Around Campus

Sister Kathleen Ross, PhD, Visiting SNJM Scholar, Conducts Inclusivity Workshops for Faculty & Staff
Sister Kathleen Ross, PhD, Visiting SNJM Scholar, Conducts Inclusivity Workshops for Faculty & StaffSister Kathleen Ross, PhD, president emerita of Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington, HNU Trustee, and this year’s Visiting SNJM Scholar, came to campus during the week of March 13. Sr. Kathleen led six inclusivity workshops on campus for the benefit of faculty and staff, and participated in a classroom discussion and other events.

HNU’s Charles Sarno, PhD, Delivers Lecture on Harold Camping, Family Radio, and Judgment Day
HNU’s Charles Sarno, PhD, Delivers Lecture on Harold Camping, Family Radio, and Judgment DayAs part of the Faculty Salon Talks organized by HNU’s Office of Advancement, Charles Sarno, PhD, associate professor of sociology, delivered a lecture in the Cushing Library on Thursday, March 16, about his research on Harold Camping—the Christian radio evangelist who predicted that May 21, 2011 was the day that the world would end. Sarno also spoke about Camping’s Family Radio organization and the evolution of Camping’s radio show, The Open Forum.

APPSI Hosts Curator from the Legion of Honor for Lecture on Monet Exhibition
APPSI Hosts Curator from the Legion of Honor for Lecture on Monet ExhibitionThe Asia Pacific Peace Studies Institute (APPSI) at HNU hosted Melissa Buron, associate curator of European art for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, at an event on March 22 in the Valley Center for Performing Arts. Buron delivered an illustrated lecture about Monet: The Early Years, which opened at the Legion of Honor at the end of February.

View from Campus, 1967
View from Campus, 1967The HNU History blog highlights moments from the University's past. The featured photo shows the view from campus in 1967.

HNU in the Community

HNU Students Discuss Community Service Work in Tutwiler, Mississippi
HNU Students Discuss Community Service Work in Tutwiler, MississippiFor the 13th year, HNU students traveled with faculty and staff to Tutwiler, Mississippi, to work with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a community resident. About 39 percent of Tutwiler’s population lives below the poverty line. Most residents of Tutwiler do not have easy access to educational facilities, employment opportunities, and health care.

HNU Wrestlemania III Raises More Than $3,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation
HNU Wrestlemania III Raises More Than $3,000 for Make-A-Wish FoundationFor the third year running, HNU hosted its own Wrestlemania event on campus. Unlike in previous years, when the event was held in the Public Market, this year’s edition was staged in the Valley Center for the Performing Arts. HNU graduate student Josh Hammer, sophomore Garrett Mitchell (who has assumed the mantle of HNU spirit leader Captain Hawk from Hammer), and many other HNU students helped organize this year’s Wrestlemania, which was held on Thursday, March 23.

Giving News

HNU's Scholarship Luncheon Honors Donors and Scholarship Recipients
HNU’s Scholarship Luncheon Honors Donors and Scholarship RecipientsHNU held its ninth annual Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, March 22, to celebrate the philanthropic contributions of donors and to recognize the success of student scholarship recipients. Alumni, friends, faculty, and staff attended the event, along with many of the HNU students who had received scholarships this academic year.

On The Field

Dyemond Dye Named PacWest Freshman of the Week for Softball
Dyemond Dye Named PacWest Freshman of the Week for SoftballOn March 27, the Pacific West Conference announced its weekly awards for softball. Based on performances from March 20-26, Dyemond Dye (San Leandro, Calif.) was named Freshman of the Week in the conference.

Hawks Place Second in the Battle at Eagle Glen
The Holy Names University men's golf team placed second among 19 participating teams in The Battle at Eagle Glen after the final round on March 21. Zack Sims (Napa, Calif.) and Kyle McLay (Oxnard, Calif.) finished with top five performances on the leaderboard.

Hawks Win Spring Opener 6-3 Over Dixie State
March 26 marked what became the 2017 spring season home opener for the Holy Names University women's tennis team. The Hawks defeated Dixie State, 6-3 at Meyer Tennis Courts, on the campus of Mills College.

Upcoming Events

Oakland International Film Festival - Day 2 at HNU
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
1:30 pm

Oakland International Film Festival - Day 3 at HNU
Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:30 am

APPSI Speaker Series - "Heart Strings: Spanish Guitar Recital and Lecture"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
7:00 pm

Tsze Tsang, PhD: Discovering Cotellic
Thursday, April 13, 2017
6:00 pm

Opera Scenes
Saturday, April 22, 2017
8:00 pm

Spring Orchestra Concert
Sunday, April 23, 2017
3:00 pm

Spring Choral Concert
Saturday, April 29, 2017
7:00 pm

East Bay SingFest
Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 pm

Masters Conducting Recital
Friday, May 5, 2017
1:00 pm

Children's Choral Festival
Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:00 am

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