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2010 News Articles

  • Students Travel to D.C. to Lobby Senators for Social Justice Students Lobby on Capitol Hill for Global Change

    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.

  • Women’s Basketball Returns to Madison Square Garden

    RADNOR, Pa. (Dec. 1, 2010) – For the fourth consecutive season, the Cabrini women’s basketball team will host a regular season contest on one of the sports and entertainment world’s grandest stages at Madison Square Garden. The Cavaliers will meet Commonwealth Conference opponent Albright College in “The World’s Most Famous Arena” on Monday, Jan. 3 at 9:30 p.m.

  • Dr. Gingerich Appointed Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Gingerich Appointed Dean of Academic Affairs

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 29, 2010) — Dr. Jeffrey Gingerich, associate professor of sociology, has been appointed dean of Academic Affairs at Cabrini College. Dr. Gingerich has served as interim dean of Academic Affairs since July 1.

  • Joy to the World: Chorus Presents Free Christmas Concert

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 24, 2010) — The Cabrini College Chorus will regale listeners with popular Yuletide selections at a free Christmas Choral Concert on Sunday, Dec. 5. The concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. in Grace Hall on the Cabrini campus (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor).

  • Student Website on Domestic Violence Education Earns National Acclaim Student Website on Domestic Violence Education Earns National Acclaim

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 17, 2010) — A website on domestic violence education created by communication seniors at Cabrini College earned national acclaim when it received a 2010 Silver Davey Award earlier this month. “The Children as Witness Project” convergence site (www.cabrini.edu/domesticviolence) won in the Interactive Multimedia: Education category.

  • Cabrini’s Environmental Work Featured in Scholarly Journal Cabrini's Environmental Work Featured in Scholarly Journal

    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.

  • Men's Basketball Selected Conference Preseason Favorite

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 15, 2010) – The Cabrini men’s basketball team has been selected the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) preseason favorite in a poll conducted by the league’s head coaches, the conference announced Monday. In 2009-10, the Cavaliers captured the CSAC title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2001-02 campaign. Click here for rest of story.

  • At Conference, Student Presents Research on Peer Tutoring

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2010) — Cabrini College senior Catherine Mageeney of Norristown presented her research on peer mentoring—students helping students—at a research conference at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

  • Students Honored for Civic Engagement, Social Justice Students Honored for Civic Engagement, Social Justice

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 10, 2010) — Three students at Cabrini College were recognized for outstanding contributions to community service and civic engagement with the Charles A. Mastronardi Service and Leadership Award. Anne Brokenborough ’11, Danielle DiBartolo ’12, and Jamie Tadrzynski ’12 received the award during the College’s Cabrini Day celebration on Nov. 9.

  • Nov. 7: Pianist Performs Original Music Inspired by 9/11 Nov. 7: Pianist Performs Original Music Inspired by 9/11

    RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 1, 2010) — At a free concert at Cabrini College, pianist Karen Walwyn will perform original music inspired by the events of Sept. 11, 2001. “Reflections on 9/11,” a seven-movement work for solo piano, is set for Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. in the Mansion on the Cabrini campus (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor).

  • Columbia Press Honors Student Work in Fiction, Design, Photography

    RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 27, 2010) — Woodcrest, Cabrini College's student literary magazine, was awarded 2010 Gold Medal certification by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). In addition, three Cabrini students were honored by CSPA for outstanding work in the Spring 2010 issue of the magazine. Shannon Fandler (Class of 2011), Mary Gunheim and Anthony Casazza received 2010 Gold Circle Awards for creative writing, design, and photography, respectively.

  • Three Student Athletes Named to Conference Honor Roll

    RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 26, 2010) – Junior Lauren Alessi, senior Annmarie Kolla and freshman Joshua Sutterfield have been named to the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Honor Roll for field hockey, women’s soccer and men’s cross country, respectively, the league announced Monday. Click here for the rest of the story.

  • “The Other Wes Moore” Author to Speak at Cabrini College "The Other Wes Moore" Author to Speak at Cabrini College

    RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 25, 2010) — Author, combat veteran, White House Fellow and Rhodes Scholar Wes Moore will speak at Cabrini College on Tuesday, Nov. 9, as the feature presentation of Cabrini Spirit Week. His book, “The Other Wes Moore: One Name and Two Fates,” was required summer reading for all first-year Cabrini students; it tells the story of two children who share the same name growing up in Baltimore. One becomes a decorated author, the other is serving a life sentence for felony murder.

