RADNOR, Pa. (December 12, 2013) — Cabrini College is one of only 17 colleges and universities nationwide to be recognized as a Fair Trade College, as determined by Fair Trade Colleges and Universities in partnership with Fair Trade USA. Cabrini earned its status in November 2013.
Fair trade is a global trade model that advocates for the purchase and sale of goods that were produced in an ethical, fair, and just manner.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 22, 2013) — Cabrini College has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth time. It is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement.
RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 22, 2013) – Last fall, the College Media Association (CMA) honored a group of Cabrini College alumni for an international multimedia project they produced as students on the Arab Spring.
YouthVoicesRise.com, a capstone project created by 13 students in a senior Honors Convergence class, shines a light on how the group’s peers in the Middle East risked their lives to help inspire a democratic movement.
Faculty advisor Cathy Yungmann, an associate professor of communication at Cabrini, recently published a piece on PBS’ Media Shift website, “How Students Used Technology to Study Abroad while Staying Home.”
The American American University in Cairo – which collaborated with the Cabrini students – reported on the project, and Catholic Relief Services also featured YouthVoicesRise.com on their website.
RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 30, 2012) – In September 2011, a group of Cabrini College seniors brainstormed potential ideas for their capstone project. They wanted to create something memorable. After all, this project would, in many respects, be their crowning achievement as communications majors.
The class of 2012 was the first class at Cabrini to graduate through a full four years of the Justice Matters curriculum, so they knew their project should relate to a local or global issue of social justice.
RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 17, 2012) — On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Cabrini College celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Wolfington Center, a centralized office on campus that helps to weave students’ intellectual and spiritual development with commitments to social justice and human dignity.
Marcy and Eustace Wolfington will be among those on campus to celebrate this milestone event. Eustace Wolfington addressed bachelor’s degree candidates and received an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the May 2012 Commencement.
RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 14, 2012) – Jackson Katz, Ph.D., who is recognized for his work with the National Football League, Major League Baseball, and U.S. Army Personnel in Iraq, will present at Cabrini College on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Grace Hall Atrium (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor).
An expert on violence, media, and masculinity, Katz is co-founder of the multiracial, mixed-gender Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. Since 1997, Katz and other MVP staff have trained coaches, players and front office personnel of several teams in the NFL and in MLB, as well as U.S. Army personnel in Iraq, as Katz was a member of the U.S. Secretary of Defense’s Task Force on Domestic Violence in the military from 2000 to 2003.
RADNOR, Pa. (June 27, 2011) — Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has awarded Cabrini College and Saint Joseph’s University a $14,000 grant to further develop the schools’ efforts in promoting fair trade. The schools will match the grant to foster greater awareness of fair trade through immersion trips, academic research and coursework. A fair trade consortium also will be formed among 12 area Catholic colleges and universities to support future collaborations to advance fair trade in the region.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 8, 2011) — Former U.S. Ambassador and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Tony Hall will speak at Cabrini on Monday, April 11, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Grace Hall Atrium. Since March 28, Hall has been on a fast to focus public attention on the potential effects that could result from the proposed cuts by Congress to domestic and international anti-poverty and hunger programs. Joining Hall will be Jim Wallis (president and CEO of Sojourners), David Beckmann (president of Bread for the World) and Ritu Sharma (president of Women Thrive Worldwide).
RADNOR, Pa. (Dec. 13, 2010) — Peace in Sudan and a long-term commitment to reconstruction efforts in Haiti were among the issues of social justice for which 20 Cabrini College students lobbied U.S. senate and house members on Capitol Hill earlier this month.
RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 16, 2010) —The latest issue of the higher education journal Metropolitan Universities highlights Cabrini College’s environmental initiatives with its partner city of Norristown.
RADNOR, Pa. (July 8, 2010) — Norristown’s Municipal Council presented Cabrini College President Marie Angelella George and members of the Wolfington Center a resolution commending the success of the College’s partnership with Norristown at a Council meeting on July 6.
RADNOR, Pa. (June 9, 2010) — Cabrini College was the first higher education institution in Pennsylvania to host a prayer service as part of the national Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigrants and Immigration Reform.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 9, 2010) - On April 7, Joan Rosenhauer, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Executive Vice President for US Operations, and Dr. Marie Angelella George, President of Cabrini College, signed a Memorandum of Understanding renewing the partnership originally signed in April 2005. Cabrini was the first college to partner with CRS.
RADNOR, Pa. (March 31, 2010) — Thirteen students traveled to Washington, D.C. on March 21 to join hundreds of thousands of people to rally for comprehensive immigration reform. They also witnessed the historic vote for health care reform and met with members from New York's Cabrini Immigrant Services at a Mass for reform at St. Aloysius Church.
RADNOR, Pa. (November 1, 2006) — Francine Clement, a junior sociology major at Cabrini College, recently received a $1,000 Commonwealth Good Citizen scholarship for her extraordinary service and extracurricular activities at Cabrini.
RADNOR, Pa. (January 17, 2006) — Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of the best-selling book, Dead Man Walking, will address the topics of death-row prisoners and the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the poor during Cabrini College's annual Founder's Day.
RADNOR, Pa. (September 7, 2005) —Students at Cabrini College today launched a year-long campaign to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. Cabrini's Heart at Work Campaign began today with a volunteer fair recruiting students and accepting donations.
Every student organization on campus is participating in the campaign.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 22, 2005) — Cabrini College, the first college in Pennsylvania to require community service of all its students, announced today it will launch Cabrini Partnership Project at Norristown, a first-of-its-kind "Community Education Center" that will offer programs for adults and children alike.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 13, 2005) — Cabrini College, a small, Catholic college located in suburban Philadelphia, today became the first college to sign on with Catholic Relief Services in its new global efforts.