RADNOR, Pa. (Dec. 16, 2015)—After nearly four decades of serving the Greater Philadelphia area through news reporting, producing, and directing, Steve Highsmith ’88 returns to his alma mater, Cabrini College, to serve as vice president of institutional advancement.
Earlier today, Cabrini President Donald B. Taylor, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Highsmith—a 1988 Cabrini alumnus and former trustee—who will officially begin his role on January 11.
Highsmith will oversee the College’s alumni relations and fundraising efforts, focusing on annual giving and major gifts.
“As an active Cabrini alumnus, community advocate, and public figure, Steve exemplifies the impact that our graduates have on the communities they serve,” Taylor said. “I am confident his expertise and passion for the College’s mission will help us as we move Cabrini forward.”
RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 17, 2015)—Cabrini College announced that Myrna Soto, corporate senior vice president and global chief information security officer (GCISO) at Comcast, was elected to its Board of Trustees. Soto’s term is effective immediately.
At Comcast, Soto is responsible for aligning security initiatives with enterprise programs and business objectives to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected across the entire corporation.
RADNOR, Pa. (Aug. 5, 2015)— Cabrini College announced that Amy Lambert, senior vice president at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), was elected to its Board of Trustees. Lambert’s term is effective immediately.
As senior vice president at CHOP, Lambert manages the operations, strategic growth, and financial viability of the largest pediatric ambulatory network in the nation. The CHOP Care Network is comprised of more than 50 locations, including 31 primary care pediatric practices, 10 specialty care centers, and 12 hospital affiliates. Her expertise is in operations, strategic network expansion, and affiliation relationships.
RADNOR, Pa. (Aug. 4, 2015)—Nick Weisheipl has been hired as Cabrini's first baseball coach, Director of Athletics and Recreation Brad Koch recently announced.
Baseball, the College's 17th intercollegiate sport, will begin the first non-traditional season in fall 2016, with the first traditional season to start in spring 2017.
RADNOR, Pa. (July 14, 2015)—The Cabrini Department of Athletics is excited to invite its alumni and friends to participate in the inaugural Cabrini Athletics Golf Outing. The golf outing, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 5 at Chester Valley Country Club, will benefit the Cavaliers’ 17 NCAA Division III programs.
“The history of Cabrini College Athletics is filled with remarkable individuals, sterling moments, and a sense of pride and community that carries on today,” Director of Athletics and Recreation Brad Koch said. “The Cabrini Athletics Golf Outing will create an opportunity to bring members of the Cabrini family together to celebrate and benefit the experience of our current student-athletes.
“This event will become a staple of this department for years to come while serving as a significant aid to the development of our programs.”
RADNOR, Pa. (June 29, 2015)—The Cabrini College Board of Trustees elected John Schanz Board Chair and Claire Roth Secretary, and re-elected Frank R. Emmerich Jr Vice-Chair.
Board terms are effective July 1.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 9, 2015) — On April 14, Cabrini College will celebrate its decade-long partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the official international relief and development agency of the U.S. Catholic community.
During a signing event, members of CRS and the Cabrini community will discuss the accomplishments of the partnership thus far and opportunities for the future.
RADNOR, Pa. (March 26, 2015)—On April 9, Cabrini College will host Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Brooks will serve as the fourth Executive in Residence through the College’s Nerney Leadership Institute.
During the daylong residency, Brooks will discuss the efforts of the NAACP as it continues to fight for social justice for all Americans. Scheduled programs include a guest lecture, campus-wide presentation and community reception and awards presentation.
The 6 p.m. community reception is open to the public. Tickets are $75 and are available at cabrini.edu/NAACP.
RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 26, 2015) – On Jan. 24, Cabrini women's basketball head coach Kate Pearson achieved her 100th victory. Pearson is just the second coach in program history to accomplish the feat.
RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 13, 2014) – Cabrini College will host the Main Line Antiques Show this weekend, Nov. 15–16.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Show will be held in the Dixon Center on the Cabrini College campus (610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor).
RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 13, 2014) – Six Cabrini College students were honored with awards for their commitment to leadership and service during the College’s Cabrini Day on Nov. 11, celebrating the College’s heritage and mission.
The Mastronardi Award for Service and Leadership was presented to Mariel Delacruz ’16, Ashley Douglas ’15, Mackenzie Harris ’16 and Rebecca Wagenbauer ’16 for their outstanding contributions to leadership in service to the community.
The Nerney Leadership in Community Service was presented to sophomores Miranda Budd ’17 and Michael Burrell ’17 for exhibiting active and sustained leadership in service and outreach programs prior to the end of their first year at Cabrini.
RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 25, 2014) —Today at 1 p.m., Cabrini College inaugurated its eighth—and first male—president, Donald B. Taylor, Ph.D.
Members of the Cabrini community attended the ceremony which featured remarks from students, faculty, alumni, and Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the religious sponsors of the College.
RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 5, 2014) —Personal stories of vow fulfillment and divine intercession will be depicted through metal, silver, and paint at the ex-voto exhibition “Graces Received: Painted and Metal Ex-Votos From Italy” beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Grace and Joseph Gorevin Fine Arts Gallery at Cabrini College (610 King of Prussia Road, Wayne, Pa.)
RADNOR, Pa. (March 31, 2014) – Cabrini College will honor The Haverford Trust Company and its founder, George W. Connell, at the 25th Annual Cabrini Classic on May 5.
RADNOR, Pa. (March 24, 2014) — The Cabrini College Nerney Leadership Institute welcomes its second Executive in Residence, Rebecca Campbell, president of ABC Owned Television Stations Group, on April 23. She will participate in a day-long program including a campus-wide presentation from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the Mansion Foyer on the Cabrini College campus (610 King of Prussia Road, Wayne, Pa.)
Attendance is limited to members of the Cabrini community, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and trustees.
RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 13, 2014) – Donald B. Taylor, Ph.D., has been named the eighth President of Cabrini College. Taylor, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., since 2008, will begin his presidency July 1.
RADNOR, Pa. (Nov. 1, 2013) — Cabrini College has launched new majors, minors, and master’s degree programs, including Special-Education and K–12 Administrative Certification.
New undergraduate majors include Digital Communication and Social Media (starts fall 2014), International Business, 4+1 Accounting, Health Sciences, and Degree Completion (hybrid program).
New undergraduate minors include Black Studies, Writing, and Leadership Studies.
New graduate programs include a Master of Accounting and Master of Science in Leadership concentrations in Non-Profit, Civic, and Organizational Leadership Studies.
RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 10, 2013) — The Cabrini College Nerney Leadership Institute launches its inaugural Executive-in-Residence program Oct. 24, 2013, with presenter Thomas P. Nerney '77, Chair, President and CEO of USLI (United States Liability Insurance Group).
RADNOR, Pa. (Sept. 13, 2013) — Eric J. Olson of Springfield, Pa., has been named vice president for finance/treasurer at Cabrini College.
RADNOR, Pa. (Aug. 1, 2013) – This summer, Cabrini College received notches high on lists for return on investment and for its financial state. Cabrini ranks among the top Pennsylvania colleges and universities that have a high return on a student’s investment.
In a July report from Affordable Colleges Online, Cabrini College ranked #44 out of 402 Pennsylvania colleges and universities analyzed, because of its low net costs (tuition and fees*) and graduates’ high lifetime earnings. Also, Forbes listed Cabrini in the top 40 percent of private colleges and universities across the nation for being financially fit.
RADNOR, Pa. (June 24, 2013) – In May, the Board of Trustees elected former Trustee Joan M. Buzzallino ’66 and three new members to the board: Paul Ridder, William Stemper, and Joel Zazyczny ’89.
RADNOR, Pa. (June 3, 2013) – Dr. Marie Angelella George, President of Cabrini College since July 2008, today announced her resignation. Deb Takes, Chair of the college’s Board of Trustees, will become the institution’s Interim President on July 3, while the Board undertakes a national search.
RADNOR, Pa. (April 22, 2013) — Cabrini College has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth time. It is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement.