Amanda Carson

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Skleder appointed V.P., provost for academic affairs

The college has appointed Dr. Anne Skleder as Cabrini's provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Heckman: Candidate for VP, provost

Dr. Peter Heckman is one of two candidates under consideration to fill the role of vice president and provost.

‘This I Believe’: Cabrini community shares core beliefs

This year, Founder’s Day keynote speakers were Cabrini faculty, staff and students.

Search continues to find the next V.P., Provost

The national search for Cabrini's next provost and vice president for academic affairs has been extended. An agreement could not be reached between the college and its fi rst choice for the position. Dr. Marie A. George, Cabrini College President, made the announcement to the community on Thursday, Feb.

Cabrini students work alongside Mayan people in Guatemala

To submerge themselves within the Mayan culture, motivated Cabrini students to travel to Guatemala. Their assumption that the trip would focus on touring the surrounding area, however, was incorrect. "I didn't know I signed up to carry boulders," Michelle Costa, sophomore communication major, said, with humor in her voice.

Porada candidate for provost vice president

Strategic planning along with diversity are two key areas of accomplishment for vice president provost candidate Dr. Kenneth J. Porada. Specifically, Porada has implemented new academic programs that have helped identify new areas of identity for his university.

Region and Campus

Cabrini final exams to begin on Dec. 7 Cabrini's final exams will take place the week of Dec. 7 to 11. A full schedule is posted online at Monday, Dec. 7 will also be the last day that students can declare Pass/Fail. For more information students should contact the Registrar.

Cabrini Day speaker evaluates consumerism

We should not let illusions manipulate our views on life. When we do, it negatively impacts our well-being and general happiness. This was the main argument of this year's Cabrini Day keynote speaker. "There is this illusion that happiness comes from stuff," Andrew Abela, associate professor marketing and chair-elect of the Department of Business and Economics at the Catholic University of America, said.

Mansion recognized in national register

The Cabrini College Mansion has served as the iconic representation of the College for 50 years. Its distinct architectural design has been recognized not only for the College itself, but also for the nation. Recently, the Woodcrest Estate Mansion was named to the National Register of Historic Places, which includes the nation's most famous buildings.

15 million Americans are unemployed to date

A House-passed bill could provide additional unemployment compensation and extend benefits by 13 weeks. The bill is now pending in the Senate and causing debate. The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009 was drafted with the intent of providing relief to the 15 million jobless Americans.

Democrats rally for change at Democratic National Convention

More than 84,000 Obama supporters rallied in Denver starting Aug. 25 as the American dream and necessity for change were emphasized during the 2008 Democratic National Convention. For three days, Democrats were encouraged to look toward the future through speakers Michelle Obama, who opened with a family-oriented speech, Senator Edward Kennedy and Senator Hilary Clinton.


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