Old-school, new-school: Paul McAndrew ’10, ’15 M.A.
Jun06

Old-school, new-school: Paul McAndrew ’10, ’15 M.A.

There is something about role-playing that drives a message home. Many students seem to comprehend a lesson better with visuals and what’s more visual than your teacher and classmates dressing up as medieval gladiators? This is the life of a student in Paul McAndrew’s World History class at Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia. “One of the main reasons why there were gladiator fights,” McAndrew commented, “was to distract the...

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Impacting lives one lunch at a time: Linda Leib ’98 M.A., ’14 Ed.D.
Apr28

Impacting lives one lunch at a time: Linda Leib ’98 M.A., ’14 Ed.D.

“We believe that work and effort create success” is the school motto that Principal Linda Leib, Ed.D., created when she arrived at Brandywine-Wallace Elementary School in 2010. “Effort is a big deal here,” Leib states. Every month each teacher submits one name of a student who has shown exceptional effort in the classroom that is not tied to how smart the student is, but based strictly on how much effort he or she has put forth. That...

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Open Houses for Adult Learners and Graduate Students in March
Feb23

Open Houses for Adult Learners and Graduate Students in March

Immaculata University’s College of Graduate Studies and the College of LifeLong Learning will host open houses on the campus during March. The College of LifeLong Learning (CLL) Open House is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, in the Green Room beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a walking tour followed by a presentation at 6 p.m. Attendees for the CLL Open House are invited to talk with faculty, admissions and financial aid representatives...

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Joyful, Joyful
Feb05

Joyful, Joyful

Sue Graves ’03 M.A. got a text one night from her boss at Melmark, an organization that serves people with intellectual disabilities. The Joybells have been invited to perform when the Pope is here…we’re in! Graves texted back, You’re joking, right? She wasn’t. The Joybells, a handbell choir made up of some of Melmark’s adult members with disabilities, had been chosen out of thousands of applicants to be one of the performing groups...

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Psy.D. in clinical psychology re-accredited
Oct28

Psy.D. in clinical psychology re-accredited

Immaculata University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology has been re-accredited by the American Psychological Association. The program received a full seven-year accreditation, attesting that it meets the highest standards of performance as determined by the APA. “The program’s faculty and students are delighted with the American Psychological Association’s re-accreditation of the Psy.D. program in clinical psychology, and we...

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