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June 5, 2013 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
The president of Cabrini College, Marie Angelella George, announced her resignation Monday after five years at the helm. Deb Takes, chair of Cabrini's board of trustees, will take over as interim president July 3 as the college conducts a national search for a replacement. The college posted a statement about the change in leadership on its website Monday, noting that George, Cabrini's seventh president, would "pursue other professional and academic interests. " "We thank Dr. George for her service to Cabrini and wish her every success in her future endeavors," board vice chair Thomas P. Nerney said in a statement.
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April 5, 1990 | By Wanda Motley, Inquirer Staff Writer
Cabrini College will launch a five-year, $7 million comprehensive capital campaign next month, the first such fund-raising effort in the history of the 33-year-old Catholic liberal arts institution. Campaign director Nancy Costello said last week that the drive, which will target major donors as well as alumni, was the result of a growing need to enhance programs and expand facilities at the Radnor campus over the next decade. "It's an enormous step," said Costello, who has been working for the last two years to organize the campaign, which is being called "Campaign for Cabrini - An Investment in Vision and Values.
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November 17, 2011 | By Kathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer
With college tuitions at record highs and families in a mood for bargains, a handful of institutions - including Cabrini College in Radnor - are doing what once seemed unthinkable: cutting prices. Cabrini, a small, private Catholic school on the Main Line, announced it was reducing tuition 12.5 percent, from $33,176 to $29,000. The price will take effect for the 2012-13 school year and remain at that level through May 2015. Housing and fees are about $13,000 extra. Other schools are offering even bigger discounts.
NEWS
January 29, 2013
Police are seeking information about an indecent exposure incident Jan. 21 on the Cabrini College campus. Two female students were walking in a parking lot near the Dickson Center about 11 a.m. when they were approached by a black Honda Accord. The driver, an African American male who appeared to be 20 to 25, was clean shaven, and wore square eyeglasses, rolled down his window and asked directions. The man was not wearing pants, and was masturbating while speaking to the women. The car had no license plate, but had a Penn State logo on its rear passenger window.
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July 4, 2006 | By Sally A. Downey INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
William Burd Kuhns, 65, director of student teaching and associate professor of education at Cabrini College in Radnor, died of lung cancer Wednesday at Grandview Hospital in Sellersville. Mr. Kuhns joined the college faculty in 1968. He taught for 38 years, including this semester while undergoing cancer treatment. The 2006 Cabrini commencement was dedicated to him. "Bill was a brilliant teacher and a warmhearted man," said Antoinette Iadarola, Cabrini's president. "He instilled in his students not only knowledge in their field of study, but also the leadership qualities and patience needed to excel and teach their own students.
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February 15, 2014 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
RADNOR Cabrini College on Thursday named the provost of a Catholic university in the Chicago suburbs as its first male president. Donald B. Taylor, provost and chief academic officer of Benedictine University, will take the helm July 1 as the eighth president of Cabrini, a Catholic college in Radnor with about 2,700 graduate and undergraduate students. He replaces Marie Angelella George, who resigned in June after leading the college for five years. Deb Takes, formerly chair of the board of trustees, had been serving as interim president during the national search for a new leader.
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February 22, 1996 | By Gloria A. Hoffner, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Immersion in Spanish language studies is being offered by Cabrini College in Radnor this summer for all ages and grade levels. "Casa Cabrini" is a day program for children in grades one through eight, featuring experience in conversation. "La Academia Espanola" is a 14-day overnight program for high school students with at least two years of Spanish. Students express themselves in Spanish and learn about film, culture, sports and art. "La Universidad Espa nola" offers beginner and experienced classes for credit or enrichment for adults, including parents of campers in the other programs.
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February 16, 1990 | By Wanda Motley, Inquirer Staff Writer
The president of Cabrini College yesterday convened the entire campus community - students, faculty and staff - at the small, private Main Line Catholic school to denounce what she called a "perceived pattern" of racial and ethnic intimidation on campus. But several students, criticizing the president's speech as too little, too late, accused the college administration of dragging its feet in addressing repeated concerns expressed by minority students about the harassment. About 7 percent of the college's 1,200 resident, commuter and graduate students are minorities.
NEWS
September 15, 1991 | By Joyce Vottima Hellberg , Special to The Inquirer
Homemade and commercial kites of all shapes, sizes and colors will be flying over Cabrini College Oct. 6 for the sixth annual One Sky, One World, international kite fly for peace. The festivals are sponsored by community- based organizations to promote international friendship. More than 100,000 people have launched their kites in hundreds of locations since the first festival in 1986. The event at Cabrini, which is located at 610 King of Prussia Rd. in Radnor, will be held on the campus athletic fields from noon to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend; there is no admission charge.
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May 25, 2016 | By Emily Babay, Staff Writer
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.
BUSINESS
April 24, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
SPORTS
January 19, 2016 | By Evan Cross, Staff Writer
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.
NEWS
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.
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December 19, 2015 | By Caitlin McCabe, STAFF WRITER
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.
BUSINESS
November 21, 2015 | By Jane M. Von Bergen, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
November 17, 2015 | By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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