  • Photography Exhibit Explores Inspiration in Common Places

    RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2010) – “Common Place,” a free exhibit by Philadelphia-based commercial and fine art photographer Kenneth Kauffman, is set for Oct. 21 through Nov. 21 at Cabrini College (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor). An opening reception is Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m.; Kauffman will speak at 5:30 p.m.

  • Cabrini Receives PLCB Grant to Fight Underage, Dangerous Alcohol Use

    RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 7, 2010) — Cabrini College received a $15,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to help prevent underage and high-risk drinking. Cabrini was one of eight colleges and universities to receive $15,000, the largest amount the PLCB awarded to the 32 colleges and universities in the Commonwealth who received such funding.

  • Professor’s Work on Father Divine Selected for National Humanities Workshop Professor's Work on Father Divine Selected for National Humanities Workshop

    RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 7, 2010) — Dr. Leonard Norman Primiano’s work on the Father Divine Project, an authoritative multimedia study of an American religious movement, was recognized when he was among 12 educators selected to participate in a month-long digital workshop sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

  • Free Family Fun at Community Kite Fest, Soccer Clinic Free Family Fun at Kite Fest, Soccer Clinic

    RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 15, 2010) -- Free kites, snacks, arts and crafts, and a soccer clinic are only part of the fun that families can enjoy at Cabrini College’s annual Community Kite Festival and Soccer Clinic on Sunday, Sept. 26.

  • Cabrini Unveils Re-Designed Athletic Mascot Cabrini Unveils Re-Designed Athletic Mascot

    RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 13, 2010) – With the start of the 2010-11 academic year, Cabrini College unveiled a re-designed mascot and mascot logo. The new look for Cabrini’s Cavalier was developed from a student-sponsored contest conducted last spring. The new mascot costume was unveiled Aug. 19, when the Cavalier and the Phillie Phanatic welcomed some 420 first-year and transfer students to Cabrini.

  • Dr. Dunbar Again Selected to National Biology Scholars Program Biology Professor Again Selected to National Scholars Program

    RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 3, 2010) — Dr. David Dunbar, associate professor of biology at Cabrini College, is one of five professors nationwide chosen to help improve the way college students learn biology. This is the second year in a row that Dr. Dunbar has been selected to participate in an American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Biology Scholars Program.

  • Student Documentary on Mummers Named Finalist for National Broadcaster Award Student Documentary on Mummers Named Finalist for National Award

    RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 3, 2010) — South Philadelphia natives Kerri Dougherty and Gianna Shikitino can’t imagine Philadelphia without the Mummers—not only are the two Cabrini College students lifelong fans, but they have family that march with the Fancy Brigades and the Comics, respectively. So when the students heard how City budget cuts have threatened the Mummers Parade, they took action.

  • Faculty Deepen Understanding of Social Justice at Development Program

    RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 2, 2010) — Twenty-two Cabrini College faculty members deepened their understanding of the College’s mission and global issues of social justice during a two-day educational development program last month. Participants in the seminar ranged from the college's most senior professor, Dr. Joseph Romano, to the newest, Christina Fink.

  • Former Catholic Relief Services Executive Named VP of Planning Former Catholic Relief Services Executive Named VP of Planning

    RADNOR, Pa. (Aug. 18, 2010) — Joan Neal, former executive vice president for U.S. Operations at Catholic Relief Services (CRS), has been appointed to the newly-created position of Vice President of Institutional Planning and Effectiveness at Cabrini College. Neal will serve as chief planning officer of the College, providing leadership and oversight for key planning, implementation and evaluation processes at both the strategic and operational levels.

  • Cabrini Fund Giving Tops Goal, Raises $358,000 for Student Aid

    RADNOR, Pa. (July 22, 2010) — More than 1,100 alumni, faculty, parents, students, staff, trustees and friends of Cabrini College contributed a total of $358,000 to the Cabrini Fund, the largest dollar amount ever raised for the Fund.

    All money raised through the Cabrini Fund will be used for student financial aid.

  • For 31st Straight Year, W.W. Smith Trust Supports Cabrini Students

    RADNOR, Pa. (July 20, 2010) — Students at Cabrini College will receive nearly $40,000 from the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust for the 2010-11 academic year. This is the 31stconsecutive year that the W.W. Smith Trust has supported students at Cabrini College financially.

