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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An Inspiring Life: Hayley Tuscai
May15

An Inspiring Life: Hayley Tuscai

The numbers are alarming: According to AAA, there are 328,000 crashes, 109,000 injuries, and 6,400 deaths each year from drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. Immaculata University student Hayley Tuscai is reflected in those statistics. During her senior year of high school, a time when possibilities are endless, she became one of the 109,000 people injured in a car accident. After graduating from West Chester East High School in...

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Getting Down and Dirty with Olivia Lopez
Apr12

Getting Down and Dirty with Olivia Lopez

Growing up on a farm in Maryland with chickens and horses has taught Olivia Lopez ’18 important lessons. First, she learned how to listen to the land. Second, she discovered the land is her passion in life. Recently transferring from another local college, Lopez, a dietetics major, is taking after her mother, a registered nurse with a B.S.N. and a master’s degree in public health who is working in that field. Providing people with...

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Fearless, Fabulous Fashion for a Cause
Mar24

Fearless, Fabulous Fashion for a Cause

You did it. Landed a new job. You have the job skills the company wants, and you’ve arranged daily transportation and child care. But what if you can’t afford the business attire you need? The non-profit organization Wings for Success has helped thousands of women in this situation by providing free, work-appropriate clothing that promotes a professional image and a sense of confidence. Immaculata’s Fashion Merchandising program has...

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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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