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Earlier modes of communication

Check out different forms of media and communication that were utilized before cell phones, iPads, and mp3 players:

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Singing of the alma mater at Founders’ Day

HNU music students sang the alma mater—Oh, Holy Names, All Hail!—at the 2014 celebration of Founders’ Day. The alma mater was written in 1942 by Sister Maria Dolores Mayerle.

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Enlisted service women at Holy Names during WWII

The College of Holy Names hosted service women in its dormitory at 2036 Webster Street during World War II. The dormitory was located in the gymnasium and accommodated 30 women. Upon opening to the service women, the dormitory was visited … Continue reading

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Holy Names’ Sisters describe experiences after Vatican II

To celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week, Holy Names’ Sisters presented an excerpt of the film Band of Sisters, which chronicles the lives of Catholic nuns after the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II). At each of the three film presentations that … Continue reading

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A classroom shot from the 1960s

Sister Christina Maria Weber, who taught history, refers to a U.S. map during a lecture.

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Preserving Historical HNU wins a Horizon Interactive Award

The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, announced the 2011 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production. We’re delighted that this blog was recognized with a Bronze award. A … Continue reading

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