Anderson Family Takes Advantage
Mar08

Anderson Family Takes Advantage

Enthusiasm can be contagious, and before you know it, the entire family is wearing Immaculata t-shirts, sticking IU magnets on their cars, and enthusiastically chatting about the University to friends, family and even strangers.  Ask Ken and Colleen Anderson about Immaculata. They have two children attending: Kenny, a senior, and Abby, a sophomore. Their youngest daughter, Grace, who is 13, aspires to be a Mighty Mac in a few years....

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My Sister Stories
Feb24

My Sister Stories

At first glance, perhaps one would not make a direct connection between the Hilton Hotel chain and the IHM Sisters. However, it is through such a connection that younger generations continue to bond with women religious, who have lifetimes of stories to tell. In spring 2015, six Immaculata sophomore students were each paired up with an IHM Sister living in Camilla Hall, the retirement home and rehabilitation center for the IHM...

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Journey to Paradise Lost
Feb24

Journey to Paradise Lost

This past year, Immaculata B.S.N. alumna Maureen Beail-Farkas, R.N., ’04 worked in a closed community on a remote Hawaiian island with people who had developed Hansen’s disease, the disease formerly called “leprosy.” This story is an excerpt account of her three-month assignment working with the nine remaining patients. I was in Hawaii on vacation in 2015 when I met another nurse [Paula] in a restaurant in Honolulu. Upon learning that...

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2016 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

As members of the 1990 field hockey team anxiously awaited the arrival of their teammate, Susan Kane Hally ’90, who was being inducted into the Immaculata Athletics Hall of Fame, the anticipation and excitement was high. As a surprise to Hally, 12 of her classmates attended the induction ceremony—some flying from across the country to participate. A stellar athlete, Hally was captain of both the field hockey and softball teams during...

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A Special Kind of SILC
Feb24

A Special Kind of SILC

Nutrition and exercise seem to go together—just look at any popular magazine cover filled with tips on how to lose weight, exercise, and cook healthy meals. Anticipating that many college students may be interested in these topics, Immaculata created a Wellness course for its new Special Interest Learning Communities (SILC) program, where students are able to combine two areas of academic interest that are interdisciplinary in nature....

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A Beacon Ever Bright: The Campaign for Immaculata University
Jan31

A Beacon Ever Bright: The Campaign for Immaculata University

Thy mem’ry fair as any star When from thy gates I’ve wandered far Let be a beacon ever bright To guide my footsteps in the night Immaculata! —fourth verse of Immaculata’s Alma Mater There has always been an outpouring of love when it comes to giving to Immaculata University. This year, there are even more opportunities to demonstrate your commitment. Immaculata recently announced to an enthusiastic group of supporters that it...

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