Honors Program News
Honors Senior Brendan Duffy was awarded a Fullbright English Teaching Assistantship to South Korea for 2013-2014.
Honors sophomores Audra Nakas and Schultz McLean were featured in USA Today College as they eloquently shared their thoughts on the March for Life.
Honors faculty member Dr. Andrew Abela has been named the first dean of CUA's new School of Business and Economics. Read more in the news release here. Also, Dr. Abela was quoted speaking about the school's unique virtue-based business approach in the Wall Street Journal!
Dr. Kevin Forbes, Honors faculty member and associate professor of business and economics, delves into the fascinating effects of solar storms.
How should our country save Catholic school education? Dr. John Convey, an Honors faculty member who holds the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Chair in Education, explores the answers. Check it out here.
Honors faculty member Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love, also an associate professor of international relations, was highlighted by Vatican Radio as an expert on peace building.
Congratulations to Senior Kristen Johnson, who was featured in the December 2012 issue of The Biochemist for her summer work with Dr. Greg Miller at CUA.
Sophomore Victor David was recently highlighted by CUA Press for his work in reinstating a pep band at the school. Way to go, Victor!
Congratulations to Class of 2012 graduate and University Scholar Helen Marie Berg, who has been awarded a Fulbright ETA to teach English in Turkey next year!
Honors faculty member Dr. Claudia Bornholdt has successfully introduced a European Studies Certificate program at CUA; read more information about the initiative at Public Affairs.
Dr. Andrew Abela, a member of the honors faculty and the Chair of the Department of Business and Economics, recently delivered a talk at the Third International Colloquium on Christian Humanism in Economics and Business.
Two UHP faculty members, Andrew Weaver (Music) and Stephen Wright (English) were recently honored by Provost James Brennan and President John Garvey for excellence in teaching. Read the news release here.
Dr. Stefania Lucamante, a member of the honors faculty, organized a Davy Carozza International Conference entitled "Elsa Morante and the Italian Arts" in October 2012, which focused on various aspects of the contemporary novelist's works.
Three UHP faculty members participated in a panel called "The Catholic Vote" in September: William Dinges, professor of theology and religious studies; Matthew Green, associate professor of politics; and Stephen Schneck, professor of politics, director of CUA’s Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and acting dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service.
In a September lecture series dedicated to CUA Philosopher Rev. Kurt Pritzl, four Honors faculty members participated by delivering lectures: Jean DeGroot, Kevin White, Therese-Ann Druart, and Timothy Noone.