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Bethlehem University 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…

Senior Occupational Therapy Students meet Howard University Students

4-1-2021 – 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 degree. Read More…

Archbishop Girelli, Chancellor of BU appointed in India

3-15-2021 – 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 of Read More…

Br. Ronald Gallagher, FSC, Ph.D. joins the Foundation as Executive Director

2-12-2021 –  Brother Ronald Gallagher, FSC, Ph.D. has joined the Bethlehem University Foundation team as Executive Director effective immediately. The Foundation is pleased to welcome Brother Ron who brings with him years of exceptional leadership and experience. Read more about Brother Ron below. Reflecting on Brother Ron’s appointment Sister Irene Read More…

Engineering students qualify to participate in the 2021 ACM ACPC

1-18-2021 – Bethlehem University team Runtime Error qualified to participate in the 2021 ACM Arab Collegiate Programming Contest (ACPC) which will be held in Luxor City, Egypt from 19-23 March 2021. Over 120 teams will participate from over 12 Arab countries. The team consisted of three Software Engineering program students who Read More…

Four In Person Graduation Ceremonies Commence Last Week Despite Covid

11-13-2020 – Bethlehem University conferred degrees upon Graduates of the Faculty of Education and Tarek Juffali Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences during its 44th graduation ceremonies that were held on Tuesday and Thursday, 10 and 12 November 2020. Read more on Bethlehem University’s Website

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…