May 25, 2016 |
A Cabrini College professor died when he was hit by a car as he tried to cross Lancaster Avenue in Wayne during a downpour Saturday, police said. David Dunbar, 51, of Exeter Township, Berks County, was hit after leaving the Anthony Wayne movie theater near Lancaster and Wayne Avenues about 9 p.m., authorities said. Dunbar did not attempt to cross at the corner crosswalk, Radnor Township Police Lt. Chris Flanagan said. The driver, who remained at the scene, did not see Dunbar in time to stop, Flanagan said.
April 24, 2016 |
Cabrini College, in Radnor, obtained a waiver of certain agreements with its bondholders after having failed in the year ended June 30 to meet a profitability requirement relative to the amount of money needed to make debt its payments. The school, which enrolled 2,253 in the current academic year, according to a report to bondholders, lost $8.4 million on operations in fisal 2015, up from a loss of $6.3 million the year before. It was the third consecutive year of operating losses.
April 17, 2016
On April 8, the Community Center at Visitation hosted its Hope Gala at Woodcrest Mansion at Cabrini College. The center in Kensington, one of the 10 poorest districts in the country, provides a safe place for community outreach, education, and recreation. More than 120 attendees, including the center's executive director, Sister Betty Scanlon, came together for a cocktail reception, dinner, and dance presentation by the Vietnamese Fan dancers. The Young Leader Community Service award went to Marc Mater.
April 12, 2016
West Conshohocken police on Monday said that a 22-year-old man found unresponsive Sunday in a home on the 200 block of Moorehead Avenue died of a possible drug overdose. The victim, whose name was not released, was identified by police as a Cabrini College student. On Sunday, police found the victim on a couch in the living room. They immediately performed CPR, police said in a statement, and administered Naloxone, which is used to treat drug overdoses in emergencies. Police said the student remained unresponsive even after two ambulance companies arrived and tried to revive him as well.
January 19, 2016 |
Elodie Furey had 19 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks Sunday as Episcopal Academy rolled past Pope John Paul II, 56-34, at the Hoops for Hope girls' basketball tournament at University of the Sciences. In other Hoops for Hope action, Libby Tacka had nine points, eight rebounds and four steals to help Mount St. Joseph past Bonner-Prendergast, 35-19. Mikayla Vaughn had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Friends' Central past Notre Dame, 48-36. Bailey Greenberg poured in 23 points for Artchbishop Wood in the Vikings' 52-40 win over Penn Charter.
January 2, 2016
Radnor Township Police have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect in a recent armed robbery and are asking the public for help in locating the individual. On Dec. 17, Kenneth N. Jones, 31, allegedly held up two men on Pine Tree Road and stole an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing. The holdup led to a lockdown of Radnor High School and Cabrini College. The township has offered a $7,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Jones. Jones, who has Philadelphia addresses, is also wanted for similar offenses in Montgomery County.
December 19, 2015 |
Radnor Township Police on Thursday afternoon were still seeking help in identifying an armed robbery suspect who earlier in the day forced three schools and one college in the area into lockdown. On Thursday morning around 9:30 a.m., police said, a light-skinned black male of thin muscular build approached two men backing a car into a residential driveway along the 100 block of Pine Tree Road in Radnor. The suspect, described as between 5-foot-ten to 6 feet, brandished a gun and demanded money from the men before fleeing the scene, police said.
November 21, 2015 |
Business graduates will be most in demand among employers recruiting those with bachelor's degrees from the Class of 2016, the National Association of Colleges and Employers reported Thursday. "We're still hearing employers talk about the need for graduates to replace [baby boomers] who are retiring," said Andrea Koncz, research director at the Bethlehem-based association. That same concern was voiced by 60 area employers and others who gathered at Cabrini College on Tuesday for a Technology Jobs Summit sponsored by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce.
November 18, 2015
A story Monday about the financial challenges faced by small colleges misstated when Donald B. Taylor became president of Cabrini College. He arrived in 2014. A story Monday about aides to former Philadelphia City Councilmen-at-large Jim Kenney and Ed Neilson wrongly characterized the volume of constituent calls received by at-large and district Council offices. It is not known which type of office fields more such calls.
November 17, 2015 |
When Rider University announced plans last month to close some academic programs and lay off 14 faculty members, it cited financial struggles and a need "to adapt to the changing climate. " Those challenges are familiar to many other small and mid-sized private colleges in the region. Among the chief concerns: a shrinking pool of traditional college-bound students, continually increasing costs, and a constant need to prove value. For private colleges, lack of state funding leads to dependency on tuition dollars; for smaller schools, enrollment can vary wildly and is never guaranteed.