Studying and doing
Mar07

Studying and doing

“I didn’t really want to just study it. I wanted to do something about it.” That’s Dawn Kriebel, Ph.D., talking about the poverty research she has been doing since she was a grad student. Kriebel, professor and chair of the Undergraduate Psychology Department, decided to do something about poverty by gathering a group of student-researchers to run a kindergarten readiness summer camp at a local Head Start program. This project was a...

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Worth it: The Emilia Wojtyla Women’s Shelter in Bolivia
Feb15

Worth it: The Emilia Wojtyla Women’s Shelter in Bolivia

When Father Luciano Ciciarelli spoke about working among the poor in Latin America, Katherine Cartagena Orochi ’15 was impressed by his enthusiasm. He was visiting her parish to share about the initiatives he was involved with, and she felt compelled to approach him after his talk. “Have you ever been to Bolivia?” she asked him. She had grown up in El Alto, Bolivia and was working in the U.S. as an au pair. She knew firsthand the...

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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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Dr. Catrina Vitagliano Joins Psychology Faculty
Sep03

Dr. Catrina Vitagliano Joins Psychology Faculty

Immaculata University announces that Catrina Vitagliano, PsyD, of Philadelphia, PA (19127) has joined the faculty of the Graduate Psychology Department as assistant professor. “I am thrilled to be joining the faculty and community of Immaculata University, and it is an honor to be serving as an assistant professor in such a wonderful program,” stated Dr. Vitagliano on her new position at Immaculata. Beginning her professional clinical...

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Students Receive Awards from Pan American Association of Philadelphia
May28

Students Receive Awards from Pan American Association of Philadelphia

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that the Pan American Association of Philadelphia has bestowed awards on two Immaculata students. The Pan American Association is a non-profit organization that represents Latino business in the Philadelphia area. Marisol Alvarez ’16 of West Chester, PA, received the Irene Rivera Diaz Award. She will receive $2,500 toward her college tuition. Marisol is a Spanish/Psychology major. Dennis...

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