From Scranton to Detroit to Immaculata
Sep20

From Scranton to Detroit to Immaculata

Three degrees from three Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) schools certainly can’t just be by chance, could it? “The funny thing is,” she says, “I’m not even Catholic but people just assume I am.” Growing up in Sunbury, PA and attending public schools, LeeAnn Ritchie initially decided on Bloomsburg University for her first year of college. Starting a little later than her classmates—and married with children—she saw a TV commercial...

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Leaders from IU Nominated to Basketball Hall of Fame
Mar17

Leaders from IU Nominated to Basketball Hall of Fame

With the influence of many Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Sisters, members of the championship Immaculata University Mighty Macs of the early 1970s went on to become leaders both on and off the court.  As a testament to their leadership, the Mighty Macs have been nominated to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.  The Mighty Macs won the first three women’s college basketball championships...

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New Trustee: Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, IHM
Oct29

New Trustee: Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, IHM

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, IHM, Ph.D., current principal of Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown, PA, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Immaculata University.  Sister Maureen will serve a three-year term. “Serving on the Board of Trustees of Immaculata is a great honor since I am both a graduate of Immaculata and a member of the Congregation,” stated Sister...

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New Trustee: Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM
Oct29

New Trustee: Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Immaculata University.  Sister John Evelyn will serve a five-year term.                “It is indeed an honor to serve on the Board of Immaculata and to be a part of those who endorse, support and promote Immaculata’s Catholic Identity, Academic Excellence, Visionary Leadership and efforts to form ‘a truly...

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Grace & Glory on the Noble Hill – Buy Your Copy Now!
Oct10

Grace & Glory on the Noble Hill – Buy Your Copy Now!

In 1914, just in time for the fall academic semester, Villa Maria Hall opened its doors and served as the site for Villa Maria Academy.  Not until 1920 did Villa Maria College, now known as Immaculata University (IU), become a reality,.  The rich history of those pioneering Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Sisters, along with a collection of rarely seen historic images including two of Mother Teresa on campus in 1976 and stunning...

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