Tag Archives: 1960s

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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Kodály Center improves documentation of historical folk songs

The University’s Kodály Center for Music Education has been receiving lots of press recently for its plans to update the American Folk Song Collection website—the only site with recordings of traditional folk songs and their transcriptions—with additional content and improved functioning. … Continue reading

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Alumna profile: Angela Pirrone Sandri ’63

Angela Pirrone Sandri graduated from the College of Holy Names in 1963 and celebrated her 50th reunion last fall. In a 2013 interview, she recalled the impact that Holy Name’s commitment to social justice and academic freedom made on her. … Continue reading

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HNU historical mural in Hester Building

Check out the historical mural in the Michael and Maureen Hester Administration Building that documents HNU’s story—from the arrival of the first Sisters to the establishment of the college and its relocation to the Oakland Hills.    

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Fifty years ago this week…

A warm congratulations to our Class of 2012, graduating this Saturday, May 12. Today we share with you this image of the Class of 1962 celebrating their Commencement in the then-new Corrigan Courtyard. How many of you from that Class … Continue reading

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Mr Raskob walks with alumnae

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College of the Holy Names dorm room, 1964

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In honor of Presidents’ Day

Next time you visit Cushing Library on the Holy Names campus, look for the display case in tribute to HNU alumna Margaret Mealey, Class of 1933. Above, she is pictured (in the white hat) with President John F. Kennedy at … Continue reading

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Science class

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Unicef — Off to help the world’s children

College of the Holy Names Unicef collection, a photo by Holy Names University on Flickr. College of the Holy Names Unicef collection.

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