhear some of the Sisters talking a lot about murders. Murder mysteries, that is. If you need any beach reading recommendations this year, two of the many IHMs who are avid detective fiction fans were kind enough to share a list of their favorites. “I know no better relaxation than curling up in my favorite chair with a hot cup of tea (and cookies!) and a good murder...

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Destigmatizing Mental Illness One Story at a Time
Aug10

Destigmatizing Mental Illness One Story at a Time

Everyone has a story. Everyone feels insignificant at times. Everyone has challenges. Everyone will experience both bad and good. Everything we experience and go through is a part of us, but it doesn’t have to define us. And, most important: Others have been where you are; you are not alone. From The People You Meet in Real Life, 2013, Brighton Publishing LLC Melissa Hopely Rice was back on the Hill and she felt great, although she...

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A Classic Game of Cat and Mouse
Aug08

A Classic Game of Cat and Mouse

What would Sherlock Holmes think of the hit CBS reality show Hunted? It has all of the classic detective story elements, and the sleuths meticulously analyze all of the clues. Of course, they are using more than a magnifying glass. In fact, as head of intelligence for the command center on Hunted, Theresa Major Payton ’89 utilizes advanced technological tools in her quest to catch the TV fugitives. She leads a team of cybersecurity...

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Barbara Lettiere, 10th President: Still Making a Difference
Aug08

Barbara Lettiere, 10th President: Still Making a Difference

It may not be too far-fetched to say that if it was not for Barbara Lettiere, female students at Immaculata University would still have to wear skirts and dresses to class. As junior class president in 1971, amidst the protest-hungry youth movement of the early 1970s, Lettiere and her fellow classmates yearned to make their own mark. Taking her leadership duties seriously, Lettiere was sent to discuss the dress code policy with the...

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