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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…

Student Spotlight: Hanna Stephan

February 2021 –  This month’s student spotlight is Hanna Stephan. Hanna is a second year student at Bethlehem University studying Physics. Learn more about him below: Hanna’s Experience at Bethlehem University: “Ever since I entered the gates of Bethlehem University, I was swamped with the amount of opportunity its society Read More…

Board Member Spotlight: Guy J. Di Spigno

February 2021 –  This month’s board member spotlight is Guy J. Di Spigno. Guy is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and the President of Executive Synergies. Learn more about him below: Why Guy Supports Bethlehem University: “After visiting the University and following up with faculty (and later through the Equestrian Order Read More…

University Holds Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Amidst Covid

December 2020 – On Thursday, 03 December 2020, a few students, faculty, and staff gathered despite the coronavirus in the De La Salle building to celebrate the annual Christmas tree lighting which is usually packed. The ceremony, which is organized by the Dean of Students Office, began with musical performance Read More…

Endowed Fund Created in Honor of Reverend Jeremiah Spencer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09-23-2020 –    Bethlehem University Foundation Announces Creation of The Reverend Jeremiah Spencer Endowed Fund for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Bethlehem University Funding an annual grant to the Faculty (School) of Nursing and Health Sciences   BELTSVILLE, MD — Bethlehem University Foundation is Read More…

Foundation Makes Extraordinary Gifts of $1.5+ Million

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08-07-2020 –   Bethlehem University Foundation Makes Extraordinary Gifts of More Than $1.5 Million to Bethlehem University in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic   Foundation challenges other organizations to follow suit   BELTSVILLE, MD — With the continuing closures of the city of Bethlehem and the total shutdown Read More…

CNEWA Welcomes New President Msgr. Peter Vaccari

7-1-2020 –  The Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) welcomed Msgr. Peter Vaccari as their new president this week. Msgr. Vaccari had been serving as the Vice President of CNEWA since last fall and is now filling the position of his good friend president emeritus, Msgr. John Kozar. Read more Read More…

Bethlehem University appoints Father Twal Executive Vice President

27 June 2020 – The Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University, Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD, announced Saturday 27 June 2020 that the university decided to appoint Father Iyad Twal as executive Vice President, to replace Dr. Michael Sansur who has decided to take one year leave from the university after Read More…

Bethlehem University Foundation’s Giving Tuesday Campaign for MAY 2020

1 May 2020 – GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. #GivingTuesdayNow is a global Read More…