The Teaching with Primary Sources grant will enrich HNU’s free online resource with folk songs from Native Americans, early Spanish settlers, and more recent immigrants.
OAKLAND, CA (May 17, 2018) – Holy Names University announces the appointment of Steven Borg ’86 MA as chair of the board of trustees. He succeeds outgoing Board Chair Barbara Hood ’70, retired president and CEO of Northern California Presbyterian Homes & Services Inc.
OAKLAND, CA (May 5, 2018) – Holy Names University (HNU) announces the commencement speakers for its 2018 graduation ceremonies. Rebecca Eisen, esteemed employment law attorney and chair of the board of trustees for Cal State East Bay, will speak to graduate students on Friday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m., and HNU’s Vice President for Mission Integration, Sister Carol Sellman, SNJM ’69, MM ’78, EdD, will address undergraduates during their ceremony on Saturday, May 12, at 4:30 p.m.
On June 24, Holy Names University's nursing department partnered with the Jackson Orthopedic Foundation (JOF) to provide a full-day Joint Injection Workshop. The workshop took place in HNU’s state-of-the-art simulation lab and was attended by students, faculty, and practitioners from the local nursing community.
Holy Names University is growing, and our campus is undergoing exciting renovations to support this. Over the summer, improvement projects were initiated to renovate the campus kitchen, Durocher Courtyard, and Rosie’s Cafe, and to transform the former pool area into a multi-purpose lawn.
Over the summer, Holy Names University opened its campus to students from STEAM, a year-round middle school enrichment program that is part of a larger college access nonprofit, Foundation for a College Education (FCE) in East Palo Alto.
For two weeks in June, more than 100 goats called Holy Names University home.
Sister Beth Liebert, PhD, a member of the HNU Board of Trustees and a faculty member at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley, California, visited HNU on December 8 to deliver a presentation called “Academic Life and Scholarship: A Spiritual Practice.” Sr. Beth had previously given the talk as part of a special event at the GTU in November, and she kindly agreed to give an encore presentation at HNU.