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Villanova hits $600m capital campaign goal; continues to grow
“For the Greater Great” hits fundraising goal 17 months ahead of schedule and is at $620m.
Happy Birthday Villanova!
University begins a year celebrating its demisemiseptcentennial.
Villanova University Ranked #50 in National Rankings
Villanova makes its first appearance in the National Universities category with a top-50 showing.
Watch: Rav's Commencement Speech
Couldn't make it to Villanova's Class of 2016 Commencement to listen to former VU Hoopster and Hall of Famer George Raveling's speech? Well, here you go...
Raveling to speak at Commencement
University's graduation will feature a speech by the Hall of Famer.
Villanova School of Business ranked #1 by Bloomberg
The results are in on the best undergraduate business schools of 2016 https://t.co/Ga3cKXOgng pic.twitter.com/1w1Fegs6ck— Bloomberg (@business) April 19, 2016
Proud grad swoon! That's a great honor for the school, and should obviously help recruiting in the immediate future.
Villanova bans hoverboards from campus
BREAKING: Villanova Res Life bans hoverboards from campus pic.twitter.com/gDGLliGdJ8— The Villanovan (@TheVillanovan) January 7, 2016
Villanova's Office of Residence Life sent out the announcement that the campus will be banning hoverboards.
Villanova School of Business MBA Program Ranked 12 among US-Based Programs by Bloomberg Businessweek
The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recognized among the top Part-Time MBA programs in the nation in the 2015 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking, placing #12 in the US. Villanova’s Part Time MBA program placed first within the Greater Philadelphia Region.
Campus to get armed police
Fr. Peter recommends establishing a University police department that will be armed.
Villanova President appears on the Today Show
Fr. Peter Donohue discusses the "People's Pope" in preparation for Pope Francis's visit to the US.
Updated: 'Nova adjusts classes for Pontif
Breaking! #Villanova U cancels classes Fri. & Sat. 9/25&26 to accommodate parking for #Pope visit. Trolley stop there is one of few open— David Henry (@DavidHenry6abc) August 7, 2015
The University decided to fully cancel classes after initially operating on an adjusted schedule.
UPDATE 8/8: We received clarification from Jonathon Gust- Villanova's Director of Media Relations...
In preparation for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) and the Pope’s Visit, Villanova University has adjusted its schedule for classes that meet on campus Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26. For classes scheduled to meet on campus on those two dates, the University asked faculty to choose from one of two options:
-Reschedule the class
-Use technology to either meet with students online using Adobe Connect, or use Blackboard to assign students recorded lectures and other content.
Lancaster Avenue Project sneak peek
Here's a sneak peak at Villanova's $225M Lancaster Avenue project, featuring a new pedestrian bridge (top), Performing Arts Center (bottom), residence halls for 1,135 students, café bistro, convenient store, retail space and more! Phase 1 begins in a few short weeks with the renovation of the SAC parking lot! ✌ ️ #VUFanGram #NovaNation
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Villanova got the final approval for the Lancaster Avenue Project from Radnor's Board of Commissioners two weeks ago.
What do you think of these renditions?
Campus expansion gets Radnor's approval
The Township's Board of Commissioners gave Villanova a final approval for a plan to build six dormitories to house 1,135 students, a performing arts center, a new parking garage & retail space on the south side of Lancaster Avenue.
'Nova Bookstore selling Georgetown pennants
...part of a "Villanova University Wildcats Fan Pack".
10 Days until the end of Villanova's Fiscal Year
Have you made a gift to Villanova this fiscal year? If not, donate by May 31 & choose a #MyNova thank you gift: http://t.co/Z1fwlQBHaY— Villanova Alumni (@Villanova_Alum) May 21, 2015
With a minimum $10 donation to this year's Villanova campaign, you can receive a #MyNova gift.