Halloween Countdown: 7 Days Until Halloween

Halloween Countdown: 7 Days Until Halloween

Q: Where did Trick or Treating Originate?A: The first known mention of trick-or-treating in print in North America occurred in 1927 in Blackie, Alberta, Canada.
September – October Student Spotlight: Natalie Synder ’21

September – October Student Spotlight: Natalie Synder ’21

When I used to think about what life would be like as a Villanova Cheerleader, the first thought to come to my mind would almost always be Imagine getting to be on the court as our basketball team wins the national championship. I would think of the excitement of...
August Student Spotlight: Ally Keresztesy ’20

August Student Spotlight: Ally Keresztesy ’20

Whenever I meet someone new, it always seems like a matter of time before they learn that I have six siblings. This information is typically met with some variation of a wide-eyed, open-mouthed expression of shock and exclamations of “Oh, wow!” or “Wait, how many?”....
July Student Spotlight: Robby Hill ’21

July Student Spotlight: Robby Hill ’21

One of the most fulfilling aspects of my time at Villanova thus far has been the student run business societies. While they only meet once a week, I feel like I haven’t gotten so much more out of them than any class I have taken in the business school. They explain...
June Student Spotlight: Joey Carmody ’20

June Student Spotlight: Joey Carmody ’20

Joey is graduating in December of 2020 and will begin his career path at FTI consulting in NYC. Congratulations Joey! Coming to Villanova, I found it overwhelming to decide my future career path. As a first-generation college student, I was unaware of the doors that a...
May Student Spotlight: Giavanna Piazza ’20

May Student Spotlight: Giavanna Piazza ’20

You may recognize Giavanna’s picture from the 2019 summer issue of the newsletter and the Starfish story explain how one person can make a difference. Gia has received her mathematics bachelor’s degree from Villanova and has begun her journey to getting...
March Student Spotlight: Andrew Donofrio & The Ryan Foundation

March Student Spotlight: Andrew Donofrio & The Ryan Foundation

Hello, my name is Andrew Donofrio and I’m from Hamilton, VA, about an hour outside of Washington. I’m a junior majoring in Math with minors in Computer Science and Humanities. Despite having only attended public school prior to college, part of the reason I chose to...
February Acts of Kindness: FAFSA Tips and Tricks

February Acts of Kindness: FAFSA Tips and Tricks

Article provided by Clint Willis, Money Magazine If your child is filling out their Villanova application, or even if he or she is already enrolled, there’s still time to boost his or her chance to qualify for grants and low-cost loans–but only if you make...
February Student Spotlight: Melina Mazzie

February Student Spotlight: Melina Mazzie

Hi! My name is Melina Mazzie. I am from Bay Shore, New York and I will be a junior in the fall at Villanova University, majoring in Communication with a minor in Public Administration. I am writing to you to thank you for your donation to the Blue White Scholarship...