First World, Third World: Combining the Best of Both Worlds
Nov11

First World, Third World: Combining the Best of Both Worlds

Fadzai “Fuzzy” Kanyangarara ’16 might tell you that when he was growing up in Zimbabwe, he had a pet lion named Mufasa and a giraffe that eventually got too tall for the hut in which his family lived. But don’t believe him. His everyday life in Harare, the capital city, was pretty similar to that of most middle-class Americans growing up in the suburbs. But Kanyangarara’s parents were aware of at least one significant difference...

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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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