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Alumnus Named Philadelphia’s Firefighter of the Year

Philadelphia Firefighter of the Year Sean Dugan (ʼ05) wants people to know that “the world is a beautiful place.” His recognition from the Philadelphia Fire Department, given during an Oct. 7 ceremony, comes after he rescued a young child from a flaming, smoking vehicle in May.

Revitalized Nerney Leadership Institute Brings Leadership to Life

When Cabrini’s Nerney Leadership Institute (NLI) had its relaunch event on Feb. 19, 2020, no one could have expected the stark differences the nation—even the world—would see in less than a month. But when the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigation measures forced closures and lockdowns across the nation, the reinvention at NLI continued. NLI Co-Directors Anne Filippone, Executive Director of Student Engagement and Leadership, and Melissa “Missy” Terlecki, PhD, Psychology Professor and Department Chair, have reinvigorated the mission of the Institute to bring to life the values of founder and supporter Thomas P. Nerney (’77, HON’15), for which the NLI is named.