  • Cabrini Secures NCAA Grant for Alcohol Education

    RADNOR, Pa. (July 19, 2010) — Cabrini College is one of 15 schools nationwide to receive an NCAA CHOICES Alcohol Education Grant this year. Beginning in fall 2010, the three-year, $30,000 grant will help Cabrini promote positive awareness of healthy behaviors and aims to reduce risk-taking in regard to alcohol consumption among students, especially first-year students and all student-athletes.

  • Four Named to Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

    RADNOR, Pa. (July 14, 2010) -- Senior Chris Lawler, senior Kate Schmid, sophomore Brian Hill and sophomore John McSorley have been named to The Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area team for their respective sports.

  • VPs Appointed for Academics, Enrollment at Cabrini College

    RADNOR, Pa. (July 8, 2010) — Cabrini College President Marie Angelella George has named two vice presidents to complete a leadership team with distinguished academic careers and background in national and international service.

  • Norristown Lauds Cabrini for Service, Commemorates Partnership Norristown Lauds Cabrini for Service, Commemorates Partnership

    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.

  • Cabrini Is First PA College to Host Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigration Reform Cabrini Is First PA College to Host Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigration Reform

    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.

  • Grugan Named ECAC Player of the Year, Five Cavs Tabbed Metro/South All-Stars Grugan Named ECAC Player of the Year, Five Cavs Tabbed Region All Stars

    RADNOR, Pa. (May 27, 2010) — Senior attackman Casey Grugan has been selected the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Metro/South Region Player of the Year, the conference announced Wednesday. Grugan is one of five Cavaliers to receive ECAC Metro/South Region All-Stars, joining sophomore defenseman John McSorley, junior defenseman Steve Heaps, junior midfielder Paul Skulski and junior face-off specialist Mike Gurenlian.

  • Students Help Norristown Launch Inaugural Arts Festival

    RADNOR, Pa. (May 20, 2010) — Cabrini students partnered with the Norristown Arts Task Force to help facilitate the city’s Arts Hill Launch Festival on April 24. Assistant Professor of Business Administration Dr. Eric Malm’s SEM 300 class created a website, www.norristownartshill.org, and worked on marketing, fundraising, and logistical duties to promote the event and the new arts district.

  • Alexandrowicz Selected to Under Armour IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star Game

    RADNOR, Pa. (May 19, 2010) — Senior attacker Amanda Alexandrowicz has been selected to play in the 2010 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA)/Under Armour North-South Senior All-Star Game, the organization announced Monday. Alexandrowicz is just the second player in Cabrini women’s lacrosse program history to be selected to the national all-star showcase.

  • Drs. Dunbar, Harrison Chosen by HHMI to Develop Research-Based Courses on Molecular Biology, Biochemistry Research Institute Taps Faculty to Develop Courses on Biology, Biochemistry

    RADNOR, Pa. (May 6, 2010) — Cabrini College faculty members Dr. David Dunbar and Dr. Melinda Harrison will help design science lessons and test experiments at the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, this summer.

  • College Announces 2010 Leadership Award Recipients

    RADNOR, Pa. (May 5, 2010) — The College’s Center for Student Engagement and Leadership and Campus Ministry is proud to announce the 2010 Leadership Award recipients:

  • Students Lobby Congress for Immigration Reform Students Lobby Congress for Immigration Reform

    RADNOR, Pa. (April 30, 2010) — Fifteen Cabrini College students culminated a semester-long study of immigration with a trip to the nation's capital Friday, April 23, to meet with senate aides to discuss the need for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • Dance Company, Chorus Stage Free Performances

    RADNOR, Pa. (April 22, 2010) – Cabrini College presents a free dance performance and a free choral concert to close out its 2010 spring fine arts calendar.

  • Cabrini to Host Radnor Arbor Day Celebration

    RADNOR, Pa. (April 21, 2010) — Cabrini College, located on the former Woodcrest Estate, is the site for Radnor Township’s Arbor Day celebration Friday, April 30. Events begin at 10 a.m. on the Cabrini campus (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor), and includes a welcome from Pennsylvania State Representative Bill Adolph (R-165), a tree-planting ceremony, and the presentation of the “Tree City USA” and “Growth Award” to Radnor Township by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry.

  • John Dzik to be Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame John Dzik to be Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

    RADNOR, Pa. (April 16, 2010) — Former Men’s Basketball Head Coach and Director of Athletics John Dzik will be inducted into the Cabrini College Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 24 in Nerney Field House at the Dixon Center. Dzik will be honored as the sole member of the Cabrini Athletic Hall of Fame’s fifth class and he is the 23rd person enshrined.

  • Cabrini, CRS Officially Renew Partnership Cabrini, CRS Officially Renew Partnership

    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.

  • Cardinal McCarrick, Faculty Emerita Middleton to Address Commencements

    RADNOR, Pa. (April 8, 2010) — Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Ph.D., D.D., Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., and Dawn Middleton, Ed.D., Faculty Emerita and former Chair of Cabrini’s Education Department, will address Cabrini College’s undergraduate and graduate Commencements, respectively, Sunday, May 16.

  • Cabrini to Discontinue Men's and Women's Track and Field

    RADNOR, Pa. (April 8, 2010) — Cabrini College Director of Athletics & Recreation Joe Giunta announced today that the men's and women's track & field programs will be discontinued as a varsity sport, effective at the conclusion of the 2010 outdoor seasons.

  • Students Rally in D.C. for Immigration Reform, Witness Health Care Vote Students Rally in D.C. for Immigration Reform, Witness Health Care Vote

    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.

  • For Fourth Consecutive Year, Cabrini Receives National Recognition for Service

    RADNOR, Pa. (March 12, 2010) — Cabrini College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Cabrini was one of 43 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania to be named to the Honor Roll, which is administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  • Students Earn National Award for Documentary on Global Food Crisis

    RADNOR, Pa. (March 11, 2010) — A radio documentary created by three Cabrini College students on the global food crisis was named Best of Festival winner in the 2010 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts. The documentary, “Road of Insecurity: The Global Food Crisis,” was one of 16 Best of Festival winners chosen from nearly 900 audio and video entries.

  • Students Rally for Immigration Reform Students Rally for Immigration Reform

    RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 17, 2010) — More than 60 students from Cabrini College and Saint Joseph's University held an Immigration Reform Rally at Cabrini on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

  • Mural Arts Program Leader Jane Golden to Receive Public Affairs Award from Cabrini College Mural Arts Program Leader to Receive Public Affairs Award

    RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 18, 2010) — Jane Golden, executive director of the City of Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program, will receive the 2010 Ivy Young Willis Award at Cabrini College on March 9. Given annually, the Ivy Young Willis Award recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions in the field of public affairs.

  • Radio Station Marathon Raises Money for Haiti Relief

    RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 17, 2010) — On Feb. 1-2, WYBF-FM 89.1 FM, the radio station of Cabrini College, broadcast for 24 hours nonstop to raise funds for earthquake victims of Haiti. When the marathon broadcast ended, the station had raised more than $2,100 for Catholic Relief Services (CRS), with nearly all of the money donated by students.

  • Philadelphia Artist and Tyler School of Art Professor Presents Mixed Media Art Exhibition at Cabrini College Philadelphia Artist and Tyler School of Art Professor Presents Mixed Media Art Exhibition

    RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 17, 2010) — Cabrini College hosts "Drive By," an exhibition of 12 mixed media works by Lorraine Glessner, assistant professor of fibers at Tyler School of Art, March 8-31.

  • Women's Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Ethics Silver Award Women's Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Ethics Silver Award

    RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 16, 2010) —The Cabrini women's soccer team is one of 45 programs to be awarded the 2009 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics Silver Award.

  • Paintings, Brain, Scans, and Miracles - Inside the Brain during Prayer

    RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 8, 2010) — The brain during prayer is the theme of "The Religious Mind: The Art of Science, Religion, and Healing," an exhibition at Cabrini College, Jan. 14 through Feb. 21. The University of Pennsylvania's Dr. Andrew Newberg joins Cabrini's Dr. Leonard Primiano for celebratory remarks at an opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 14.

  • Three Cavaliers Named to Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Teams

    RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 4, 2010) — Senior forward Sabina DeGisi, senior goalkeeper Bryan Johnson, and senior setter Lizzie Williams have been named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Teams for women's soccer, men's soccer, and volleyball, respectively.