Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Donate to Immaculata
Mar28

Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Donate to Immaculata

Immaculata University was awarded $25,000 for an endowed scholarship from the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick to establish the Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Endowed Scholarship Fund in Memory of the Irish Souls of Duffy’s Cut. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. “The Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick has existed in Philadelphia since before the American Revolution, and we are honored to be counted among the...

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Screening of New Duffy’s Cut Documentary at IU
Feb24

Screening of New Duffy’s Cut Documentary at IU

On Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m., Immaculata University will be the location of a screening for a new Duffy’s Cut documentary from Irish American Films entitled “The Cut: The Journey of the Men and Women of Duffy’s Cut,” produced and directed by Shawn Swords with William Watson, Ph.D., professor of History at Immaculata University, serving as historical consultant in addition to his role as director of the Duffy’s Cut Project. The...

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Duffy’s Cut Summer Institute
Jun03

Duffy’s Cut Summer Institute

With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Immaculata University sponsored project, Duffy’s Cut: Immigration, Industrialization, and Illness in Nineteenth Century America, is being offered from July 11-29 on the campus of Immaculata as a summer institute for nearly 30 teachers from schools across the country. Because the Duffy’s Cut story sheds light on the seamy underside of the American Industrial...

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Screening of Urban Trinity Documentary
Mar02

Screening of Urban Trinity Documentary

Immaculata University is showing a special screening of the History Making Productions’ documentary Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 29, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Alumnae Hall Theater. Attendees will be treated to a discussion by Executive Producer Sam Katz. The event is free and open to the public. Urban Trinity is a 75-minute historical documentary film that explores the development of Philadelphia...

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Duffy’s Cut Receives NEH Grant
Sep23

Duffy’s Cut Receives NEH Grant

The Immaculata University sponsored project, Duffy’s Cut: Immigration, Industrialization, and Illness in Nineteenth Century America, is among more than 200 humanities projects receiving grants totaling $36.6 million from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Immaculata University Professor of History William Watson, Ph.D., will serve as the project director. The NEH grant will allow school teachers to study the history of...

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