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John Patrick Cardinal Foley Hall Is Officially Open At Bethlehem University

September 2021 – John Patrick Cardinal Foley Hall, the new home for the school of Nursing and Health Sciences at Bethlehem University, is officially open. A dedication and blessing ceremony took place on September 6, 2021.  Click here to learn more. 

The Foundation Mourns the Loss of John E. “Jack” Steger

August 2021 – John E. “Jack” Steger, 1926–2021 Jack Steger, the Bethlehem University Foundation’s first Board of Directors chairman, passed away on July 14 at the age of 95. Jack was an early and passionate backer of the Foundation, and brought his infectious enthusiasm to every conversation, board meeting and Read More…

Foundation Appoints Ernie Nedder Interim Executive Director

June 2021 –  The Bethlehem University Foundation today announced the appointment of Ernie Nedder as the organization’s interim Executive Director, effective immediately, as the Board continues its search for a permanent Executive Director. Mr. Nedder brings a rich background of publishing, fundraising and consultancy. He has visited Bethlehem University and Read More…

Board Member Spotlight: Bartholomew J. McGettrick

April 2021 –  This month’s board member spotlight is Bartholomew J. McGettrick. Bart is Chairman of the International Board of Regents of Bethlehem University and is a Board Member, Ex Officio, of Bethlehem University Foundation. Learn more about him below: Why Bart Supports Bethlehem University: because… “The Christian presence in Read More…

Student Spotlight: Mahmoud Najajreh

April 2021 –  This month’s student spotlight is Mahmoud Najajreh. Mahmoud is a first year student majoring in Software Engineering. Learn more about him below: Mahmoud’s Experience at Bethlehem University: “As a first year student, it has been a great experience so far. I have always heard that the first Read More…

Senior OT Students meet Howard University Students

April 2021 – The senior occupational therapy students of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Bethlehem University met online with students from Howard University, Washington. Those in the meeting are engaged in research for their seminar courses, and the Howard University students are conducting research for a master’s Read More…

Board Member Spotlight: Rev. R. Adam Forno, KHS

March 2021 – Fr. Adam’s Testimony:  In the fall of 1987, as a recently ordained priest for the Diocese of Albany, I was invited by a local travel agency to a “familiarization (FAM) tour” of  the Holy Land. I seized the chance to take this inexpensive trip not realizing it Read More…

Student Spotlight: Rand Fararjeh

March 2021 –  This month’s student spotlight is Rand Fararjeh. Rand is studying English Language and Literature at Bethlehem University and will graduate in 2023. Learn more about her below: Rand’s Experience at Bethlehem University: “If I would describe my experience at Bethlehem University in one word, it would be Read More…

Archbishop Girelli, Chancellor of BU appointed in India

March 2021 – On Saturday, 13 March 2021, The Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli as the Apostolic Nuncio to India. Back in September 2017, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Girelli as the Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine. By right of office, the Apostolic Delegate becomes the Chancellor Read More…

Bethlehem University Students Win 1st Place at Joint Contest

February 2021 –  The Institute for Community Partnership (ICP) at Bethlehem University held a session to announce the winners of a competition that was between Palestinian University students and students from Hanshin University in South Korea on Friday, 29 January 2021, through Zoom. In his opening speech, Brother Peter Bray Read More…