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Despite Loss, Collins Graduates On Time & Nearly Debt-Free

Posted on 5/21/2014 9:17:00 AM

Olivia Collins

RADNOR, Pa. (May 21, 2014) – Olivia Collins graduated cum laude on Sunday, May 18, completing four years at Cabrini College after overcoming personal tragedy. 

Collins lost both of her parents before she turned 19.  

She achieved her undergraduate degree on time and nearly debt-free, despite paying a mortgage and working full time. 

Now, Olivia plans to use her degree in social work to help others. 


About Cabrini University

Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cabrini University is a Catholic institution that empowers students to become advocates of social change through an Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, community engagement, and leadership development.

Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduates in more than 35 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations, and minors on its serene 112-acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The University also enrolls 900 students in graduate, doctoral, and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, PA, and at five off-campus locations.