Student Receives Family and Consumer Science Scholarship
Apr27

Student Receives Family and Consumer Science Scholarship

Immaculata University student Nicole Caromano ’16 of Collegeville, PA, was selected for the Pennsylvania Family and Consumer Science (PAFCS) 2015 Undergraduate Scholarship. Caromano is a Family and Consumer Science major with a minor in Entrepreneurship. She is also co-president of the Immaculata Family Consumer Science Club. Upon formally receiving notification of the Scholarship from the PAFCS, representatives stated that, Caromano...

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James Mooney: 50 Years and Still Going Strong
Apr24

James Mooney: 50 Years and Still Going Strong

In the fall of 1965, when Sonny and Cher topped the airwaves, moviegoers flocked to watch The Sound of Music, and the Dune Chronicles captivated America, Jim Mooney arrived on the campus of Immaculata College. Fifty years later, Mooney is still going strong, teaching a full class load, and serving as chair of the English/Communication Department and as advisor to Pilgrimages, the campus literary publication. “People at Immaculata are...

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Food Fads: Facts and Fallacies
Apr24

Food Fads: Facts and Fallacies

Perhaps you’ve seen the headlines and book titles lately. From Doctor Oz to LeBron James, everyone’s talking about the health benefits of the grain-free, high-protein paleo diet. “The theory is that since agriculture came into being, we’re no longer perfectly adapted physiologically to the way that people have been eating,” said Laura Frank, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., to summarize the premise of the diet. “We should be eating as if we were...

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IU Student Accepted into Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Feb16

IU Student Accepted into Jefferson School of Pharmacy

Immaculata University Junior Jamie Rombach of Severn, MD, has been accepted into the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the Jefferson School of Pharmacy (JSP) at Thomas Jefferson University for the Fall 2015 term. In addition, Rombach was selected for the Dean’s Scholarship from the Jefferson School of Pharmacy. “It is really exciting to have this opportunity. I am thrilled to be able to continue my academic journey at the Jefferson School...

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IU Welcomes Dr. Kristy Brumfield to Psychology Faculty
Feb06

IU Welcomes Dr. Kristy Brumfield to Psychology Faculty

Immaculata University announces that Kristy Alaine Brumfield, Ph.D., recently of New Orleans, LA and now residing in Philadelphia, PA, has joined the Psychology faculty as associate professor. Dr. Brumfield will be teaching in the Clinical Mental Health counseling program. Most recently, Dr. Brumfield served as associate professor at Xavier University of Louisiana in the Division of Education and Counseling. Prior to that, she served...

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IU Faculty Co-authored & Edited Irish-American Encyclopedia
Feb06

IU Faculty Co-authored & Edited Irish-American Encyclopedia

Two Immaculata University faculty members, Eugene J. Halus, Jr., Ph.D., associate professor of Politics, and William E. Watson, Ph.D., professor of History, co-authored and edited the recently published encyclopedia titled Irish Americans: The History and Culture of a People. In addition, several other Immaculata faculty members contributed to the encyclopedia including Sister Marie Hubert Kealy, IHM, Ph.D., faculty emerita of...

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